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2014 JGP #7 in Zagreb, Croatia, Oct. 8-11

Posted by unseenskaters on October 9, 2014

The seventh and final competition in the 2014-15 ISU JGP series has begun in Zagreb, Croatia.

Click here to view the ISU JGP YouTube channel for links to Zagreb recorded streams & videos

Click here for Results/Protocols (Croatia is 6 hours ahead of Eastern time)

Click here for Pogrebinsky/Benoit’s Blog for Icenetwork & their photos from Zagreb

Team USA Thursday results:
Men SP: Nathan Chen placed 2nd (72.57) in his international season debut and Daniel Kulenkamp 13th (54.31) in his Team USA/JGP debut.
Pairs SP: Chelsea Liu/Brian Johnson are in 3rd (47.55, new ISU PB), Jessica Lee/Robert Hennings 8th (41.90. new ISU PB) and Olivia Allan/Austin Hale 9th (39.52) of 12 teams. All 3 teams have met the minimum TES (20) required for 2015 Junior Worlds.
Ladies SP: Karen Chen landed 3Lo+2T, 3Lz, 2A & showed fabulous spins; she placed 1st (62.71, a new season best score) in a field of 32. Click here to watch Karen’s SP.

Team USA Friday results:
Short Dance: Rachel Parsons/Michael Parsons placed 2nd (56.28) and Elliana Pogrebinsky/Alex Benoit 9th (36.41) of 15 teams.
Pairs FS: Liu/Johnson placed 4th (134.97 total, 87.42 6th in FS; both are new ISU PB scores), Lee/Hennings 9th (116.24 total, 74.34 10th in FS; both are new ISU PB scores) and Allan/Hale 10th (114.60 total, 75.08 9th in FS) of 12. Congratulations to Liu/Johnson on qualifying for the JGP Final in Barcelona, Spain, Dec. 11-14, 2014!
Men FS: N. Chen won the SILVER medal (208.16 total, 135 in FS) and Kulenkamp pulled up to 9th (167.89 total, 113.58 7th in FS) of 25.

Team USA Saturday results:
Free Dance: Parsons/Parsons won the SILVER medal (140.33 total, 84.05 2nd in FD & a new ISU personal best score) and Pogrebinsky/Benoit 8th (106.92 total, 70.51 6th in FD & new ISU PB score). Parsons/Parsons are the first alternate dance team to the JGP Final.
Ladies FS: K. Chen won the SILVER medal (169.41 total, 106.70 FS) and is the first alternate to the JGP Final.

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Click here to see the Official JGP Final MEN Qualifiers & Alternates

Click here to see the Official JGP Final LADIES Qualifiers & Alternates

Click here to see the Official JGP Final PAIRS Qualifiers & Alternates

Click here to see the Official JGP Final ICE DANCE Qualifiers & Alternates

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2014-15 U.S. Regional Championships underway: 3 completed & 6 to go

Posted by unseenskaters on October 9, 2014

Links to the results from the first 3 Regionals (South Atlantic, Upper Great Lakes, Northwest Pacific) and information about the remaining 6 Regionals can be found on the REGIONALS page of this blog. All singles qualifiers to the 3 Sectional Championships, plus known byes, are being compiled on the SECTIONALS page.

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2014 JGP #6 in Dresden, Germany, Oct. 1-4

Posted by unseenskaters on October 2, 2014

The sixth competition in the 2014-15 ISU JGP series is happening this week in Dresden, Germany, and is known in German as Pokal der Blauten Schwerter (“Blue Swords”).

Click here to view the ISU JGP YouTube channel for links to Dresden live streams & videos

Click here for Start orders/Results/Protocols (Germany is 6 hours ahead of Eastern time)

Click here for Jacob Simon’s Vlogs from Germany for Icenetwork

Click here for Team USA photos on Icenetwork

Click here for Biechler/Dodge’s JGP Dresden Blog for Ice-Dance.com

Team USA Thursday results:
Short Dance: Lorraine McNamara/Quinn Carpenter placed 2nd (55.61) and Julia Biechler/Damian Dodge 6th (46.26, new ISU PB score) of 17 teams.
Ladies SP: Leah Keiser placed 7th (49.66) of 28.
Men SP: Shotaro Omori finished 3rd (66.30) of 26; Tony Lu was 13th (49.55) in his JGP debut (FS is on Saturday)

Team USA Friday results:
Pairs SP: Chelsea Liu/Brian Johnson (his JGP debut/their JGP debut together) placed 4th (46.87) and Lindsay Weinstein/Jacob Simon 6th (42.46, new ISU PB score) of 9 teams.
Free Dance: McNamara/Carpenter won the SILVER medal (83.74 FD & 139.35 total are new ISU personal best scores) and Biechler/Dodge finished 6th (73.36 FD & 119.62 total are also new ISU PB scores) of 17.
Ladies FS: Keiser placed 8th (128.63).

Team USA Saturday results:
Pairs FS: Liu/Johnson won the BRONZE medal (85.28 FS & 132.15 total) and Weinstein/Simon placed 7th (setting new ISU personal best scores of 73.35 FS & 115.81 total) of 9.
Men’s FS: Omori placed 6th (107.24 FS, 173.54 total) and Lu 9th (111.62 6th in FS, 161.17 total) of 26.

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2014 JGP #5 in Tallinn, Estonia, Sept. 24-27

Posted by unseenskaters on October 2, 2014

Catching up after the fact (apologies for falling behind)… Last week, the fifth competition in the 2014-15 ISU JGP series took place in Tallinn, Estonia.

Click here to view the ISU JGP YouTube channel for links to Tallinn video playlists

Click here for JGP Tallinn Results/Protocols

Click here for Holly Moore’s Blog for Icenetwork

Click here for Team USA photos on Icenetwork

Click here for Christina Carreira’s JGP Tallinn Blog for Ice-Dance.com

Team USA’s final results: Andrew Torgashev 4th (177.65, set new ISU PB score of 64.70 in SP), Spencer Howe 12th (140.50, set 3 new ISU PB scores) of 26 men; Amber Glenn 6th (142.83) of 30 ladies; Olivia Allan/Austin Hale 8th (117.23) and Jessica Lee/Robert Hennings 11th (95.25) of 12 pairs in their respective JGP debuts; Christina Carreira/Anthony Ponomarenko 4th (127.60, set 2 new ISU PB scores for SD & Total) and Holly Moore/Daniel Klaber 6th (126.95, set new ISU PB score for SD) of 16 dance teams.

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