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Figure Skating

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  • Highland Park uses all-around effort to honor hometown Olympian Jason Brown

    Highland Park uses all-around effort to honor hometown Olympian Jason Brown
    A brief stroll down Highland Park's Central Avenue reveals just how eager the city is to honor Jason Brown, its 19-year-old hometown Olympic bronze-medalist. The Highland Park Movie Theatre's marquee reads, "Good luck Jason Brown. HPHS 2013. Men's...
  • Turchin uses double axel to win gold at U.S. Championships

    At the highest level of men's figure skating, it's the quadruple jumps that carry the utmost importance. Only the world's best skaters are able to do them. The execution of those quadruple jumps can be the difference between medaling at high-profile...
  • Coral Springs figure skaters named to U.S. teams

    Coral Springs figure skaters named to U.S. teams
    Andrew Torgashev won't be resting on achieving his first junior national figure skating championship. The rising star from Coral Springs is busy preparing to take on the world. Torgashev, who dominated the recent junior men's competition at nationals in...
  • Early win buoys South Florida skaters at nationals

    Early win buoys South Florida skaters at nationals
    The U.S. Figure Skating Championships were barely underway this week when South Florida skaters made their presence felt with a national championship. Sophia Chouinard, of Coral Springs, became the second skater from the Panthers Figure Skating Club...
  • Jason Brown wins U.S. figure skating championship

    Jason Brown wins U.S. figure skating championship
    From the moment four years ago at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships that Jason Brown first showed impressive potential, he talked about following the example of another skater from suburban Chicago. Sunday, he joined Evan Lysacek as a national...
  • Comeback trail: Ashley Wagner takes women's short program at nationals

    Comeback trail: Ashley Wagner takes women's short program at nationals
    GREENSBORO, N.C. — She staggered onto the 2014 Olympic team, justifiably earning a place under rules that allowed selection as something of a career achievement award. Her performance in Sochi would be remembered less for its quality or finish...
  • Flawless Jason Brown right on target in men's short program at nationals

    Flawless Jason Brown right on target in men's short program at nationals
    GREENSBORO, N.C. — It was in this arena at the U.S. Championships four years ago that Jason Brown first showed the appeal that made him a crowd favorite well before he became one of the top figure skaters in the country. Then just 16, his...
  • Ice cracking under Americans' blades

    Mind the gap. The person in charge of that for U.S. Figure Skating is very aware it is growing larger and more dangerous for the sport's future in this country every year. "I look at the numbers all the time," Mitch Moyer said. The numbers in...
  • Ashley Wagner easily outdoes Gracie Gold to seize U.S. championship

    Ashley Wagner easily outdoes Gracie Gold to seize U.S. championship
    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Hot rivalry between Ashley Wagner and Gracie Gold in U.S. women's figure skating? Not Saturday night. Not with the peerless performance Wagner delivered to win her third national title in the last four years, one that gave her...
  • Ashley Wagner back on top in U.S. women's figure skating

    Ashley Wagner back on top in U.S. women's figure skating
    Hot rivalry between Ashley Wagner and Gracie Gold in U.S. women's figure skating? Not Saturday night. Not with the peerless performance Wagner delivered to win her third national title in the last four years, one that gave her an in-your-face...
  • After winning junior skating title, Tennell hopes to repeat recent history

    After winning junior skating title, Tennell hopes to repeat recent history
    GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Recent history is on Bradie Tennell’s side. For decades, winning the U.S. junior women’s figure skating title, which the 16-year-old from Carpentersville did Friday, was not a very good predictor of future international...