Figure Skating Articles Wednesday, July 17, 2019

2018–19 Membership Surpasses 200K for First Time in U.S. Figure Skating History: Membership total of 203,023 marks sixth-consecutive season of growth – Source,

2019 ISU Grand Prix Event: Skate America Official Website – Source,

Camp gives kids chance to gain confidence on ice – by Adam Burns, Otago Daily Times

Adam Rippon takes a lap in Indy car – Source, Olympic Talk

Ice dancer Ekaterina Bobrova, 29, retires after giving birth to first child – Source, The Japan Times

Updated meeting guidelines for Ice Dance Judges – Source,

ISU Pair Skating Camp: Communication No. 2263 – Source,

ISU Synchronized Skating High Level Camp –

Skate Ontario Partners with Scarborough Nissan! – Source,

Interview – Mikhail Kolyada: “Maybe I would have gone to a music school and would not have become a figure skater” – Source,

Uno, super unusual this season without a main coach – Source,

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Figure Skating Articles Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Evgenia Medvedeva (RUS) embraces changes in her skating and her life – Source,

Keeping It Real: Dance Choreographers Discuss How to Make Rhythm Dance Look Authentic – by Lois Elfman, USFS Fan Zone

Photo Gallery of Anna Shcherbakova – Source, Ice Magic – Figure Skating

BoyangJin Chinese Interclub League 1st Hailar FS 2019 – Source,

Figure Shoma (Masami) Uno, no coach to new season (video & Story) – Source,

Figure Uno Masama “I’m not going to decide” – Source,

Honda combination formation Takeshi “intelligible” to “domestic coach” of Makoto – Source,

“Find your own skate” Figure Uno, no main coach this season – Source,

Russia’s Roman Savosin eager to debut at the senior Grand Prix – Source, Golden Skate News

Catherine Bobrova: “Medvedeva Came to Tutberidze to Give Flowers – Source,

Karen Chen, Peggy Fleming Trophy 2019 FS You Say performed by Lauren Daigle – Source,

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Figure Skating Articles Monday, July 15, 2019

Images of Mikhail Kolyada – Source, FigureSkating-Online

Canadian Olympian Shae-Lynn Bourne has made Charleston center of figure skating world – by Andrew Miller, Post and Courier

Hanyu Yuzuru Making Stamina of Gold Medal: What are the athletes eating? – Source, Wedge Infinity

IN PHOTOS: Dream on Ice figure skating show in Yokohama – Source, Kyodo News

Skating for China: Ashley Lin’s SP – Source,

ISU Global Seminar (2019-20 Technical Updates/PCS/Development) The ISU Development Projects channel uploaded the videos that were missing from the ISU Global Seminar 2019 and made available the ones that were unlisted. (Links) – Source, Golden Skate Forum

Dance festival to pay tribute to ice-skating star John Curry – Source, Jersey Evening Post

Germany’s Ruben Blommaert teams up with fourth partner – Elena Pavlova – Source, Figure Skaters-Online

Canadian National Summer Series Event: Wild Rose Invitational hosted by the Alberta Figure Skating Foundation, August 2-5, 2019 Official Announcement – Source,

2019 Minto Summer Skate (Sectionals Series #1) Official Announcement – Source,

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Figure Skating Articles Sunday, July 14, 2019

10 best costumes of Russian athletes performing in ice dancing, in the season 2018-2019 – Source,

10 best suits Russian singles in the season 2018-2019 – Source,

New short program by Alina Zagitova announced! – Source,

World stars of figure skating are preparing for the ice show “Friends of Denis” – Source,

“I found my place” An Interview with Hungarian Champion Ivett Toth – Source, Hungarian National Skater Association

Boston Sweeps Novice, Junior and Senior at 2019 National Theatre On Ice – Source, USFS Fan Zone

The coach spoke about the role of Tarasova in the preparation of Pavlyuchenko and Khodykin. – Source,

She-Lynn Bourne will be the choreographer of Medvedeva’s free program in the new season. – Source,

Alina Zagitova in the Japanese documentary film about the department “Crystal”, filmed in late 2017 – early 2018! – (Video) Source,

2019 Philadelphia Summerf International Competition Official Announcement – Source,

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Figure Skating Articles Saturday, July 13, 2019

Fourth of July spirit on ice – by Christie Sausa, Lake Placid News

U.S. Figure Skating Banned and Suspended Member List updated – Source, U.S. Figure Skating

China gets in Sync: Meet the Ice Pearls – Source,

Get your tickets to Scott Hamilton and Friends, Sunday, Nov. 24, 5:00 p.m. at the Bridgestone Arena, Nashville, TN – Source,

Emmy Award Winning HBO Production of Carman On Ice, Starring Katarina Witt as Carman, Brian Boitano as Don Jose and Brian Orser as Escamillo – Source,

“The expression more expressive than anyone” Sports photographer talks about the attractiveness of Hanyu Norihara Nobuaki Tanaka – Source, The Yomiuri Shimbun

Arena Fushiftzewa / Bogdan Schenikoff Free Dance 2019.02.26 “Emerald Ice”: What’s amazing is that this girl is 8 years old – Source,

Interview Elena Pavlova/Ruben Blommaert – Source,

Lu Chen’s daughter, Anastasia Petrova, in the inter-club competition winning Gold in her group with 2F1A Sequence, 2Lz2Lo, 2Sal and 2T – Source,

2019 Glacier Falls Summer Classic VENUE MOVED to Great Park Ice & Five Point Arena, in Irvine, CA – Source, Golden Skate Forum

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Figure Skating Articles Friday, July 12, 2019

2 Jefferson City figure skating clubs to merge – by Nicole Roberts,

Ex-Windermere Ice-Skating Coach Wanted on Child Sex Crime Charges – by Kevin Connolly,

Ever-searching for More, Zhou Takes on New Challenge – by Lynn Rutherford, USFS Fan Zone


Technical Notification #235 – Free Dance Tests – Minimum Scores – has been posted here

Technical Notification #234 – Pairs Tests – Minimum Scores – has been posted here

The 1957 U.S. Figure Skating Championships – by Ryan Stevens, Skate Guard

In memory of Denis (Ten) – Source,

ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating Grand Prix de Courchevel Official Announcement – Source,

Grand Prix de Courchevel, Courchevel / FRA, 21.08 – 24.08.2019 First Information – Source,

2019 Lake Placid Ice Dance International July 31 – August 2, 2019 Official Announcement – Source,

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Figure Skating Articles Thursday, July 11, 2019

On probation: Local figure skating club (Lincoln Center Skate Club, Columbus, Ohio) cited for U.S. Figure Skating violations – by Andy East,

Signed Mizuno brand ambassador contract with Shoma Uno who plays an active part as a representative of figure skating Japan – Source,

Polina Tsurskaya: I nevertheless came to Eteri Georgievna with flowers (exclusive): The figure skater of the Russian national team, who ended her career at the age of 17, gave an exclusive interview to Soviet Sport. – Source,

Let’s Meet: Vincent Zhou (USA) – Source,

“I’ll be back”: who among the star skaters paused his career – Source,

Today (Wednesday), Olympic champion Nikita Katsalapov is 28 years old – Source,

Soloviev – about Papadakis and Sizerone: “They are quite realistic to get around. Monotony begins to pall – Source,

Victoria Sinitsina / Nikita Katsalapov “Redemption” – Source,

Miyahara, the first coach of two coaches who pushed Sakamoto’s back – Source,

Egypt Brings First National Figure Skating Championship – by Dina Hashish,

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