Ross Miner Wins Gold in men's event at Lake Placid ISU JGP
Ross Miner of the US won the men's title at ISU Junior Figure Skating Grand Prix Lake Placid event. This is one of seven events that lead up to the Junior Grand Prix Final in Tokoyo Japan.
Ross Miner

Miner is the 2009 U.S. junior champion and 2006 U.S. intermediate champion. He earned the silver medal at the 2008 U.S. Championships as a novice.

This was Ross' first time on the JGP circuit. Miner won silver at the 2008 Gardena Spring Trophy, where he competed as a junior. Ross started skating at age 3 because he wanted to jump and spin. He participated in the Basic Skills Program and was Formerly coached by Edmund Nesti. He earned the John Hopkins Vermont Science Scholar award in 2003 and was awarded the Mary Louise Wright Memorial Scholarship in 2006.

The ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating comprises seven (7) international junior figure skating events and the ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final. All seven events are held with the approval and the assistance of the International Skating Union, under the responsibility of the organizing Member concerned and in accordance with the ISU Constitution and General Regulations 2008, the Special Regulations & Technical Rules Single & Pair Skating and Ice Dance 2008, the relevant ISU Communications and the Memorandum for hosting an ISU Junior Grand Prix event” latest issue.

Junior Men Final Results
Place Name Nation Points SP FS
1 Ross MINER USA 179.95 1 1
2 Kento NAKAMURA JPN 168.03 2 2
3 Mark SHAKHMATOV RUS 158.97 5 4
4 Joshua FARRIS USA 154.52 10 3
5 Daniel DOTZAUER GER 151.81 4 5
6 Alexander MAJOROV SWE 150.59 3 9
7 Andrew GONZALES USA 149.57 6 6
8 Andrei ROGOZINE CAN 146.37 8 7
9 Paul Emmanuel RICHARDEAU FRA 144.38 7 8
10 Alexander STEPANOV RUS 135.79 9 11
11 Stephen Li-Chung KUO TPE 126.51 14 10
12 Stephane WALKER SUI 126.27 11 12
13 Bela PAPP FIN 114.90 12 14
14 Kevin ALVES BRA 108.30 15 15
15 Brendan KERRY AUS 107.96 16 13
16 Ruben BLOMMAERT BEL 95.27 13 16
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