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Sinitsina and Katsalapov: Living The Moment

By Hiro Yoshida

After a few seasons of struggles and missed opportunities, things finally clicked for Victoria Sinitsina and Nikita Katsalapov this year. (more…)

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Fear and Gibson Dancing To Their Own Beat

By Hiro Yoshida

Lilah Fear and Lewis Gibson have captured the imaginations of skating fans and judges alike this season with their performances. The British duo make their third appearance at a World Championships in Saitama, Japan next week and are all set to step onto their biggest stage yet. (more…)

Gilles and Poirier: “Anything Is Possible With The Right Material”

By Seán Gillis

After the heartbreak of narrowly missing out on qualifying for the Olympics in 2014, Piper Gilles and Paul Poirier laid those demons to rest when they competed in PyeongChang in February of this year. While for many skaters an Olympic appearance might be the ultimate goal, the Canadians are setting their sights even higher for the season ahead. (more…)

Chock and Bates: Finding Strength and Love Through Adversity

By Hiro Yoshida

After finishing second at the 2015 World Championships and backing that up with a World bronze in 2016, most observers expected Madison Chock and Evan Bates to be on or close to the podium at the 2018 PyeongChang Olympic Games. However, things did not go to plan for the Americans and, as they embark on another Olympic cycle, they reflect on what turned out to be a trying season that made the bonds between them even stronger. (more…)