Fellow Kwaniac Grant Hochstein debuted new programs at Skate Detroit. He blogged about the competition for Ice Network.
Maranda Smith will be returning the UF for one more season with the Gators. This was just announced by Coach Rhonda Faehn on twitter.
Julianne Hough is headed to LA to begin preproduction on Footloose.
Keegan Messing is determined to make the Junior Grand Prix Final this season.
Serena Williams is continuing to rehab an injured foot. Serena injured her foot by stepping on broken glass and needed surgery. She is out of the warm up tournaments for the US Open and is questionable for the Grand Slam.
Grace Taylor got married this past weekend. Many of her teammates were bridesmaids, including Courtney Kupets, Lauren Johnson, Audrey Bowers, Kat Ding, Courtney McCool, Hilary Mauro and Marcia Newby. Since Grace had her wedding the day of the US Classic, Jay Clark was not in attendance. Jay did cause a rift with Grace this year when he was less than enthusiastic about her engagement. Jay felt that Grace would be less than committed to the team and voiced his opinion. Grace was hurt by that and certainly didn't appear to be happy this season. Grace's bridesmaids wore light blue and the NCAA Champion made quite the beautiful bride.
Alyssa Baumann will be competing at Nationals The new international elite has had a growth plate issue in her foot and only competed on bars and beam at Classics.
Apolo Ohno announced the new six year deal between the USOC and BMW on The Today Show this morning. This is certainly a big 'get' for the USOC.