October 30, 2014

October 29, 2014

  • Skating Articles on Wednesday, October 29, 2014

    Cappellini, Lanotte still striving for improvement: European, world champions look to build on last season’s success – by Vladislav Luchianov, IceNetwork News

    Kurt Browning, Pj Kwong recap Skate America (audio) – Source, CBC Sports 

    Midtown condo building will be first in city with its own rooftop ice-skating rink – by Katherine Clarke, New York Daily News

    Please, no more ‘Carmen.’ Figure skating tries to save itself with pop music – by Robert Samuels, The Washington Post

    Boland continues to develop her figure skating skills – by Chris Quigley, The Western Star

    Clarks Summit resident Adam Rippon’s love of skating keeps him competitive – by Robert Tomkavage, TimesLeader.com

    Parry Sound skating club on thin ice – Source, MuskokaRegion.com

    Machida defends Skate America title by whopping margin – Source, Japan Times

    Johnny Weir: “Russia is a very tough country” – Source, Translation of an Article from Elena Vaitsekhovskaya at SportExpress.ru by ‘quiqie’ @ FSU

    So do you know who Ondrej Nepela was? – by Titanilla Bod, Absolute Skating

    Skate Canada Men’s Preview – by Amber Lewis, Ice Musings

    You’ll be able to ice skate in Maggie Daley Park this winter – by Zach Long, Time Out Chicago

    Hunter Figure Skater on Top – Source, NBN News

    James, Ciprès hope to bring skating to next level: French pair aiming for European podium after coaching change – by Jean-Christophe Berlot, IceNetwork News

    Hubbell & Donohue Ready for Reinvention – by Jacquelyn Thayer, Ice-Dance.com

October 28, 2014

  • Skating Articles on Tuesday, October 28, 2014

    Flawless Radionova takes gold at Skate America: Tuktamisheva nabs fourth medal of season; Gold, Cesario finish 3-4 – by Lynn Rutherford, IceNetwork News

    It’s all about ‘pacing’ for Jason Brown – by Paula Slater, Golden Skate News

    Shibutanis push new boundaries – by Paula Slater, Golden Skate News

    Russians win women’s, pairs titles at Skate America – by Nancy Armour, USA Today

    Nam Nguyen: Canada’s next great figure skater Source, CBC Sports

    ICE STYLE…..2014 Hilton HHonors Skate America 2014 Costumes Recap: The Men! – Source, NickVerreos, Where Style Happens

    International Skating Union Official Newsletter – Source, ISU World No. 54 Oct 2014

    Kevin Reynolds withdraws from Skate Canada International – Source, Skate Canada

    Call to mom helps Nagasu rebound from disappointment by Maggie Hendricks, USA Today

    ISU GRAND PRIX: Skate Guard Skate America Coverage – by Ryan Stevens, Skate Guard

    Nancy Kerrigan, Brian Boitano Join ABC’s Figure Skating Holiday Specials – by Jeremy Blacklow, TheWrap.com

    The 2014 Hilton HHonors Skate America embraces Chicago (and vice versa) – by Lewis Lazare, Chicago Business Journal

    Watch: Maia Shibutani / Alex Shibutani – Skate America 2014 Gala performance – Source Neveitalia.it

    Canadian Synchronized Swimming Team Fashion photoshoot – Behind the scenes – Source, Vimeo.com

    Kavaguti & Smirnov, Hao Zhang, Denney & Frazier: Fun Quotes From the Pairs Teams Post Event – by Elvin Walker, IFSMagazine.com

October 27, 2014

October 26, 2014

  • Skating Articles on Sunday, October 26, 2014

    Tatsuki Machida Hits a High Note At Skate America – by Elvin Walker, International Figure Skating

    Kavaguti, Smirnov turn back time with stellar short: Russian pair continues comeback after lost season; Americans go 3-4-5 – by Lynn Rutherford, IceNetwork News

    They Said It! Quotable Moments from the Ladies in Chicago – by Elvin Walker, IFSMagazine.com 

    Second City slices: Scimeca, Knierim forgo quad: American duo focusing on improving unison, performance; Pairs crash – by Lynn Rutherford, IceNetwork News

    Russia’s Stepanova Bukin Third in Ice Dance at Skate America – Source, Rianovosti

