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Watertown's Ross Miner Takes Second at U.S. Figure Skating Nationals

The Skating Club of Boston member returns from Omaha and will have a skating performance locally on Tuesday.

Ross Miner landed a quadruple Salchow and skated to a second place finish at the U.S. Skating Nationals in Omaha, on Sunday, and Tuesday he will be in the Hub to for a pubic performance.

With the jump - four rotations before landing - Miner scored better than three-time champion Jeremy Abbott, and finished second to Max Aaron. 

Miner's second place finish also earned him a chance to represent the United States in the World Figure Skating Championships. He and Max Aaron will compete at Worlds which will be held in France at the end of March. 

On Tuesday, Miner and other members of the Skating Club of Boston will skate on the Frog Pond on The Boston Common. He will be joined by Simon Shnapir and Marissa Castelli, of Sudbury and Cranston, R.I., respectively, who took first place in the pairs competition in Omaha.

The Community Celebration of Figure Skating Champions is a kick off event for the 2014 U.S. Prudential Figure Skating Championships to be held Jan. 5-12, 2014 in Boston. 

The event runs from 2 to 3:30 p.m. in Boston (rain location the Skating Club of Boston, 1240 Soldiers Field Road in Brighton).

Aaron H. January 29, 2013 at 05:20 PM
Worlds are not in France, but rather London, Ontario Canada.

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