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”

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”

Alysa Liu wins Cranberry Cup International

Two-time United States national champion Alysa Liu celebrated her first win in an international senior level competition this weekend – she was the best in both the short program and the free skate, and took the gold medal in Norwood, Massachusetts. The 16-year-old opened her second performance at the 2021 Cranberry Cup International with aContinue reading “Alysa Liu wins Cranberry Cup International”

Amber Glenn withdraws from Cranberry Cup International

Runner-up at the 2021 United States National Championships, 21-year-old Amber Glenn announced that she has withdrawn from the 2021 Cranberry Cup International in Norwood, Massachusetts before the free skate due to an injury. The Texan was seventh after the short program on Saturday with a score of 59.59 points. She had attempted a triple axelContinue reading “Amber Glenn withdraws from Cranberry Cup International”

Las Vegas to host Skate America again

U.S. Figure Skating have announced that the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas will host the opening stage of the ISU Grand Prix series for the third consecutive year in 2021. The event will take place from October 22 to 24. All-session ticket packages will go on sale May 26; more information will be available atContinue reading “Las Vegas to host Skate America again”

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”