Figure Skating Articles for Friday, June 23, 2017

Figure Skating Articles for Friday, June 23, 2017

Valentina Marchei member of the Athletes’ Commission Cones – Source, FISG.it

Jeremy Abbott Retires From Figure Skating – by Nick Zaccardi, Olympics.NBCSports.com

Presidents Bach and Trump to meet at the White House – by Dan Palmer, Inside The Games

Intel announced as Olympic TOP sponsor until 2024 – by Michael Pavitt, Inside The Games

Kuchiki takes pride in mentoring aspiring skaters: Former U.S. pairs champion brings valued experience to coaching – by Lois Elfman, IceNetwork News

“Nahudelas already!” Julia Lipnitskaya tough response to pregnancy rumors – Source, Vesti.ru

User groups strike deal for August ice at Gibsons and Area Community Centre – by Sean Eckford, Coast Reporter.net

Skate Canada taps four from Burnaby – Source, Burnaby Now

Skating across the pond: Ashburn teen wins junior figure skating crown in Luxembourg – by Maddie Thompson, Loudoun Times

Skating Rink Ready For Year-Round Makeover – by Markeshia Ricks, New Haven Independent

The 1932 Winter Olympic Games – by Ryan Stevens, Skate Guard

Teaser: Making of Ashley Wagner’s free skate (video) – by Jackie Wong, Youtube.com

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Figure Skating Articles for Thursday, June 22, 2017

Figure Skating Articles for Thursday, June 22, 2017

Abbott announces retirement from competition: Four-time U.S. champion breaks news on icenetwork podcast ‘Ice Talk’ – Source, IceNetwork.com

Jeremy Abbott and Sandra Bezic talk with Nick McCarvel on Episode 35 of Ice Talk – Source, IceNetwork.com

Episode 36: Jian Tong: The Inside Edge, Where I take you behind-the-scenes of this week’s @SkatingPj Podcast with Olympic Medalist – World Champion Jian Tong – by Pj Kwong, OpenKwongdore.com

We love skating: A professional figure skating service platform featuring Two Time World Pairs Champions Pang Qing and Tong Jian – Source, ISkating.cn

Intel Inside the Olympics should lead to a tech-heavy 2018 games: Intel’s True VR will bring the 2018 Olympic Games into your living room – by Jeremy Kaplan, DigitalTrends.com

Roof partially collapsed at west Phoenix skating rink – by Vivian Padilla, ABC15.com

Evansville hosts national ice skating competition – by Evan Gorman, Reporter, 14 News.com

Ford Center Hosts National Ice Skating Competition: 10th Annual Theatre On Ice Competition – by Jim Alexander, TriState Home Page

Rules of Procedure for Officials Assessment Commission: ISU Communication 2098 – Source, ISU.org

Rules of Procedure for Officials Assessment Commission: Replaces ISU Communication 2015 immediately – Source, ISU.org

Watch out for this up-and-comer next season: Elise Freezer won the Pacific Coast Sectionals this past season with this performance – Source, Youtube.com

Interview with Emmy Ma (June 2017) – by Claire Cloutier, A Divine Sport

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Figure Skating Articles for Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Figure Skating Articles for Wednesday, June 21, 2017

2017-18 Singles – Calling Clarifications for Novice and Below: Effective July 1, 2017, this document replaces Technical Notification #182 and the 2016-17 Singles Calling Clarifications – Source, U.S. Figure Skating

Lipnitskaya got an apartment in Moscow for a victory in Sochi 2014 – Source, Sports.ru

“Not everyone can quickly deal with the test of fame and move on.” Alexei Urmanov – about Julia Lipnitskaya – Source, Sports.ru

Alexander Petrov: Every self-respecting athlete should set ambitious goals – by Olga Ermolina, FS-Gossips.com

SSM figure skating camp essay prize-winner Alina McIntyre makes sure to give back – by Adam J.S. Holt, Shattuck-St. Mary’s

Wilmington Police Chief skates alongside kids during cop camp – by Kristin Crawford, WECT.com

Weds Rewind to Apr. 23 2015: Mishkutenok proud to be inducted into Hall of Fame: Olympic gold, silver medalist reflects on decorated pairs career – by Lois Elfman, IceNetwork News

Natalia’s Daughter Natasha Mishkutionok’s Skate Houston 2016 Juvenile Short Program – Source, Youtube.com

Natalia’s Daughter Natasha Mishkutionok’s Skate Houston 2016 Intermediate Free Skate Program. Natasha’s first attempt at Intermediate level – Source, Youtube.com

2017 Broadmoor Open (June 20-24) & Aerial FS/Team Challenge (jumps) – Source, Unseen Skaters

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Figure Skating Articles for Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Figure Skating Articles for Tuesday, June 20, 2017

A Twenties Threesome: The Julius Nelson, Karl Engel And Chris Christenson Stories – by Ryan Stevens, Skate Guard

