With all six 2016-17 ISU Grand Prix of # Figure Skating preliminary events formally in the books as of Nov. According to an article in the December 2016 Worldwide Determine Skating Journal, Cha doesn’t have any idols however he does train with Brian Orser, which bodes nicely for his jumps and skating abilities. That includes a foreword by CBS’ Verne Lundquist, Skating on Air traces the published historical past of determine skating with the help of over 30 skaters, broadcasters, community executives and more!
And the NBC Sports app – NBC Sports activities Group’s dwell streaming product for desktops, cellular gadgets, tablets, and connected TVs – will stream this weekend’s determine skating coverage. Weir competes within the Males’s Free Skate Program Final throughout Day 6 of the Turin Winter Olympic Video games on February 16, 2006. Apart from world silver medalist Denis Ten (KAZ), Alexander Majorov (SWE), Michal Brezina (CZE), Peter Liebers (GER), and world bronze medalist Javier Fernandez (ESP), all other entries come from one of the six Grand Prix stops (USA, Canada, China, Japan, France, and Russia).
The primary event of the sequence this yr is the Rostelecom Cup in Moscow (RUS), October 20 to 22. World and Olympic Champion Yuzuru Hanyu will begin his season there and will face 4 Continents Champion Nathan Chen (USA). Why: This extremely controversial pair (they were two of many Chinese language skaters under scrutiny in a potential age-falsifying scandal) gained two occasions on the Junior Grand Prix this yr (and a medal on the Grand Prix Remaining last year!).