Posts Tagged: Figure Skating

Messing holds on to win bronze, his second Grand Prix medal

October 25, 2020

Girdwood’s Keegan Messing used a strong performance on the final day of Skate America to maintain his third-place position and claim the bronze medal in the first event of the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating season. This was his second medal in Grand Prix competition and the 13th of his 10-year career in the… Read more »

Messing sits third after short program at Skate America in Vegas

October 23, 2020

Girdwood’s Keegan Messing was just happy to be back on the ice. With the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating schedule ravaged with cancelations and postponements, the season finally kicked off with Skate America in Las Vegas, Nevada. There were no fans in attendance and many top skaters were unable to attend due to travel… Read more »

Messing wins bronze in Canada, shows great sportsmanship

September 14, 2019

With his skating and sportsmanship, Keegan Messing of Girdwood stole the show at the Autumn Classic International in Ontario, Canada. The 26-year-old claimed the bronze medal in the senior men’s competition and then displayed the true character of a gentleman in the awards ceremony by holding up the Japanese flag for gold medalist Yuzuru Hanyu…. Read more »

Messing fourth in free skate at ISU World Team Trophy in Japan

April 15, 2019

Keegan Messing of Girdwood finished fourth in the men’s free skate long program at the ISU World Team Trophy event in Fukuoka, Japan. The 27-year-old figure skater is a dual citizen of Canada and the United States. He typically represents Canada for international events, including the 2018 Olympics. But he still calls Alaska home and… Read more »

Messing skates to bronze at Canadian national championships

January 21, 2019

Keegan Messing of Girdwood won a bronze medal at the Canadian National Skating Championships. It was the second straight year the 26-year-old figure skater medaled in the event after he earned a silver last year. Messing sat in second after the short program, then finished third in the freeskate.

Messing wins first Grand Prix medal with silver at Skate Canada

November 2, 2018

Girdwood’s Keegan Messing captured his first Grand Prix medal after striking silver at Skate Canada in Quebec. The 26-year-old used a first-place showing in the short program and a second-place effort in the long program to add up to one of his greatest accomplishment on ice. Defending Skate Canada champion Shoma Uno of Japan leapfrogged… Read more »