2018 Skate America

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2018 Skate America
Type:Grand Prix
Date:October 19 – 21
Season:2018–19
Location:Everett, Washington
Host:U.S. Figure Skating
Venue:Angel of the Winds Arena
Champions
Men's singles:
United States Nathan Chen
Ladies' singles:
Japan Satoko Miyahara
Pair skating:
Russia Evgenia Tarasova / Vladimir Morozov
Ice dance:
United States Madison Hubbell / Zachary Donohue
Navigation
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2017 Skate America
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2019 Skate America
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2018 Skate Canada International

The 2018 Skate America was the first event of six in the 2018–19 ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating, a senior-level international invitational competition series. It was held at Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett, Washington on October 19–21. Medals were awarded in the disciplines of men's singles, ladies' singles, pair skating, and ice dancing. Skaters earned points toward qualifying for the 2018–19 Grand Prix Final.

Entries[edit]

The ISU published the preliminary assignments on June 29, 2018.[1]

Country Men Ladies Pairs Ice dancing
 Belgium Loena Hendrickx
 Canada Nam Nguyen
Kevin Reynolds
Alaine Chartrand Evelyn Walsh / Trennt Michaud
 Czech Republic Michal Březina
 France Romain Ponsart Laurine Lecavelier
 Georgia Morisi Kvitelashvili
 Germany Minerva Fabienne Hase / Nolan Seegert
Annika Hocke / Ruben Blommaert
Katharina Müller / Tim Dieck
 Great Britain Lilah Fear / Lewis Gibson
Robynne Tweedale / Joseph Buckland
 Israel Alexei Bychenko
 Italy Matteo Rizzo Charlène Guignard / Marco Fabbri
 Japan Marin Honda
Satoko Miyahara
Kaori Sakamoto
 Malaysia Julian Zhi Jie Yee
 Poland Natalia Kaliszek / Maksym Spodyriev
 Russia Sergei Voronov Sofia Samodurova
Polina Tsurskaya
Alisa Efimova / Alexander Korovin
Evgenia Tarasova / Vladimir Morozov
Tiffany Zahorski / Jonathan Guerreiro
 Ukraine Alexandra Nazarova / Maxim Nikitin
 United States Nathan Chen
Jimmy Ma
Vincent Zhou
Starr Andrews
Bradie Tennell
Megan Wessenberg
Ashley Cain / Timothy LeDuc
Nica Digerness / Danny Neudecker
Alexa Scimeca Knierim / Chris Knierim
Madison Hubbell / Zachary Donohue
Karina Manta / Joseph Johnson
Lorraine McNamara / Quinn Carpenter

Changes to preliminary assignments[edit]

Date Discipline Withdrew Added Reason/Other notes Refs
July 9 and 31 Pairs China Yu Xiaoyu / Zhang Hao Germany Minerva Fabienne Hase / Nolan Seegert Foot injury (Yu) [2][3]
July 18 and September 7 Ice dance South Korea Yura Min / Alexander Gamelin United Kingdom Robynne Tweedale / Joseph Buckland Split [4][5]
August 9 and 16 Ladies Slovakia Nicole Rajičová Canada Alaine Chartrand [6][7]
August 15 and 16 Men Belgium Jorik Hendrickx Canada Kevin Reynolds [8]
September 10 Men N/A United States Jimmy Ma Host pick [9]
Ladies United States Megan Wessenberg
Pairs United States Nica Digerness / Danny Neudecker
Ice dance United States Karina Manta / Joseph Johnson
October 8 and 9 Pairs China Li Xiangning / Xie Zhong Canada Evelyn Walsh / Trennt Michaud [10][11]
October 15 Ladies Russia Elena Radionova N/A Back injury [12]

Results[edit]

Men[edit]

Rank Name Nation Total points SP FS
1 Nathan Chen  United States 280.57 1 90.58 1 189.99
2 Michal Březina  Czech Republic 239.51 2 82.09 2 157.42
3 Sergei Voronov  Russia 226.44 4 78.18 4 148.26
4 Matteo Rizzo  Italy 225.81 5 78.09 5 147.72
5 Vincent Zhou  United States 225.75 6 76.38 3 149.37
6 Nam Nguyen  Canada 212.99 9 69.86 6 143.13
7 Julian Zhi Jie Yee  Malaysia 207.51 3 81.52 9 125.99
8 Morisi Kvitelashvili  Georgia 205.12 11 68.58 7 136.54
9 Alexei Bychenko  Israel 197.47 10 69.69 8 127.78
10 Romain Ponsart  France 187.92 8 71.48 11 116.44
11 Kevin Reynolds  Canada 185.63 12 61.62 10 124.01
12 Jimmy Ma  United States 185.06 7 71.53 12 113.53

