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Figure Skating

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  • Meissner recalls thrill of thinking, 'I'm an Olympian'

    Four years ago, Kimmie Meissner marched in the Opening Ceremony of the Winter Olympics in Turin, at 16 the youngest member of the U.S. team. Meissner, the silver medalist at the U.S. National Figure Skating Championships that year, finished sixth at...
  • Don't search Web blindly for Jennifer Rodriguez or other popular Olympic athletes

    Searching online for Olympics coverage, such as record-breaking times, medal counts and screensavers of your favorite athletes could easily lead to your computer getting infected with a virus, spyware or other malware. To help consumers avoid an Olympic-...
  • Updates at Yosemite's Badger Pass feel like fresh powder

    Updates at Yosemite's Badger Pass feel like fresh powder
    There's nothing like a fresh coat of paint to dress up a dowager, especially when this unique lady celebrates a diamond anniversary. Besides the new paint on its old lodge, the Badger Pass Ski Area in Yosemite National Park now boasts state-of-the-art...
  • Java: It's Festival of Light Day in Hartford

    After some missteps and confusion, seems Hartford's "Festival of Light" people have it all worked out. So if you are looking for an illuminating jumpstart to the Christmas season, here you go. Contrary to original announcements, there are lights at...
  • The best way to London

    THE BEST WAY TO LONDON From LAX, British Airways, American, Virgin Atlantic, United and Air New Zealand offer nonstop service to London. Connecting service (change of planes) is offered on Continental, American, United and Delta. Restricted round-trip...
  • Skating on the national stage

    Talk about landing on your feet. Twice, and in the most unexpected ways. Matthew Scoralle's love for all-things ice began a few years back when the Fountain Valley resident wanted to play hockey. To get a feel for the game, and the ground beneath his...
  • Hockey club to play exhibition game at Strand

    Players from a local hockey club will show their stuff in Surf City on Thursday at an exhibition game at the Strand's outdoor holiday ice skating rink. The Anaheim Wildcats will take over the ice from 5 to 6 p.m. at the Strand's 1,800-square-foot ice...
  • Merrick skater eighth in U.S. Skating Championships

     
    Merrick's own Joelle Forte, profiled here, came to the U.S. Figure Skating Championships this week with an interesting story. For one thing, she's 22, which in women's figure skating years makes her around, oh, 66. And the Fordham student last......
  • Belbin looks like an Olympic medalist. But we say the winner is . . .

     
    (Judge for yourself whether ice dancer Tanith Belbin gets style points for this.) A few figure skating observations as the Grand Prix series heads into its last event before the Dec. 4-5 final in Tokyo: *Over dinner Sunday night in......
  • Human Zambonis, home cooking, Zhang's agony, Nagasu's appeal, Kwan's impressive new life: A figure skating Q&A [Updated]

     
    Questions first, answers second, now that the six regular-season Grand Prix figure skating events are over: 1. Who would win an Ultimate Splat-Down between the two falling angels, reigning U.S. champion Alissa Czisny and 2007-08 European champion Carolina...
  • Ouch! Wisdom tooth knocks Belbin-Agosto from Grand Prix skate final

     
    Last year, it was his back injury. This year, it is her wisdom tooth. The result is the same: ice dancers Tanith Belbin and her partner, Ben Agosto, are out of the Grand Prix Final in figure skating. And could......