Backstage
Sunday, Jan. 12

A large crowd gathered at the Reunion Arena for the novice events on the first day of the U.S. Championships.

4'6" meets 6'4": Novice ladies competitor Katy Taylor speaks with Dallas Morning News reporter Richard Durrett.

Jessica Houston and her coach Mark Mitchell laugh while talking with the media.

Ice dancers Ben Agosto and Brandon Forsyth watch the novice events.

Sydney Schmidt and Christopher Pottenger talk with the media in the "mixed zone."