Figure Skating

Felipe Montoya: Stepping Onto The Biggest Stage

By Hiro Yoshida

At the age of 27, Spanish figure skater Felipe Montoya has secured his dream of competing at this month’s PyeongChang Olympic Games. With just a few days left until his debut at a global event, he is ready to show the world his very best. (more…)

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2018 PyeongChang Olympics Team Event: Canada Cruises To Gold

Although it was predicted that it would be a closely fought contest between Canada and the Olympic Athletes from Russia, the destination of the 2018 Olympic Games Team Event gold medal was more or less decided in the opening session of the competition. (more…)

Carolina Kostner Resets Her Goals

By Hiro Yoshida

No-one in figure skating would have been surprised if Carolina Kostner had decided to hang up her skates following the 2014 Olympics. The much-admired Italian had fulfilled all the promise she had shown since competing in the junior ranks by winning a World Championship title in 2012, five European golds and claiming Olympic bronze in Sochi three years ago. (more…)

Misha Ge Finds Balance between Artistry and Athleticism

By Hiro Yoshida

Skater. Choreographer. Actor. Dancer. Model. Designer. Misha Ge has, at the age of 25, already a lot of feathers in his cap. Born in Russia and raised in China, the skater from Uzbekistan calls the United States of America home these days. Now a veteran in skating terms, he nevertheless keeps challenging himself. (more…)