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Starr Andrews Becomes First Black US Figure Skater To Win Grand Prix Medal


The California skater placed second with an overall score of 191.26.



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Starr Andrews has made history at Skate Canada in Mississauga, Ontario. She now holds the title as the first Black US figure skater to win an ISU Grand Prix medal since the series began in 1995.

She quoted on instagram “I can’t even put into [words] how I feel right now!!” Andrews excitedly wrote on Instagram. “I couldn’t be more proud of how I skated in Canada. Thank you to all the support I’ve gotten even on the skates that weren’t my best. This is a dream come true.”



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