Month: August 2017

  • Figure Skating Articles for Thursday, August 31, 2017

    Eun-soo Lim aims for for JGP Final – by Tatjana Flade, Golden Skate News

    Creating the Program: Zhou, team hit reset button: Skater, coaches decide to scrap ‘Romeo + Juliet,’ select ‘Moulin Rouge!’ – by Sarah S. Brannen, IceNetwork News

    Harvey hits close to home for Canadian ice dancer Weaver: Olympic figure skater Kaitlyn Weaver grew up in Houston, where her family’s now safe but friends are in a fight for survival. – by Lori Ewing, The Star

    Reminder: Register Now for the 2017-18 Competition Season; Deadline this Friday, Sept 1 – Source,

    ISU JGP Austria Gets Underway on Thursday – Source,

    It’s cool to be ice sweepers, say sisters – Source, The Star

    (Sea Games) Skating Squad Rake In Five Gold In KL2017 – Source,

    2017 ISU Challenger Series: Schedules and entrants – by Jackie Wong, Rocker Skating

    Tessa Virtue & Scott Moir’s SD music has just been released: They’re using -Sympathy of the Devil by The Rolling Stones; -Hotel California by The Eagles; -You and I by Carlos Santana. Here’s a clip of the Hotel California section – Source, London Free Press

    Posted Wednesday to Youtube, Rika Hongo’s Free Skate for this season – Source,

  • Figure Skating Articles for Wednesday, August 30, 2017

    2017-2018 ISU JGP Austria Event Schedule & Start Times – Source, Pete Murray on Facebook

    A “Who’s Who” List of Current Competitive Figure Skaters – Source, So You Want To Watch Figure Skating

    Figure Skating Recordings of Currently Competing Single Skaters – Source,

    The entire show “HYOEN” (Kabuki meets Figure Skating) has been uploaded to Google Drive (2 hours 15 minutes in length): Watch Here

    Ice Skating Rink Coming to Oregon’s Capital City – Source,

    Ice skating rink coming to Salem’s Riverfront City Park – Source, KATU2

    Adult skaters take a breath of fresh air – by Christie Sausa, Lake Placid News

    Ice skating to make summer appearance at Florence Civic Center – Source,

    Bygone In Budapest: Four Forgotten Hungarian Skating Stars – by Ryan Stevens, Skate Guard

    An unorthodox Olympics revisit (Part 4) – Torino – by Jackie Wong, Rocker Skating

  • Figure Skating Articles for Tuesday, August 29, 2017

    Champs Camp Chatter: Chen authors first book: Wagner, Bell keep training simple; Nagasu continues building programs – by Lynn Rutherford, Ice Network News

    (Flashback to April 2014) Luchianov: No one touched hearts like Lipnitskaia: From Spielberg to casual observers, skater’s programs appealed to all – by Vladislav Luchianov, IceNetwork News

    Russian Olympic champion in figure skating Lipnitskaya wraps up sports career – Source,

    Takino takes bronze in Junior Grand Prix debut – by Jack Gallagher, The Japan Times

    Lewis chronicles Aussie adventures in JGP blog: Ice dancer takes readers behind the scenes from season-opening event – by Chloe Lewis, IceNetwork News

    Pyeongchang 2018 prepare for final IOC Coordination Commission inspection – by Nick Butler, Inside the Games

    Online sales for tickets to PyeongChang 2018 to commence on Sept. 5 – Source, The Korea Herald

    Figure skater Yulia Lipnitskaya retires at 19 after battling anorexia: Russian Olympic champ informed officials of retirement after 3 months of treatment – Source,

    Skating Champion Priyam Tated makes India proud, wins bronze in Asian Open Figure Skating 2017 – Source,

    Adelina Sotnikova won’t defend Olympic figure skating gold medal in Pyeongchang – Source,

    2017 JGP Brisbane play-by-play/results – by Jackie Wong, Rocker Skating

  • Figure Skating Articles for Monday, August 28, 2017

    Figure skater Adeline Sotnikova will miss the season-2017/18 due to injury – Plushenko – Anatoly Samokhvalov,

