U.S. Competitors for U.S. International Classic Announced

(8/21/18) - U.S. Figure Skating announced today the 20 athletes that will represent the United States at the U.S. International Classic in Salt Lake City from Sept. 12-16, 2018.

This is the second in a series of 10 competitions that will make up the 2018 ISU Challenger Series. The event will take place at the Salt Lake City Sports Complex, which served as the official training venue for figure skating at the 2002 Olympic Winter Games.

Ladies
Karen Chen
Courtney Hicks
Brynne McIsaac
Akari Nakahara

Men
Jimmy Ma
Vincent Zhou

Pairs
Ashley Cain/Timothy LeDuc
Audrey Lu/Misha Mitrofanov
Jessica Pfund/Joshua Santillan
Nadine Wang/Spencer Akira Howe

Ice Dance
Christina Carreira/Anthony Ponomarenko
Madison Hubbell/Zachary Donohue
Karina Manta/Joseph Johnson

The event will start with the men’s and pairs short programs on Thursday, Sept. 13. On Friday, Sept. 14, the ice dance and ladies competition will begin along with the conclusion of the men's and pairs competition. The competition will conclude on Saturday, Sept. 15 with the free dance and the ladies free skate. Official practices will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 12 for men’s and pairs, and on Thursday, Sept. 13 for ladies and ice dance.

The U.S. Challenge Skate featuring novice and junior skaters will run simultaneously with the senior competition, beginning with official practices on Wednesday, Sept. 12. For more information regarding the event and schedule, please visit www.usfigureskatingclassic.com.