Ten U.S. athletes to compete at JGP Estonia
Farris, Simpson and Blackmer look for second gold medals of series
|Joshua Farris looks for his second gold medal in this year's JGP Series in Estonia. (Getty Images)|
The event, to be held at Premia Ice Rink, begins Thursday with the ladies, men's and pairs short programs.
Samantha Cesario looks for her second medal of the season after winning bronze at JGP Poland. She is joined by international newcomer ,a href="/skaters/detail.jsp?id=101391&mode=I" target="_new">Gracie Gold, who is the 2010 U.S. novice pewter medalist.
Joshua Farris, who won gold at JGP Poland, competes for his second medal of the season and a trip to the JGP Final. He placed sixth at the 2010 JGP Final. Shotaro Omori placed fourth at JGP Romania.
Britney Simpson and Matthew Blackmer became the first American pairs team since 2007 to win JGP gold with their title in Poland. Another medal will help them qualify for the JGP Final. Jessica Calalang and Zack Sidhu earned a fourth-place finish in Poland in their season-opening competition.
Reigning U.S. novice bronze medalists Kaitlin Hawayek and Michael Bramante placed fourth in their international debut at JGP Romania.