Ladies[edit]

Rank Name Nation Total points SP FS
1 Satoko Miyahara  Japan 219.71 1 73.86 1 145.85
2 Kaori Sakamoto  Japan 213.90 2 71.29 2 142.61
3 Sofia Samodurova  Russia 198.70 3 64.41 3 134.29
4 Bradie Tennell  United States 192.89 5 61.72 4 131.17
5 Laurine Lecavelier  France 172.41 7 59.57 5 112.84
6 Megan Wessenberg  United States 170.33 6 60.20 6 110.13
7 Polina Tsurskaya  Russia 159.45 8 58.42 8 101.03
8 Marin Honda  Japan 158.04 4 62.74 9 95.30
9 Alaine Chartrand  Canada 155.49 11 46.99 7 108.50
10 Starr Andrews  United States 150.56 9 56.03 10 94.53
WD Loena Hendrickx  Belgium withdrew 10 54.13 withdrew from competition

Pairs[edit]

Rank Name Nation Total points SP FS
1 Evgenia Tarasova / Vladimir Morozov  Russia 204.85 1 71.24 1 133.61
2 Alisa Efimova / Alexander Korovin  Russia 178.98 2 62.38 3 116.60
3 Ashley Cain / Timothy LeDuc  United States 175.06 4 57.72 2 117.34
4 Alexa Scimeca Knierim / Chris Knierim  United States 171.56 5 57.31 4 114.25
5 Minerva Fabienne Hase / Nolan Seegert  Germany 162.10 3 60.04 5 102.06
6 Nica Digerness / Danny Neudecker  United States 151.21 7 51.56 6 99.65
7 Annika Hocke / Ruben Blommaert  Germany 144.53 6 53.36 7 91.17
8 Evelyn Walsh / Trennt Michaud  Canada 129.06 8 44.71 8 84.35

Ice dancing[edit]

Rank Name Nation Total points RD FD
1 Madison Hubbell / Zachary Donohue  United States 200.82 1 78.43 1 122.39
2 Charlène Guignard / Marco Fabbri  Italy 192.30 2 75.01 2 117.29
3 Tiffany Zahorski / Jonathan Guerreiro  Russia 181.38 3 73.30 4 108.08
4 Lorraine McNamara / Quinn Carpenter  United States 180.57 4 72.44 3 108.13
5 Lilah Fear / Lewis Gibson  Great Britain 170.70 5 64.71 5 105.99
6 Natalia Kaliszek / Maksym Spodyriev  Poland 163.05 6 62.78 6 100.27
7 Katharina Müller / Tim Dieck  Germany 158.11 7 60.12 7 97.99
8 Alexandra Nazarova / Maxim Nikitin  Ukraine 156.16 8 58.32 8 97.84
9 Robynne Tweedale / Joseph Buckland  Great Britain 152.69 9 57.77 9 94.92
10 Karina Manta / Joseph Johnson  United States 139.33 10 51.89 10 87.44

References[edit]

  1. ^ ISU Figure Skating [@ISU_figure] (June 29, 2018). "Who is going where? This week the Grand Prix assignments were announced" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
  2. ^ "ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2018/19: Pairs". International Skating Union. July 9, 2018.
  3. ^ "Eiskunstlauf: Zwei Grand-Prix-Einladungen für Vize-Meister Hase/Seegert" [Figure Skating: Two Grand Prix Invitations for Vice Champion Hase / Seegert] (in German). Eurosport Deutschland. July 31, 2018.
  4. ^ Gamelin, Alexander (July 18, 2018). "It is with deep regret..." (Instagram).
  5. ^ Tweedale, Robynne (September 7, 2018). "Excited to be going to Skate Canada and Skate America soon!" (Instagram).
  6. ^ "ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2018/19: Ladies". International Skating Union. August 9, 2018.
  7. ^ "ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2018/19: Ladies". International Skating Union. August 16, 2018.
  8. ^ "ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2018/19: Men". International Skating Union. August 16, 2018.
  9. ^ U.S. Figure Skating [@USFigureSkating] (September 10, 2018). "🥁 Joining #TeamUSA at #SkateAmerica..." (Tweet) – via Twitter.
  10. ^ "ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2018/19: Pairs". International Skating Union. October 8, 2018.
  11. ^ "ISU GP Skate America 2018: Pairs". International Skating Union. October 9, 2018.
  12. ^ Vilevich, Alexander (October 15, 2018). "Елена Радионова Тренер: Радионова снялась со "Скейт Америка" из-за травмы спины" [Coach: Radionova shot with Skate America due to a back injury] (in Russian). RIA Novosti.

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