And just like that, another Olympics comes to an end. Beijing was not just any ordinary Olympics though. Until the moment it began there were many who doubted it would go ahead. The pandemic still managed to encroach into the skating bubble with a number of skaters sidelined by the strict protocols in place. A doping scandal shone a light on an aspect of the sport that needed to be addressed. There were moments of joy, sadness, excitement and frustration. And now it will be four years ago until we do it all again.
For the third consecutive year, Las Vegas plays host to Skate America. Thankfully this time round there will be real spectators and not cardboard cutouts. Although we will miss seeing the Gecko. No really. Here are all the essential details that we put together for your viewing pleasure!
After an absence of almost a decade top level figure skating returned to Turin’s Palavela and as ever with Grand Prix Finals the competition flew by in a blur of outstanding performances and emotional moments. (more…)