Adelia Petrosian leads ISU Junior Grand Prix in Slovenia after short program

At the fifth stage of this season’s International Skating Union (ISU) Junior Grand Prix series, Adelia Petrosian continued the Russian junior women’s dominance but this time the competition was way closer than in recent years. Petrosian landed her opening double axel and continued her performance without any errors. She also landed a triple flip andContinue reading “Adelia Petrosian leads ISU Junior Grand Prix in Slovenia after short program”

Sofya Akatyeva lands triple axel and three quads to win ISU Junior Grand Prix event in Russia

At the fourth stage of this season’s International Skating Union (ISU) Junior Grand Prix series, Russian figure skaters were able to compete for the second time – due to travel restrictions entering France for the first two stages because of COVID-19 – and swept all of the top positions in the junior women’s discipline again.Continue reading “Sofya Akatyeva lands triple axel and three quads to win ISU Junior Grand Prix event in Russia”

Gleb Lutfullin wins ISU Junior Grand Prix event in Russia

In the second International Skating Union (ISU) Junior Grand Prix event where Russians participated – it’s a second gold-and-silver medals for Russian figure skaters. 17-year-old Gleb Lutfullin began his free skate program with three quads – a toe loop, a Salchow in a combination with a double toe loop, and then another Salchow. He alsoContinue reading “Gleb Lutfullin wins ISU Junior Grand Prix event in Russia”

Sofya Akatyeva leads after short program at Junior Grand Prix event in Russia

Reigning Russian junior national champion Sofya Akatyeva began her performance at the International Skating Union (ISU) Junior Grand Prix event in Krasnoyarsk, Russia with a triple axel-triple toe loop combination and leads the competition after the short program. Skating to Clouds, The Mind on the (Re)Wind by Ezio Bosso, the 14-year-old Akatyeva also landed aContinue reading “Sofya Akatyeva leads after short program at Junior Grand Prix event in Russia”

Artem Kovalev leads after Junior Grand Prix event in Russia

At the International Skating Union (ISU) Junior Grand Prix competition in Krasnoyarsk, Russia, a winner of two stages of last season’s Cup of Russia series Artem Kovalev won the junior men’s short program event and leads a trio of Russians at the top heading into the free skate event tomorrow. The 18-year-old representative of theContinue reading “Artem Kovalev leads after Junior Grand Prix event in Russia”

Veronika Zhilina lands three quads and wins Junior Grand Prix event in Slovakia

Russian figure skater Veronika Zhilina culminated the International Skating Union (ISU) Junior Grand Prix series event in Slovakia by landing three quadruple jumps and winning the gold medal. The 13-year-old was second after the short program and began her free skate with a double axel, followed by two quads – a Salchow and then aContinue reading “Veronika Zhilina lands three quads and wins Junior Grand Prix event in Slovakia”

Kirill Sarnovskiy wins at Junior Grand Prix event in Slovakia

After two dominant stages of the International Skating Union (ISU) Junior Grand Prix series by American figure skaters, the tide seems to have turned and the return of Russians has brought in new favorites. The first set of medals at the third stage of the series, in Kosice, Slovakia, were awarded in the junior men’sContinue reading “Kirill Sarnovskiy wins at Junior Grand Prix event in Slovakia”

Russian women dominate short program at Junior Grand Prix event

Russian figure skaters could not participate in the first two stages of the International Skating Union (ISU) Junior Grand Prix series due to restrictions for Russian citizens entering France because of COVID-19; this week, the Russians have returned and have done so impressively in Slovakia. In the junior women’s event, 15-year-old Sofia Muravieva, who trainsContinue reading “Russian women dominate short program at Junior Grand Prix event”

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”