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  • Six years after Kwan, generation next disappearing

    Six years after Kwan, generation next disappearing
    Six seasons ago, the post-Michelle Kwan era in U.S. women’s skating appeared to be filling with promise. Olympian Kimmie Meissner went to the 2007 U.S. Championships as the reigning world champion. Alissa Czisny, the other veteran, seemed on the...
  • Skater Wagner looking for third to make crowd

    Skater Wagner looking for third to make crowd
    Props to reigning U.S. figure skating champion Ashley Wagner for making one of her goals at this week’s world championships in Nice to earn back the third U.S. women’s berth that slipped away in her previous trip to senior worlds. "I was...
  • The bottom line: Lysacek, U.S. Skating both losing in dispute between them

    The bottom line: Lysacek, U.S. Skating both losing in dispute between them
    Just before he began preparing for a comeback into competitive figure skating, reigning Olympic men's champion Evan Lysacek switched agents from International Management Group to Creative Artists Agency. And CAA, long known as one of the most powerful...
  • Good as silver in world junior skate, Gold doesn't mind the gap

    Good as silver in world junior skate, Gold doesn't mind the gap
    For a young woman unknown to everyone but figure skating deep insiders until late last fall, Gracie Gold did not lack a sense of her fast developing identity. "I've stirred up a buzz with my skating, and I hope to continue to skate as well as I have...
  • Will the top three U.S. women skaters still be there in 2014?

     
    A couple hours after the women's final Saturday at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships, I was in a group of longtime figure skating writers discussing what we might expect between now and the next Olympics, and one of my colleagues......
  • Who's playing South Florida?

    Medeski, Martin & Wood - 8 p.m. Jan. 3 at Revolution, 200 W. Broward Blvd., Ft. Lauderdale. 18+. $30. Buy tickets here. Bryan Adams, 7:30 p.m. on Jan. 7 at the Parker Playhouse, 707 NE 8th St., Fort Lauderdale. Tickets $48.50 to $59.50 at livenation....
  • Rachael Flatt ready for Skate America

    Rachael Flatt is a young woman in a hurry. Flatt finishes her second on-ice training session of the day at the Ice Hall of the Colorado Springs World Arena—half her usual number of sessions because she had to take a standardized statewide achievement...
  • U.S. juniors sweep figure skating medals

    It was no surprise the U.S. women swept the medals Saturday at the World Junior Figure Skating Championships in Sofia, Bulgaria. After all, the U.S. team included the 1-2-4 finishers from the most competitive senior national championships in the world....
  • 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.......