October 23, 2014

October 22, 2014

  • Skating Articles on Wednesday, October 22, 2014

    Top U.S. dance teams to square off in Windy City: Chock and Bates, Shibutanis begin journey to U.S. ice dance throne – by Lynn Rutherford, IceNetwork News

    ‘Smart blade’ to let researchers see figure skating’s toll on the body – Source, The Globe and Mail

    Measuring on ice: Researchers create ‘smart’ ice skating blade – Source, Phys.org

    This and That: 10/21 – Source, The Skating Lesson

    Norton Skate: Skate America’s Humble Beginnings – by Ryan Stevens, Skateguard1.blogspot.ca

    WFS takes time-out for a while – Source, World Figure Skating

    Canadians begin ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Season in Chicago – Source, SkateCanada.ca

    Junior Grand Prix Recap – by Klaus-Reinhold Kany, Ice Skating International: Online

    The Ice Theatre of New York’s Ice: Dance 2014 Captivates – by Marie J Miczak, Best Picks Magazine

    Female athletes admitted to the Sectional Championships. Tyler Pierce the best in Regionals (use google translator)( – Source, Neveitalia.it

    Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski Named NBC’s Top Figure Skating Broadcast Team – by Richard Sandomir, New York Times

    Skate America kicks off ISU Grand Prix series – by Katie Tetzloff, Ice-Dance.com

    Tim Best, husband of former London mayor Anne Marie DeCicco-Best is floating the idea of an ice rink on the beach of one of the most exclusive places in the world; George Town, The Cayman Islands – by Jane Sims, The London Free Press

October 21, 2014

  • Skating Articles on Tuesday, October 21, 2014

    2014 Pre Skate America Jeremy Abbott Teleconference – Source, IceNetwork Videos

    2014 Hilton HHonors Skate America: Entries and streaming links – Source, Hot Blades, Hot Passion

    Gymnastics Questions Code of Points, Laments Loss of Artistry – by George Rossano, Ice Skating International: Online

    Alena Leonova fights back – by Paula Slater, Golden Skate News

    The Inside Edge: Nagasu flits toward classic opera: Observations from Barrie; Buntin gets analytical; MKYAS enters final stage – by Sarah S. Brannen and Drew Meekins, IceNetwork News

    Gold readies herself for showdown with Russians: Nagasu on the road to improvement; Cesario overcoming ankle, mono – by Lynn Rutherford, IceNetwork News

    Jason Brown’s 2014 Skate America teleconference – Source, IceNetwork.com

    Kurt Browning to skate with Stirling Figure Skating Club – by Richard Turtle, InsideBelleville.com

    ‘Frozen’ fans who can’t ‘let it go’ have something to look forward to in January – by K.K. Miller, Japan Today

    ITNY pays tribute to Albright, celebrates ice dance: Kriengkrairut, Giulietti-Schmitt join cast that includes U.S. champ Bradley – by Lynn Rutherford, IceNetwork News

    Judges Draw by number for ISU Figure Skating Championships 2015 – Source, ISU.org

    That Was The Week That Was In Figure Skating (13-19 October 2014) – Source, Europe On Ice – Blog

    Olympic figure skater Marissa Castelli on being a Patriots fan – by Briana Palma, Patriots.com

October 20, 2014

October 19, 2014

October 18, 2014

  • Skating Articles on Saturday, October 18, 2014

    ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2014 Preview – Source, ISU.org

    Nam Nguyen eyeing Canadian men’s figure skating title this season – by Lori Ewing, The Globe and Mail

    6 Things I Learned About Mental Toughness From Competitive Figure Skating – by Katrina Hacker, MindBodyGreen.com

    Isabelle Olsson wants to make a mark – by Eva Maria Jangbro, Absolute Skating

    Brian Joubert: “It was a very good moment for me to stop competing” – by Florentina Tone, Inside Skating

    Future engineer, competitive skater sees science behind his sport’s art – Source, Engineering.Vanderbilt.edu

    After ‘Riverdance’: What’s next for the next big thing: U.S. silver medalist Brown goes in different direction with new programs – by Amy Rosewater, IceNetwork News

    Boston’s Rockefeller Center? Ice rink may come to City Hall Plaza – by Andrew Ryan, The Boston Globe

    Airdrie school girl targets Winter Olympics after winning figure skating event – by Colin Paterson, Daily Record UK

    Tarah Kayne and Daniel O’Shea Withdraw from Grand Prix Series Events – Source, U.S. Figure Skating

    Skating With Anne Boleyn’s Ghost: The Royal Menagerie And The Tower Of London – by Ryan Stevens, Skateguard1.blogspot.com

October 17, 2014

  • Skating Articles on Friday, October 17, 2014

    Skating success just beginning of Davis’ dream year: Ice dancer named WSF’s Sportswoman of the Year in team sport category – by Nick McCarvel, IceNetwork News

    A Double Axel Dinner Party: Recipes Inspired By Figure Skaters – by Ryan Stevens, Skateguard1.blogspot.ca

