Tag Archives: US Figure Skating

Smooth’s Podium Picks: 2017 US Figure Skating Championships

For the first time since 1985, Kansas City becomes the host of the US Figure Skating Championships. That year,¬†Brian Boitano and Tiffany Chin claimed the ice. ¬†400 of the top figure skaters, from juvenile to senior will make their way … Continue reading

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Smooth’s Podium Picks – Skate America 2016

This is the first Grand Prix event in the new 2016-17 season. Many of skaters have put their new programs into place in non-Grand Prix events over the last few months. Some skaters have had to withdraw due to injury. … Continue reading

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Snub of Mirai Nagasu Sparks Allegations of Favoritism, Racism

I’ve been covering figure skating for a number of years, and every Olympic year guarantees a controversy. Mirai Nagasu skating career was unceremoniously ended on Sunday, the victim of a perfect storm of circumstances. Her past performance, two up and … Continue reading

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