Figure Skating Articles for Friday, April 20, 2018

‘I thought if I closed my eyes, I would never open them’ – Russian Olympic skater on horror injury – Source, RT.com Sports

Chen showcases ability to overcome adversity: U.S. champion recovers from Olympic disappointment to win world title – by Nick McCarvel, IceNetwork News

Adam Rippon Welcomed by Cher to Time’s List of 2018’s 100 Most Influential People: ‘He Dares To Be Different’ – Source, Billboard.com

Yamaguchi’s work off the ice returns her to spotlight: 1992 Olympic champion from Fremont to receive prestigious USOC spirt award – by Elliott Almond, East Bay Times

USOC Announces Kristi Yamaguchi As Jesse Owens Olympic Spirit Award Winner – Source, TeamUSA.org

Oscars Weekend 2018 – ShibSibs Video of their early March trip to LA Uploaded – Source, Youtube.com

Athletes critical of USOC, sports federations in failing to prevent, stop sexual abuse – by Rachel Axon, USAToday.com

U.S. Olympic turmoil: ‘How do you sleep at night?’ – by Eddie Pells, The Vindicator

Starr Andrews: “I just feel so free when I skate” – by Gina Capellazzi, Figure Skaters Online

Rochester Figure Skating Club prepares for 80th annual Ice – by Francidco Almenara-Dumur, KTTC.com

15-year-old figure skater has Olympic dreams: Behind every spin and every jump, there’s a certain kind of passion that separates Wren Warne-Jacobsen from just about everyone else – by Ryan Shaver, KARE11.com

Ivy Park’s Spring 2018 collection debuts with Figure Skating in Harlem – by Lily Puckett, The Fader.com

2018 Jump On It Camp: Facebook Live Q&A with Mariah Bell and Max Aaron (during which he officially announced his retirement from competition) – Source, Facebook.com/usfigureskating

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Figure Skating Articles for Thursday, April 19, 2018

Charismatic Rippon shines on grandest of stages: Contagious personality gains American international celebrity status – by Sarah S. Brannen, IceNetwork News

Fresh faces: Arutunian set to welcome new pupils: Honda, Lim to join Chen, Bell in training under renowned skating coach – by Philip Hersh, IceNetwork News

Olympic figure skating gold, silver medalists visit S. Korea for ice show – Source, The Korea Herald

Olympic figure skaters Alina Zagitova and Evgenia Medvedeva, gold, silver medalists in Pyeongchang, visit S. Korea for ice show – Source, Yonhap News

Figure Skater to Congress: I Reported Sexual Abuse and was Ignored – Source, KNEB.com

The Whole Kit and Kaboodle – by Ryan Stevens, Skate Guard

Looking back at Milan: Impressive Ladies – Source, ISU.org

Looking back at Milan: Incredible Pairs – Source, ISU.org

Arakawa headlines World Hall of Fame class: 2006 Olympic champion joined by three-time Olympian Viktor Petrenko – Source, IceNetwork News

Maia and Alex Shibutani are interviewed by host Carl Lewis during the AAU Sullivan Award Ceremony – Source, Youtube.com

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Figure Skating Articles for Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Arakawa headlines World Hall of Fame class: 2006 Olympic champion joined by three-time Olympian Viktor Petrenko – Source, IceNetwork News

Petrenko, Arakawa highlight World Figure Skating Hall class – Source, Tampa Bay Times

Olympian Karen Chen lands in a mess with former bootmaker – by Elliott Almond, Marinij. com

Stars on Ice tour: Olympians bringing cutting-edge show to Allentown – by Ryan Kneller, MCall.com http://www.mcall.com/entertainment/mc-ent-gp-stars-on-ice-tour-ppl-center-allentown-20180416-story.html

Beyoncé Is Empowering Young Female Figure Skaters in Harlem With Ivy Park – by Brooke Bobb, Vogue.com

World champion Patrick Chan to teach young skaters in Truro – Source, Turo Daily News

Meryl Davis Explains The Unique Opportunity Figure Skaters Have To Make A Living Outside Competition – by Meryl Davis, TeamUSA.org

Bay Country Figure Skating Club to present ‘Pure Imagination on Ice’ – Source, The Beacon

The 2018-19 International Selection Pool (ISP) has been posted on US Figure Skating: Includes age-eligible athletes/teams being considered for an international competition – Source, U.S. Figure Skating

Yelena Ilinykh and Julia Lipnitskaya Academy of Champions is traveling across Russia offering training classes and looking for young talented skaters (Photos) – Source, Academy_Ilinykh_Lipnitskaya on Instagram

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Figure Skating Articles for Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Chan moving on “with a huge smile,” hopes to open skating school in Vancouver – by Lori Ewing, PentictonHerald.ca

Orser says Hanyu is greatest ever – by Jack Gallagher, The Japan Times

Sacred Heart’s Figure Skaters Make Nationals for First Time – by Gabrielle Lucivero, NBC Connecticut

A Very Busy Adam Rippon Stopping In Hartford With ‘Stars On Ice’ – by Susan Dunne, CTNow.com

