Monday, January 28, 2013
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…
Saturday, January 5, 2013
The skater hit the Frog Pond as part of the New Year's celebrations in Boston.
Watertown's Ross Miner will be skating against the nations best figure skaters at the end of the month, but he welcomed 2013 with a skate on the Fog Pond. Miner joined the group at Boston’s First Night Skating Spectacular on New Year's Eve. Later this month he will head to Omaha for the 2013 Prudential U.S. Figuring Skating Championships. He has had success in past nationals. In and in 2011 and 2012, he finished third at the US Nationals. He also got third at the 2012 Four Continents Figure Skating Championships, according to Miner's website.
Tuesday, February 1, 2011
He will represent the United States at the World Championships in Tokyo.
Watertown-resident Ross Miner claimed the bronze medal at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships in Greensboro, N.C. and will be one of three American men competing in the World Championships in Tokyo this March. Miner finished third behind Ryan Bradley and Richard Dornbush, just turned 20 after the competition. This was his first competition at the top level after missing the 2010 championships with a foot injury, Miner told icenetwork.com after the competition. "This is my first year (competing) senior, and it was pretty tense going out there," Miner said. "I remembered I had done hundreds of run-throughs ... it took me until the last spin to realize that was the best program I've ever done." The 20-year old trains with the Skating Club …