Anastasia Zinina wins Moscow Junior Championships

At the Moscow Junior Championships this week, Angels of Plushenko figure skater Anastasia Zinina rose from fourth place after the short program to the very top after the free skate and won the Moscow Junior Championships. Zinina began her performance with a quad toe loop-double toe loop combination and then landed another quad toe loop.Continue reading “Anastasia Zinina wins Moscow Junior Championships”

Isabeau Levito impresses in short program at second Junior Grand Prix series event

A week after American figure skaters dominated at the 2021-2022 International Skating Union (ISU) Junior Grand Prix series opening stage in Courchevel, the United States’ Isabeau Levito picked right back up where her compatriots left and skated into the lead of the junior women’s event in the season’s second stage in the same arena inContinue reading “Isabeau Levito impresses in short program at second 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”

Cranberry Cup and Lake Placid Ice Dance JUNIOR LEVEL RESULTS

This weekend, Norwood, Massachusetts is home to the first international figure skating competitions of the 2021-2022 season. The town hosts the senior and junior men’s and women’s events, as well as the senior pairs’ event at the Cranberry Cup International, and both the senior and junior ice dance events at the Lake Placid Ice DanceContinue reading “Cranberry Cup and Lake Placid Ice Dance JUNIOR LEVEL RESULTS”

Qualification process for ISU Junior Grand Prix Final to be changed

Sources close to the situation informed Russian sports media Telesport about the changes to the qualification process for the 2021-2022 International Skating Union (ISU) Junior Grand Prix Final. According to the sources, figure skaters will be selected to the final based on the total points scored after two stages of the series. These changes comeContinue reading “Qualification process for ISU Junior Grand Prix Final to be changed”