Jan 23, 2015, 11:58 PM EDT
Brown is poised to become the youngest U.S. men’s champion in 11 years.
Jan 21, 2015, 5:45 PM EDT
A mix of youth and experience vying for the title and three World Championships spots.
Nov 1, 2014, 4:12 PM EDT
How the world’s and America’s best men’s skaters stack up after two events.
Oct 31, 2014, 5:58 PM EDT
The top U.S. man on Friday finished 10th at the U.S. Championships in January.
Mar 28, 2014, 8:40 AM EDT
Hanyu celebrates alone in Kiss and Cry; first time since 2011 U.S. has earned three Worlds spots.
Mar 26, 2014, 8:10 AM EDT
A month after compatriot Yuzuru Hanyu won Japan its first-ever Olympic men’s gold, Tatsuki Machida wows the home crowd in the short program at Worlds.
Mar 24, 2014, 4:17 PM EDT
The Japanese teen tries to become the first man to win the Olympics and Worlds in the same year since 2002.
Jan 12, 2014, 7:36 PM EDT
The U.S. will send something old and something new in men’s figure skating to the Sochi Olympics. U.S. Figure Skating finalized its 15-skater roster by naming Jeremy Abbott and Jason Brown to the Olympic Team on Sunday night, a couple of hours after they went one-two at the U.S. Championships in Boston. Abbott, 28, is the oldest male singles…
Jan 10, 2014, 11:27 PM EDT
BOSTON — In a program that was giving Jeremy Abbott nightmares, he delivered a dream come true on Friday night. The three-time national champion was waking up in a cold sweat in the nights leading up to the U.S. Championships in Boston, but skated to a 99.86 at TD Garden to not only set a new…
Jan 8, 2014, 1:11 PM EDT
Max Aaron and Adam Rippon just missed four years ago. Jason Brown and Jeremy Abbott were champions. The skaters will reconvene as four contenders for two Olympic spots at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships in Boston this week. The men’s short program is Friday night, the free skate Sunday and the team announcement Sunday night. The competition is billed as up for…
Dec 12, 2013, 12:49 PM EDT
The end of Evan Lysacek‘s Olympic comeback leaves a gaping hole for U.S. men’s figure skaters to attempt to fill. Lysacek is an Olympic and world champion with five Four Continents Championships medals and two Grand Prix Final medals. No other active U.S. men’s skater has finished better than fifth at an Olympics or World Championships.…
Nov 9, 2013, 8:41 AM EDT
Home favorites Daisuke Takahashi and Mao Asada thrilled the crowd in Tokyo Saturday at the NHK Trophy, winning respective Grand Prix titles. Takahashi, a bronze medalist at the 2010 Olympic Games, used a strong free skate to run away with the title, scoring a 268.31 overall to countryman Nobunari Oda‘s 253.16, who was second. American…
Nov 8, 2013, 7:46 AM EDT
A pair of Japanese skaters took healthy leads at the NHK Trophy Friday in Tokyo, Daisuke Takahashi and Mao Asada, both medalists at the 2010 Vancouver Games, claiming first place after the short program. It was a particularly strong showing for Takahashi, who had started his season with a disappointing fourth-place finish at Skate America…
Oct 21, 2013, 11:03 AM EDT
DETROIT — Down went Max Aaron. Down went Adam Rippon. It’s the hardest puzzle piece to snap into place in men’s figure skating leading up to the Sochi Olympics: the quadruple jump. And after the season’s first Grand Prix event, it continues to be an elusive element for the top U.S. men. Only Skate America’s…
Oct 19, 2013, 10:16 PM EDT
World champions Meryl Davis and Charlie White continued their march toward the Sochi Olympics by easily winning Skate America, while a Japanese man was untouchable in the free skate in Detroit on Saturday night. Davis and White, the 2010 Olympic silver medalists, extended their ice dancing lead after Friday’s short program at Joe Louis Arena, posting the highest free…
Oct 18, 2013, 9:45 PM EDT
Michigan ice dancers Meryl Davis and Charlie White were stellar in their first performance in Detroit in over 10 years, while an American shakeup highlighted the men’s short program at Skate America on Friday night. Davis and White, the reigning Olympic silver medalists and world champions, scored a first-place 75.70 points in the short dance at Joe Louis Arena…
Oct 18, 2013, 9:41 PM EDT
DETROIT — Already a mystery not to be solved until January, the road to Sochi for the American men got even more clouded with the short program at Skate America on Friday night. In the first Grand Prix of the Olympic season, reigning national champion Max Aaron fell (literally) to sixth place out of eight…
Oct 16, 2013, 12:30 PM EDT
The Grand Prix figure skating season gets underway this weekend in Detroit with Skate America, which features all six reigning U.S. national champions. Two-time world champions Meryl Davis and Charlie White lead the ice dancing field, and Max Aaron and Ashley Wagner will be in medal contention in singles. While Americans are led by Marissa Castelli…
Sep 13, 2013, 11:03 PM EDT
U.S. champion Max Aaron began his season with a win, but he has plenty of work ahead of him. Aaron, 21, posted a total score of 239.21 to take the U.S. International Figure Skating Classic in Salt Lake City on Friday night. But his planned free skate with three quadruple jumps didn’t go smoothly. Aaron popped his…
Sep 13, 2013, 7:14 PM EDT
Gracie Gold fell, but so did the other top Americans in the women’s short program at the U.S. International Figure Skating Classic. Gold, 18, the U.S. silver medalist, scored a 58.49, good enough for a two-point lead despite losing her landing on a double axel and looking a little off on triple jumps. “I think that…
Sep 12, 2013, 11:31 PM EDT
U.S. figure skating champion Max Aaron‘s Olympic season is off to a personal-best start. Aaron, 21, scored an 81.49 to take the lead at the U.S. International Classic in Salt Lake City on Thursday night, bettering his 78.20 from the World Championships in March, where he finished seventh overall. Aaron’s short program highlight was a quad…
Sep 11, 2013, 2:52 PM EDT
The figure skating season starts to ramp up in Salt Lake City on Thursday. Icenetwork.com will have live coverage of the U.S. International Classic. Here’s an event-by-event rundown: Men U.S. skaters: Max Aaron (2013 U.S. champion), Josh Farris (2013 World Junior Champion), Stephen Carriere (10th place, 2013 U.S. Championships), Grant Hochstein (15th place, 2013 U.S. Championships) International threat: Andrei…
Jul 23, 2013, 4:32 PM EDT
2010 Olympic figure skating champion Evan Lysacek‘s long-awaited return is less than two months away. U.S. Figure Skating announced Lysacek as one of the entries for the U.S. International Figure Skating Classic in Salt Lake City from Sept. 11-15. Other U.S. skaters in the event include 2010 Olympic silver medalists and world champions in ice dancing…
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