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The New Yorker

Rival Russians, United by Fate, in the Women's Figure-Skating Final at the Winter Olympics
The New Yorker
The American skaters, Bradie Tennell, Mirai Nagasu, and Karen Chen, were beloved but seemed to be out of medal contention; there had been thrills but also spills, a state of affairs that was met with grim hand-wringing all over. I'm of the it's-all ...
Figure Skating: Alina Zagitova Wins Russia's First Gold MedalNew York Times
Evgenia Medvedeva had a gold medal performance. Figure skating's point system said otherwise.Vox
Zagitova Edges Medvedeva To Win Figure Skating Gold At Pyeongchang OlympicsNPR
ESPN -Washington Post
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The US Women Fall Apart In Figure Skating
A medal for the U.S. women in the ladies single figure skating was always going to be a long shot at best. With Alina Zagitova and Evgenia Medvedevia of Russia all but assured the gold and silver medal in whatever order the judges decided, every other ...
Zaccardi: US women's figure skating searching for next stepNBC Olympics
Americans fail to medal in free skate, but Mirai Nagasu could earn one for excusesLos Angeles Times
US Women's Figure Skaters Describe an 'Exhausting' Olympics After Finishing Far From the
USA TODAY -Sports Illustrated
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Will figure skating ever see a quintuple jump? Here's what physics says
“If we do see it, it'll be a rarity,” said Dr. James Richards, a University of Delaware kinesiology professor who in the 1990s worked with U.S. Figure Skating to analyze skaters' jumping technique. “The quad has become kind of a required element for ...

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Washington Post

The 10 most memorable figure skating routines at the 2018 Olympics, ranked by song
Washington Post
The 2018 Winter Olympics mark the first year that figure skaters have been able to use music with lyrics for their routines. Live-tweeters have now been yelling about it for two weeks, and the increased attention has even contributed to a spike in ...
The Figure Skating Exhibition Gala Is the Cherry on Top of the Olympics SundaeThrillist

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New York Times

When Skating Fans Toss Bears and Bouquets, the 'Flower Kids' Clean Up
New York Times
GANGNEUNG, South Korea — A group of young skaters have wowed the crowds here with their speed and agility on the ice at the Olympic figure skating venue. But they aren't competing. The skaters stealing the show are known as the flower kids, a team of ...

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Tara Lipinski Explains Why She Thinks US Female Figure Skaters Haven't Medaled in Years
At the World Championships, too, American women dominated: From 1996 to 2006, there were only three years where an American woman didn't land the top spot, and even then, the United States still had one (or even two) women on the podium. Fast forward ...
Tara Lipinski Says This Is the Best Thing About Working the Olympics With Johnny WeirMoney Magazine
The Internet still can't make up its mind about Tara Lipinski and Johnny WeirWashington Post
Inside Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir's Rise From Olympic Figure Skaters to Beloved CommentatorsTIME
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SB Nation

My favorite Winter Olympics figure skating routines
SB Nation
It's not completely fair to say that the United States' figure skating contingent was a disappointment in Pyeongchang. The competition was stiff, they weren't the only skaters to make seemingly avoidable mistakes, and America's representatives are ...

Fox News

Olympics speed skating event crashed by nearly naked notorious streaker
Fox News
A shirtless man clad in a tutu dances on the rink following the men's 1,000m speed skating event medal ceremony during the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at the Gangneung Oval in Gangneung on February 23, 2018. (Roberto Schmidt/AFP/Getty). A man ...
Winter Olympics Invaded By Streaker ... Nice Penis Pouch!

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SB Nation

Olympics cheat sheet: USA figure skating had a historically bad week
SB Nation
Olympics cheat sheet: USA figure skating had a historically bad week. tweet share Reddit Pocket Flipboard Email. Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images. Good morning, Olympics pals of mine. We've got some good news and some bad news for Team USA to talk ...
A look at figure skating winners and how they earned medalsABC News
Olympics Day 14: After 20 years, US women's hockey wins gold; figure skating finals are tonightWashington Post

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NBC Olympics

Synchronized skating could be included in 2022 Olympic program
NBC Olympics
Synchronized skating began in the U.S. in 1956 when an organized group of skaters formed a team. The first synchronized skating competition was held 20 years later, and by 1984, the first U.S. national championships for the discipline were held. The ...
Portland Hosts Synchronized Skating

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