Gracie Gold returns to competitive ice and the Grand Prix circuit this weekend at Rostelecom Cup, after taking the 2017-18 season off for health and personal reasons. She won her first Grand Prix medal—a silver—at Rostelecom Cup in 2012. She skated this sparkling short program en route to the silver medal:
She showcased excellent speed and jump height in this program, as well as a joy for skating that I hope we will see again this weekend, regardless of placement.
This happens to be the second Flashback Friday from the 2012 Rostelecom Cup ladies event, which was full of some great performances! Here’s to some more this weekend at 2018 Rostelecom.