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February 21, 2024 – Winter Travel Pros Share Their Advice for Cold Weather Travel

There’s a reason more people travel in warm weather. Cracking the code to a successful winter trip is no easy feat. There are all kinds of meteorological variables—from sub-zero temperatures to spontaneous blizzards—that can affect travel plans, whether they involve flights or road trips. There’s also the question of how to pack: You put a single winter coat in your suitcase, and it feels like you’ve already exhausted all your space. Plus, you might find yourself catching a bit of a cold along the way.

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February 16, 2024 – Olympic Gold Medalist Scott Hamilton, Sk8 to Elimin8 Cancer Ice Show Returns to Kia Center

ORLANDO, Fla. — The Orlando Solar Bears announced today Olympic Gold Medalist Scott Hamilton and his charity figure skating program, “Sk8 to Elimin8 Cancer” will be performing following Sunday afternoon’s Hockey Fights Cancer game between the Solar Bears and the Atlanta Gladiators on February 25. Puck drop is scheduled for 3:00 p.m. with the ice show to begin shortly after the conclusion of the hockey game.

Appearing in the program along with CARES Founder and Cancer survivor Scott Hamilton, will be Team USA Ice Dancers Eva Pate and Logan Bye. Joining the stars will be figure skaters from the Central Florida area adding some local flare to what is sure to be a dazzling show.

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February 3, 2024 – Sk8 to Elimin8 Cancer Fundraiser Returns to Detroit

DETROIT Fox 2 News in the Morning – Team USA Figure Skaters Eva Pate and Logan Bye along with Downtown Detroit Partnership’s Senior Manager Laura Dean talked with Fox 2 news in the morning to discuss the upcoming Sk8 to Elimin8 Cancer Fundraiser that will be on Thursday, February 8th at 6pm at Campus Martius Park. Come and see the free show which will be emceed by Olympic Gold Medalist Scott Hamilton.

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January 22, 2024 – Northeast Ohio Native Competing in U.S. Figure Skating Championships

CLEVELAND – Strongsville’s own Eva Pate put on her first pair of skates when she was little. And she learned for some skaters, this is a ritual.

“Now some skaters, they’re superstitious on what skate they put on first. It doesn’t matter to me,” Pate said. 

She and her partner, Logan Bye, have been practicing for the ice dance competition ahead of the U.S Figure Skating championships in Columbus. This is not her first time in this competition. She said flying on frozen water is a mix of fear and fun.

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January 22, 2024 – Eva and Logan || E&E Unplugged #4 Interview

YouTube- Eliana & Ethan Peal’s Podcast: We are so exited that we got the chance to chat with our friends Eva and Logan! They have had an amazing season and it was so great talking all about it! comment what your favorite part was!

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January 4, 2024 – Eva and Logan Prepare for U.S. Championships

Footwork, lifts, and spins are at the heart of ice dancing. There are times in the event where the two skaters are as one, spinning and moving like synchronized swimmers except on the ice.

But that’s where the similarity ends. Lifts, and the movement of the lifting and the lifted in the partnership, make up a large percentage of how judges score the event. They also elicit most of the “oohs” and “ahs” from the audience as the couple goes through choreographed changes in their positions during a lift.

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December 1, 2023 – Cleveland’s Eva Pate Looking Forward to Skating Much Closer to Home in the Next Two Months

STRONGSVILLE, Ohio – Eva Pate and her Team USA ice dancing partner Logan Bye have been presenting their passports to customs officials on three different continents over the past two-and-half years. Competition has taken them to Slovakia, France, Canada, Croatia, Poland and China, along with several skating events in the U.S.

That’s about to change. The pair will skate in Cleveland in just a week, and then compete in Columbus next month at the 2024 Prevagen U.S. Skating Nationals. And it’s coming at just the right time for a duo whose fortunes are on the rise.

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December 1, 2023 – Olympic Champ Scott Hamilton, Others to Skate at Public Square

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Olympic gold medalist Scott Hamilton is set to host an ice show at the Cleveland Foundation skating rink on Public Square on Thursday, Dec. 7.

The free show is 6 to 8 p.m. The show will feature performances by local skating talent as well as several of Hamilton’s skating pals including Eva Pate and Logan Bye. Pate is from Strongsville.

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February 16, 2023 – Sk8 to Elimin8 Cancer CBS Detroit Live On-Air Interview

CBS Detroit Kylee Miller Interviews Team USA Ice Dancers Eva Pate & Logan Bye before the February 16, 2023 Sk8 to Elimin8 Cancer event at Campus Martius Park. The Scott Hamilton CARES Foundation partnered with the Downtown Detroit Partnership and Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute for an ice show that was free to public. The show featured local skaters as well as ice dancers Eva Pate and Logan Bye and U.S. National Champion Alissa Czisny.

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February 3, 2023 – Sk8 to Elimin8 Cancer Ice Show

February 16 @ 6:00 pm EST

For the fifth consecutive year, ice skating legend Scott Hamilton is bringing his Sk8 to Elimin8 Cancer™ fundraiser and ice show back to The Rink at Campus Martius Park presented by Visit Detroit. The free, outdoor event takes place on Thursday, Feb. 16 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. and will feature special performances by two-time U.S. National Champion Alissa Czisny, Team USA Ice Dancers Eva Pate and Logan Bye as well as performances from the top local fundraisers.

