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April 2010Destination reached!
"The performances that we saw at the Olympic Winter Games were the result of our athletes being well prepared," said Mitch Moyer, director of athlete high performance at U.S. Figure Skating. "I congratulate the athletes and coaches on bringing their 'A' game to the biggest competition of the season."
The United States enjoyed the best average finish among countries with entries in all four disciplines: USA - 6.7; Russia - 8.3; Canada - 9.1; Italy - 13.8; Germany - 15.6.
"Our athletes made all of us proud to be members of U.S. Figure Skating," U.S. Figure Skating President Patricia St. Peter said.
Read a recap of the 2010 Olympic Winter Games in the April issue of SKATING.
Also featured in this issue ...
by Becca Staed Bishop
The Haydenettes will represent the United States at the World Synchronized Skating Championships, April 9-10 in Colorado Springs, Colo. Joining them will be 2010 U.S. silver medalist Crystallettes.
The "final product" is what most skaters focus on when it comes to their training regimen. And that's a mistake, according to Dawn Lorring, PT, M.Ed., MSPT, CSCS, a senior physical therapist at Cleveland Clinic.