Autograph is Meissner's new signature move

March 23, 2007|By Candus Thomson | Candus Thomson,Sun Reporter

TOKYO -- It can take Kimmie Meissner nearly a half-hour to walk the two blocks from the Meiji Jingo practice rink to the main venue at the municipal gymnasium.

Girls holding World Figure Skating Championships programs squeal, "Kimmie, Kimmie, please stop."

World Figure Skating Championships Through Sunday, Tokyo TV today: Women's short program, 7:30 p.m., ESPN (tape)

Meissner's short program

Meissner's short program components, skated to "Snow Storm," by Georgy Sviridov

Choreographer: Nikolai Morozov

Personal best score: 60.17 at 2006 world championships

Triple lutz-triple toe loop combination

Triple flip

Layback spin

Spiral sequence

Double axel

Flying sit spin

Straight line step sequence

Combination spin with foot change

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