Get taste of Olympic talent, fever - Metro US

Get taste of Olympic talent, fever

Lower Mainland residents can get a sampling of what the Olympics might feel like this weekend as the region plays host to a pair of world-class sporting events.

The ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships began yesterday at Pacific Coliseum and the Canada Post Freestyle Grand Prix begins qualifying runs at Cypress Mountain today.

Four Continents features 100 of the world’s best figure skaters and ice dancers. The dance compulsory as well as pairs and ladies short programs were held yesterday. It continues today with dance original, pairs free and mens short.

At Cypress, ski cross and aerials qualifiers begin today and finals run Friday. Moguls are Saturday.

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