Skating stars come out, hit the ice for practice
Defending U.S. champion figure skater Ashley Wagner, in the background, talks with her coach, John Nicks, during practice Tuesday at the CenturyLink Center.
Posted: Wednesday, January 23, 2013 12:00 am
They're a little jet-lagged and wary of the frigid weather outside, but skating's biggest stars are making themselves at home at the CenturyLink Center.
Tuesday, as junior-level skaters took the ice on the third day of competition at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships, senior-level skaters began turning up at the practice rink. A small crowd of coaches, family members and fans got a first look at top ladies skaters, including defending champion Ashley Wagner, 2010 Olympian — and former national champion — Mirai Nagasu and senior newcomer Gracie Gold.
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Wednesday, January 23, 2013 12:00 am.