Nathan Chen easily wins men's title at Skate America

Figure Skating Oct 21, 2018

Nathan Chen easily wins men's title at Skate America

Satoko Miyahara and Kaori Sakamoto finished first and second, respectively, on Saturday in the women's short program at Skate America, the first event of the 2018 ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating series. Miyahara, last year's champion, skated into a commanding lead with 73.86 points, ...

Nathan Chen takes big lead at Skate America

Figure Skating Oct 20, 2018

Nathan Chen takes big lead at Skate America

Defending champ Nathan Chen, who is back competing for the first time since being crowned world champion, seized the early lead after the men's short program at Skate America, the season's first Grand Prix event, on Friday. Chen earned 90.58 points to finish well ahead ...

Miyahara takes control at Skate America

Figure Skating Nov 26, 2017

Miyahara takes control at Skate America

Satoko Miyahara led Skate America after the ladies short program on Saturday, a promising sign for the 19-year-old Olympic hopeful following a hip injury that's ruined much of her season. The three-time national champion missed Four Continents and worlds because of her hip, then finished ...

Nathan Chen leads Adam Rippon at Skate America

Figure Skating Nov 25, 2017

Nathan Chen leads Adam Rippon at Skate America

American skaters Nathan Chen and Adam Rippon gave the home crowd what it wanted Friday night: Chen with a pair of powerful quad jumps, and Rippon with what he calls a "trashy dance-club program." "I think we made a good team. I think we'd make ...

Teenage star Uno wins Skate America

Figure Skating Oct 24, 2016

Teenage star Uno wins Skate America

Shoma Uno landed three quad jumps successfully in the men's free program Sunday en route to victory at Skate America, the opening event of the ISU Grand Prix season. The 18-year-old Uno earned a career-best 279.34 points for his performance at Sears Center Arena while ...

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 ...