2021 Skate America Hub

The 2021-2022 Grand Prix season kicks Oct. 22 with Skate America, taking place in the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Figure Skaters Online’s Gina Capellazzi will be covering Skate America from Las Vegas, while Maura Sullivan Hill will be assisting her with coverage virtually. Check back for their coverage on the event, including interviews with the athletes.

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 Event Schedule | TV Schedule | Streaming Schedule

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Men

NN FS 1Nam Nguyen 🇨🇦
Age: 23
Coach: Robert Burke
Last competition: 2020 ISU World Team Trophy – 6th
2021-2022 Short Program: “White Legend” by Ikuko Kawai
2021-2022 Free Skate: “Mi Mancherai” by Josh Groban

IMG 5143 editMichal Březina 🇨🇿
Age: 31
Coach: Rafael Arutyunyan and Vera Arutyunyan
Last Competition: 2021 U.S. International Classic – 1st
2021-2022 Short Program: Baby Did a Bad Bad Thing by Chris Isaak
2021-2022 Free Skate: Medley of songs from Bryan Adams

KevinSP3Kévin Aymoz 🇫🇷
Age: 24
Coach: Francoise Bonnard, Silvia Fontana
Last Competition: 2021 World Championships – 9th
2021-2022 Short Program: TBD
2021-2022 Free Skate: TBD

IMG 3641 editAdam Siao Him Fa 🇫🇷
Age: 20
Coach: Laurent Depouilly
Last Competition: 2021 Nebelhorn Trophy – 2nd
2021-2022 Short Program: Star Wars by John Williams arranged by Maxime Rodriguez
2021-2022 Free Skate: Daft Punk medley arranged by Cedric Tour

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Daniel Grassl 🇮🇹
Age: 19
Coaches: Lorenzo Magri, Giorgia Carrossa, Eva Martinek
Last competition: 2021 Lombardia Trophy – 1st
2021-2022 Short Program: Nureyev from The White Crow by Ilan Eshkeri
2021-2022 Free Skate: “Interstellar” by Hans Zimmer and Armageddon
by Trevor Rabin

IMG 4297Shun Sato 🇯🇵
Age: 17
Coaches: Keiko Asano and Tadao Kusaka
Last Competition: 2021 Asian Trophy – 2nd
2021-2022 Short Program: The Four Seasons: Summer by Antonio Vivaldi
2021-2022 Free Skate: The Phantom of the Opera by Andrew Lloyd Webber

IMG 3843 editShoma Uno 🇯🇵
Age: 20
Coach: Stéphane Lambiel
Last Competition: 2021 Japan Open – 1st (team and personal)
2021-2022 Short Program: Oboe Concerto by A. Marcello and Oboe Concerto (Concerto In C Minor For Cello) by A. Vivaldi
2021-2022 Free Skate: Boléro by Maurice Ravel, performed by Tomotaka Okamoto

Artur Danielyan 
Age: 17
Coaches: Elena Buianova, Marina Selitskaia, Irina Tagaeva, Maxim Zavozin
Last Competition: Missed 2020-2021 season due to injury
2021-2022 Short Program: “Don Juan (musical) by Felix Gray
2021-2022 Free Skate: “Scheherazade” by Nikolai Rimski-Korsakov

IMG 4319 editNathan Chen 🇺🇸
Age: 22
Coach: Rafael Arutyunyan
Last competition: 2021 World Team Trophy – 2nd (team)
2021-2022 Short Program: Asturias, Canción del Mariachi (from “Desperado”) performed by Los Lobos, Antonio Banderas
2021-2022 Free Skate: Selections from Philip Glass

IMG 4576 editJimmy Ma 🇺🇸
Age: 26
Coaches: Alexei Letov, Olga Ganicheva
Last competition: 2021 U.S. International Classic  – 2nd
2021-2022 Short Program: Music from Black Swan
2021-2022 Free Skate: “Music from Attack on Titan by Hiroyuki Sawano

IMG 1298 editVincent Zhou 🇺🇸
Age: Will turn 21 on Oct. 25
Coaches: Christy Krall, Tom Zakrajsek and Mie Hamada
Last competition: 2021 Nebelhorn Trophy – 1st
2021-2022 Short Program: “Vincent (Starry Starry Night)” by Don McLean, Josh Groban
2021-2022 Free Skate: Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (soundtrack) by Tan Dun and Rising Sun by Kiyoshi Yoshida

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Women

IMG 5500 1Satoko Miyahara 🇯🇵
Age: 23
Coaches: Lee Barkell, Yuko Sato
Last competition:
2021-2022 Short Program: Song For The Little Sparrow by Abel Korzeniowski
performed by Patricia Kaas
2021-2022 Free Skate: Tosca by Giacomo Puccini

