2012 Winter Youth Olympic Games in Innsbruck, Austria (links)

Posted by unseenskaters on January 19, 2012

The first Winter Youth Olympic Games is underway in Innsbruck, Austria and here are preview articles, results, and figure skating highlight video links:

Maryland article on Rachael & Michael Parsons and a Washington (Kids) Post interview with them

Delaware article on Caitlin Belt/Michael Johnson

Buffalo, NY article on Jordan Bauth

Starting Orders/Results/Detailed Protocols

Pairs SP video highlights (includes clip of Belt/Johnson)

Short Dance video highlights (includes clip of & interview with Parsons/Parsons)

Ladies SP video highlights and Ladies medalists’ FS highlights

Official YOG Innsbruck YouTube Channel

Congratulations to the Team USA figure skaters on their individual performances!
Caitlin Belt, 15, & Michael Johnson, 17, placed 4th of 5 Junior pairs;
Rachel Parsons, 14, & Michael Parsons, 16, placed 4th of 12 Junior ice dance teams;
Jordan Bauth, 14, placed 7th of 16 Junior ladies.
This was the international debut for Belt/Johnson and Bauth.
Jan. 21 update: Congratulations to Jordan Bauth for placing 2nd in her FS and helping Team 4 win a GOLD medal in the Mixed Team Event!


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