Orser and Tracy Wilson will try to refine Kihira’s jump arsenal, which includes a quadruple salchow, so she can compete with the Russians.
“The competition was so special and so fun for me. During skating it was like skating inside a dream,” Miyahara recalled.
The JSF will say the decision is all about safety, but that doesn’t wash with me. This is all about nobody wanting to take responsibility in...
Though Chen won again this night, the margin was considerably closer. The pair were separated by just two points after the short program.
Chen holds a slight lead over his top rival, while Russia is in first place after the first day of competition.
Hanyu was leaping especially high on his quads, while Chen was landing his consistently.
The two-time Olympic champion was brilliant in the short program, but fell short of replicating that excellence in the free skate.
Chen became the first American to win three straight world titles since Scott Hamilton won four in a row (1981-84), while two-time champ Yuzuru Hanyu took...
Hanyu tops the leaderboard with a score of 106.98 points, with Kagiyama at 100.96 after achieving a new personal best.
The men's winner at this week's world championships in Stockholm will take momentum and a psychological advantage into next year’s Beijing Olympics.
Gallagher, who wrote his first piece for JAPAN Forward in January, shares his keen insights on two-time defending Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu in the run-up to...
The five-time defending U.S. men's champion is eager to compete against the Japanese skating superstar at the 2022 Beijing Olympics.