Joshua Farris will miss the U.S. Figure Skating Championships in two weeks as he continues to recover from a concussion, U.S. Figure Skating said Tuesday.
Farris, the 2015 U.S. bronze medalist who placed 11th at 2015 Worlds, withdrew from his two fall Grand Prix assignments in September, one month before his first competition, for the same reason.
The top U.S. men entered for Nationals are 2015 U.S. champion Jason Brown, 2013 U.S. champion Max Aaron, 2015 U.S. silver medalist Adam Rippon and Junior Grand Prix Final champion Nathan Chen.
Following Nationals, three U.S. men will be named to compete at the World Championships in Boston in late March/early April.
Jeremy Abbott, a four-time U.S. champion who finished fifth at last season’s Nationals, is not competing this season and might never again.
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