    Try and stop me: Tuktamisheva leads in Chicago: Russian skater stays hot to open Grand Prix; Gold in third; Cesario fourth – by Lynn Rutherford, IceNetwork News

    Russian Figure Skaters Tuktamysheva and Radionova Take Lead in ‘Skate America’ Competition – Source, Rianovosti

    Martinez finishes 10th in Skate America – Source, ABS-CBNNews.com

    Lifts elevate Chock, Bates to gold over Shibutanis: U.S. ice dance teams place one-two at Grand Prix event for first time ever – by Lynn Rutherford, IceNetwork News

    Machida repeats as Skate America men’s champion: Brown claims silver medal; Nguyen jumps to bronze; Abbott falls to fifth – by Lynn Rutherford, IceNetwork News

October 25, 2014

  • Skating Articles on Saturday, October 25, 2014

    Machida dominates short program at Skate America: Conservative Abbott in second place; Brown rebounds from shaky start – by Lynn Rutherford, IceNetwork News

    Machida leads the way at Skate America – Source, Yahoo Sports UK

    Jason Brown falls short in men’s short program – by Philip Hersh, Chicago Tribune

    Chock, Bates take lead over Shibutanis in short: U.S. silver medalists put own spin on classic rhythm; Russians third – by Lynn Rutherford, IceNetwork News

    Clara Peters: Little Feet Making A Big Mark – Source, Women’s Sports Journal

    Skate America Pairs Preview: Pairs – by Amber Lewis, Ice Musings

    Steuer joins Zimmerman to train Denney, Frazier: German coach invites Savchenko, Massot to follow him to South Florida – by Klaus-Reinhold Kany, IceNetwork News

    Johnny Weir, Tara Lipinski preview Skate America – by Nick Zaccardi, NBC OlympicTalk

    About Skate America: USA’s Grand Prix of Figure Skating premier event – by Jo Ann Schneider-Farris, Colorado Springs Ice Skating Examiner.com

    Rink Of Wax: Figure Skaters In Wax Museums – by Ryan Stevens, Skate Guard

    Yamaguchi gathers skating friends for fund-raiser: Legends perform for gold medalist’s nonprofit – by Richard Freedman, Times Herald

    2014 Skate America preview: Pairs – by Jackie Wong, Figure Skating Examiner

    Synchronized skating may soon pick up steam – by Neil Best, Newsday.com

    Though Sochi snub still stings, Nagasu stronger – by Nancy Armour, USA Today

October 24, 2014

  • Skating Articles on Friday, October 24, 2014

    Hilton HHonors Skate America ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2014 – Preview – Source, ISU.org

    2014 Skate America preview: Ladies – by Jackie Wong, Figure Skating Examiner

    Skate America: Who to watch: Pj Kwong gives her picks – by Pj Kwong, CBC Sports

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

    Top stars compete this weekend at Skate America – by Barry Wilner, Daily Herald

    Duhamel and Radford quad puts skating world on notice: Pairs skaters looking to claim their first world title – Source, CBC Sports

    ATTN CANADIAN SKATING FANS: Watch Grand Prix of Figure Skating: Skate America – Source, CBC.ca

    Grand Prix season begins with Skate America – Source, The New Zealand Herald

    Broadcast dream team reunites at Skate America: Weir, Lipinski set to build on unprecedented popularity of Olympic telecasts – by Amy Rosewater, IceNetwork News

    Afanasieva and Dack ready for ‘Blades on Stage’: Acrobatic adagio duo among the headliners at Princess of Wales Theatre – by Lois Elfman, IceNetwork News

    Ontario Government Supports Youth Skating in the Province – Source, SkateCanada.ca

    27 Things You’re Really Thinking When You Watch Figure Skating; And proof that figure skaters are maniacs – Source, Buzzfeed.com

    Choreographer Douglas Webster returns home with ice-dancing show – Source, NewHampshire.com

    Figure skating taking Cole Porter approach: Anything goes – by Philip Hersh, Chicago Tribune

    Brown, Gold among elite skaters at Sears Centre this weekend – by Doug T. Graham, Daily Herald

    Sotnikova, Hanyu return to fray as figure skating season kicks off – by Emmeline Moore, Yahoo Sports

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

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