Figure Skating Articles Thursday, August 16, 2018

U.S. Figure Skating Announces Recipients of the 2018-19 U.S. Figure Skating Community Development Grants – Source, USFigureSkating.org

U.S. pairs teams have been added to the #GPFigure events in Finland and Japan – Source, U.S. Figure Skating

Synchro makes figure skating a team event: Jennifer Woodrich created Skate Lakeshore Silver Stars, a synchronized skating group, because her former students were looking for a team sport – by Kelly Steele, Windsor Star

Figure Skaters Gliding To Summer Super Series – by Jesse McGowan, CKPGToday.ca

Team Philippines bags 103 medals in Skate Asia 2018 – Source, ABS-CBN News

In CSKA a solemn meeting was held, timed to the Day of the Athlete – Source, LTK-CSKA.ru via Google Translation URL

VIDEO: #14 of 2017-18 – What a start to his season: Shoma Uno JPN, 2017 Lombardia Trophy free skate – by Jackie Wong, Rocker Skating

VIDEO: #13 of 2017-18 – An error made it all possible: Kaetlyn Osmond CAN, 2018 Olympics free skate – Jackie Wong, Rocker Skating

Friendship highlights skaters’ lifes – Source, ISU.org

2018-2019 ISU Skating Calendar of Events Updates and Cancellations – Source, Golden Skate.com/Forum

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Figure Skating Articles Wednesday, August 15, 2018

U.S. Figure Skating Announces Entries Competing at the 2018 U.S. International Figure Skating Classic – Source, USFigureSkatingClassic.com

Burza intends to open his school in Ukraine – Source, Sports.ru via Google english Translation URL

Figure skating: a dress rehearsal for Carolane Soucisse and her partner – Source, Journal de Montreal Journal de Montreal via a Goggle english translation URL

VIDEO #15 of 2017-18 – Just grand: Wenjing Sui/Cong Han CHN, 2017 NHK Trophy free skate – by Jackie Wong, Rocker Skating

Fire on Ice: The George Dawson Phillips Story – by Ryan Stevens, Skate Guard

Just a skater in underwear’: World and European champion posts provocative snaps on Instagram – Source, RT.com

Ice rink fees increased – by Tom LaVenture, The Jamestown Sun

The St. James Launches Skating Program Led By Renowned Coach Chérie Farrington – Source, Markets.BusinessInsider.com

ISU JGP of Figure Skating 2018 (No.1) Bratislava, Slovakia Event Time and Practice Schedule – Source, ISUResults.com

ISU JGP of Figure Skating 2018 (No.4) Richmond, Ont. Canada Event Time and Practice Schedule – Source, ISUResults.com

Alina Zagitova is starring in her first Japanese commercial—for a smartphone game called Magica Record. This is a “making of” video – Source, Twitter.com

Two-time world champion in ice dancing Anjelika Krylov got into an accident in Moscow – Source, Sports.ru via Google English Translation URL

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Figure Skating Articles Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Bobrova and Soloviev can resume their career during the season-2018/19 – Source, Sports.ru via a google english translation url

The free program of Sinitsina and Katsalapov will be based on the music of Bach and Kreisler – Source, Sports.ru via a Google English Translation URL

Summer season paying off for Connaught skaters: Richmond club turns in strong performances at competitions in Ottawa and Edmonton – by Mark Booth, Richmond-News.com

Bobrov and Soloviev can resume their careers in the new season – Source, RSports.ria.ru via a Google English Translation URL

Coach figure skaters Alexander Zhulin: Tatiana Navka and Victoria Sinicina have one element – by Vladimir Trefilov, RSport.ria.ru via a Google English Translation URL&edit-text=

Boyang Jin Training In China – Source, International Figure Skating Magazine

Insightful interview with Russian coach Tatiana Tarasova who shares her opinion on Russian junior ladies pushing the technical bar. (English subtitles) – Source, Youtube.com

Denis Ten, The Ice Melts: A two-part report by Alexi Yagudin looking at his impact on fellow skaters and the sport of figure skating – Source, Youtube.com Part OneYoutube.com Part Two

2018 GTSA Summer Skate (Toronto), August 16-19 in North York, ON Information and Links – Source, Information post by Sylvia at FSU

Skate Canada Alumni Podcast Episode 1 – Craig Buntin: Episode 2 – Elizabeth Putnam: and Episode 3 – Mike Slipchuk:

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Figure Skating Articles Monday, August 13, 2018

Canadian former professional figure skater Brian Orser to train Chinese athletes – Source, CTGN.com

Football, Golf Broadcasting Legend Verne Lundqvist’s Dream Sport to Call is Figure Skating: If he had to choose one last sport to broadcast, Verne Lundquist says he would choose figure skating – Source, KMOX News Radio

