Daily Archives: 25 January 2013

Wagner takes tentative lead after ladies’ short program at U.S. Champs

Ashley Wagner at 2013 U.S. Championships

By Kitty Xie

When Ashley Wagner skates, she shines brightly enough to detract from the mistakes of her compatriots.

Following Thursday’s short program of the 2013 U.S. Championships in Omaha, the reigning national champion leads with a score of 67.57. Not shabby at all, considering that she lacks a triple – triple and skated second to last, which meant that she got to witness many of her competitors fall or underrotate their jumps.

Volosozhar, Trankov take second European title

European championships 2013 pairs podium

Russia’s Tatiana Volosozhar and Maxim Trankov of Russia took their second consecutive gold in pair skating yesterday, at the European championships in Zagreb, Croatia.

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