TBTuesday: Interview with Natalia Bestemianova – by Ryan Stevens, Skate Guard

A Twenties Threesome: The Julius Nelson, Karl Engel And Chris Christenson Stories – by Ryan Stevens, Skate Guard

2017 ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Broadcast Events Coverage Listed for UniversalHD moves to “The Olympic Channel” – Source, Pete’s Note on Facebook

New sports minister visits PyeongChang to check on Olympic prep – Source, The Korea Herald

Ice skating provides activity for those escaping the heat – by Sharon Mittelman, KTAR News

Bobrova and Soloviev prep for “concluding season” – by Tatjana Flade, Golden Skate News

Skate Canada Announces 2017-2018 National Team – Source, SkateCanada.ca

ISU Judging System: Ice Dance Handbook for Referees and Judges – Source, ISU.org

Get Active for Olympic Day: Celebrate Olympic Day this week on 23 June! – Source, Olympic.org

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Figure Skating Articles for Monday, June 19, 2017

Figure Skating Articles for Monday, June 19, 2017

The third annual MK Aerial Figure Skating Challenge in four days: Brown, Nagasu headline lineup at Aerial Challenge – Source, IceNetwork News

McDonald’s burgers set to be swapped for chips as IOC line up new sponsor – by Daniel Etchells, Inside The Games

Asada Mao “I will go to bed in the summer without putting anything on” – Source, NikkanSports.com

Asian Open Figure Skating Trophy 2017 Participants Preliminary Lists are on the KSU homepage – Source, Golden Skate Forum

Deniss Vasiljevs on Facebook – Source, Facebook.com/DenissVasiljevsLAT/

Free Ice Dance Taster Session on Sunday, 25 June: To celebrate the Olympic Day weekend and WomenSportWeek – Source, National-Ice-Centre.com

Local skaters earn medals at testing – Source, Kenosha News

WATCH: A snippet of Valentina Marchei/Ondrej Hotarek’s new short program for the Olympic season! – Source, Rocker Skating

Additional Questions & Answers #2 for Officials Ice Dance – Source, ISU.org

Best Photos of the 2016-17 Season – Source, IceNetwork.com

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Figure Skating Articles for Sunday, June 18, 2017

Figure Skating Articles for Sunday, June 18, 2017

Happy Father’s Day! Why not take a moment today to look back at the story of one of the fathers of figure skating – by Jackie Wong, Rocker Skating

First vlog of the Olympic season! ShibSibs trip to Switzerland to work with @StephaneLambiel – Source, Youtube.com

Rocker’s Top 50 of 2016-17 countdown: What a season! The year before the Olympics sure didn’t disappoint. Here are my Top 50 of 2016-17 – watch them all at my Top 50 page! – Source, Rocker Skating

“Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA” to Launch on July 15 in More Than 35 Million Homes – Source, NBC Sports Group Pressbox

Discovery nabs European TV rights to 2018-2024 Olympics – by Brian Stelter, Money.CNN.com

Mai Mihara’s Free Skate Music for the Olympic Season is ‘Gabriel’s Oboe’ choreographed by David Wilson, composed by Ennio Morricone; Music version performed by Yasuto Tanaka (Soprano Sax) – Source, Youtube.com

Let’s speak about synchronized skating with Marie Lundmark from the ISU Council: Iceterview with Ms Lundmark (Part One) – Source, JuraSynchro on Youtube.com

Tong is still on the cutting edge: China’s icon of the ice now focusing his energy on building a business empire – by Xu Zheng, China Daily

Tatiana Tarasova: “Proposals from Abroad; I Do Not Consider Working with Foreign Skaters This Season – by Elena Sobol, Sport-Express.ru

Sotnikova skater is going to act on the control rental in Sochi – Coach Plushenko – by Julia Chestnova, RSport.ru

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Figure Skating Articles for Saturday, June 17, 2017

Figure Skating Articles for Saturday, June 17, 2017

End of McDonald’s-IOC partnership the latest sign of Olympic decline – Source, The Globe and Mail

Disney on Ice is in Wollongong at the WIN Entertainment Centre until June 18 – by Desiree Savage, Illawarra Mercury

Ponomarenko Continues a Family Tradition – by Elvin Walker, International Figure Skating

Guidance From The Greats: Advice From Madge And Edgar Syers – by Ryan Stevens, Skate Guard

Get More Women On The Ice This Summer #WSW2017 – Source, IceSkating.org.uk

NISA Audit Committee Meeting Tightens Agendas Ahead of AGM – Source, IceSkating.org.uk

Best, Most & Worst of Pairs: 2016-17 – by Claire Cloutier, A Divine Sport

NBCUniversal’s Olympic Channel to Launch July 15 – by Brian Steinberg, Variety.com

Hyoen Official Website – Source, Hyoen.jp

First ice show on Kabuki and figure fusion history held – Source, Sankei.com

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