IMG 5032 editKaori Sakomoto 🇯🇵
Age: 21
Coaches: Sonoko Nakano, Mitsuko Graham, Sei Kawahara
Last competition: 2021 Asian Open – 2nd
2021-2022 Short Program: “Now We Are Free” from Gladiator
2021-2022 Free Skate: No More Fight Left In Me by Imany, Armand Amar and “Tris” by Elilie Goulding, Junkie XL

Yuhana Yokoi 🇯🇵
Age: 21
Coaches: Yoriko Naruse, Miho Kawaume, Yuko Hongo
Last competition: 2020 U.S. Championships – 2nd
2021-2022 Short Program: Malaguena by Ernesto Lecuona
2021-2022 Free Skate: Queen medley

IMG 6460 editEkaterina Kurakova 🇵🇱
Age: 24
Coaches: Lorenzo Magri, Angelina Turenko
Last competition: 2021 Nebelhorn Trophy – 2nd
2021-2022 Short Program: Steppe by René Aubry
2021-2022 Free Skate: Charlie Chaplin medley

Ksenia Sinitsyna 🇷🇺
Age: 17
Coaches: Svetlana Panova, Tatiana Moiseeva, Ilona Protasenya
Last competition: Did not compete in the 2020-2021 season
2021-2022 Short Program: Lullaby, Op. 16, No. 1 by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
2021-2022 Free Skate: The Queen’s Gambit by Carlos Rafael Rivera

IMG 0544 editAlexandra Trusova 🇷🇺
Age: 17
Coaches: Eteri Tutberidze, Sergei Dudakov, Daniil Gleikhengauz, Georgy Pokhilyuk
Last competition: Cup of Russia Series, 1st stage (only competed SP), U.S. International Classic – 1st
2021-2022 Short Program: Music from Frida
2021-2022 Free Skate: Music from Cruella

IMG 0697Daria Usacheva 🇷🇺
Age: 15
Coaches: Eteri Tutberidze, Sergei Dudakov
Last competition: 2021 Russian Nationals – 4th
2021-2022 Short Program: Never Enough (from “The Greatest Showman” soundtrack) performed by Loren Allred
2021-2022 Free Skate: Nessun Dorma (from “Turandot”) by Giacomo Puccini

IMG 2141 editYelim Kim 🇰🇷
Age: 18
Coaches: Shin Hea-sook, Lee Eun-hee
Last competition: 2021 World Championships – 12th
2021-2022 Short Program: TBD
2021-2022 Free Skate: TBD

IMG 1817 editYoung You 🇰🇷
Age: 17
Coach: Tammy Gambill
Last competition: 2021 Autumn Classic – 2nd
2021-2022 Short Program: Whirling Winds (The Leftovers soundtrack) by Ludovico Einaudi
2021-2022 Free Skate: Music from Les Miserables soundtrack

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Amber Glenn 🇺🇸
Age: will be 22 on Oct. 28
Coaches: Peter Cain, Darlene Cain
Last competition: 2021 Finlandia Trophy – 10th
2021-2022 Short Program: Circles (Experience) by Ludovico Einaudi
performed by Greta Svabo Bech
2021-2022 Free Skate: “Rain in Your Black Eyes” by Ezio Bosso, arranged by Misha Ge with Opera Vocals and Orchestra

IMG 2153 editAudrey Shin 🇺🇸
Age: 16
Coach: Tammy Gambill
Last competition: 2021 Lombardia Trophy – 3rd
Last Grand Prix event: Making her senior Grand Prix debut
2021-2022 Short Program: “The Giving” by Michael W. Smith
2021-2022 Free Skate: Moonlight Sonata
by Ludwig van Beethoven

IMG 1890 editBradie Tennell 🇺🇸
Age: 23
Coach: Tom Zakrajsek
Last competition: 2021 World Team Trophy – 2nd (team)
2021-2022 Short Program: “Restrictus” by Mario Batkovic
2021-2022 Free Skate: “Nuvole Bianche” by Ludovico Einaudi and Alessia Tondo, arranged by Cedric Tour

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Pairs

michaudEvelyn Walsh/Trennt Michaud 🇨🇦
Ages: 20/25
Coaches: Alison Purkiss
Last competition:  2021 World Championships – 12th
2021-2022 Short Program: Lost Without You by Freya Ridings
2021-2022 Free Skate: Dreaming With a Broken Heart by John Mayer

IMG 5867 editRiku Miura/Ryuichi Kihara 🇯🇵
Ages: 19/29
Coaches: Bruno Marcotte, Meagan Duhamel, Brian Shales
Last competition: 2021 Autumn Classic – 1st
2021-2022 Short Program: “Hallelujah” by Leonard Cohen performed by k.d. lang
2021-2022 Free Skate: “Woman” by Shawn Phillips

