Author: europeonice

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…)

Della Monica and Guarise Find Strength Through Stability

By Hiro Yoshida

A newfound stability in their lives has seen Nicole Della Monica (29) and Matteo Guarise (30) reap the rewards on the ice. Having already achieved their main objective for this season, the Italian pair are looking forward to competing again next week at the World Championships in Saitama, Japan. (more…)