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  • Worlds win gives Meissner jump on earning potential

    The title "world champion" implies that one can't do a whole lot better. In the high-stakes arena of sporting fame and product endorsement, however, Olympic gold is the ultimate prize for a figure skater. Thus, Bel Air's Kimmie Meissner has work to do...
  • Two young friends, forever dreaming

    Back then, it was just two girls sitting on a bed, each with a dream beating deep inside. There was Kimmie Meissner, just 14 years old at the time, brown hair past her shoulders. Her dream was to figure skate in the Olympics. And there was Kati Fisher,...
  • Skater's routine is about to change

    Kimmie Meissner concluded her first season skating among the sport's elite in spectacular fashion, and she'll now turn her attention to the next big event on her calendar: the school prom. "Well, I'm going with a friend who is a guy," she said, "but [he'...
  • Back to normal, but not for long

    Competing in the Olympics may have been the easy part for Kimmie Meissner. Upon returning to Bel Air this week, the 16-year-old will jump right back into her rigorous routine of three classes a day at Fallston High School and then hours of practice at...
  • Meissner 6th and satisfied

    When others fell, Shizuka Arakawa did not, allowing the Japanese skater to win her country's first medal at these Olympics and avert a Russian sweep of the figure skating events. Arakawa performed her long program last night with speed, grace and power,...
  • Brown, Gold headline Skate America at Sears Centre

    Brown, Gold headline Skate America at Sears Centre
    It will be the return of the local hero when the Chicago area gets its first significant competitive figure skating event in nearly 70 years. As expected, 2014 Olympian Jason Brown of Highland Park is to compete in Skate America Oct. 24-26 at the...
  • ISU boss has driven skating toward a ditch

    ISU boss has driven skating toward a ditch
    Over the past two decades, International Skating Union President Ottavio Cinquanta began or ended nearly all of our many conversations and interviews by saying, “We are strong.” Cinquanta’s (royal) “we” referred to the...
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  • Amy Purdy doing OK after 'DWTS' injury, hoping to dance next week

    Amy Purdy doing OK after 'DWTS' injury, hoping to dance next week
    Paralympic snowboarder Amy Purdy is "doing okay" after suffering a back spasm on Monday's episode of "Dancing With the Stars." The athlete, who had her legs amputated at age 19 after she contracted a type of bacterial meningitis, performed a sensual...
  • Love of music, hockey runs in Ben Smith's family

    Love of music, hockey runs in Ben Smith's family
    There always was music in the car. Lots of Frank Sinatra, Billy Joel and James Taylor, singers who will always remind Blackhawks forward Ben Smith of being with his father, Larry Alan Smith, as they made lengthy drives around New England, sometimes five...
  • Prep sports profile: Jizelle Chloe Bacani

    Prep sports profile: Jizelle Chloe Bacani
    Name: Jizelle Chloe Bacani Age: 18 School: Carmel Catholic High School Sport: Figure skating What's your favorite thing about your sport? The concept of getting back up when I fall. Ice is very slippery, and during a program, anything can happen...
  • Penalties after a win? For this Hawks game, yes

    Penalties after a win? For this Hawks game, yes
    Fans knew it was gonna be tough even before the gloves came off. But the Blackhawks capped a good week with a 4-2 win over Central Division leader St. Louis on Sunday at the United Center. Chicago now has won three straight for the first time since...