Wesley Chiu wins at ISU Junior Grand Prix event in France

North Americans have been dominant at the first two staged of the 2021-2022 International Skating Union (ISU) Junior Grand Prix stages, both of which have been held in Courchevel, France without any Russian representatives due to the ongoing COVID-19 issues. Canadian figure skater Wesley Chiu entered the free skate of the junior men’s discipline withContinue reading “Wesley Chiu wins at ISU Junior Grand Prix event in France”

Isabeau Levito wins gold at ISU Junior Grand Prix series event

At the second stage of the 2021-2022 International Skating Union (ISU) Junior Grand Prix series event, in Courchevel, reigning United States junior national champion Isabeau Levito firmly won the gold medal and brought the Americans a second consecutive win in the junior women’s discipline this season. Levito began her performance with four jumping elements whichContinue reading “Isabeau Levito wins gold at ISU Junior Grand Prix series event”

United States goes three for three in Courchevel

The United States enjoyed a successful outing this week at the opening stage of the International Skating Union (ISU) Junior Grand Prix series – winning three gold medals (as well as one silver and one bronze medals) in three contested disciplines. In the final, ice dance, event, American skaters Katarina Wolfkostin and Jeffrey Chen ranContinue reading “United States goes three for three in Courchevel”

Ilia Malinin wins first Junior Grand Prix stage in France

Ilia Malinin won his first International Skating Union (ISU) Junior Grand Prix series event and the United States’ second gold medal this weekend in Courchevel, France. The 16-year-old American was the leader of the junior men’s competition after the short program and extended his lead after the free skate. He did not have the bestContinue reading “Ilia Malinin wins first Junior Grand Prix stage in France”

Lindsay Thorngren wins opening stage of Junior Grand Prix series

On Friday, 2020 U.S. junior national champion Lindsay Thorngren won her first medal in the International Skating Union (ISU) Junior Grand Prix series as she was victorious in the 2021-2022 season opener in Courchevel, France. The 15-year-old was second after the short program but was the best in the free skate. She began her secondContinue reading “Lindsay Thorngren wins opening stage of Junior Grand Prix series”

American skaters lead after first day at Junior Grand Prix stage in France

The first day of the 2021-22 ISU Junior Grand Prix series event in Courchevel, France saw figure skaters from North America take the lead after the short program events in both the junior women’s and the junior men’s disciplines. In the junior women’s competition, the United States’ Clare Seo took the top position heading intoContinue reading “American skaters lead after first day at Junior Grand Prix stage in France”