Figure skating | Nathan Chen recovering at Skate Canada

(Vancouver) A week after a poor start to his season in Las Vegas, three-time world champion and Olympic gold-favorite skater Nathan Chen showed his true face to Skate Canada, dominating the program on Friday.

Mansi, bitter failure at Skate America, where he finished 3NS Having been unbeatable since 2017? We still have to wait until Saturday and free ski to be sure.

Meanwhile, the 22-year-old American reassured himself in Vancouver, scoring 106.72 points, and his technical excellent score was 60.29 points.

“Every time, whether it’s in training or competition, when I’m not doing things right, I immediately want another opportunity to try to do better. I don’t know if it will work, but I want that opportunity,” Chen commented to himself. In himself “I’m glad I was able to grab it right away instead of waiting three or four weeks.”

He is ahead of compatriot Jason Brown (94 points) and Canadian Keegan Messing (93.28 points).

The Chinese couple Wenjing Sui and Kong Han are in the lead, after the short program, with a difference of 78.94 points, ahead of the Russians Daria Pavlyuchenko and Denis Khodikin by a wide margin (69.46 points).

Skate Canada is the second leg of the International Grand Prix circuit that started last weekend in the United States and will continue in Italy (Turin, November 5-7), Japan (Tokyo, November 12-14), in France (Grenoble, 19-21). November), in Russia (Sochi from November 26 to 28), semi-finals in Osaka (Japan) from December 9 to 12.

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