The 2017 Four Continents Championships held this week in Gangneung, South Korea served as the test event for the 2018 PyeongChang Olympics in 12 months time. 773 more words
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U.S. champion Nathan Chen beat Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu in a second straight program, taking the lead at the Four Continents Championships at the 2018 Olympic venue in South Korea on Friday. 295 more words
Three U.S. women dug considerable holes in Thursday’s short program at the Four Continents Championships, a tune-up for next month’s world championships.
Mirai Nagasu was fifth, botching a triple loop landing. 526 more words
Coming out of the national championships this weekend in Ottawa, we now know which Canadian figure skaters will compete at the ISU World Championships, where the size of the next Olympic team will be decided. 857 more words
Skaters representing Canada in the world figure skating championships at Helsinki will carry more than just the outsized expectations of fans back home.
Medals would be nice, of course, but how those 16 athletes perform will also determine Canada’s allotment of entries in the next Olympic Winter Games, and it would be nice if they could inspire little Kaetlyns and Patricks while they’re at it. 998 more words