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2011 JGP Final – Viewer’s Guide

8 Dec

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icenetwork.com (Archived footage of the JGP Final will be available)

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TV Schedule/Competition Notes (PDF)  Photo Gallery
2011 JGP Final (All times Eastern)

Thursday, December 8th

5:00 p.m.: Junior Pairs

6:15 p.m.: Junior Ladies

7:20 p.m. Junior Ice Dance

8:35 p.m.: Junior Men

Friday, December 9th

11:25 a.m.: Junior Pairs

6:30 p.m.: Junior Ladies

Saturday, December 10th

2:20 p.m.: Junior Ice Dance


In Like a LionVanessa Lam qualified for the JGP Final following first- and third place finishes in Austria and Australia, respectively.

Repeat TripJoshua Farris looks to improve on a sixth-place finish at this event a year ago. Farris won a pair of gold medals in Estonia and Poland to qualify for his second JGP Final.

Brown Seeks GoldJason Brown won the JGP Australia title and added a silver medal at JGP Italy.

Just the Two of UsBritney Simpson & Matthew Blackmer joined forces last spring and enjoyed immediate international success, winning the JGP Poland title and following that up with a silver medal at JGP Estonia.

Unfortunate WithdrawalJessica Noelle Calalang & Zack Sidhu clinched a spot in the JGP Final after finishing third in Estonia and fourth in Poland. However, the duo withdrew from the JGP Final on Nov. 30, due to an injury to Sidhu.

Dance, Dance, DanceAlexandra Aldridge & Daniel Eaton, who began competing internationally in 2010, secured a pair of medals with silver in Austria and bronze in Latvia.

*Fantasy Skating

Be sure to set your final roster for the GP Final before the event begins on Friday afternoon. Due to an illness in her family, Mao Asada will fly home to be with her family and will miss the Grand Prix Final. We wish her the best of luck and our thoughts are with her at this time. As a result, she has been removed from the Fantasy Skating roster, please update your teams accordingly.

U.S. Figure Skating Fantasy Challenge – Week Four

14 Nov

Week four of the U.S. Figure Skating Fantasy Challenge has been completed. Here are the top five finishers for the NHK Trophy:

1 the KWEEN 2104
2 T team gb 2096
2 T Sparkling Skaters 2096
2 T BrianJoubertLover 2096
5 jk4gold!! 2092

Congratulations to the KWEEN for having the highest score for the NHK Trophy! We will be contacting you this week with the email address you provided with a $25 gift card to the U.S. Figure Skating online store!

The ‘Dream Team for the NHK Trophy was:


A: Akiko Suzuki; B: Alena Leonova; C: Elene Gedevanishvili


A: Daisuke Takahashi; B: Samuel Contesti; C: Ross Miner


A: Yuko Kavaguti and Alexander Smirnov; B: Stefania Berton and Ondrej Hotarek; C: Marissa Castelli and Simon Shnapir

Ice Dancing

A: Maia Shibutani and Alex Shibutani; B: Nelli Zhiganshina and Alexander Gazsi; C: Lorenza Alessandrini and Simone Vaturi

The highest possible score was 2,121, and was not achieved by any team.

Here is the top five overall standing:

1 Eketnon 8300
2 team gb 8293
3 Grigsby the Young Bear-Faced Skating Fox Dog 8291
4 Icecats 8281
5 FromTheBoards 8274

The picks for the 2011 Trophée Eric Bompard will open tomorrow and close shortly before the event begins on Friday.

Click here to sign up your team if you haven’t already!


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