Alexia Paganini: Making An Impact

By Hiro Yoshida

Russian ladies have dominated on the European stage in recent times with very few skaters on the continent able to challenge them. However, Alexia Paganini (17) might be the one to give them a run for their money. (more…)

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Aleksei Krasnozhon: “Skating Is My Whole Life”

By Miwako Nagata
It has been more than eight months since 2017 United States national junior champion Aleksei Krasnozhon (18) withdrew from the 2018 ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships in Sofia, Bulgaria last March due to a sprain in his right ankle. A fall on a quadruple Salchow, the first jump in his free skate, prevented him from continuing despite having a strong shot to take the World Junior title as he held a comfortable lead after the short programme.

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Grand Prix Final: James and Cipres Capture First Title

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The culmination of both the Grand Prix and Junior Grand Prix series took place in Vancouver, Canada over the weekend with a breakthrough performance from a French duo being the standout moment from the event. (more…)

Double Gold for Japan at NHK Trophy

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The 40th edition of the NHK Trophy in Hiroshima, Japan was a happy hunting ground for the home skaters as they nabbed both singles titles. (more…)

Hanyu Supreme In Helsinki

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There was star power on show in Helsinki this weekend for the third stage of the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating. (more…)

James And Cipres Clinch First Grand Prix Title

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Skate Canada was the second stop on this season’s ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating and it provided some surprise performances over the course of the weekend in Laval, Quebec. (more…)

Gilles and Poirier: “Anything Is Possible With The Right Material”

By Seán Gillis

After the heartbreak of narrowly missing out on qualifying for the Olympics in 2014, Piper Gilles and Paul Poirier laid those demons to rest when they competed in PyeongChang in February of this year. While for many skaters an Olympic appearance might be the ultimate goal, the Canadians are setting their sights even higher for the season ahead. (more…)

Chen Dazzles At Skate America

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The 2018 Grand Prix Series kicked off this weekend in Everett, Washington with Skate America and, despite the season only just having begun, there were some superb performances across the disciplines. (more…)

Junior Grand Prix Wraps Up In Armenia

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The ISU Junior Grand Prix came to Armenia for the first time in its history as skaters vied for the remaining spots in December’s Grand Prix Final in Vancouver, Canada.  (more…)