Ashley Wagner was in sixth place in the Olympics ice skating after the short program Wednesday. Gracie Gold placed fourth. Polina Edmunds seventh. The competition continues Thursday in Sochi with the free skate.
Team USA took bronze in the inaugural team figure skating competition at the Sochi Olympics Sunday, but the best news for the US was a wonderful skate by Gracie Gold.
Ashley Wagner was named to the US Olympic team Sunday despite a devastating performance in the US Figure Skating Championships Saturday.
Tuesday's best chances for the US to win Olympic medals come in the team Nordic combined event and the men's giant slalom, where Ted Ligety and Bode Miller will ski.