IMG 2117 editAleksandra Boikova / Dmitrii Kozlovskii 🇷🇺
Ages: 19/21
Coaches: Artur Minchuk, Tamara Moskvina
Last competition: 2021 ISU World Championships – 3rd
2021-2022 Short Program: Swan Lake by Petr I. Tchaikovski
2021-2022 Free Skate: Malaguena by Ernesto Lecuona

IMG 8404Alina Pepeleva/Roman Pleshkov 🇷🇺
Ages: 18/21
Coach: Nina Mozer
Last competition: 2021 John Nicks Pairs Challenge at Middle Atlantic – 5th
2021-2022 Short Program: Io Ci Sarò performed by Andrea Bocelli and Lang Lang
2021-2022 Free Skate: Melody (from Orfeo ed Euridice) by Christoph Willibald Gluck performed by The duet I

IMG 5867 editEvgenia Tarasova/Vladimir Morozov 🇷🇺
Ages: 26/28
Coaches: Eteri Tutberidze, Maxim Trankov
Last competition: 2021 Finlandia Trophy – 2nd
2021-2022 Short Program: W.E. (soundtrack) by Abel Korzeniowski
2021-2022 Free Skate: Lighthouse by Patrick Watson

IMG 7114 editJessica Calalang/Brian Johnson 🇺🇸
Ages: 26/25
Coaches: Todd Sand, Jenni Meno
Last competition: 2021 Finlandia Trophy – 4th
2021-2022 Short Program: “Come Together by The Beatles performed by Gary Clark Jr. & Junkie XL
2021-2022 Free Skate: “Who Wants to Live Forever” performed by The Tenors ft. Lindsey Stirling

IMG 3980 editChelsea Liu/Danny O’Shea 🇺🇸
Ages: 21/30
Coach: Todd Sand, Jenni Meno
Last competition: 2021 Cranberry Cup – 5th
2021-2022 Short Program: “Lover” by Taylor Swift
2021-2022 Free Skate: “Becoming Human” (from Score: A Film Music Documentary) by Ryan Taubert

IMG 3820 editAlexa Scimeca Knierim/Brandon Frazier 🇺🇸
Ages: 30/28
Coaches: Todd Sand, Jenni Meno, Chris Knierim, Rafael Arutyunyan, Christine Binders
Last competition: 2021 John Nicks Pairs Challenge at Middle Atlantics – 1st
2021-2022 Short Program: “House of The Rising Sun by Heavy Young Heathens
2021-2022 Free Skate: “Fix You” by Fearless Soul, Coldplay

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Dance

IMG 0526 editLaurence Fournier Beaudry / Nikolaj Sørensen 🇨🇦
Ages: 29/32
Coaches: Marie-France Dubreuil, Patrice Lauzon, Romain Haguenauer
Last competition: 2021 Lombardia Trophy – 2nd
2021-2022 Rhythm Dance: Careless Whisper by George Micheal perf. by WHAM!; I Want Your Sex by George Michael; Freedom! ’90 by George Michael and Hyannis Sound
2021-2022 Free Dance: Call to Prayer by Estas Tonne, Zola Dubnikova, Liat Zion; The Last Kingdom by John Lunn, Eivor; Skogsraah by Glen Gabriel
Roots (Return to the Inner Temple) by Estas Tonne, Zola Dubnikova; My England John Lunn, Eivor

21FT RD 6349 600Carolane Soucisse /Shane Firus 🇨🇦
Ages: 26/27
Coaches: Carol Lane, Jon Lane, Juris Razgulajevs
Last competition: 2021 Finlandia Trophy – 11th
2021-2022 Rhythm Dance: “What’s Love Got to Do With It” by Tina Turner; “Enough is Enough” by Barbra Streisand & Donna Summer
2021-2022 Free Dance: Hier encore; La Bohème by Charles Aznavour

21WC RD 5815 RR 600Misato Komatsubara/Tim Koleto 🇯🇵
Ages: 29/30
Coaches: Marie-France Dubreuil, Patrice Lauzon, Romain Haguenauer
Last competition: 2021 Finlandia Trophy – 11th
2021-2022 Rhythm Dance: Le Freak by Bernard Edwards, Nile Rodgers, performed by Chic
What You Won’t Do For Love by Bobby Caldwell, Alfons Kettner
You Make Me Feel by James Wirrick, Sylvester
2021-2022 Free Dance: Hier encore; La Bohème by Charles Aznavour

