Steve Russell - Staff Photographer - @RussellPhotos
Meagan Duhamel and Eric Radford glide past the hometown crowd on their way to a second in the pairs short program.
The opening ceremony of the World Figure Skating Championships.
Qing Pang and Jian Tong of China finish in third short program.
Qing Pang and Jian Tong of China get ready to start their program.
Wenjing Sui is comforted by Cong Han after she fell in their routine.
Mari Vartmann, of Germany, crashes to the ice after partner Aaron Van Cleave tripped.
Cheng Peng of China soars through the air after being launched by partner Hao Zhang during the pairs short program.
Cheng Peng of China does the death spiral with partner Hao Zhang.
Vanessa James of France is launched by Morgan Cipres.
Canadian pair Dylan Moscovitch and Kristen Moore-Towers during the pairs short program.
Canadian pair Dylan Moscovitch and Kristen Moore-Towers celebrate their performance in the pairs short program.
Aliona Savchenko and Robin Szolkowy from Germany compete in the pairs short program.
Aliona Savchenko spins in a death spiral pivotted by Robin Szolkowy.
Yuko Kavaguti is launched by Alexander Smirnov.
Canadians Meagan Duhamel and Eric Radford slide across the ice.
Meagan Duhamel and Eric Radford celebrate at the end of their program.
Canada's Andrei Rogozine does a triple flip.
Denmark skater Justus Strid's coaches follow his routine with some intensity.
America's Max Aaron takes a spill into the boards during warm up for the Men's short program.
Peter Liebers of Germany skates to the soundtrack of Alexander during the Men's short program.
Misha Ge of Uzbekistan reacts after nearly leaving the rink through the wrong exit after the Men's short program.
Kevin Reynolds and his coach, Joanne McLeod celebrate his skate during the Men's short program.
In the kiss and cry, Ross Miner of the United States is closer to the later after wiping out during the men short program.
Denis Ten from Kazakhstan finished second in the Men's short program.
Denis Ten from Kazakhstan celebrates in the kiss and cry area after finishing second in the Men's short program.
Patrick Chan leaps his way to first in the Men's short program.
Patrick Chan celebrates after finishing first in the Men's short program.
IN honour of the new Pope Francis, crucifixes on ice!
Maxim Kovyun from Russia wears one.
Maciej Cieplucha of Poland.
Isreal's Pavel Ignatenko's almost gets in his eye as he spins.
Misha Ge of Uzbekistan has his under wraps
Pair skater Morgan Cipres of France.