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Meet the athletes who call the Lower Mainland home. Fun fact: She first skated on Olympic ice at the Games in Vancouver as a Fun fact: Her father surprised her with snowboard cross tickets for Vancouver Meet the Edmonton-area athletes competing at the Winter Olympics A dual citizen — his mother was born in Edmonton — Messing began a member of Pierre Lueders four-man team at the Olympics in Vancouver. Team Canada - In her first two Olympic appearances, Marie-Philip Poulin at Boston University in , helping the Terriers reach the championship game of didn't like it; wanted to be like her brother so her parents let her try hockey.
Ranked eleventh in the free skate, she finished in seventh place overall. During the off-season, she toured in the show Stars on Ice. A stress fracture kept Nagasu out of training for a month during the summer. She returned to practice in September In the free skate, Nagasu had trouble on her layback spin. NationalsNagasu was in first place after the short program with a small lead. I really did not get back into shape until Four Continents, where I did the best I could.
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Nagasu finished seventh at the U. She was exhausted by the time she got here. At the Cup of Chinashe placed third in the short program after she under-rotated her triple-triple combination. Nagasu had the flu before the U. She finished seventh overall after under-rotating multiple jumps in her long program. At the Rostelecom Cupshe placed fourth in the short program, third in the free skate, and won the bronze medal.
Championships behind gold medalist Gracie Gold and silver medalist Polina Edmunds. Although the United States was able to send a three-woman team to the ladies' singles figure skating event at the Winter Olympics in SochiRussiaU.
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Figure Skating awarded the third position on the team to Wagner despite her fourth-place finish behind Nagasu, due to Wagner's stronger international competitive record. It was reported in the January 12, televised broadcast of the championship that Nagasu would file a protest of the association's decision.
However, The New York Times later reported that, after inquiring about the appeal process, Nagasu accepted the decision of U. Figure Skating, although she disagreed with it.
She started off her season by finishing sixth at U. International Figure Skating Classic. At Skate America, Nagasu finished sixth.
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At Rostelecom Cup, she finished fourth. At the U. ChampionshipsNagasu skated a solid short program and was in fourth place going into the long program. However, she placed 12th in the free skate after crashing into the boards and injuring her knee. She received several downgrades for under rotations on her jumps. Nagasu finished 10th overall.
In the spring ofNagasu briefly worked with Alexei Mishin on her jumps when he and his students went to temporarily train at the Broadmoor Skating Clubthe rink Nagasu trains at, in Colorado Springs, for a week due to the lack of ice time they were getting in Saint Petersburg. She then won the Ice Challenge. Nagasu suffered from an equipment malfunction at the U.E. PLUSHENKO - 2010 OLYMPIC GAMES - FS
Championships ; her right boot her landing foot ripped during the short program and remained loose through the rest of the program. Nagasu was nonetheless able to complete her skate, and the boot was repaired in time for the free skate. She ultimately finished fourth, winning the pewter medal, and was assigned to compete at the Four Continents Championships. Her combined score of Before her GP events, she won two Challenger Series medals.
Bronze at the Lombardia Trophy and gold at the Autumn Classicwhere she scored a new personal best short program, with a score of She was also assigned to Four Continents. She was fifth after the short with a score of However, she fought back and was 2nd in the free with a score of International Figure Skating Classicplacing third in the short program and second in the free skate, and winning her the silver medal.
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She then competed in the Japan Open as part of Team North America and came in fourth in personal and third for team. Riddle overcame multiple shoulder injuries to win a silver medal at the FIS World Championships earlier this year.
Kevin Koe of Edmonton, who now resides in Calgary and curls out of the Glencoe Club, will try to add an Olympic gold medal to his impressive resume, which already includes three Brier championships and two world titles. Homan, who is currently attending the University of Alberta, will be skip for Canada, which also features lead Lisa Weagle, third Emma Miskew and alternate Cheryl Kreviazuk. The Canadian women have won Olympic gold on three occasions and have never failed to medal in the event.
Canada defeated the United States in overtime, overcoming a late deficit in the process. Canada has won the past four Olympic hockey tournaments and once again go in as favourites. The team is led by veteran defenceman Meaghan Mikkelson, 33, of St.
Albert and backstopped by goaltender Shannon Szabados, 31, of Edmonton. Mikkelson and Szabados are each two-time Olympic gold medalist and hope to add a third to their impressive collection.
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