21WC RD 9022 RR 600Natalia Kaliszek / Maksym Spodyriev 🇵🇱
Ages: 25/27
Coaches: Sylwia Nowak-Trębacka, Anastasia Vykhodtseva
Last competition: 2021 ISU World Championships – 12
2021-2022 Rhythm Dance: Quick Musical Doodles by Two Feet; Glory by The Score
2021-2022 Free Dance: Heart Cry by Perpetual Emotions; Natural by Imagine Dragons

Annabelle Morozov / Andrei Bagin 🇷🇺
Ages: 20/25
Coach: Nikolai Morozov
Last competition: 2021 Russian National Championships – 6th
2021-2022 Rhythm Dance: My Body is a Cage by Peter Gabriel; Boom Boom Pow by The Black Eyed Peas
2021-2022 Free Dance: Scheherazade by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

IMG 6752 editOlivia Smart / Adrián Díaz 🇪🇸
Ages: 24/31
Coaches: Marie-France Dubreuil, Patrice Lauzon, Romain Haguenauer
Last competition: 2021 Finlandia Trophy – 4th
2021-2022 Rhythm Dance: “Proud Mary” by Tina Turner
2021-2022 Free Dance: Music from the Mask of Zorro soundtrack

IMG 9467 editMolly Cesanek/Yehor Yehorov 🇺🇸
Ages: 20/22
Coaches: Alexei Kiliakov, Elena Novak, Dmytri Ilin
Last competition: 2021 Lombardia Trophy – 13th
2021-2022 Rhythm Dance: “Uptown Funk” (remix) by Dave Aude Remix, “Fallin’” (remix) by Pilot Bg, Vera Russo, “24K Magic” by Bruno Mars and “24K Magic” (remix) by Power Music Workout 
2021-2022 Free Dance: Contemporary medley by various artists

IMG 5691 editMadison Chock/Evan Bates 🇺🇸
Ages: 29/32
Coaches: Marie-France Dubreuil, Patrice Lauzon, Romain Haguenauer
Last competition: 2021 Finlandia Trophy – 2nd
2021-2022 Rhythm Dance: Billie Eilish medley 
2021-2022 Free Dance: Daft Punk medley

IMG 2940 editMadison Hubbell/Zachary Donohue 🇺🇸
Ages: 30/30
Coaches: Marie-France Dubreuil, Patrice Lauzon, Romain Haguenauer, Pascal Denis, Josee Pichet, Benjamin Brisebois
Last competition: 2021 U.S. International Classic – 1st
2021-2022 Rhythm Dance: Janet Jackson medley
2021-2022 Free Dance: “Drowning” by Anne Sila

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Event Schedule

Friday, October 22, 2021

Pairs’ Short Program: 5:58 p.m. (PT)/8:58 p.m. (ET)
Men’s Short Program: 7:23 p.m. (PT)/10:23 p.m. (ET)

Saturday, October 23, 2021

Rhythm Dance: 1:45 p.m. (PT)/4:45 p.m. (ET)
Women’s Short Program: 3:20 p.m. (PT)/6:20 p.m. (ET)
Pairs’ Free Skate: 6:18 p.m. (PT)/9:18 p.m. (ET)
Free Dance: 8:01 p.m. (PT)/11:01 p.m. (ET)

Sunday, October 24, 2021
Free Dance: 11:10 a.m. (PT)/2:10 p.m. (ET)
Women’s Free Skate: 1:04 p.m. (PT)/4:04 p.m. (ET)

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TV Schedule

Friday, October 22, 2021

9.p.m. – Midnight E.T. on NBC SportsNetwork (Live)

Saturday, October 23, 2021

5:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. E.T. on NBC SportsNetwork (Live)
10 p.m. – 1 a.m. E.T.  on NBC SportsNetwork (Live)

Sunday, October 24, 2021

3-6 p.m. ET on NBC (Live)

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Streaming Schedule

Peacock Premium

Friday, Oct. 22, 2021

Pairs’ Short Program: 5:58 p.m. (PT)/8:58 p.m. (ET)
Men’s Short Program: 7:23 p.m. (PT)/10:23 p.m. (ET)

Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021

Rhythm Dance: 1:45 p.m. (PT)/4:45 p.m. (ET)
Women’s Short Program: 3:20 p.m. (PT)/6:20 p.m. (ET)
Pairs’ Free Skate: 6:18 p.m. (PT)/9:18 p.m. (ET)
Free Dance: 8:01 p.m. (PT)/11:01 p.m. (ET)

Sunday, Oct. 24, 2021

Free Dance: 11:10 a.m. (PT)/2:10 p.m. (ET)
Women’s Free Skate: 1:04 p.m. (PT)/4:04 p.m. (ET)

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