Ilia Malinin wins ISU Junior Grand Prix event in Austria

At the final stage of the International Skating Union (ISU) Junior Grand Prix series, Ilia Malinin dominated in the junior men’s event and took his second gold medal of the season. Winner of the very first stage, Malinin began his free skate performance with two quads – a toe loop and Salchow. Afterwards, the 16-year-oldContinue reading “Ilia Malinin wins ISU Junior Grand Prix event in Austria”

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”

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”