Ashley Wagner secures Silver at the 2013 Skate America in Detroit, the two-time American champion showed everyone she is ready for the Olympic season. With amazing triple loops and layback spins others dream of. Ashley Wagner surely let Mao Asada know there is some serious competition in this Olympic season.
At the Skate America in Detroit Ashley Wagner received for the first time full credit from the judges for her triple flip â triple toe loop combo. The moment she landed the combination you could feel the weight lifted off of her shoulders and the showmanship helped her to deliver an outstanding performance.
Mao Asada, skating last among the 10 competitors, overtook Wagner for first place delivering a program highlighted by three triple jumps, including a beautiful triple Axel at the outset, an elegant flying camel spin and intricate footwork, yes Mao is the one to beat this year.
Personal information on Ashley Wagner:
Full name: Ashley Wagner
Country represented: United States
Born: May 16, 1991 in Heidelberg, Germany
Residence: Aliso Viejo, California
Height: 5 ft 3 in
Skating club: SC of Wilmington
2012 / 2013 Music selection:
Short program: Shine on you crazy diamond by Pink Floyd
Free skating: Romeo and Juliet by Sergei Prokofiev
Exhibition: Sweet Dream by Eurythmics
We wish Ashley Wagner the very best for this 2014 Olympic season.