Inoue, Baldwin overcome mistakes, lead pairs event
SPOKANE, Wash. -- There really is competition in pairs at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships.
Despite two mistakes, Rena Inoue and John Baldwin won the short program Wednesday night with a personal-best 62.73 points. That's more than a point higher than they got for the short program in 2006 in Italy, where they landed the first throw triple axel at the Olympic Games.
"No, it wasn't better than the Olympics," Baldwin said. "I think we were rewarded a little more on the second mark ...
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