CBC | Figure Skating News
Teenage Japanese figure skater Rika Kihira has won gold at the Grand Prix Final in Vancouver, while American ice dance duo Madison Hubbell and Zachary Donohue also captured gold.
Winning a gold medal won't get U.S. figure skater Nathan Chen out of studying for finals. The 19-year-old took first place at the Grand Prix Final in Vancouver on Friday, posting a combined score of 282.42.
American pairs figure skater Ashley Cain suffered a scary fall at the Golden Spin of Zagreb in Croatia on Friday after her partner Timothy LeDuc appeared to lose his grip on her at the end of an overhead lift during their long program.
Two-time Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu of Japan will miss the Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final due to a right ankle injury, the Japan Skating Federation said Thursday.
The 16-year-old wrapped up her 2nd Grand Prix victory of the season Saturday at the France Grand Prix, automatically qualifying for the Grand Prix Final in Vancouver.
Ice dancers Piper Gilles and Paul Poirier, Canada’s last remaining hope to secure a spot at the Grand Prix Final, narrowly missed with their third-place finish on Saturday in Grenoble, France.
The reigning Grand Prix and three-time world champion ice dancers Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron won the gold medal at the ISU Grand Prix of France.
Canadian ice dance duo Piper Gilles and Paul Poirier finished in third place at the ISU Grand Prix of France, but needed to finish second to qualify for the season-ending Grand Prix Final.
Canadians Piper Gilles and Paul Poirier are in third place heading into the dance free program at the ISU Grand Prix of France.
Without attempting a quad jump, Jason Brown built a solid lead at the French round of the Grand Prix figure skating series on Friday. The American skater scored 96.41 points, rewarded for his crisp technique and flowing ease in landing four triple jumps at the Internationaux de France.