Poteris had kind hearts, ice in their veins – by John Demont, The Chronicle Herald

Chan Retires Figure Skating – by Cole Burston, Gazette.com

Photos: Rochester Figure Skating Club Ice Show ‘Dream On’ rehearsal – (Photos) by Joe Ahlquist, Post Bulletiin

A Western Wonder: The Roger Wickson Story – by Ryan Stevens, Skate Guard

Best of Patrick Chan – by Jackie Wong, Rocker Skating

Osmond cements herself as Canada’s leading lady: Olympic bronze medalist stylishly carved her spot among sport’s elite – by Lois Elfman, IceNetwork News

Three Week Flashback: Osmond delivers stellar free to win first world crown; Japan’s Higuchi, Miyahara win silver, bronze; USA’s Tennell pulls into sixth – Source, IceNetwork News

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Figure Skating Articles for Monday, April 16, 2018

Patrick Chan retires from figure skating -by Nick Zaccardi, NBC Sports

Alsup corrals third consecutive U.S. adult title: Detroit competitor lands eight double jumps; Palmeri secures men’s gold – by Sora Hwang and Troy Schwindt, IceNetwork News

Winning recipe: Rubke captures sixth U.S. title: Los Angeles skater lands eighth adult medal; Williams wins ladies gold – by Sora Hwang, IceNetwork News

Kaetlyn Osmond was born to skate; she worked to win – Source, The Telegram

ISU delegates confident about Beijing 2022’s Figure Skating/Short Track venue – Source, XinhuaNet.com

Bidding for 2026: Calgary City Council to vote today on a motion to proceed with a bid for the 2026 Winter Olympic Games – Source, Global News.ca

Figure skaters earn skills badges – Source, Sawye County Record

Communication No. 2152: Synchronized Skating – Well Balanced Program Content effective for the 2018/19 season (Pending before the 2018 ISU Congress Decisions) – Source, ISU.org

ANNOUNCEMENT / INVITATION 10th Rooster Cup – 2018 ISU Recognized International Competition For Single Skaters (Advanced Novices) – Source, ISU.org

Mao Asada’s Thanks Tour official website – Source, MaoTour.jp

Yuzuru Hanyu’s Continues with Wings Show Official Home Page – Source, ContinuesWithWings.com

 

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Figure Skating Articles for Sunday, April 15, 2018

Olympic figure skater John Baldwin Jr. & his father under federal indictment in San Diego – by Mark Zeigler, San Diego Tribune

Marystown celebrates hometown hero Kaetlyn Osmond – by Paul Herridge, The Telegram

Winning recipe: Rubke captures sixth U.S. title: Los Angeles skater lands eighth adult medal; Williams wins ladies gold – by Sora Hwang, IceNetwork News

Passionate tango lifts Sterlace, Durango to title: Daichman, Sitiks take silver; Freedman, Sergeev capture bronze – by Joanne Vassallo Jamrosz, IceNetwork News

Kim triumphs in return to U.S. adult championships: Skater missed 2017 event due to ‘adulting;’ Westmoreland wins ladies – by Sora Hwang, IceNetwork News

Another junior season for quad queen Trusova – by Tatjana Flade, Golden Skate News

Nagasu, Rippon take center stage on ‘DWTS’: Olympic skaters excited to display dancing skills on hit ABC series – by Lois Elfman, IceNetwork News

Three skaters to appear on ‘Dancing with the Stars’: Rippon, Nagasu, Harding part of all-athlete cast on four-week-long show – Source, IceNetwork News

Tribute to America at End of Year Figure Skating Show – Source, WWNYTV.com

Olympic champion calls to increase enrollment of children in figure skating schools in Vitebsk – Source, BELTA Belarus News

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Figure Skating Articles for Saturday, April 14, 2018

Adam Rippon, Tonya Harding, Mirai Nagasu, Jamie Anderson, Jennie Finch and Chris Mazdzer will be on “Dancing with the Stars” this season, marking the most Olympians in the show’s 26-season history – by Nick Zaccardi, NBC Sports

2018 U.S. Adult Figure Skating Championships 04/11/2018 – 04/14/2018 Starting Order and Results

Olympic figure skater under federal indictment in San Diego – by Mark Zeigler, The San Diego Union-Tribune

Olympic figure skater coming to Juneau Saturday: Keegan Messing to share the ice with 90 Juneau youth and adults – by Nolan Ainsworth, Juneau Empire

Kaetlyn Osmond fans welcome her home to Newfoundland – by Juanita Mercer, The Telegram

Acrobats on ice: Cirque du Soleil ‘Crystal’ is coming to Hershey’s Giant Center – by Sean Adams, PennLive.com

Hanyu returns to ice, plans to be ready for new season – by Shintaro Kano, Kyodo News.net

Start spring with ice skating! – by John Lubinski, IllinoisHomePage.net

The 1923 North American Figure Skating Championships – by Ryan Stevens, Skate Guard

Rippon spreads message of inclusion, acceptance: First-time Olympian wants to be example for young kids afraid to come out – by Mickey Brown, IceNetwork News

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