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  • Catching up with Japan’s Satoko Miyahara
    Satoko Miyahara (宮原 知子) of Japan talks about her performances at 2018 NHK Trophy, her music for this season, training, and more. The post Catching up with Japan’s Satoko Miyahara appeared first on Golden Skate.
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  • Hawayek and Baker take first Grand Prix gold at 2018 NHK Trophy
    2018 NHK Trophy Ice Dance USA’s Kaitlin Hawayek and Jean-Luc Baker edged out Tiffani Zagorski and Jonathan Guerreiro of Russia to win the gold in Ice Dance in what was a tightly-contested affair at 2018 NHK Trophy on Sunday afternoon in Hiroshima, Japan. “Our main goal coming into this event was to put out two […]
    Scott Mammoser
  • Uno pockets fifth Grand Prix gold at 2018 NHK Trophy
    2018 NHK Trophy Men’s Figure Skating In his first appearance at NHK Trophy, Shoma Uno won the Men’s figure skating event with over 22 points to spare Saturday at the Hiroshima Green Arena. The 2018 Olympic silver medalist under-rotated his opening quad Salchow and put a hand down on a planned quad toe combination as […]
    Scott Mammoser
  • Kihira captures gold at NHK Trophy after two triple Axels
    2018 NHK Trophy Ladies Figure Skating Rika Kihira of Japan upstaged her more-established training partner, Satoko Miyahara, and jumped from fifth to first to capture gold at 2018 NHK Trophy, joining a long list of renowned Japanese ladies. The 16-year-old defending Japanese junior champion earned a season’s best of 154.72 points in her free skate […]
    Scott Mammoser
  • Russian pair team Zabiiako and Enbert take gold at NHK Trophy
    2018 NHK Trophy Pairs Figure Skating The Russian pair of Natalia Zabiiako and Alexander Enbert won an ISU Grand Prix event for the second time in as many weeks, taking home the gold from 2018 NHK Trophy at Hiroshima, Japan, on Saturday to complement the one they earned in Helsinki just days earlier. “We are […]
    Scott Mammoser
  • Zagorski and Guerreiro lead after Rhythm Dance at NHK Trophy
    2018 NHK Trophy Ice Dance Tiffani Zagorski and Jonathan Guerreiro of Russia scored a new personal best of 75.49 points during their tango routine to take the lead after the rhythm dance at the 2018 NHK Trophy in Hiroshima, Japan, on Saturday, with two American teams in second and third. “It felt good, but not […]
    Scott Mammoser
  • Uno leads men at NHK Trophy
    2018 NHK Trophy Men’s Figure Skating Despite a stumble on the back end of a quad toe loop-triple toe loop combination, Japan’s Shoma Uno leads after the Men’s Short program at the 2018 NHK Trophy on Friday in Hiroshima, Japan. Skating to “Stairway to Heaven,” Uno racked up 92.49 points and dazzled the home crowd […]
    Scott Mammoser
  • Virtual tie for Tuktamysheva; Miyahara at NHK Trophy
    2018 NHK Trophy Ladies Figure Skating Less than a tenth of a point separates Russia’s Elizaveta Tuktamysheva and Japan’s Satoko Miyahara following the short program at the 2018 NHK Trophy on Friday in Hiroshima, Japan. The Russian’s opening triple Axel and triple toe-triple toe combination earned her a total of 76.17 points, just ahead of […]
    Scott Mammoser
  • Zabiiako and Enbert lead Pairs at NHK Trophy
    2018 NHK Trophy Pairs Figure Skating Just one week after winning the Grand Prix of Helsinki, Russia’s Natalia Zabiiako and Alexander Enbert of Russia took the lead after the Pairs Short Program at 2018 NHK Trophy on Friday in Hiroshima, Japan, with a season’s best of 73.48 points. China’s Cheng Peng and Yang Jin are in […]
    Scott Mammoser
  • Hanyu takes gold in Helsinki; 39 points to spare
    2018 GP Helsinki Men’s Figure Skating Yuzuru Hanyu of Japan won the gold at 2018 GP Helsinki with nearly 40 points to spare as the event concluded on Sunday. Michal Brezina of the Czech Republic maintained second overall, while Junhwan Cha of South Korea rose to capture the bronze. Yuzuru underrotated his opening quad loop as well […]
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