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Ashley Wagner

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The most memorable snapshot of the 2016 World Figure Skating Championships was that of  Ashley Wagner on her backside laughing her butt off. Wiping out at center ice during the biggest figure skating event of the...

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Ice is slippery.  Figure skating is hard. Olympic pressure is massive. Only the strong survive, and the toughest will win. Adelina Sotnikova is figure skating’s new ice queen because she competed like a street fighter. The...

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They call Yu Na Kim “the queen” for a reason.  The South Korean skater ruled the ice four years ago in Vancouver, and appears to have no intention of relinquishing her crown.  The skater that took...

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  Olympic dreams do come true, although we rarely see “miracles” in the sport of figure skating. The last skater we saw come out of nowhere to win a gold medal was Sarah Hughes, back...

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Ladies save best for last

January 10, 2014

This time Grace Gold did not crash and burn.  She was as calm, cool and as the music  she skated to. “Piano Concerto.”  Last year at these same U.S. Championships,  Gold resolved into a bundle of...

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Handicapping the upcoming United States Figure Skating Championships is kind of like being tossed into the air for a triple twist for the first time.  It’s a pretty exciting flight, but you never really know how...

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The best figure skaters on the planet are in London, Ontario competing for the World Championship. It is the competition that will determine how many American skaters will make the Olympic Team next year. This ...

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