Ross Miner brings bronze for the U.S.
American Ross Miner, two-time U.S. national bronze medalist, continued his success, which began in San Jose. Skating to “The Untouchables”, Miner executed six triple jumps inlcuding two Axels. U.S. bronze medalist scored his seasons best of 146.34 points and took the bronze medal at the 2012 Four Continents Championships. Overall score is 223.23 points.
“Today was pretty unexpected result-wise. I had a long wait. When I got on the ice, I felt cold, ” Ross Miner told to the press. “The whole performance felt a little off then the results came up and whoa! That’s cool. I didn’t expect that.” he continued.
Another American skater Adam Rippon pulled up from seventh to fourth at 221.55 points and was ranked third in free skating. He crashed on a downgraded quad Salchow but landed confidently seven triple jumps.
Canadian Patrick Chan took the first place with a total result of 273.94 points. Japan’s Daisuke Takahashi finished second with 244.33 points.