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JGP #6 in Zagreb, Croatia, Oct. 3-6, 2012 (+ Finlandia Trophy & O. Nepela links)

Posted by unseenskaters on October 4, 2012

The sixth (penultimate) JGP takes place in Zagreb, Croatia, and the 12 Team USA members are: Hannah Miller, Angela Wang; Nathan Chen, Harrison Choate; Madeline Aaron & Max Settlage, Jessica Calalang & Zack Sidhu, Christina Zaitsev & Ernie Utah Stevens (pairs); Rachel & Michael Parsons (dance). Making their JGP and international debut here are Zaitsev/Stevens.

THURSDAY updates for Team USA:
Men’s SP: Choate is in 3rd (64.05, new ISU PB score for him), Chen 4th (55.85) of 25.
Pairs SP: Aaron/Settlage 6th (45.86, new ISU PB score), Calalang/Sidhu 8th (43.84) Zaitsev/Stevens 11th (34.30) of 15 teams.
Ladies SP: Wang (58.47, her new ISU personal best SP score by over 10 points!) currently leads after the short, Miller (51.33) 3rd out of 33.

FRIDAY updates for Team USA:
Short Dance: Parsons/Parsons are in 2nd place (56.35), setting a new ISU personal best score by over 5 points.
Pairs FS: Aaron/Settlage finish 7th (127.05, 81.19 FS), Calalang/Sidhu 8th (122.70, 78.86 FS), Zaitsev/Stevens 11th (102.82, 68.52 FS) of 14.
Men’s FS: Chen #21 has WD due to a “lower leg injury” according to a tweet by US Figure Skating; Choate won the BRONZE, his first JGP medal & set all new PB scores (185.39, 121.34 FS) at this competition!

Saturday updates for Team USA:
Free Dance: Parsons/Parsons wins the BRONZE (134.09, 77.74 FD), their first JGP medal and all new ISU PB scores here!
Ladies FS: Wang wins GOLD (162.65 is her new ISU PB, 104.18 FS) and Miller SILVER (153.21, 101.88 FS) and both qualify for the JGP Final!

Click here for JGP Croatia results/protocols (Zagreb is 6 hours ahead of Eastern Time)

Click here to view ISU’s playlist of JGP Croatia Men’s SP & FS videos (in skate order)

Click here to view ISU’s playlist of JGP Croatia Pairs SP & FS videos (in skate order)

Click here to view ISU’s playlist of JGP Croatia Ladies SP & FS videos (in skate order)

Click here to view ISU’s playlist of JGP Croatia Short & Free Dance videos (in skate order)

Click here to view photos of Team USA in Zagreb

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Click here for Finlandia Trophy starting orders/results/protocols (Espoo FIN is 7 hours ahead of Eastern Time)

Team USA Friday Men’s SP results: Dornbush 3rd (71.19), Weir 4th (69.03).
Saturday updates: Nagasu is 3rd (52.75) in SP; M. Hubbell/Donohue are 3rd (58.44) in SD; Dornbush wins Silver (239.99, 168.80 2nd in FS) and Weir finished 4th overall (201.42, 132.39 5th in FS).
Sunday updates: FD: Hubbell/Donohue (150.30, 91.86 FD) and Nagasu (163.09, 110.34 FS) win Bronze.

Click here for Backstage photos, news & Madison Hubbell’s Finlandia Trophy blog

Click here for White-Crow’s photos (Men’s SP, with more to be added)

Click here to view MrYyyyytube’s videos, including top Men/Ladies/Dance & practice

Click here to view WinterForever2009′s videos (Men’s focus)

Click here for on-demand video of the complete Men’s SP event (1+ hour)

Click here to view the Saturday Finnish TV broadcast of the top Ladies SP & Short Dances

Click here to view the Sunday Finnish TV broadcast of the top Ladies/Men FS & Free Dances

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Click here for Ondrej Nepela Memorial results/protocols (Bratislava SVK is 6 hours ahead of Eastern Time)

Click here to view Saturday’s stream of Free Dance & Men’s FS

Click here for videos of the top singles/dance short programs (plus French Masters FD)

Click here for videos of the Pairs FS, Free Dances & more

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