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Figure Skating

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  • World Figure Skating Championships 2013 TV schedule

     
    ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2013 TV schedule begins Wednesday, March 13, on Universal Sports Network. The world's best figure skaters head to Budweiser Gardens in London, Ont., for the 2013 ISU World Figure Skating Championships March 11-17....
  • Sports That Fit Your Type

    Sports That Fit Your Type
    People often mention the size of my thighs back when I was speed-skating competitively, and, gosh, I can't deny it - at one time my thighs measured 27 inches. This feature was an advantage to me in speed skating. Ironically, my long-time professional...
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  • Volunteers needed

    The Volunteer Center Serving Howard County, in cooperation with the Community Emergency Response Network, is recruiting community members to assist nonprofit agencies in need of volunteers. 410-715-3179. Figure skating coaches Special Olympics Howard...
  • Meissner hopes new instructor helps artistic side shine through

    Meissner hopes new instructor helps artistic side shine through
    The newest member of Kimmie Meissner's coaching team is a free spirit who cheerfully concedes that he knows nothing of figure skating, travels the country in a clunker Jeep with a bungee-corded tarp for a roof and 260,000 on the odometer, and keeps his...
  • Beyond the slopes at Midwest resorts

    A handful of Midwest venues are wooing non-skiers with diversions such as ice skating, sleigh rides, dog sledding, snowshoeing -- even full-service spa treatments. And all offer a variety of lift/hotel packages to make a winter getaway easier on the...
  • Injury derails Meissner's Olympic dream

    Injury derails Meissner's Olympic dream
    Just a week ago, Kimmie Meissner was talking about a comeback - from bad performances in recent years and from injuries that continued to nag her as she readied for a new season of figure skating. Now her dreams of a second trip to the Olympics in...
  • Meissner timeline

    1989: Kimberly Claire Meissner is born Oct. 4 in Towson. She is the youngest of four children. 1995: Meissner begins to skate as a 6-year-old when her backyard freezes. 2000: Meissner qualifies for the U.S. Junior Figure Skating Championships on the...
  • The pull of the sequined vortex

    The pull of the sequined vortex
    There are certain inevitabilities to any figure skating competition. Plastic-wrapped flowers and stuffed animals will be thrown onto the ice. The audience will gasp at a botched triple Lutz, then break into mild applause for encouragement's sake. A gangly...
  • Figure skating outfits that landed it -- or not

    Figure skating outfits that landed it -- or not
    Figure skating fans may thrill to the jumps and spins, but it's the pageantry that keeps us watching. Sometimes a skater wears the costume; sometimes it's the other way around. Here's a snapshot of memorable (and a few forgettable) style moments in...
  • Phelps follows 'heart' back into pool

    Michael Phelps, who won a record eight gold medals in the Beijing Olympics last summer, and several other Americans are in the middle of a two-week training camp at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, Calif., for this summer's national and...