JGP #3 in Kosice, Slovakia + videos
Posted by unseenskaters on September 13, 2013
Click here for JGP Slovakia start orders, results & detailed protocols (Kosice is 6 hours ahead of Eastern time)
Team USA Friday results:
JGP Latvia bronze medalist Karen Chen (64.46) currently leads in the Ladies SP [Watch her SP video here]. 2013 U.S. Junior Ladies bronze medalist Barbie Long is 7th (47.56) of 31.
2013 U.S. Novice Pairs silver medalists Kaitlin Budd/Nikita Cheban are 4th (48.50) and 2013 U.S. Junior Pairs pewter medalists Chelsea Liu/Devin Perini 7th (44.80) of 11 teams in their JGP debuts.
2013 Junior World bronze medalist Shotaro Omori is in 2nd after SP (70.58) – good start to his international season [Watch his SP video here]. Nix Phengsy was 20th (41.56) of 24 in his JGP debut.
Team USA Saturday results:
In the Short Dance, 2012 JGP Croatia bronze medalists Rachel & Michael Parsons are in 2nd (52.09) and 2013 U.S. Junior Ice Dance pewter medalists Holly Moore/Daniel Klaber 4th (50.03).
GOLD for Karen Chen! She was a close 2nd (114.62) in the FS [Watch her FS video here] and set 3 new ISU PB scores in SVK, including 179.08 total.
Barbie Long pulled up to 5th in FS (100.63, new ISU PB score) [Watch her FS video here] & 5th overall (148.19, new ISU PB total score).
Liu/Perini finish 5th and Budd/Cheban 7th in Pairs.
Team USA Sunday results:
SILVER for Parsons/Parsons [Watch their FD video here] and BRONZE for Moore/Klaber [Watch their FD video here]!
In the Men’s event, Omori finished 5th (reportedly skating on a sprained ankle) and Phengsy 16th.