Russian ice dancers Alexandra Stepanova and Ivan Bukin have set their sights on picking up one of the two spots their country has at the 2018 PyeongChang Olympics next February. As they kicked off their season at the Finlandia Trophy, Marina Lee caught up with them for Europe On Ice. (more…)
2015 European Championships Recap – Ice Dance
As Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron finished their free dance to Mozart’s “Adagio from Concerto No. 23” at a sparsely attended Thursday night session of the 2015 European Figure Skating Championships at the Globe Arena in Stockholm, there were few people inside the venue who weren’t moved by the pure beauty they had just witnessed. European audiences tend to be tough and not as generous with their appreciation as North American or even Japanese crowds of late. The emotions that emanated from the French team on the night touched the hearts of those of us lucky to be there that night and it will remain long in our consciousness.
That Was The Week That Was In Figure Skating (20-26 October 2014)
Here’s a short recap of some of the things that happened during the past week in the world of figure skating.