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Grenoble Seals Final Places

The closing Grand Prix event of the season saw skaters travel to Grenoble for the Internationaux de France de Patinage with places in the Grand Prix Final on the line. (more…)

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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…)

Russian Skaters Sweep Finlandia Titles

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This weekend saw skaters tune up for the Grand Prix Series at Finlandia Trophy in Espoo, Finland, while the Junior Grand Prix landed in Ljubljana, Slovenia for its penultimate stop. (more…)

Tim Dolensky: Looking Back and Forward

By Miwako Nagata

After participating in several summer competitions, Timothy Dolensky (26) of the United States, travelled to Europe to compete at Lombardia Trophy in Bergamo, Italy earlier this month. He was accompanied by his new coach, Daniil Barantsev, who also choreographed his new short program to “Spark” by Amber Run. Dolensky moved to Texas from his hometown of Atlanta in the spring of 2017 mainly for the opportunity to train alongside other top-level international skaters, but also work to with coaches Peter and Darlene Cain. Europe On Ice got the opportunity to interview him during the Lombardia Trophy on how his coaching change came about, what his goals are for the season and his plans for after his competitive career. (more…)

Hanyu Back In Action At Autumn Classic

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This weekend saw the much-anticipated return to competition of two-time Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu at the Autumn Classic International in Oakville, Canada. Meanwhile in Bratislava, Slovakia, a rising Japanese star performed amazing technical feats at the Ondrej Nepela Trophy. (more…)