...but not such a good day for everyone else, apparently. I haven't been watching, but per AFP, Philip Hersh and ESPN:
Canada's Patrick Chan leads the men at TEB with a season best score, while errors by Japan's Takahiko Kozuka and France's Brian Joubert left them in second and third, respectively. Alban Preaubert of France is in fourth.
Meanwhile, Canadian Joannie Rochette actually fell on a combination but that wasn't enough to lose the lead after Japan's Mao Asada popped her combo and U.S.'s Caroline Zhang popped her double axel, leaving them in second and third, respectively.
As for the Ice Dance event, per ESPN:
In ice dance, world champions Isabelle Delobel and Olivier Schoenfelder of France took an early lead after dominating the compulsory program.
Delobel and Schoenfelder, the Skate America champions, will try to extend their lead in the original category later Friday, while Chan continues his title bid in Saturday's free program.
Delobel and Schoenfelder scored 37.98 points, while Italian pair Federica Faiella and Massimo Scali had 34.46, and siblings Sinead Kerr and John Kerr of Britain had 32.32.
Didn't sound like they were as disastrous. In pairs:
In the pairs short program, world champions Aliona Savchenko and Robin Szolkowy of Germany had a season-best score of 68.18 to lead Maria Mukhortova and Maxim Trankov of Russia, who scored 64.84.
Meagan Duhamel and Craig Buntin of Canada were third with 58.66.