U.S. Figure Skating announces men’s team for the 2022 Winter Olympics

U.S. Figure Skating announced the remainder of the U.S. team for the 2022 Winter Olympics – the men’s selections: Nathan Chen, Vincent Zhou, and Jason Brown. Three-time World champion Chen captured his sixth national title earlier today and heads to his second Olympics as the favorite to win gold. In 2018, he was shockingly seventeenthContinue reading “U.S. Figure Skating announces men’s team for the 2022 Winter Olympics”

Nathan Chen wins sixth U.S. national title

The 2022 U.S. Figure Skating Championships concluded on Sunday in Nashville, Tennessee with the must-see men’s competition. Three-time World champion Nathan Chen performed in his final competition leading up to the 2022 Winter Olympics and celebrated his sixth consecutive U.S. national title. Performing his free skate world record breaking Rocketman program from the 2019-2020 season,Continue reading “Nathan Chen wins sixth U.S. national title”

Nathan Chen leads after short program at U.S. Nationals; Cain-Gribble and LeDuc, Chock and Bates win national titles in Nashville

The highly anticipated men’s discipline kicked off at the 2022 U.S. Figure Skating Championships on Saturday and produced multiple incredible performances and scores. Also, champions in the pairs’ and the ice dance disciplines were crowned tonight in Nashville. Three-time World and five-time national champion Nathan Chen presented his short program to La Bohème – theContinue reading “Nathan Chen leads after short program at U.S. Nationals; Cain-Gribble and LeDuc, Chock and Bates win national titles in Nashville”

Nathan Chen brings back 2019-2020 programs

Three-time World champion Nathan Chen will bring back his 2019-2020 season’s programs at the upcoming 2022 U.S. Championships – programs that produced his personal best scores, and the current world records for both the free skate score and the total score. Chen’s short program will again be to La Bohème by Charles Aznavour – choreographedContinue reading “Nathan Chen brings back 2019-2020 programs”

Changes expected to Nathan Chen’s programs prior to ISU Grand Prix Final

American journalist Philip Hersh recently tweeted that he was told to expect significant changes to both of Nathan Chen’s programs prior to the International Skating Union (ISU) Grand Prix Final next month in Japan by the figure skater’s coach Rafael Arutyunyan. The tweet reads, “Nathan Chen’s coach, Rafael Arutunian, just told me there will beContinue reading “Changes expected to Nathan Chen’s programs prior to ISU Grand Prix Final”

Kamila Valieva breaks world record, Nathan Chen wins at Skate Canada

At the second stage of this season’s International Skating Union (ISU) Grand Prix series in Vancouver – the 2021 Skate Canada, all of the top favorites in each discipline met expectations and provided a memorable showcase. In the women’s event, Russians once again swept the podium and – in a high level competition with manyContinue reading “Kamila Valieva breaks world record, Nathan Chen wins at Skate Canada”

Four triple axels in women’s event as Kamila Valieva leads, Nathan Chen dominant and gets back on track

On Friday in Vancouver, all four disciplines of the the 2021 Skate Canada – the second stage of the 2021-2022 International Skating Union (ISU) Grand Prix series – took place and every one of the favorites took control of their respective events. In the women’s short program event, four of the competitors landed triple axelsContinue reading “Four triple axels in women’s event as Kamila Valieva leads, Nathan Chen dominant and gets back on track”

Vincent Zhou victorious at 2021 Skate America and upsets Nathan Chen

At the first stage of the International Skating Union (ISU) Grand Prix series in Las Vegas – the 2021 Skate America, former World bronze medalist Vincent Zhou claimed the gold medal over Olympic silver medalist Shoma Uno and three-time World champion Nathan Chen. Zhou began his free skate performance with a quad Lutz and thenContinue reading “Vincent Zhou victorious at 2021 Skate America and upsets Nathan Chen”

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”