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Adam Rippon 'Felt Like A Champion' After Grabbing Silver Medal At US Nationals

Adam Rippon 'Felt Like A Champion' After Grabbing Silver Medal At US Nationals

Adam Rippon grabs a group selfie on the podium after the Men’s Free Skate at the 2015 Prudential U.S. Figure Skating Championships held at Greensboro Coliseum on Sunday night (January 25) in Greensboro, N.C.

The 25-year-old skater grabbed the silver medal at the event, earning 272.48, just 2.5 under champ Jason Brown.

Joshua Farris was third, Max Aaron placed fourth and defending champ Jeremy Abbott slipped into fifth.

“I came into this week kind of feeling that I had been written off. I really wanted to change that talk about me,” Adam shared. “I wanted to come here and I wanted people to see me as a champion. I feel like a champion today.”

20+ pics inside from the Men’s Free Skate…

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Jason Brown WINS Men's Title At US Figure Skating National Championships - See The Pics!

Jason Brown WINS Men's Title At US Figure Skating National Championships - See The Pics!

Jason Brown jumps high in the air during the Men’s Free Skate at the 2015 Prudential U.S. Figure Skating Championships held at Greensboro Coliseum on Sunday night (January 25) in Greensboro, N.C.

The 20-year-old Olympian claimed the title with a stunning program which placed him on top of the leaderboard with 274.98.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Jason Brown

Just the night before, Jason gave a shout out to all his fans on Twitter.

“Thx 2 the fans 4 all the love & support! We had so much fun 2night meeting u, signing autographs, & taking pictures!” he wrote.

Stay tuned for more pics from the U.S. Figure Skating National Championships!

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Pairs Champion Skaters Alexa Scimeca & Chris Knierim Defy Gravity & Break Records For National Title - See The Pics!

Pairs Champion Skaters Alexa Scimeca & Chris Knierim Defy Gravity & Break Records For National Title - See The Pics!

Christopher Knierim kisses partner and fiancee Alexa Scimeca on the ice after their free skate during the Pairs competition at the 2015 Prudential U.S. Figure Skating Championships held at Greensboro Coliseum on Saturday night (January 24) in Greensboro, N.C.

The engaged figure skaters stunned the crowd and broke records to capture gold and the title.

Alexa and Chris placed first in the short program with 74.01 — the highest pairs short score ever and then upped it with a height-defying quad twist, giving them a total of 210.49, 10 points over second place finishers Haven Denney and Brandon Frazier.

Tarah Kayne and Danny O’Shea, were in third and Madeline Aaron and Max Settlage placed 4th.

20+ pics inside of Alexa and Chris


Alexa Scimeca & Chris Knierim – Free Skate, 2015 National Figure Skating Championships
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Madison Chock & Evans Bates Grab Ice Dance Champion Title!

Madison Chock & Evans Bates Grab Ice Dance Champion Title!

Madison Chock gets all the medalists into one skating selfie after the Free Dance competition at the 2015 Prudential U.S. Figure Skating Championships held at Greensboro Coliseum on Saturday night (January 24) in Greensboro, N.C.

The 22-year-old skater, along with partner, Evan Bates, won the gold at the annual event, just ahead of Maia and Alex Shibutani in second, Madison Hubbell and Zachary Donohue in third and Kaitlin Hawayek and Jean-Luc Baker in fourth.

“So proud to be up on the podium with these incredible people!!! What a great day!! #NC2015 #podiumselfies,” Madison captioned on Instagram.

Congrats to the new ice dance champions!

15+ pics inside of the Free Ice Dance Competition…

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Ashley Wagner Wins National Figure Skating Championships; Gracie Gold In Second

Ashley Wagner Wins National Figure Skating Championships; Gracie Gold In Second

Ashley Wagner reacts with glee after nailing her free skate during the Ladie’s competition at the 2015 Prudential U.S. Figure Skating Championships held at Greensboro Coliseum on Saturday night (January 24) in Greensboro, N.C.

The 23-year-old skater won the national title, beating Gracie Gold, who came in second, and Karen Chen, in third.

“This, of my three titles, this one tastes the sweetest,” Ashley shared after the competition with press. “This is the one that means the most to me, because this is the one that shows every single person that doubts me, every single person that says I’m too old, every single person that says I’m not capable of being a leading lady — this shows them that they need to shut their mouths and watch me skate.”

Polina Edmunds placed 4th and Mirai Nagasu slipped down to 10th.

35+ pics inside of Ashley Wagner, Gracie Gold and Karen Chen

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Maia & Alex Shibutani Are Sneaking Up On Madison Chock & Evan Bates at US Nationals

Maia & Alex Shibutani Are Sneaking Up On Madison Chock & Evan Bates at US Nationals

Things definitely got dramatic during the Ice Dance Short Program at 2015 Prudential U.S. Figure Skating Championships held at Greensboro Coliseum on Friday night (January 23) in Greensboro, N.C.

Madison Chock and Evan Bates and Maia and Alex Shibutani are neck and neck in the first and second positions for the title.

“That’s no surprise,” Evan shared after the event. “We know very well the Shibutanis are excellent competitors and I think our rivalry is nothing new to anybody. We’re expecting that and I think it’s going to set up for a really good free dance tomorrow.”

While Madison and Evan are at the top with 73.95 points, the ShibSibs are just .11 behind in second with 73.84.

Madison Hubbell and Zachary Donohue are in third with 65.43 points.

10+ pics inside of the Ice Dance short program…

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Jason Brown Claims Second Highest Score Ever At US National Figure Skating Championships 2015

Jason Brown Claims Second Highest Score Ever At US National Figure Skating Championships 2015

Jason Brown gets down to the music on the ice during the Men’s Short Program at 2015 Prudential U.S. Figure Skating Championships held at Greensboro Coliseum on Friday night (January 23) in Greensboro, N.C.

The 20-year-old Olympian made history at the event, by claiming the second highest score ever with 93.36 points.

“I was beyond shocked. Excited doesn’t even fit the term,” Jason shared after his explosive skate.

Following Jason are Joshua Farris, Jeremy Abbott, Max Aaron, Adam Rippon, Ross Miner, and Richard Dornbush.

Watch Jason‘s skate below, with 25+ pics inside…

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Polina Edmunds & Mirai Nagasu Nab 3rd & 4th After Short Program at US Nationals

Polina Edmunds & Mirai Nagasu Nab 3rd & 4th After Short Program at US Nationals

Mirai Nagasu has all eyes on her during the Ladie’s Short Program at at the 2015 Prudential U.S. Figure Skating Championships held at Greensboro Coliseum on Thursday night (January 22) in Greensboro, N.C.

The 21-year-old figure skater placed 4th with 65.28, just .76 behind Polina Edmunds, who placed third.

Courtney Hicks took fifth place with 65.01, fan favorite Samantha Cesario earned 59.21 and placed 11th while Ashley Cain was in 14th place with 54.35.

Don’t forget to tune into the Ladie’s Free Skate on Sunday. Can’t wait to see who takes the top spot!

25+ pics inside of Mirai Nagasu, Polina Edmunds and more…

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