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Simon Shnapir retires from figure skating

U.S. pairs figure skater Simon Shnapir, a 2014 Olympic team event bronze medalist, announced his retirement Tuesday.

Shnapir, 27, said he looked forward to coaching full time and getting into broadcasting… 69 more words

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Team USA Assignments for ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating

Team USA at the ISU World Team Trophy in Figure Skating (REUTERS/Yuya Shino)

By Paolo Uggetti 

Last week, the International Skating Union (ISU) announced the selections for the 2015 ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series, which will begin October 23-25 with 2015 Skate America in Milwaukee. 364 more words

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Christina Gao retires from figure skating

Christina Gao, a six-time competitor at the U.S. Championships, has retired from figure skating to concentrate on her studies at Harvard, according to Icenetwork.com… 105 more words

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Yevgeny Plushenko, Sochi Olympic champions return to Russian figure skating team

Yevgeny Plushenko, a four-time Olympic medalist who hasn’t competed since the Sochi Winter Games, and all of his 2014 gold-medal teammates are on the… 194 more words

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Why I skate.

It’s never too late to become who you should have been.

Ever since I have dreamed of becoming a competitive figure skater I was told that I was too old. 345 more words

Adult Figure Skater

Back to new.

Season break.

After I first switched to figure skating 3 years ago, I had a small relapse to the ice hockey world. I played a few games for a women’s team in the first league and got caught up in the hockey fever all over again. 92 more words

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Mao Asada blogs about returning to figure skating

Three-time World figure skating champion Mao Asada has returned to training after taking last season off and may return to competition, according to her website… 267 more words

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