Friday at Skate Canada

31 Oct

The short programs will kick off Skate Canada today, with all four disciplines competing.

Friday’s schedule (all times Eastern):

Men’s short program – 4:15 p.m.

Stephen Carriere – 4:40 p.m.
Adam Rippon – 4:53 p.m.
Max Aaron – 5:20 p.m.

Pairs short program – 6:10 p.m.

Madeline Aaron and Max Settlage – 6:30 p.m.

Short dance – 8:45 p.m.

Alexandra Aldridge and Daniel Eaton – 9:11 p.m.
Madison Hubbell and Zach Donohue – 9:24 p.m.

Ladies short program – 10:15 p.m.

Courtney Hicks – 11:15 p.m.
Ashley Wagner – 11:41 p.m.

 

Team USA:

Ladies

Ashley Wagner, a 2014 Olympic bronze medalist in the team event, will compete at Skate Canada for the third time in her career. She most recently won bronze in 2011. Wagner has qualified for and medaled at the last two Grand Prix Finals, winning bronze in 2013. Courtney Hicks, who opened her season with a second-place finish at the 2014 U.S. International Classic, will compete at Skate Canada for the second time in as many years. She placed sixth in 2013.

Men

Max Aaron is the 2014 U.S. bronze medalist. He most recently won the U.S. International Classic in September for the third consecutive year. Adam Rippon opened his season with a silver medal finish at 2014 Finlandia Trophy. The longtime Grand Prix competitor will take Skate Canada ice for the third time in his career and first since 2011. Stephen Carriere was added to the Skate Canada lineup last week. He already owns a Nepela Trophy gold medal from this fall.

Pairs

Madeline Aaron and Max Settlage, the 2014 U.S. junior champions, made their Grand Prix debut last week at Skate America and finished fifth.

Ice dance

Madison Hubbell and Zach Donohue and Alexandra Aldridge and Daniel Eaton finished fourth and fifth, respectively, at the 2014 U.S. Championships before finishing first and third, respectively, at 2014 Four Continents. Aldridge and Eaton opened their season with a gold medal win at the U.S. International Classic, while Hubbell and Donohue will make their season debut in Kelowna

 

2014 Skate Canada International Television Broadcast  Schedule
(All times Eastern; subject to change; check local listings)

Broadcast Date Event Time (ET) Network
Friday, Oct. 31, 2014 Men’s and ladies short programs 9 p.m.-12 a.m. Universal Sports
Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014 Pairs free skate 4:30-6 p.m. Universal Sports
Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014 Free dance 7:30-9:30 p.m. Universal Sports
Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014 Competition highlights 1-2:30 p.m. NBC

 

2014 Skate Canada International icenetwork Broadcast Schedule
(All times Eastern; subject to change; check local listings)

Broadcast Date Event Time
Friday, Oct. 31 Men’s short (LIVE) 4:15 p.m.
Pairs short (LIVE) 6:10 p.m.
Short dance (LIVE) 8:45 p.m.
Ladies short (LIVE) 10:15 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 1 Men’s free (LIVE) 1:55 p.m.
Pairs free (LIVE) 4:25 p.m.
Free dance (LIVE) 8:05 p.m.
Ladies free (LIVE) 10 p.m.

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