2012 U.S. Figure Skating Championships

Jeremy Abbott, finishes his program in the Senior Men's Short Program during the 2012 Prudential U.S. Figure Skating Championships at the HP Pavilion on January 27, 2012 in San Jose. (Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Abbott Breezes To Big Lead At Skating Nationals In San Jose

Jeremy Abbott’s easy, breezy performance to a swing medley scored a whopping 90.23 points at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships on Friday night.


Figure skater Jeremy Abbott performs during his men short program at the ISU Grand Prix figure skating series in Moscow on November 25, 2011. (YURI KADOBNOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Abbott Is Men’s Favorite at Skating Championships In San Jose

Jeremy Abbott is the heavy favorite in the men’s competition, which begins Friday at San Jose’s HP Pavilion with the short program.


Agnes Zawadzki  (Koki Nagahama/Getty Images)

Zawadzki Wins Short Program At SJ Figure Skating Championships

Agnes Zawadzki outskated three former winners Thursday night to claim the short program at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships.


Rudy Galindo stands on the medal platform at the U.S. National Figure Skating Championships at the San Jose Arena (currently HP Pavilion) in San Jose, January 20, 1996.. (Otto Greule Jr. /Allsport /Getty Images)

San Jose Business Hope To Benefit From 2012 US Figure Skating Championships

San Jose has been selected to host the nation’s most prestigious figure skating event, the U.S. Figure Skating Championships.