Mary Beth Marley, who won the silver medal for pairs figure skating with Rockne Brubaker of Algonquin at the U.S. Nationals in 2012, is the Figure Skating Director at the new Willowbrook Ice Arena opening on Sept.17 – Source, Willowbrook Ice Arena

Results from this weekend’s 2018 Dance-Pairs Chicago event are posted @ ice-dance.com on Facebook

Dance-Pairs Chicago Official Facebook Page – Source, DancePairsChicago

Cranberry Open 2018: Notes – by Claire Cloutier, A Divine Sport blog

Italian skaters/skating newsGrand Prix assignments in 2018 – Source, Information post by subscriber Sylvia @ Figure Skating Universe

Kailani Craine: Dreaming a Little Dream – by Hiro Yoshida, Europe On Ice

Final Crystal Challenge results are available from Ice Skating Victoria – Source, Results.IceSkatingVictoria.org.au

Did you know Did you know Europe On Ice has an Instagram account where they publish their favourite figure skating photos? Give them a follow – Source, Europe On Ice on Instagram

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Figure Skating Articles Sunday, August 12, 2018

In Kazakhstan they will open the Academy of figure skating named after Ten – Source, Sports.ru via a Google english translation URL

NRW Summer Trophy, Dortmund Germany 2018 Results Page – Source, DEU-event.de

Shoma Uno draws media galore to Glacier Falls Arena Saturday – Source, Instagram.com

Cranberry Open 2018: Notes – by Claire Cloutier, A Divine Sport

The gravity-defying physics of figure skater Nathan Chen (video) – Source, Youtube.com

New 280,000 square-foot ice arena in Irvine will have four practice rinks for Ducks, figure skaters – by Curtis Zupke, LATimes.com

Singles skaters star in final three ice shows: Nagasu, Tennell and Rippon take center stage – Source, Idaho Mountain Express

Korean Skater 신지아 or Ji Ah SHIN, 10 year old 4th grade Elementary School student up and comer performing at 2018 Kyobo life insurance Dream Tree Cup (Aug, 03) at Busan Buk-gu Ice Rink – Source, Youtube.com

Violeta Ushakova, the U.S. Figure Skating 2018 Novice Bronze Medalist Instagram Account  & Youtube Channel

Karen Chen was an official entry at last week’s Philadelphia Summer International but withdrew prior to the first official senior ladies practice. This photo from her Instagram account dated Aug. 3rd gives a most likely visual answer why – Source, Instagram.com

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Figure Skating Articles Saturday, August 11, 2018

Frank Carroll: At 80, he retires from a “frozen life” of transcendent coaching success in figure skating – by Philip Hersh, Globetrotting

Exclusive: Pound removed from top Olympic broadcasting services role – by Nick Butler, Inside the Games

Junior Ice Dancers Marton Villő and Szemko Danijil of Hungary: The Goal is top 10 – Source, Nora Bruckner, Hungarian National Skating Association

Rachel and Michael Parsons Win Silver Medal at ISU Challenger Series Opener – Source, USFSA.org

Final Results from 2018 Asian Open Figure Skating Trophy – Source, FSATResults.com

Final Results from ISU Challenger Series Asian Open Figure Skating Trophy 2018 – Source, FSATResults.com

Ice skating returns to New Orleans area with new rink at The Esplanade – by Melinda Morris, NOLA.com

Ducks’ new state-of-the-art practice facility taking shape at Great Park in Irvine – Source, OCRegister.com

Skate Canada name “NextGen” figure skating squad for 2018-2019 season – by Liam Morgan, Inside the Games

Wichita Ice Center should soon have ice – Source, KWCH12

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Figure Skating Articles Friday August 10, 2018

Ted Barton: The Junior Connection – by Susan D. Russell, IFSMagazine.com

Pound leaves legal panel as updated IOC Commission lists announced – by Nick Butler, Inside the Games

American Pairs Teams Added to Grand Prix Events – Source, U.S. Figure Skating

Muramoto Reid Partnership Ends – by Team IFS, IFSMagazine.com

Skate Canada Announces 2018-2019 NextGen Team – Source, SkateCanada.ca

Fairfax Co. teen girl (figure skater) still fighting for her life after double shooting in which mother was charged – by Lindsay Watts, Fox5dc.com

Lucky Socks and Unlucky Frocks: The Strange History of Skating Superstitions – by Ryan Stevens, Skate Guard

Gabrielle Daleman’s New Dressline hits the market from MyCostumeHouse – Source, Gabby Daleman on Instagram

(Watch): Bradie Tennell’s 2018 Short Program at the Dupage Open – Source, Youtube.com

Alexa and Chris announce their new program music for 2018-19 Season – Source, TheKnierims.FigureSkatersOnline.com

All the photos from the first ISU Challenger event of the season: Asian Open in Bangkok, Thailand! – Source, Tulup.ru

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