The 2019 Skate America is the first stop of the annual International Skating Union’s Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series. From October 18-20, Skate America will feature 60 of the top skaters from around the world at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas.
The event will be headlined by the US two-time reigning world champion Nathan Chen, Olympian Bradie Tennell, reigning US pairs champions Ashley Cain-Gribble and Timothy LeDuc, and two-time world medalist ice dancers Madison Hubbell and Zachary Donohue.
Past Skate America titlists include Chen, five-time world champion and two-time Olympic medalist Michelle Kwan, and Olympic champions Kristi Yamaguchi, Scott Hamilton, Evan Lysacek, and Meryl Davis and Charlie White.
The partnership between American and US Figure Skating will continue throughout the 2019-2020 season, highlighting worldwide figure skating events, including the 2020 US Figure Skating Championships in Greensboro, North Carolina, Jan. 20-26.
NBCUniversal will provide extensive coverage throughout the season beginning with 2019’s Skate America. The full broadcast schedule can be found here.