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  • Meissner ready to rebound after tough season

    Kimmie Meissner prepared for the worst and got the best. The former world and national champion from Bel Air suffered through a disastrous season last year that ended with a painful hip injury, and she figured the best she could hope for was a single...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • Sasha Cohen, Kimmie Meissner lose footing in skate comebacks

     
    It has been a tough couple days for twentysomethings trying to make figure skating comebacks. Thursday, former world and U.S. champion Kimmie Meissner, 20, announced her season -- and, likely, her competitive career -- were over because of a severe......
  • Flatt, Nagasu finish 1-2 in nationals; Cohen a distant fourth

     
    There could hardly have been a more dramatic series of story lines for the women’s free skate final Saturday night at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships. Would Sasha Cohen’s comeback end as brilliantly as she started it while finishing second......
  • Kimmie Meissner remembers her Opening Ceremony experience

     
    With the opening ceremonies for the Vancouver Olympics starting Friday night, I find myself reflecting on the opening ceremonies of my own Olympics in Torino, Italy. Even after I had qualified, it was still "the Olympics." They were just a......
  • Skating math: Why Kim Yuna's gold medal glitters more, and post-Olympic worlds don't add up

     
    As South Korea's Kim Yuna prepares to defend her world figure skating title this week in Turin, Italy, it's worth looking, by the numbers, at both her gold medal Olympic performance and the very idea of a post-Olympic world meet.......
  • U.S. skater Nagasu wins world short program; Olympic champ Kim 7th

     
    A month ago, as the Winter Olympics ended, I wrote a blog saying the most enduring memory I would take from Vancouver was a vision of Mirai Nagasu as the next Olympic women's figure skating champion. Friday, the 16-year-old from......