Figure Skating

A worker at the Harlick custom skate factory in San Carlos. (Margie Shafer/CBS)

KCBS Cover Story: San Carlos Firm Outfits Olympians With Custom-Made Skates

Harlick Skates in San Carlos has been making custom boots for Olympians for decades. 15-year-old Polina Edmunds will be wearing a pair of them on Wednesday when she represents the U.S. in competition.

02/18/2014

The United States Olympic team enters the Opening Ceremony of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Fisht Olympic Stadium on February 7, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

Security Concerns Not Enough To Shake Bay Area Olympians’ Confidence

Olympic athletes from the Bay Area have been looking forward to Friday’s opening ceremonies in Sochi, Russia, but while some admit to being worried about security, there are others who aren’t over thinking it.

02/07/2014

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2014 Sochi Games Pregame Playlist

As Team USA gears up for the biggest sporting events of their lives in Sochi, they need some motivation to push themselves in ways they never have before.

02/05/2014

Polina Edmunds acknowledges the crowd during the medal ceremony following the free skate program during the 2014 Prudential U.S. Figure Skating Championships at TD Garden on January 11, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

School Gives Figure Skater Polina Edmunds Warm Send-Off To Olympics

After earning a spot on the U.S. Olympic Team for next month’s Winter Games in Sochi, figure skater Polina Edmunds received a thunderous sendoff at her school in San Jose Friday morning.

01/31/2014

Polina Edmunds acknowledges the crowd during the medal ceremony following the free skate program during the 2014 Prudential U.S. Figure Skating Championships at TD Garden on January 11, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

15-Year-Old San Jose Ice Skater Makes Olympic Team, Headed To Sochi

Over the weekend a 15-year-old from San Jose was named one of three female figure skaters who will make up the U.S. Olympic team.

01/13/2014

Brian Boitano Signs Copies Of His Book "What Would Brian Boitano Make?" (Laura Cavanaugh/Getty Images)

Bay Area Native Brian Boitano Officially Comes Out Ahead Of Olympic Role

Brian Boitano decided to keep his sexual orientation private until he was appointed to the delegation that will represent the United States at the Sochi Olympics.

12/19/2013

San Francisco Ice Skating (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Holiday Ice Rink Opens At Union Square

It’s the most wonderful time of the year if you love ice skating in San Francisco’s Union Square, as the holiday ice rink opens…

11/06/2013

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.

01/27/2012

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.

01/27/2012

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.

01/27/2012

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