Team USA wins fourth World Team Trophy gold
The 2019 ISU World Team Trophy concluded on Saturday with the Pairs’ and Ladies’ Free Skate in Fukuoka, Japan. Team USA placed first with a total of 117 points, followed by Team Japan (104) and Team Russia (102). It was the fourth time Team USA has taken gold in […]
Performing to music from the W.E.soundtrack, Ashley Cain and Timothy LeDuc produced a triple twist, throw triple flip and throw triple Salchow. However, he fell on the opening side-by-side triple loops and both skaters struggled on the side-by-side triple Salchow-double toe loop-double loops. Otherwise, the 2019 U.S. national champions delivered strong spins and lifts, and finished fifth in the free skate (125.24) and overall (192.15).
Bradie Tennell topped all of her season’s best at this event, finishing second in the free skate (150.83) and overall (225.64) points after her performance to “Romeo and Juliet.” The 2018 Internationaux de France bronze medalist was solid, landing a total of seven triple jumps, including two triple Lutz-triple toe combos, while displaying level 4 spins and footwork.