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Star USA makes major skating announcement

SPOKANE, Wash.- Star USA announced this morning that Group Health will be the official medical sponsor of the 2010 U.S. Figure Skating Championships.

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Earlier this year it was announced that Spokane will once again host the US Figure Skating Championships in 2010. Spokane hosted the US Championships in 2007, when the event experienced unprecedented success, including an all-time attendance record.

The US Figure Skating Championships, held annually since 1914, is the nation's most prestigious figure skating event, with past winners including such skating luminaries as Michelle Kwan, Kristi Yamaguchi, Brian Boitano, and Scott Hamilton. The 2010 US Championships will be the final event prior to US Figure Skating nominating the athletes that will compete in the 2010 Olympic Winter Games, which will take place 18 days after the Chamionships conclude.

 

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