Proceeds benefit the Scott Hamilton CARES Foundation and the Detroit-based Karmanos Cancer Institute.

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November 5, 2022 – Team USA Earns Two Top Five Finishes to Close the Grand Prix de France

Team USA wrapped up Grand Prix de France on Saturday with top-five finishes from Audrey Shin in the women’s event and Eva Pate and Logan Bye in ice dance.

The event, in Angers, France, was the third of six in the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series.

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November 1, 2022 – Pate and Bye Celebrate Engagement, Momentum Heading into Grand Prix de France

The Grand Prix season is just getting started and ice dancers Eva Pate and Logan Bye are already in the middle of their 2022-23 international campaign. The duo, in their fourth season together as a team, have been making waves on the international circuit, capturing a trio of silver medals in as many events.

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October 1, 2022 – Team USA Secures Two Medals at Ondrej Nepela Memorial

Levito Wins Gold, Pate and Bye Earn Silver for Team USA

In her Challenger Series debut, Isabeau Levito won gold with two confident programs, while Eva Pate and Logan Bye continued their success this season with a silver medal finish, adding another two medals to Team USA’s haul this season at the Ondrej Nepela Memorial.

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September 15, 2022 – Pate and Bye, McNamara and Spiridonov Capture Silver and Bronze in Lake Placid

Team USA secured two more medals on the final day of the 2022 U.S. International Figure Skating Classic as Eva Pate and Logan Bye and Lorraine McNamara and Anton Spiridonov triumphed to earn silver and bronze, respectively, in Lake Placid, New York.

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August 31, 2022 – This Week in Skating: Eva Pate & Logan Bye (interview)

In this interview, Team USA’s Eva Pate and Logan Bye join us to talk about Champs Camp, this year’s programs and of course – their recent engagement!

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August 17, 2022 – Pate & Bye Focus on Improving and Pushing Everything

A rhythm dance to the song “Bye, Bye, Bye” sung by the early 2000’s boy band NSYNC.
A mid-program costume change in their Hunger Games free dance.

So how are Eva Pate and Logan Bye planning to top their 2021-2022 season programs that were among their favorite programs and that were well-received by fans?

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March 28, 2022 – Sk8 to Eliminate Cancer Show Detroit 2022

On Feb. 10, the fourth annual Sk8 to Elimin8 Cancer ice show – a fundraiser on behalf of the Scott Hamilton CARES Foundation and the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute – took over the rink at Campus Martius Park

The event featured U.S. ice-dancing champs Eva Pate, Logan Bye, and Daniel Palmeri as well as skaters from local clubs who have been fundraising for the Karmanos Cancer Institute and CARES, the nonprofit dedicated to cancer research, education, and survivorship launched by figure skater Hamilton, an Olympic gold medalist and cancer survivor.

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September 18, 2021 – United States Earns Three Medals to Close 2021 U.S. International Figure Skating Classic

The United States captured three medals on Saturday night to close the 2021 U.S. International Figure Skating Classic in Norwood, Massachusetts. Madison Hubbell and Zachary Donohue won gold and Eva Pate and Logan Bye earned bronze in ice dance, while Gabriella Izzo grabbed the bronze medal in the women’s competition at the Skating Club of Boston. In total, the United States collected five medals at the event.

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July 25, 2021 – Interview with Midnight Blues & Other Musings Podcast

MBOAM had the opportunity to sit down and interview American Ice Dancers Eva Pate and Logan Bye about their seasons as partners, including Eva’s switch from solo dance and their creative and technical mindset going into their first nationals and first international competition of Skate America 2020. We were able to get insight into their 2021-2022 programs, including the history behind their choice of a “Bye, Bye, Bye” rhythm dance and “The Hunger Games” soundtrack Free Dance, as well as their mindset and goals going forward.

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June 2, 2021 – Logan Bye Earns Master’s Degree in Biomedical Engineering to Give Back to His Community

Logan Bye is a master of self-motivation.

He and ice dance partner Eva Pate competed in just their second season as a team in 2020-21 with few competitions and no crowds, but Bye also graduated from college in May.

The 23-year-old completed his master’s degree in biomedical engineering at the University of Michigan. He balanced being a full-time student with being an elite figure skater, and spent his last year-plus of college entirely online.

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February 25, 2021 – Tri-C Student Lands at U.S. Figure Skating Championships

Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C®) student Eva Pate keeps her talent on ice.

Now, Pate and her ice dance partner, Logan Bye, finished seventh at the 2021 U.S. Figure Skating Championships. The national competition recently took place at Orleans Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

The 20-year-old is studying small business management at the College and balancing classes with her training with Team USA.

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February 20, 2020 – Strongsville native skating her dream

While Strongsville resident Eva Pate was watching the 2014 Winter Olympics, she told her mom she wanted to become an elite ice skater.

Now, six years later, Pate, 19, and her partner on and off the ice, Logan Bye, 21, are part of Team USA for the upcoming season and will have the opportunity to travel the world to compete in skating championships.

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