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2025 U.S. Figure Skating Championships to be in Wichita

The 2025 U.S. Figure Skating championships will be held in Wichita, Kansas, while the 2024 Skate America event will be in Allen, Texas, the national governing body has announced with its qualifying season schedule and calendar of domestically held international events for the 2024-25 season. “U.S. Figure Skating is very excited about each of our […]

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Linda Logan and Jesse Ghiorzi: Bringing the U.S. Figure Skating Championships to Columbus

The Greater Columbus Sports Commission will host this year’s U.S. Figure Skating National Championships, the first time the event will be in the Ohio destination. Nationwide Arena will host over 400 athletes, coaches, and officials, plus thousands of fans over the seven-day event. The venue is within walking distance of many hotels and restaurants to […]

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Wichita to Host U.S. Figure Skating’s 2024 Synchronized Sectional Championship

U.S. Figure Skating has announced the host cities for the 2024 Synchronized Sectional Championships. Wichita, Kansas, was selected for a third time to host the Midwestern Skating Championships. The 2024 dates are January 24–28 with all competitions at Intrust Bank Arena and practices at the Wichita Ice Center. “Wichita has always provided an exceptional experience […]

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Columbus to Host 2024 U.S. Figure Skating Championships

U.S. Figure Skating will hold its 2024 national championships at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio, from January 22-28, the first time the U.S. Figure Skating Championship event will be held in Columbus. “U.S. Figure Skating is thrilled to host this prestigious event for the first time in Columbus,” U.S. Figure Skating Chief Executive Officer Tracy […]

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Bob Dunlop: Two Decades of Organizing Events for U.S. Figure Skating

The United States Figure Skating National championships was first held in 1914 in New Haven, Connecticut, and has been the spot for fans of the sport to see the best in the history of the sport, including Dick Button, Scott Hamilton, Brian Boitano and Nathan Chen on the men’s side, to women’s sports icons such as Peggy Fleming, […]

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U.S. Figure Skating Names Tracy Marek as Chief Executive Officer

Tracy Marek has been named the chief executive officer of U.S. Figure Skating, becoming the first female CEO in the national governing body’s history. Marek most recently served as the executive vice president and chief marketing officer for the NBA’s Cleveland Cavaliers. She will begin her role in January 2023, where she will oversee the […]

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U.S. Figure Skating Executive Director Ramsey Baker will leave the organization at the end of the year.

Ramsey Baker to Leave U.S. Figure Skating

Executive Director Ramsey Baker, who has played a leadership role with U.S. Figure Skating since 2005, announced on Saturday that he will be leaving the organization at the end of the calendar year. Baker became Executive Director of U.S. Figure Skating on July 1, 2021, after serving as acting executive director for the seven-month period […]

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U.S. Figure Skating Latest to Partner with TeachAids on Concussion Education

U.S. Figure Skating has announced a partnership with TeachAids, a nonprofit leader in producing award-winning global education innovation, joining nearly two dozen other national governing bodies. CrashCourse is a suite of interactive products focused on the prevention and treatment of concussions and related mental health issues, and is designed to educate athletes, parents and coaches […]

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A visitor to the Shougang Park walks past the a sculpture for the Beijing Winter Olympics in Beijing on November 9, 2021. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

IOC Confirms Beijing Games Will Not Be Postponed

After two countries earlier this week raised the issue of whether the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games in Beijing would be postponed, the International Olympic Committee, has made it clear that the Games will go on as scheduled. The Swiss Olympic committee said the IOC, during a video conference call on Wednesday, gave assurances about […]

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