Hubbell and Donohue claim fourth straight – and final – Skate America title – Figure Skaters Online

By Maura Sullivan Hill, Team FSO staff writerPhotos by Robin Ritoss LAS VEGAS, NEVADA — Madison Hubbell and Zachary Donohue won their fourth straight, and final, Skate America title on Sunday, Oct. 24 at Orleans Arena in Las Vegas. “It’s a feeling of overwhelming gratitude, being our last Skate America and four consecutive wins for us, it means quite a lot, especially to be able to have a live audience,” Donohue said in the post-event press conference. “All the energy being here surrounded by our fellow teammates and our coaches…

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Silver Lining for Shoma Uno – International Figure Skating

Shoma Uno returned to international competition this weekend at Skate America. Due to the pandemic restrictions in Japan he has been training in his homeland since the spring, far from his Swiss-based coach Stéphane Lambiel. During a media scrum in the mixed zone following a practice session in Las Vegas, Uno said he felt he was in good shape and the best condition he could hope to be in. When asked about the technical content he hopes to include in his programs this season, two quads were at the forefront:…

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