Madison Hubbell & Zachary Donohue
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2018 and 2019 World Ice Dance Medalists and 2018 Olympic Team Members
2018 Grand Prix Final Champions, 2014 Four Continents Champions, and 2012-2020 U.S. Ice Dance Medalists
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Rising to the competitive challenge in a changed world
Madi and Zach arrive in Las Vegas safely, healthy, and ready for the 2021 Toyota U.S. Figure Skating Championships
January 15, 2021 - Webmaster Update
Madi and Zach at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas after winning 2019 Skate America
This week, Madi and Zach are competing at the 2021 Toyota U.S. Figure Skating Championships in Las Vegas, Nevada. After a spring, summer, and fall marked with unprecedented challenges in their training and competitive schedules, Madi and Zach are grateful for the opportunity to compete in a safe and familiar environment: the Orleans Hotel and Arena, where they won Skate America in 2019 (shown above) and 2020.
Although the 2020-21 figure skating season has been marked by significant disruptions to the ISU Challenger Series and Grand Prix of Figure Skating, Madi and Zach were excited to demonstrate their fitness and competitive readiness early in the fall at 2020 Skate America, which they won. Like Nationals this week, the event was held at the Orleans Arena where they competed under strict travel, testing, masking, distancing, and quarantine protocols.
Madi and Zach are pleased to be among the few teams in the world debuting both a new rhythm dance and a new free dance for the 2020-21 season. For their rhythm dance, Madi and Zach have developed a new, energetic, and upbeat program using selections from “Burlesque” performed by Christina Aguilera. The program conforms to the prescribed musicals, operettas, and/or Broadway themes and required Finnstep pattern carried over by the ISU from last season.
For their free dance, they are skating to “Hallelujah,” as performed by both k.d. lang and Jeff Buckley. The program is a thorough revision of their acclaimed rhythm dance from the 2015-2016 season. It is also the result of a new choreographic collaboration with Olympic gold medalist Scott Moir, who trained alongside them in Montreal for many years. Below is their winning performance from 2020 Skate America.
Madi and Zach would like to thank U.S. Figure Skating for the opportunities they've had to compete this season. They would also like to thank the Orleans staff for their intensive collaboration with U.S. Figure Skating in holding competitions in a safe "bubble" environment.
How to watch Nationals
Although closed to the public, Nationals will be streamed live on Peacock and televised on NBCSN and NBC.
- Friday, January 15, 2021 – streamed live on Peacock and televised live on NBCSN starting at 1:00pm PT / 4:00 pm ET
- Saturday, January 16, 2021 – streamed live on Peacock starting at 7:30pm PT / 10:30pm ET
- Sunday, January 24, 2021 – broadcast on NBC starting at 2:00pm PT / 5:00pm ET
Please double-check these times via your local TV listings.
- Hubbell Pays it Forward With Virtual Yoga Class Benefiting the Memorial Fund (U.S. Figure Skating)
- Hubbell and Donohue Head to Skate America With Eyes on the Future (U.S. Figure Skating)
- Madison Hubbell, Zachary Donohue turn to a legend for final Olympic ice dance run (NBC Sports)
- 2020 Skate America: Ice Dancers in Depth (Edges of Glory)
- Madi and Zach chat on Instagram (U.S. Figure Skating)
- Hubbell and Donohue Prepared to Climb the Mountain Again at U.S. Championships (U.S. Figure Skating)
- Hubbell and Donohue Compose a Hallelujah (Two for the Ice)
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