Figure Skating Articles Sunday, September 15, 2019

Hanyu won the Autumn Classic, Aimo – 2nd, Messing – 3rd – Source, Sports.ru

Yuzuru Hanyu opens season with win; Nathan Chen challenge coming – Source, NBC Sports

Gilles and Poirier win gold at Autumn Classic International – Source, SkateCanada.ca

Rika Kihira Takes Autumn Classic International Victory: Gets the better of Evgenia Medvedeva in the Ladies Free Skate to Win on her 2019-2020 Season Opener – by Rory Jiwani, OlympicChannel.com

Skater Sinitsyna intends to improve the quality of elements after the Grand Prix stage in Chelyabinsk: Russian woman took second place at the junior stage of the Grand Prix in Chelyabinsk – Source, TASS.ru

Trusova got into the Guinness Book of Records as the first performer of quadruple sheepskin coats and lutz – Source, Sports.ru

Plushenko, Sotnikova and Lipnitskaya are preparing for a new show, Chen shared a photo with his sister. The main of the social networks of skaters – Source, Sports.ru

Ksenia Sinitsyna: “I got experience, positive emotions and now I will continue to work on the implementation of the elements” – Source, Sports.ru

Lombardia Trophy. Guinyar and Fabry won the rhythm dance, Shpilevaya and Smirnov – 6th – Source, Sports.ru

Canadians Bashynska and Beaumont win bronze at ISU Junior Grand Prix – Source, SkateCanada.ca

Valieva told how she reassured herself before the victory rental – Source, RSport.ria.ru

Meet Marjorie LaJoie: An Intertiew – Source, Edges of Clory

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Figure Skating Articles Saturday, September 14, 2019

A special interview between Shizuka Arakawa and Kaori Sakamoto’s new program by Masama Uno & Daisuke Takahashi – Source, Oricon.co.jp

2019 Autumn Classic International | Team USA Competition Central – Source, USFS Fan Zone

2019 Lombardia Trophy | Team USA Competition Central – Source, USFS Fan Zone

2019 ISU Challenger Series Event 2 – Lombardia Trophy Results and Protocols – Source, SkatingScores.com

2019 ISU JGP Chelyabinsk, Russia Jr. Pairs Results – ISUResults.com

2019 ISU JGP Chelyabinsk, Russia Jr. Men’s Results – ISUResults.com

2019 Lombardia Trophy play-by-play/results: Ladies short program – by Jackie Wong, Rocker Skating

2019 Lombardia Trophy play-by-play/results: Men’s short program – by Jackie Wong, Rocker Skating

Lombardia Trophy 2019 – ISU Challenger Series Starting Order and Results Page – Source, FISG.it

Guinzbourg shows vast improvement to place fourth at ISU Junior Grand Prix – Source, SkateCanada.ca

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Figure Skating Articles Friday, September 13, 2019

Yuzu as he sits down for an interview with Citizen, subbed in English by Team AWW – Source, Youtube.com

Green & Parsons: A New Journey Begins – Source, Ice-Dance.com

Oleg Vasiliev: “Now not only leaders are strong, but also young couples. In this regard, Stolbova and Novoselov will not be easy to fight” – Source, Sports.ru

Oleg Vasiliev: “Trusova and Shcherbakova showed technical space. Only the third place will be vacant at the championship of Russia” – Source, Sports.ru

Flashback: Golden Skate 2017 Interview with U.S. Pairs Coach Dalilah Sappenfield – Source, Youtube.com

Grand Prix among juniors. Shanaeva and Narizhny, Davis and Smolkin, Zhukova and Karpov will show rhythm dancing – Source, Sports.ru

Anna Shcherbakova: “In Japan, a lot of gifts were presented. Arrived with three suitcases of 12 kg each, left with six suitcases of 25 kg.” – Source, Sports.ru

California Dreamin’ Stephen Gogolev Moves South of the Border – Source, Stephen Gogolev Fan Blog

Brian Orser: competition among Russians will help Medvedeva step forward – Source, RSport.ria.ru

Irina Rodnina: queen of figure skating celebrates 70th anniversary – Source, Mir24.tv

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Figure Skating Articles Thursday, September 12, 2019

Sixteen Americans to Compete in Three Competitions This Weekend – Source, USFS Fan Zone