    Edward Villella, famed ballet dancer, gives ice choreography a whirl – by Sheila Ann Feeney, AM New York

    Interview With Tim Koleto – by Ryan Stevens, Skateguard1.blogspot.com

    Champions abound in Barrie at the 2014 Autumn Classic International – by Beverley Smith, SkateCanada.ca

    Figure skating championship wraps up in Barrie – by Heather Butts, CTV News Barrie

    Canada qualifies four entries for ISU Junior Grand Prix Final – Source, SkateCanada.ca

    Gracie Gold calls audible, adds lyrics for post-Olympic season – by Rachel Lutz, NBC OlympicTalk

    Lu Chen shows tour in China 2014: Yagudin, Czisny, Candeloro – Source, Information post by ‘NONKO’ @ FSU

    2014 Skate America Full practice and event schedule – Source, ISUResults.com

October 16, 2014

  • Skating Articles on Thursday, October 16, 2014

    Meryl Davis Wins Women’s Foundation’s Sportswoman of the Year Award – Source,US Figure Skating on Facebook

    Miner in control at Autumn International Classic: Wang in second after ladies short; Calalang, Sidhu sit second in pairs – Source, IceNetwork News

    At last — Hilton HHonors Skate America puts Chicago back in figure skating spotlight – by Lewis Lazare, Chicago Business Journal

    Autumn International Classic to kick off in Barrie: Team USA sends 13 skaters to final tune-up before Grand Prix – Source, IceNetwork News

    Duhamel and Radford, Daleman lead after short programs at Skate Canada Autumn International – by Louis Daignault, SkateCanada.ca

    Kristi Yamaguchi’s Golden Moment Show Nov. 2, 2014 at SAP Center in San Jose – Source, AsianWeek.com

    Strongsville ice dancer uses failure to win national championship (photo gallery and video) – by Bob Sandrick, Cleveland.com

    Canada lands Russian pairs figure skater – Source, The New Zealand Herald

    Russian figure skater to switch allegiance and compete for Canada Source, CTV News

    Milton: Pairs skater Dylan Moscovitch finds Russian partner – by Steve Milton, The Hamilton Spectator

    Max Aaron seeks redemption at Worlds – by Amy Rosewater, ESPNW

    Gracie Gold prepares to bring her A-game – by Michelle Kennedy, Seattle Figure Skating Examiner

October 15, 2014

  • Skating Articles on Wednesday, October 15, 2014

    Takahashi announces retirement from competition: Olympic bronze medalist, world champion leaves behind grand legacy – Source, IceNetwork News

    Japan’s legend Takahashi announces retirement – Source, World Figure Skating

    The end of an era: Daisuke Takahashi retired from competitive skating – by Florentina Tone, Inside Skating

    Abbott comes back to settle unfinished business: Skater puts Olympic letdown behind him, eyes first career world medal – by Amy Rosewater, IceNetwork News

    Top Junior Skaters go to ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final – Source, ISU.org

    13 Athletes to Represent Team USA at 2014 Autumn International Classic – Source, U.S. Figure Skating

    Contribution of the IOC and of sports bodies essential to Switzerland, says Ueli Maurer – Source, Olympic.org

    Jeremy Abbott, rebuilt and motivated, begins 10th season – by Nick Zaccardi, NBC OlympicTalk

    Ten Things You May Not Know About The World of Figure Skating – by Jo Ann Schneider Farris, Figure Skating About.com

    Fairfield’s Edwards Pond: Witchcraft Trials And Ice Skating – by Ryan Stevens, Skateguard1.blogspot.com

    Meryl Davis, Charlie White look to uncertain future in ice dancing – by Nick Zaccardi, NBCOlympicTalk.com

October 14, 2014

  • Skating Articles on Tuesday, October 14, 2014

    2014 Hilton HHonors Skate America IceNetwork Live Webcast Schedule – Source, IceNetwork.com

    Daisuke Takahashi: Trailblazer Takes a Timeout – Tatjana Flade, IFS Magazine

    Interview With Harry Mattick – by Ryan Stevens, Skateguard1.blogspot.ca

    Torvill and Dean: Revelations from autobiography ‘Our Life on Ice’ – Source, Nottingham Post

    Skate Canada 2014 Autumn Classic International Competition Schedule and Starting Orders (To be posted Oct. 14) – Source, SkateCanada.ca

    Qualified for the final numbers and the eighteenth edition of the Junior Grand Prix (use Google Translator) – Source, Neveitalia.it

    Adam Rippon wins silver at Finlandia Trophy – Source, Figure Skaters Online

    Nathan Chen wins silver at Junior Grand Prix Croatia – Source, Figure Skaters Online

    NYC’s Most Touristy Ice Rink is Officially Open – Source, Jaunted.com

    Charlène Guignard/Marco Fabbri: “We are not going to play it safe during this post-Olympic season” – by Laura Sciarrillo, SnowAlps.com

    The firm intention of figure Daisuke Takahashi retired (use google translation) – Source, 3.NHK.or.jp

    World’s best headed to Lethbridge – by Nick Kuhl, Lethbridge Herald

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