Author: europeonice

Marin Honda: Road To Redemption

By Hiro Yoshida

After a glittering career as a junior skater, Japan’s Marin Honda move to seniors has been a rocky road. Now in her second year of training under Rafael Arutunian in California, she has set her sights on turning her fortunes around in the seasons ahead. (more…)

Skate America: Four Highlights From Las Vegas

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Skate America took place over the weekend in Las Vegas, Nevada and here is what stood out for us at the first Grand Prix event of the 2019/2020 season. (more…)

Ode To Oberstdorf

Oberstdorf is not the easiest place to get to if you want to see some skating. If you land at Munich Airport, it is a three hour trek by (very efficient) German public transport which after a long or an early (or both) flight is not the most appealing thing to face. Yet for 51 years in a row at the end of September, the great and the good of the skating world have travelled in large numbers to this idyllic Alpine town for the Nebelhorn Trophy. (more…)

Fournier Beaudry and Sørensen: A New Chapter Begins

By Hiro Yoshida

Having missed out on the 2018 PyeongChang Olympic Games, Laurence Fournier Beaudry and Nikolaj Sørensen took the decision to switch from representing Denmark to Canada in pursuit of their ultimate dream. With a few months of competing for Canada already under their belts, the team talk about how this transition came about. (more…)