Skate America kicks off GP season

Figure Skating | ICE TIME Oct 17, 2019

Skate America kicks off GP season

by Jack Gallagher

The senior Grand Prix season gets underway on Friday with Skate America in the glitz and glamour of Las Vegas, which is hosting its first-ever GP event. Japan will be looking for multiple medals in the women's competition, with a strong team of Kaori Sakamoto, ...

Figure Skating Nov 18, 2017

Gracie Gold withdraws from U.S. nationals

Two-time U.S. women's figure skating champion Gracie Gold has withdrawn from the national championships while she continues to seek treatment for depression, anxiety and an eating disorder. Gold announced last month that she was withdrawing from her Grand Prix assignments, and her decision to skip ...

Gracie Gold decides to skip Grand Prix series

Figure Skating Oct 14, 2017

Gracie Gold decides to skip Grand Prix series

Two-time U.S. women's figure skating champion and 2014 Olympic team bronze medalist Gracie Gold has withdrawn from the Grand Prix series. Gold announced Friday she was dropping out of the top series used to prepare for the Olympics. She cited "treatment for depression, anxiety and ...

American skater Gold taking time off, seeking help

Figure Skating Sep 2, 2017

American skater Gold taking time off, seeking help

U.S. figure skating star Gracie Gold is stepping away from the sport to seek professional help with the Olympics a little more than five months away. The 2014 Olympic team bronze medalist and two-time national champion did not specify in a statement Friday to U.S. ...

Mihara sits second as Wagner takes lead

Figure Skating Oct 22, 2016

Mihara sits second as Wagner takes lead

American Ashley Wagner won the Skate America short program Friday night with a score of 69.50, building on her second-place finish in the world championships. Mai Mihara, making her Grand Prix Series debut at 17, was second at 65.75, and U.S. champion Gracie Gold third ...

North America triumphs; Asia third

Figure Skating Apr 24, 2016

North America triumphs; Asia third

Gracie Gold bounced back from a bitter disappointment at the world championships last month to help Team North America win the inaugural Team Challenge Cup on Saturday night. After dropping from first to fourth following her free skate in Boston last month, Gold scored 142 ...

Gold shines in short program; Mao flops

Figure Skating Apr 1, 2016

Gold shines in short program; Mao flops

A long program yet to come, Gracie Gold feels confident enough to declare that perhaps it's time for the first world title by an American woman in a decade. "We're only halfway through, but I can kind of see the light at the end of ...