The 2011 European Figure Skating Championships in Bern, Switzerland that took place exactly a decade ago this week were an unforgettable competition for a variety of reasons. Ten years on the memories are still vivid for those of us who attended.
After finishing with competitive skating in 2014, Brian Joubert embarked on a career of coaching the next generation of skaters, fulfilling a long-held dream. As he prepares his students for the French national championships later this month, he talks about his past on the ice and his new life behind the boards. (more…)