    Olympic champion figure skater Yulia Lipnitskaya finished her career – Source,

    Figure Skating Olympic gold medalist Lipnitzkaya, retired – Source, Sputnik Japan

    Figurist Julia Lipnitskaya finished her career – Source,

    VIDEOS: Highlights from 2014 Olympic Team golde medalist Julia Lipnitskaia’s short but superb career – by Jackie Wong, Rocker Skating

    Coach says Adelina Sotnikova, Sochi figure skating champion, won’t defend title – Source,

    2016 JGP Brisbane: Review – Source, Naked Ice blog

    SEA Games: Julian Yee wins men’s figure skating gold – by KNG Zheng Guan, The Star Online

    KL2017: Julian Yee, Kai Xiang win gold, bronze in men’s figure skating – by Farah Azharie, New Straits Times

    KL2017: M’sians melt in figure skating competition, placing 5th and 9th – by Farah Azharie, New Straits Times

    The Virtue Moir Offical Website has launched – Source,

  • Figure Skating Articles for Sunday, August 27, 2017

    Team USA Wins One Medal at JGP Australia – Source,

    SEA Games: Singapore clinch historic first winter sports gold – by Justin Ong, Channel News Asia

    Singapore’s Yu Shuran creates history with ice-skating triumph – by Low Lin Fhoong, Today

    Michael Christian Martinez earns SEA Games silver in men’s figure skating – by Jane Bracher,

    Karen Chen announces new book, ‘Finding the Edge’ – by Rachel Lutz,

    Figure skater Johnny Weir talks ‘Yuri on Ice’ and anime fandom – by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw,

    The Magnificent Miss Hogg -by Ryan Stevens, Skate Guard

    Off-season news 2017: Retirements, coaching changes, music selections, and more! – by Jackie Wong, Rocker Skating

    2017-2018 ISU JGP Austria Event Schedule & Start Times – by Pete Murray,

    ISU Junior Grand Prix, Cup of Austria Official Website – Source,

  • Figure Skating Articles for Saturday, August 26, 2017

    Trusova rides stellar programs to title in Brisbane: Nguyen, Cui finish fifth, sixth; Russians earn dance gold, bronze medals – Source, IceNetwork News

    2017 JGP Brisbane play-by-play/results (Jr. Ladies FS Videos) – by Jackie Wong, Rocker Skating

    Krasnozhon caps week with JGP Australia title: Savosin wins men’s silver; U.S. teams sit fourth, fifth after short dance – Source, IceNetwork News

    Who will be the pairs breakout stars in 2017-18? Icenetwork predicts which teams will come into their own this season – Source, IceNetwork News

    Figure skater determined to win Olympic spot in last qualifying event – Source, Korea Herald

    Jason Brown’s vlog from Champs Camp – Source,

    Mariah Bell | Catching Up With Team USA – Source,

    Hiroaki SATO get the host pick spot of NHK (Men event). He was 8th in National last season – Source,

    2017 ISU Adult Figure Skating Competition Underway in Richmond, British Columbia, Canada. Watch live – Source,

    With the Conclusion of the ISU JGP Brisbane Competition find individual program videos from the Jr. Ladies, Jr. Men and Jr. Ice Dance events on the ISU JGP Youtube Channel

  • Figure Skating Articles for Friday, August 25, 2017

    Champs Camp Chatter: Zhou gets new free skate: Chen sets aside outside distractions; Rippon marks 10th senior season – by Lynn Rutherford, IceNetwork News

    Krasnozhon opens season with a bang in Brisbane: Russia’s Trusova leads ladies field; Americans Cui, Nguyen sit fifth, sixth – Source, IceNetwork News

    Lewis chronicles Aussie adventures in JGP blog: Ice dancer takes readers behind the scenes from season-opening event – by Chloe Lewis, IceNetwork News

    2017 JGP Brisbane Play-by Play and Results: Videos and results at 2017 JGP Brisbane – by Jackie Wong, Rocker Skating

    Ep. 39: Champs Camp Review with Lynn Rutherford who shared her thoughts on skaters like Vincent Zhou on this week’s IceTalk – Source,

    Branding, marketing a complicated issue for out athletes – by T.M. Philibin, Washington Blade

