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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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SportsTravel Podcast: Insights and Expert Analysis

The SportsTravel Podcast focuses on news, insight, trends and more from some of the top event organizers and destination executives throughout the sports-event industry. With nearly 100 episodes over the past three years, the SportsTravel Podcast has become the place to listen to interviews with event organizers of all sizes, destinations ready to host national […]

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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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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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HotelPlanner Partnering with U.S. Figure Skating

HotelPlanner has announced a multiyear service provider partnership with U.S. Figure Skating, becoming the preferred hotel reservations provider for the national governing body and its fans. This deal follows HotelPlanner’s recent sports-related announcements with the NBA G League and Orlando Magic, among others. “Figure skating is a beloved sport across the United States with millions […]

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David Raith Steps Down as U.S. Figure Skating Executive Director

Longtime U.S. Figure Skating Executive Director David Raith, who has been on leave for six months following cancer surgery, will step down from the role and has accepted a new position as senior advisor for the national governing body’s leadership and on international relations. Ramsey Baker, who has been serving as acting executive director and […]

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2021 U.S. Figure Skating Championships Relocated to Las Vegas

The 2021 Toyota U.S. Figure Skating Championships, scheduled to take place in San Jose, California, in January, will be held instead in Las Vegas at the Orleans Arena with San Jose’s SAP Center selected as host for the 2023 national event. The 2021 event will take place from January 11–21. Fans who planned on attending […]

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