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East County Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2009 8 years ago

Local pairs team skates at Kristi Yamaguchi and Friends

by: Jen Blanco Sports Editor


2009 Junior Pair gold medalists Tracy Tanovich and Michael Chau skated among an all-star cast as part of the Kristi Yamaguchi and Friends Show Oct. 23 in Phoenix, Ariz.
Yamaguchi personally invited Tanovich and Chau, who skate at the Ellenton Ice and Sports Complex, to skate at the event. The pair joined Yamaguchi, a 1992 Olympic Gold Medalist and Olympic Hall of Fame member, two-time Olympic gold medalist Ekaterina Goreeva and four-time world champion Kurt Browning, among others.
The show will air on NBC from 4-6 p.m., Nov. 1. For more information on the event visit
Tanovich and Chau have competed in four National Championships, having won two gold medals, a silver and a bronze. The pair will compete in its first Senior National Championship in January. 



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