Nathan Chen wins men’s event at World Team Trophy, Russia extends lead

Nathan Chen remained undefeated after his impressive performance in the men’s event at the 2021 World Team Trophy and earned the United States another twelve points, but two Russians in the top five managed to increase their country’s lead after six of the eight events. Three-time consecutive World champion Nathan Chen began his free skateContinue reading “Nathan Chen wins men’s event at World Team Trophy, Russia extends lead”

Nathan Chen tops men’s short program at World Team Trophy

In the third of eight events at the 2021 World Team Trophy, the American men delivered two important results to help the United States bring a strong challenge to a successful opening day by Russia. Three-consecutive-time World champion Nathan Chen landed an opening quad flip and then a triple axel. Having originally planned to addContinue reading “Nathan Chen tops men’s short program at World Team Trophy”

Alexandra Trusova shares video jumping quad with Nathan Chen

Bronze medalist at the ladies’ event of the 2021 World Figure Skating Championships Alexandra Trusova posted a video on her Instagram account of herself jumping a quad Lutz side-by-side with three-time World champion of the men’s event Nathan Chen. Trusova captioned the video “4 Lutz” and to the fans’ delight Chen commented “Queen teach me.”Continue reading “Alexandra Trusova shares video jumping quad with Nathan Chen”

Nathan Chen on ESPN’s SportsCenter Top 10

By winning a gold medal at the third consecutive World Figure Skating Championships, five-time U.S. national champion Nathan Chen – who has been undefeated in all singles competitions since the 2018 Worlds – received praise from America’s largest sports channel, ESPN. Chen was included in the SportsCenter Top 10, which highlights the best moments inContinue reading “Nathan Chen on ESPN’s SportsCenter Top 10”

Nathan Chen three-peats as World champion

Five-time U.S. national champion Nathan Chen made a surprising error on Thursday in the short program and had to fight his way from third place on Saturday; however, a near world record score due to an impeccable free skate performance won the American his third consecutive World title. The 21-year-old began his free skate routineContinue reading “Nathan Chen three-peats as World champion”

Yuzuru Hanyu takes command of the highly anticipated men’s event at Worlds

Two-time Olympic gold medalist and two-time World champion Yuzuru Hanyu was just about five points off from his world record short program score today but what he delivered was enough to take the lead in the men’s event at the 2021 World Figure Skating Championships. The 26-year-old Japanese figure skater landed a quad Salchow toContinue reading “Yuzuru Hanyu takes command of the highly anticipated men’s event at Worlds”

U.S. Figure Skating on national television this month

On Thursday, February 11, NBCSN will air the documentary film RISE, about the crash of Sabena Flight 548, which claimed the lives of the entire U.S. Figure Skating team headed to the 1961 World Championships in Prague, then-Czechoslovakia. The film will be shown on the NBC Sports Network at 10PM ET. From February 12 toContinue reading “U.S. Figure Skating on national television this month”

2021 U.S. National Figure Skating Championships

The 2021 United States Figure Skating Championships will take place from January 11 to 21 at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. No audience will be allowed at the event. SCHEDULE Thursday; January 14 2:58PM – Pairs, short program5:58PM New York | 4:58PM Chicago 6:12PM – Ladies, short program9:12PM New York | 8:12PM ChicagoContinue reading “2021 U.S. National Figure Skating Championships”

A few of this season’s most exciting performances so far

2020 has been a difficult year for everyone in every walk of life but it started off well – You Young and Yuma Kagiyama were among the gold medalists at the Winter Youth Olympics, Russians took all of the gold medals and won ten of the total twelve medals at the European Championships, Rika KihiraContinue reading “A few of this season’s most exciting performances so far”

Nathan Chen and Bradie Tennell lead Team Tara at Las Vegas Invitational

Two of the best American athletes Nathan Chen and Bradie Tennell led Tara Lipinski’s team to a $50,000 prize at U.S. Figure Skating’s newly created Las Vegas Invitational figure skating competition. Last month, U.S. Figure Skating announced a brand new event in order to provide their domestic skaters an extra opportunity to compete and earn money,Continue reading “Nathan Chen and Bradie Tennell lead Team Tara at Las Vegas Invitational”