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  1. espnW -- Mom, coach helped raise up figure skater Jason Brown

    Melissa Isaacson

    Jason Brown's mother, Marla, and "second mom," longtime coach Kori Ade, have been a dynamic duo for the Olympic figure skating medalist.

    Story | Conversation | May 08, 2014
  2. espnW -- Japan's Mao Asada pushes boundaries, wins Skate America ...

    Melissa Isaacson

    The Japanese skating celebrity came to Detroit with a more mature short program and a difficult free skate that, despite a fall on her triple Axel, won the gold medal.

    Story | Conversation | October 20, 2013
  3. espnW -- Can-do attitude makes American figure skater Ashley Wagn...

    Melissa Isaacson

    Ashley Wagner says her military upbringing has helped her attitude regarding the triple-triple, an intimidating yet necessary requirement for any skater who wants to be taken seriously.

    Story | Conversation | October 19, 2013
  4. espnW -- Max Aaron utilizing hockey roots in figure skating

    Melissa Isaacson

    Max Aaron always thought he would be in pads with a stick if he ever took the ice at Detroit's Joe Louis Arena. Now he's taking his no fear hockey mentality and attempting quad Salchows in practice before Skate America 2013 this weekend.

    Story | Conversation | October 17, 2013
  5. espnW: U.S. Figure Skating Championships has mix of old and new w...

    Melissa Isaacson

    Ashley Wagner, Jeremy Abbott and Meryl Davis and Charlie White are back to defend their titles at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships, and Gracie Gold is just one of the newcomers looking to make a splash in Omaha, Neb., this week.

    Story | Conversation | January 23, 2013
  6. espnW -- Americans Jason Brown, Adam Rippon make strong showing i...

    Melissa Isaacson

    Jason Brown, who found out two weeks ago he would replace Olympic defending champion Evan Lysacek in Skate America, finished second in the men's short program. American Adam Rippon was third.

    Story | Conversation | October 18, 2013
  7. espnW -- Moms of U.S. ice dancing favorites Charlie White and Mer...

    Melissa Isaacson

    U.S. skaters Charlie White and Meryl Davis are among the favorites to win gold at the Sochi Olympics and a lot of the credit belongs to their moms, Jacqui White and Cheryl Davis, who are the antithesis of overbearing skating parents.

    Story | Conversation | October 18, 2013