    Skating competition asks fans to knit mittens for skaters in adorable tradition – by Maggie Hendricks, USA Today

    Kori Ade, Jason Brown’s Coach: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know – Source,

    Lewis’ JGP Australia blog gallery – by Chloe Lewis,

    Chemnitzer figure skater stands on his skates before his film debut: Figure skater Matti Landgraf faces new challenges. He is one of the contributors to a film in Norway and has received a commitment to one of the most famous shows – by Martina Martin,

  • Figure Skating Articles for Thursday, August 24, 2017

    Kiira Korpi is preparing for a movie role: “It seems that I have had to throw overboard everything I have learned”: The tampering artist is faced with long shooting days in Romania – by Elina Paasonen,

    Tver skater Dmitry Sopot will debut with a new partner in Minsk – Source,

    2017 JGP Brisbane play-by-play/results – by Jackie Wong, Rocker Skating

    Etreni’s summer “vacation” – Source, The Chronicle Journal

    Australian figure skating pair Harley Windsor and Katia Alexandrovskaya look to Olympics after Junior Championship win – by Andrew McMurtry, St. Mary’s Star

    Ice skating rink planned – by Kathy Hendricksen, Fairmont Sentinel

    Cody skaters attend nationals – by Deva Patina, Cody Enterprise

    Asia’s oldest natural ice skating rink to get Rs 50-crore facelift – Source, The Times of India

    The Deutscher Eissport-Verband And The Berlin Wall – by Ryan Stevens, Skate Guard

    ISU Officials Seminars Vierumäki 2017: ISU Communications 2115 – Source,

    Corrections to ISU Communications 2084, 2091, 2095: ISU Communication No. 2114 – Source,

  • Figure Skating Articles for Wednesday, August 23, 2017

    Lewis chronicles Aussie adventures in JGP blog: Ice dancer takes readers behind the scenes from season-opening event – by Chloe Lewis, IceNetwork News

    ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating Brisbane 2017 Starting Order and Results Page – Source,

    Figure skater Kim Ha-neul aims for Pyeongchang Olympics – by Hong-Gu Kang,

    Going for the Gold: Skater Seeks to Return Home an Olympian – by T J Stallbaumer, NWA Home Page

    Winnetka Ice Arena gears up for 2017-2018 season – by Kathy Routliffe, Chicago Tribune

    Scott Hamilton Fast Facts – Source, Montana

    Osmond talks about puppy love … and skating – by Rob Vanstone, Regina Leader-Post

    Skating Star to West End’s Matilda – Source,

    Emily and Jay Emerge Fighting Fit after Terrible Year – Source,

    Michelle Kwan, Sister Karen and Choreographer Maryann Deangeles Strike a Dance Pose and folks are thinking; Might that have her thinking of dancing? Who knows – Source, Michellle Kwan on Instagram

  • Figure Skating Articles for Tuesday, August 22, 2017

    Shibutani siblings are ambassadors for sport in South Korea – Source, USA Today

    Model Elizabeth Pipko has aspirations to one day be an Olympic Figure Skater. She joined The Daily Caller to dicuss her skating hopes and her Jewish background and Online Bullying – Interview by David Hookstead, The Daily Caller

    Kerry Prepares for Pyeongchang – by Brooklee Han,

    ‘He was a gay guy who won’: why I wrote a play about ice-skating genius John Curry: Tony Timberlake has turned his lifelong fascination with the champion figure skater and 1970s gay icon into a heartbreaking one-man show – by Stephan Moss, The

    An unorthodox Olympics revisit (Part 3) – Salt Lake City – by Jackie Wong, Rocker Skating

    Previewing the 2017 ISU Junior Grand Prix Series – Source,

    Russia’s Loboda and Drozd hope to make impact in senior debut – by Tatjana Flade, Golden Skate News

    Vaytsekhovskaya’s interview with Buyanova `Sotnikova and I had to stop deceiving ourselves’ – Source, interview translated to english by – ‘TAHbKA’ @

    Tokei – Adieu L’Hiver – by Ryan Stevens, Skate Guard

    ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating – Minsk Arena Cup 2017, Minsk / BLR Color-coded Time and Practice Schedule – Source,

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