ISU World medallists Madison Chock/Evan Bates (USA), Riku Miura/Ryuichi Kihara (JPN) and Boyang Jin (CHN) lead the line-up at the ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships in Colorado Springs (USA) February 7 - 12, 2023. A total of 91 Skaters/Couples representing 13 ISU Members have been entered for this 23rd edition of the Four Continents Championships: 22 Men, 24 Women, 10 Pairs and 13 Ice Dance couples.
Nathan Chen (USA/Most Valuable Skater), Gabriella Papadakis/Guillaume Cizeron (FRA/Most Entertaining Program), Isabeau Levito (USA/Best Newcomer), Madison Chock/Evan Bates (USA/Best Costume) as well as Ilia Malinin (USA/Special Achievement) are the winning skaters of the ISU Skating Awards 2023. The Best Coach Award went to Patrice Lauzon (CAN) while Shae-Lynn Bourne (CAN) received the award for the best choreographer. Two-time Olympic Champion and figure skating icon Katarina Witt (GER) was selected for the Lifetime Achievement Award.
Charlene Guignard/Marco Fabbri claimed gold to end a nine-year gold medal drought for Italian Ice Dance, at the ISU European Figure Skating Championships in Espoo (FIN) Saturday, in an exhilarating and high-level competition.
Anastasiia Gubanova struck gold at the ISU European Figure Skating Championships in Espoo (FIN) Saturday, making history for Georgia as the first Figure Skater to win an ISU Championship.
Adam Siao Him Fa (FRA) brought the European Men’s title back to France after 12 years, in what was an exciting Men’s Final at the ISU European Figure Skating Championships Friday in Espoo (FIN).
Italy’s two-time European bronze medalists Charlene Guignard/Marco Fabbri found the right rhythm to take a slim lead in the Rhythm Dance. ISU Grand Prix Finalists Lilah Fear/Lewis Gibson of Great Britain are less than 1.5 points behind in second place. To the delight of the home crowd, Finnish dancers Juulia Turkkila/Matthias Versluis came third in the segment.
Anastasiia Gubanova (GEO) skated away with the lead in the Women’s Short Program as the ISU European Figure Skating Championships continued in Espoo (FIN) Thursday.
Sara Conti/Niccolo Macii (ITA) made history, winning the first ISU Championship title for an Italian Pair at the ISU European Figure Skating Championships in Espoo (FIN) Thursday.
Adam Siao Him Fa (FRA) skated to a confident lead as the ISU European Figure Skating Championships continued Wednesday in Espoo (FIN) with the Men’s Short Program.
ISU Grand Prix Final bronze medallists Sara Conti/Niccolo Macii (ITA) seized the lead as the ISU European Figure Skating Championships opened in Espoo (FIN) with the Pairs Short Program. A total of 131 skaters, representing 35 ISU Members, have been entered for this 115th edition of the European Championships: 29 Men, 30 Women, 13 Pairs and 23 Ice Dance couples.
On January 25, 2023 the International Skating Union (ISU) announces the celebrities that compose the six-member jury panel for the ISU Skating Awards 2023.
World silver medallist Loena Hendrickx (BEL), European silver medallist Daniel Grassl (ITA) and two-time European bronze medalists Charlene Guginard/Marco Fabbri (ITA) headline the ISU European Figure Skating Championships in Espoo (FIN) January 23 – 29. A total of 131 Skaters/Couples representing 35 ISU Members have been entered for this 115th edition of the European Championships: 29 Men, 30 Women, 13 Pairs and 23 Ice Dance couples.
Following a first online selection phase (December 15th - 31st , 2022) during which the public and media could vote on their favorite candidates (see full list here), the 2023 ISU Skating Awards Selection Commission has subsequently analyzed the voting results to finally designate three Nominees for each of the six Award categories.
The ISU Council met on January 16, 2023 and decided to provisionally allot the following ISU Figure Skating Championships for the seasons 2024/25 and 2025/26:
The ISU Skating Awards 2023 show, taking place in Zurich (SUI) on February 5th in collaboration with Art on Ice, will be presented by the star-studded duo Johnny Weir and Elma Smit. The two hosts will combine their expertise in the sports and entertainment industries to deliver an exceptional Awards ceremony: behind-the-scenes interviews of world-famous Figure Skaters, breathtaking performances on the ice and live musical acts by international superstars are all on the program.