Latest Men's skating News

US star Nathan Chen balances life, figure skating glory

Dec. 6, 2018 5:15 PM EST

Nathan Chen mostly goes unnoticed when he strolls through the picturesque campus of Yale, and the few times he can recall being recognized happened months ago during his freshman orientation. That's because just about everyone who attends the prestigious Ivy League school is exceptional in some way, whether they...

Chen, Kihira win figure skating in France to reach GP Final

Nov. 24, 2018 5:26 PM EST

GRENOBLE, France (AP) — World champion Nathan Chen won the last round of figure skating's Grand Prix series and secured a spot in next month's final with a pulsating free skate at the Internationaux de France on Saturday. Oozing confidence despite an untidy short program on Friday, the American skater...

Hanyu wins Grand Prix skating gold in dominant style

Nov. 4, 2018 10:01 AM EST

HELSINKI (AP) — Olympic figure skating champion Yuzuru Hanyu started his Grand Prix season with a commanding victory by almost 40 points at the Helsinki round on Sunday. With a 13-point lead from Saturday's short program, the Japanese skater scored 190.43 points in the free skate to win with a total score...

Canada's Messing tops men's short program at Skate Canada

Oct. 26, 2018 10:44 PM EDT

LAVAL, Quebec (AP) — Newly engaged and with his first Grand Prix figure skating title within reach, Keegan Messing couldn't find words to describe his elation Friday night. "Cloud 9" didn't quite cut it. "I'm above the clouds," Messing said. The Canadian led Skate Canada International after the short...

American Nathan Chen wins Skate America men's title

Oct. 21, 2018 1:46 AM EDT

EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — Nathan Chen ran away with the Skate America men's title Saturday. Skating to "Land of All" by Woodkid, the young American star had a clean and polished routine from the start, from his triple loop through the triple lutz. Chen earned a standing ovation from the crowd after his free...