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”

U.S. Figure Skating announces ice dancers for 2022 Winter Olympics

U.S. Figure Skating has announced the ice dancers who will perform at the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing, China next month – Madison Chock and Evan Bates, Madison Hubbell and Zachary Donahue, as well as Kaitlin Hawayek and Jean-Luc Baker. Chock and Bates are heading to their third Olympics after celebrating their third national titleContinue reading “U.S. Figure Skating announces ice dancers for 2022 Winter Olympics”

U.S. Figure Skating announces Olympic pairs skaters

On Sunday morning, U.S. Figure Skating announced the athletes who will participate in the pairs’ discipline at the 2022 Winter Olympics this month – Alexa Knierim and Brandon Frazier, as well as Ashley Cain-Gribble and Timothy LeDuc. 2021 U.S. national champions Knierim and Frazier had to withdraw from the 2022 U.S. Figure Skating Championships becauseContinue reading “U.S. Figure Skating announces Olympic pairs skaters”

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”

U.S. Figure Skating announces women who will participate at 2022 Winter Olympics

On Saturday, U.S. Figure Skating announced the women who will take part at the 2022 Winter Olympics next month – Mariah Bell, Karen Chen, and Alysa Liu. Bell is fresh off of her first national title at the 2022 U.S. Figure Skating Championships, while Chen will be heading to her second consecutive Olympics – havingContinue reading “U.S. Figure Skating announces women who will participate at 2022 Winter Olympics”

Mariah Bell wins U.S. Nationals; Madison Chock and Evan Bates lead after rhythm dance

The 2022 U.S. Figure Skating Championships saw the first medal recipients of the senior events heading into the weekend – a three-time national medalist prior to this season, Mariah Bell celebrated her first national title and essentially punched her ticket to the 2022 Winter Olympics next month. Leader after the short program, the 25-year-old figureContinue reading “Mariah Bell wins U.S. Nationals; Madison Chock and Evan Bates lead after rhythm dance”

Amber Glenn withdraws from U.S. Nationals due to positive COVID-19 test result

Another figure skater has withdrawn from the 2022 U.S. Figure Skating Championships due to a positive COVID-19 test result on Friday – Amber Glenn announced on Instagram that she tested positive for the virus ahead of the women’s free skate event. The 22-year-old Texan had an uncharacteristically bad outing in last night’s short program eventContinue reading “Amber Glenn withdraws from U.S. Nationals due to positive COVID-19 test result”

Alysa Liu withdraws from U.S. Nationals after positive COVID-19 test result

Two-time U.S. national champion Alysa Liu has withdrawn from the 2022 U.S. Figure Skating Championships before Friday night’s women’s free skate event due to a positive COVID-19 test result. The 16-year-old figure skater was third after the short program the previous night. Despite the withdrawal, Liu will still likely participate at the 2022 Winter OlympicsContinue reading “Alysa Liu withdraws from U.S. Nationals after positive COVID-19 test result”

Mariah Bell leads after short program at U.S. Nationals; Ashley Cain-Gribble and Timothy LeDuc first amongst pairs

After the completion of the final junior competition, the senior events of the 2022 U.S. Figure Skating Championships began on Thursday in snowy Nashville, Tennessee – featuring a fascinating and fierce battle among the women, as well as a close competition for the gold in the pairs’ discipline. A three-time medalist at the U.S. NationalsContinue reading “Mariah Bell leads after short program at U.S. Nationals; Ashley Cain-Gribble and Timothy LeDuc first amongst pairs”