2019 Autumn Classic International | Team USA Competition Central – Source, USFS Fan Zone

2019 Lombardia Trophy | Team USA Competition Central – Source, USFS Fan Zone

2019 ISU JGP Chelyabinsk, Russia Starting Order & Results Page – Source, ISUResults.com

2019 Junior Grand Prix Russia | Team USA Competition Central – Source, USFS Fan Zone

Chelyabinsk is preparing for the grand prix in figure skating – Source, 1obl.ru

2019 Autumn Classic International Oakville, Ontario, Canada Sept. 12 – 14 Starting Orders and Results Page – Source, SkateCanada.ca

Absolutely stunning! Russian female skaters present new programs full of quads and trixels – Source, RT.com

“Our pair skating is in full bloom.” Coach Vasiliev about the results of pre-season rentals – Source, TASS.ru

Elizaveta Tuktamysheva: Before it was scary to go on the triple axel, but now it’s ok – Source, FS Gossips

Tatyana Tarasova on test rentals: “Boys, look up to Serge Voronov” – Source, Sports.ru

3 Columbus figure skaters to compete in regional competition – WTVM.com

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Figure Skating Articles Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Hanyu set for season debut in Canada – by Jack Gallagher, The Japan Times

Final Athletes Announced for 2019 Skate America Presented by American Cruise Lines – Source, USFS Fan Zone

A long-awaited book of Daisuke Takahashi’s 13-year coverage! “Daisuke Takahashi, nobody knows” released on October 25! – Source, PRTimes.jp

ISU JGP Chelyabinsk 2019 Practice Groups and Music Rotations – Source, ISUResults.com

SGP in Russia. 4th stage Schedule – Source, LTK-CSKA.ru

In The Loop Podcast: Photography and Figure Skating; feature interview with Joosep Martinson – Source, Spotify.com

Video interview with Alina Zagitova, Sasha Trusova and Ani Shcherbakova after the rental! News digest: Chania, Uno and others! – Source, Sports.ru

Sophia Shevchenko — Igor Eremenko: “We are delighted with the organization of adult competitions” (Video interview in Russian) – Source, Youtube.com

Interview with Nathan Chen on Apple Podcast with Lilah Jo – Source, The Lilah Jo Show

The 1972 Canadian Figure Skating Championships – by Ryan Stevens, Skate Guard

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Figure Skating Articles Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Return of the Ice Prince: Yuzuru Hanyu reveals motivation before new season; Japan’s reigning double Olympic Champion is back, but will injuries allow him to be at his best? – by Ken Browne, OlympicChannel.com

Canadian skaters en route to Russia for Junior Grand Prix #4 – Source, SkateCanada.ca

ISU and Infront pair up for new exclusive media rights partnership – Source, Infront.sport

Lee ends gold medal draught for Korean Ladies at ISU Junior Grand Prix in Riga – Source, ISU.org

In Focus: The best pictures of the ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating – Riga Cup – Source, ISU.org

Exclusive! Katarina Witt on quintuple jumps: “I don’t know if we need it.” – Source, OlympicChannel.com Video @ Olympic Channel

Gleichengaug thanked for support after the death of mom – Source, Sports.ru

TiffanyZagorski and #JonathanGuerreiro are “leaving nothing to chance” this season: Tiffani Zagorski & Jonathon Guerreiro: Sep 2019 Interview – Source, Youtube.com

Learn to skate at ice arena – Source, Sentinel-Tribune

2019 Autumn Classic International Oakville, Canada, September 12–14, 2019 Official Announcement – Source, ISU.org

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NOTE TO FOLLOWERS & SKATING FANS

This coming Thursday through Sunday there will be three (3) Figure Skating Competitions taking place. ISU JGP Chelyabinsk /RUS, Autumn Classic International, Oakville CANADA, and Lombardia Trophy, Bergamo, ITALY.

Blazing Blades will continue to focus on print screen photo coverage of the Junior Grand Prix Events throughout the entire series while providing news updates, stories, pictures and links to senior level program videos until the ISU Grand Prix Series gets underway.

Personally, I am committed to showing our current crop of Junior level skaters as they are the next generation of skating stars developing their talents and they warrant exposure to the skating community.

So please join me as we follow Ted Barton and the ISU Junior Grand Prix Live Stream crew on Youtube.com starting at 4:15 a.m. EDT / 1:15 a.m. PDT Thursday Morning for the Jr. Ice Dancers with their Rhythm Dance programs. – Pete Murray ⛸️🙋🏻‍♂️🇺🇸

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