2008 Skate America

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2008 Skate America
Type: Grand Prix
Date: October 23 – 26
Season: 2008–2009
Location: Everett, Washington
Venue: Comcast Arena at Everett
Champions
Men's singles:
Japan Takahiko Kozuka
Ladies' singles:
South Korea Kim Yu-Na
Pair skating:
Germany Aliona Savchenko / Robin Szolkowy
Ice dancing:
France Isabelle Delobel / Olivier Schoenfelder
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The 2008 Skate America was the Skate America Grand Prix competition of the 2008–2009 figure skating season. It was the first event of six in the 2008–2009 ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating, a senior-level international invitational competition. It was organized by the United States Figure Skating Association. Medals were awarded in four disciplines: men's singles, ladies' singles, pair skating, and ice dancing.

The top placing skaters at this event earned points towards qualifying them for the 2008–2009 Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final.

In 2008, Skate America was held at Comcast Arena at Everett in Everett, Washington from October 23 through 26th.

The compulsory dance was the Viennese Waltz.

Schedule of events[edit]

All times are Pacific Daylight Time (UTC-7).

  • Friday, October 24
    • 3:05 p.m. – Ice Dancing: Compulsory Dance
    • 7:35 p.m. – Pair skating: Short Program
    • 9:05 p.m. – Men's Singles: Short Program
  • Saturday, October 25
    • 2:08 p.m. – Ice dancing: Original Dance
    • 3:50 p.m. – Pair skating: Free Skating
    • 7:08 p.m. – Ladies' Singles: Short Program
    • 9:10 p.m. – Men's Singles: Free Skating
  • Sunday, October 26
    • 11:08 a.m. – Ice Dancing: Free Dance
    • 1:07 p.m. – Ladies' Singles: Free Skating
    • 5:00 p.m. – Exhibition of Champions

Results[edit]

Men[edit]

Mens Podium; From left to right: Johnny Weir (2nd), Takahiko Kozuka (1st), Evan Lysacek (3rd).
Rank Name Nation Total Points SP FS
1 Takahiko Kozuka  Japan 226.18 3 80.10 1 146.08
2 Johnny Weir  United States 225.20 2 80.55 2 144.65
3 Evan Lysacek  United States 223.21 1 81.30 3 141.91
4 Kevin Reynolds  Canada 204.89 4 67.18 4 137.71
5 Shawn Sawyer  Canada 199.98 6 64.14 5 135.84
6 Alexander Uspenski  Russia 177.81 7 59.63 6 118.18
7 Adrian Schultheiss  Sweden 177.26 5 64.40 9 112.86
8 Adam Rippon  United States 174.82 8 59.60 7 115.22
9 Igor Macypura  Slovakia 169.61 9 54.58 8 115.03
10 Ian Martinez  Canada 155.18 10 50.68 10 104.50

Ladies[edit]

Ladies Podium; From left to right: Yukari Nakano (2nd); Kim Yu-Na (1st); Miki Ando (3rd)
Rank Name Nation Total Points SP FS
1 Yuna Kim  South Korea 193.45 1 69.50 1 123.95
2 Yukari Nakano  Japan 172.53 3 57.46 2 115.07
3 Miki Ando  Japan 168.42 2 57.80 3 110.62
4 Rachael Flatt  United States 155.73 5 54.92 4 100.81
5 Mirai Nagasu  United States 142.90 4 56.42 7 86.48
6 Susanna Pöykiö  Finland 142.14 8 47.82 5 94.32
7 Mira Leung  Canada 136.16 10 45.74 6 90.42
8 Kimmie Meissner  United States 135.92 6 54.90 9 81.02
9 Liu Yan  China 128.12 9 46.96 8 81.16
10 Annette Dytrt  Germany 116.83 7 48.32 11 68.51
11 Tuğba Karademir  Turkey 113.91 11 41.26 10 72.65
WD Valentina Marchei  Italy

Pairs[edit]

Pairs podium; From left to right: Keauna McLaughlin / Rockne Brubaker (2nd); Aliona Savchenko / Robin Szolkowy (1st); Maria Mukhortova / Maxim Trankov (3rd)
Rank Name Nation Total Points SP FS
1 Aliona Savchenko / Robin Szolkowy  Germany 180.77 2 64.08 1 116.69
2 Keauna McLaughlin / Rockne Brubaker  United States 172.69 3 57.02 2 115.67
3 Maria Mukhortova / Maxim Trankov  Russia 167.67 1 66.32 4 101.35
4 Meagan Duhamel / Craig Buntin  Canada 159.80 4 54.26 3 105.54
5 Rena Inoue / John Baldwin  United States 146.51 5 50.00 5 96.51
6 Caitlin Yankowskas / John Coughlin  United States 141.70 6 48.40 6 93.30
7 Adeline Canac / Maximin Coia  France 134.36 8 44.00 7 90.36
8 Zhang Yue / Wang Lei  China 124.63 7 44.60 8 80.03

Ice Dancing[edit]

Ice dancing podium; From left to right: Tanith Belbin and Benjamin Agosto (2nd); Isabelle Delobel and Olivier Schoenfelder (1st); Sinead Kerr and John Kerr (3rd).
Rank Name Nation Total Points CD OD FD
1 Isabelle Delobel / Olivier Schoenfelder  France 187.64 1 38.49 1 58.26 2 90.89
2 Tanith Belbin / Benjamin Agosto  United States 186.53 2 37.63 3 57.47 1 91.43
3 Sinead Kerr / John Kerr  United Kingdom 180.20 3 34.37 2 57.74 4 88.09
4 Emily Samuelson / Evan Bates  United States 175.66 5 31.81 4 55.01 3 88.84
5 Pernelle Carron / Mathieu Jost  France 166.92 4 32.26 5 52.74 5 81.92
6 Ekaterina Rubleva / Ivan Shefer  Russia 159.03 7 28.41 7 50.37 6 80.25
7 Jane Summersett / Todd Gilles  United States 156.62 8 27.50 6 50.51 7 78.61
8 Katherine Copely / Deividas Stagniūnas  Lithuania 156.28 6 29.78 8 48.38 8 78.12
9 Allie Hann-McCurdy / Michael Coreno  Canada 142.95 9 25.74 9 45.44 9 71.77

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