Miner Withdraws from 2013 Trophee Eric Bompard(11/12/13) - Ross Miner, the reigning U.S. silver medalist, has withdrawn from 2013 Trophee Eric Bompard due to a right ankle sprain. The event will take place Nov. 15-17, in Paris.
Miner, 22, is expected to resume training soon.
Trophee Bompard is the fifth of six events in the 2013 ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series. The Grand Prix Series, now in its 19th season, consists of six international events in a cumulative point-scoring format. Approximately 300 athletes from 30 countries are expected to participate in the series. Each athlete is eligible to score points in up to two of the six scheduled events. The top six point-earners in each discipline qualify for the 2013 ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final, set for Dec. 5-8, in Fukuoka, Japan.