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Gracie Gold (U.S. Figure Skating)

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The International Skating Union (ISU) announced today the athlete selections for the 2014 ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series, which will begin Oct. 304 more words

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Is Women's Figure Skating on the Eve of an Age Doping Scandal?

By Stephanie Leong – Thompson Rivers University 3L JD Student

With the 2014/15 ISU (International Skating Union) Grand Prix Series beginning next week in Chicago, audiences can expect to see an array of new skaters emerge in a post-Olympic season. 713 more words

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Michael Martinez gearing up for Chicago grand prix

Olympian figure skater Michael Martinez is now practicing hard for the Grand Prix of Figure Skating in Chicago.

Source: ABS-CBN News

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Johnny Weir, Tara Lipinski, Terry Gannon named NBC's lead figure skating announcers

Two-time Olympian Johnny Weir, 1998 Olympic champion Tara Lipinski and Terry Gannon were named NBC Sports Group’s new lead figure skating broadcast team, debuting with this weekend’s Skate America (Sunday, 4-6 p.m. 338 more words

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Skate America 2014 - Mens Predictions

When it comes to figure skating, the mens portion would be my least favorite at par with pairs skating. Its either I give more attention to the expressive artistic side of it or I’m just not impressed with the quads. 600 more words

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Skate America 2014 - Ladies Predictions

Is anyone excited for the first of the six Grand Prix Events this weekend? I know a post-Olympic season, where a lot of great skaters take the time to either rest or retire, is usually a hard season to go through. 526 more words

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Figure Skating Isn't Worth Watching Anymore ...(But A Makeup Makeover Won't Cure Its Ills))

Figure skating and gymnastics are obscure sports for the few. Gymnastics persists on subsidies from taxpayers provided by schools and on profitable private training centers. Figure skating lacks the schools and depends upon ice rinks with higher costs and lesser profit margins. 537 more words

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