Team USA Developmental International at 2012 Gardena Spring Trophy
Posted by unseenskaters on April 13, 2012
Four U.S. skaters are experiencing their first international competition at Gardena Spring Trophy in snowy Selva Val Gardena, Italy this week: 2012 Junior champion Nathan Chen (competing Novice here because he doesn’t turn 13 until May), Lukas Kaugars (Junior, 5th), Barbie Long (2012 Junior Ladies pewter medalist), and Mariah Bell (Junior, 5th).
Sunday 4/15 update: CONGRATULATIONS to Team USA for winning 3 golds (Barbie, Lukas & Nathan) and 1 silver (Mariah) in your respective international debuts! :)
Eis Club Gardena’s Competition Videos (SP videos are up for all 4 USA skaters as of 4/22; FS videos up for Long & Bell up as of 4/27; Chen’s FS up as of 5/5; still waiting for Kaugar’s FS to be uploaded)