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  • Ex-Figure Skating Champ Arrested In NJ Drug Bust

    Ex-Figure Skating Champ Arrested In NJ Drug Bust
    A former figure skating champion has been charged with being part of a northern New Jersey drug ring, PIX News has learned. Nicole Bobek, 31, made her first appearance in a Jersey City court Monday by video from the Hudson County Jail in Kearny. She is...
  • 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...
  • Ex-Skating Star Busted In Drug Ring Sentenced To Probation

    Ex-Skating Star Busted In Drug Ring Sentenced To Probation
    Ex- U.S. figure skating champ Nicole Bobek -- who was apparently embroiled in a New Jersey methamphetamine ring -- was ordered by a judge to spend five years on probation, PIX 11 News has learned. The 32-year-old got emotional inside the courtroom during...
  • Skaters get shot at event

    Bits and pieces from the local sports scene: Athletes ready to hit the rink: More than 250 athletes and their coaches, family and supporters from across Southern California, Arizona and Nevada are in Burbank for the 2011 Southwest Pacific Regional Figure...
  • Kimmie Meissner wants to compete again

    Kimmie Meissner wants to compete again
    When Kimmie Meissner filled out her first job application recently, she paused when she reached the line that asked for her employment history. She finally wrote: Team USA, 2002 to present. But the here and now is an unsettled place. Since last summer,...
  • Chicago Winter Dance Fest

    Chicago Winter Dance Fest
    February 5-28--Chicago Winter Dance Fest at Millenium Park. Whirl and twirl your way through February on the ice or on the stage at this free festival, that includes ice skating lessons and late night ice dance parties as well as dance lessons behind...