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Knierim, Frazier capture pairs gold at US skating nationals

Jan. 28, 2023 23:23 PM EST

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — A long time coming getting back to the top of the podium, Alexa Knierim and Brandon Frazier held up their shiny medals, smiled and waved once more to an audience left captivated by their sensational skating. It sure beat watching like last January when...

Chock and Bates defend title, win 4th U.S. ice dance gold

Jan. 28, 2023 21:21 PM EST

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Madison Chock and Evan Bates have conceptualized their free dance this season as fire and air — the first cannot survive without the second. And, it's fitting because the duo has fueled U.S. ice dancing over the past decade. Chock and Bates defended their...

Knierim and Frazier back at US figure skating championships

Jan. 25, 2023 12:11 PM EST

The closest that Olympic pairs skaters Alexa Knierim and Brandon Frazier got to the U.S. championships in Nashville last year was their hotel room, where they despondently spoke via zoom to reporters waiting for them at the arena. Frazier had tested positive for COVID-19 and the team...

Uno wins Grand Prix Final gold, Americans rally for medals

Dec. 10, 2022 16:24 PM EST

Shoma Uno finally has the medal the Japanese figure skater has long coveted from the Grand Prix Final. The reigning world champion, who had twice finished second and third at the finale of the Grand Prix season, held off countryman Sota Yamamoto on Saturday to capture gold. Uno...

Shibutani siblings elected to US Figure Skating Hall of Fame

Dec. 01, 2022 20:12 PM EST

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Olympic ice dancers Maia and Alex Shibutani along with Paul E. George, who served as the director of the U.S. Olympic Committee, were elected to the U.S. Figure Skating Hall of Fame on Thursday. The trio will be inducted Jan. 28 during the U.S. figure...