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The 2008 Skate America was the first event of six in the 2008–09 ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating, a senior-level international invitational competition series. It was held at the Comcast Arena at Everett in Everett, Washington on October 23–26. Medals were awarded in the disciplines of men's singles, ladies' singles, pair skating, and ice dancing. Skaters earned points toward qualifying for the 2008–09 Grand Prix Final. The compulsory dance was the Viennese Waltz.

2008 Skate America
Type:Grand Prix
Date:October 23 – 26
Season:2008–09
Location:Everett, Washington
Host:U.S. Figure Skating
Venue:Comcast Arena at Everett
Champions
Men's singles:
Japan Takahiko Kozuka
Ladies' singles:
South Korea Kim Yuna
Pair skating:
Germany Aliona Savchenko / Robin Szolkowy
Ice dance:
France Isabelle Delobel / Olivier Schoenfelder
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Contents

ScheduleEdit

All times are Pacific Daylight Time (UTC-7).

  • Friday, October 24
    • 3:05 p.m. – Ice dancing: Compulsory dance
    • 7:35 p.m. – Pair skating: Short program
    • 9:05 p.m. – Men's singles: Short program
  • Saturday, October 25
    • 2:08 p.m. – Ice dancing: Original dance
    • 3:50 p.m. – Pair skating: Free skating
    • 7:08 p.m. – Ladies' singles: Short program
    • 9:10 p.m. – Men's singles: Free skating
  • Sunday, October 26
    • 11:08 a.m. – Ice dancing: Free dance
    • 1:07 p.m. – Ladies' singles: Free skating
    • 5:00 p.m. – Exhibition of Champions

ResultsEdit

MenEdit

 
Men's Podium; From left to right: Johnny Weir (2nd), Takahiko Kozuka (1st), Evan Lysacek (3rd).
Rank Name Nation Total points SP FS
1 Takahiko Kozuka   Japan 226.18 3 80.10 1 146.08
2 Johnny Weir   United States 225.20 2 80.55 2 144.65
3 Evan Lysacek   United States 223.21 1 81.30 3 141.91
4 Kevin Reynolds   Canada 204.89 4 67.18 4 137.71
5 Shawn Sawyer   Canada 199.98 6 64.14 5 135.84
6 Alexander Uspenski   Russia 177.81 7 59.63 6 118.18
7 Adrian Schultheiss   Sweden 177.26 5 64.40 9 112.86
8 Adam Rippon   United States 174.82 8 59.60 7 115.22
9 Igor Macypura   Slovakia 169.61 9 54.58 8 115.03
10 Ian Martinez   Canada 155.18 10 50.68 10 104.50

LadiesEdit

 
Ladies' Podium; From left to right: Yukari Nakano (2nd), Kim Yuna (1st), Miki Ando (3rd).
Rank Name Nation Total points SP FS
1 Kim Yuna   South Korea 193.45 1 69.50 1 123.95
2 Yukari Nakano   Japan 172.53 3 57.46 2 115.07
3 Miki Ando   Japan 168.42 2 57.80 3 110.62
4 Rachael Flatt   United States 155.73 5 54.92 4 100.81
5 Mirai Nagasu   United States 142.90 4 56.42 7 86.48
6 Susanna Pöykiö   Finland 142.14 8 47.82 5 94.32
7 Mira Leung   Canada 136.16 10 45.74 6 90.42
8 Kimmie Meissner   United States 135.92 6 54.90 9 81.02
9 Liu Yan   China 128.12 9 46.96 8 81.16
10 Annette Dytrt   Germany 116.83 7 48.32 11 68.51
11 Tuğba Karademir   Turkey 113.91 11 41.26 10 72.65
WD Valentina Marchei   Italy

PairsEdit

 
Pairs' podium; From left to right: Keauna McLaughlin / Rockne Brubaker (2nd), Aliona Savchenko / Robin Szolkowy (1st), Maria Mukhortova / Maxim Trankov (3rd).
Rank Name Nation Total points SP FS
1 Aliona Savchenko / Robin Szolkowy   Germany 180.77 2 64.08 1 116.69
2 Keauna McLaughlin / Rockne Brubaker   United States 172.69 3 57.02 2 115.67
3 Maria Mukhortova / Maxim Trankov   Russia 167.67 1 66.32 4 101.35
4 Meagan Duhamel / Craig Buntin   Canada 159.80 4 54.26 3 105.54
5 Rena Inoue / John Baldwin   United States 146.51 5 50.00 5 96.51
6 Caitlin Yankowskas / John Coughlin   United States 141.70 6 48.40 6 93.30
7 Adeline Canac / Maximin Coia   France 134.36 8 44.00 7 90.36
8 Zhang Yue / Wang Lei   China 124.63 7 44.60 8 80.03

Ice dancingEdit

 
Ice dancing podium; From left to right: Tanith Belbin / Benjamin Agosto (2nd), Isabelle Delobel / Olivier Schoenfelder (1st), Sinead Kerr / John Kerr (3rd).
Rank Name Nation Total points CD OD FD
1 Isabelle Delobel / Olivier Schoenfelder   France 187.64 1 38.49 1 58.26 2 90.89
2 Tanith Belbin / Benjamin Agosto   United States 186.53 2 37.63 3 57.47 1 91.43
3 Sinead Kerr / John Kerr   United Kingdom 180.20 3 34.37 2 57.74 4 88.09
4 Emily Samuelson / Evan Bates   United States 175.66 5 31.81 4 55.01 3 88.84
5 Pernelle Carron / Mathieu Jost   France 166.92 4 32.26 5 52.74 5 81.92
6 Ekaterina Rubleva / Ivan Shefer   Russia 159.03 7 28.41 7 50.37 6 80.25
7 Jane Summersett / Todd Gilles   United States 156.62 8 27.50 6 50.51 7 78.61
8 Katherine Copely / Deividas Stagniūnas   Lithuania 156.28 6 29.78 8 48.38 8 78.12
9 Allie Hann-McCurdy / Michael Coreno   Canada 142.95 9 25.74 9 45.44 9 71.77

External linksEdit

  • "2008–09 Grand Prix Announcement". Archived from the original on 2008-09-28. Retrieved 2008-06-12.
  • Official site
  • 2008 Skate America at the International Skating Union
  • 2008 Skate America at the U.S. Figure Skating