Figure Skating Articles for Sunday June 24, 2018

No. 8 on our list of the “30 Biggest Stories of the Icenetwork Era”: Evgenia Medvedeva leaves Eteri Tutberidze for Brian Orser – Source, IceNetwork News

2018 Broadmoor Open (June 19-23) with inaugural Peggy Fleming Trophy & Aerial Challenge – Source, UnseenSkaters.Wordpress.com

« 2016 Philadelphia Summer Champs (results/protocols links added)2016 Glacier Falls Summer Classic – preliminary entries » 2016 Broadmoor Open, June 22-25 – Source, Unseen Skaters Online

New Gulf Breeze ice skating rink could open later this year – by Anne Delaney, Pensacola News Journal

New public ice skating rink planned in Cedar Park sports complex (w/video) – by Yoojin Cho, KXAN.com

Adam Rippon is the new face of the boy next door – by Mara Siegler, PageSix.com

From Fantasy On Ice 2018: Mai Mihara, Kaori Sakamoto and Rika Kihira (Photo) – Source, rikaskate0721 on Instagram

(Flashback Feb. 2018) 2018 Olympics in PyeongChang: here’s to the ones who dream – by Florentina Tone, Inside Skating

“Mao Cup” Judge “Mysterious feeling” Mao Asada – Source, NikkanSports.com

SkateCanada Tickets for 2018 Autumn Classic International (Sept. 20-22) – Source, Eventbrite.ca

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Figure Skating Articles for Saturday June 23, 2018

Chinese Olympic figure skating judges banned for bias; Nathan Chen could have finished fourth if not for the judges – by Liz Clarke, The Salt Lake Tribune

Edges at the Expos: Skating at the World’s Fairs – by Ryan Stevens, Skate Guard

Costume Throwback – Source, ISU.org

CELEBRATE OLYMPIC DAY: 23 June 2018 marks the 70th anniversary of Olympic Day – Source, Olympic.org

Hometown Pride: Eric Radford is now a hero in the place where he was bullied as a kid – Source, CBC Sports

No. 9 on our list of the “30 Biggest Stories of the Icenetwork Era”: The rise and fall of Gracie Gold – Source, IceNetwork News

Madison Hubbell and Zachary Donohue about their Olympic experience and future goals: During The Stars On Ice show in Florida, Madison and Zachary share their thoughts about the past season, Olympic experience and future plans – Source, TwiZZle.com.ru

Peggy Fleming Trophy: Artistic comp as new part of Broadmoor Open – Source, Broadmoor Skating Club Website

The 4th Annual Aerial Challenge – Source, Broadmoor Skating Club.com

The World of Ice Dance International – Source, APTOnLine.org

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Figure Skating Articles for Friday June 22, 2018

No. 10 on our list of the “30 Biggest Stories of the Icenetwork Era”: Ashley Wagner makes the 2014 Olympic team over Mirai Nagasu – Source, IceNetwork News

Weaver & Poje to skip 2018 ISU Grand Prix season and instead join the Thank You Canada Tour: Their first competition will be at Canadian Nationals in January – Source, Weaver/Poje on Twitter.com

Tim Dolensky on his 2018-19 season: “My ultimate goal is to podium at Nationals” – by Gina Capellazzi, FigureSkatersOnline.com

Ep. 72: A Farewell to Icenetwork: On a very special episode of Ice Talk, the whole team got together to bid farewell to icenetwork. Memories were relived, stories were told, and drinks were drunk. You don’t want to miss this episode! – Source, IceNetwork News

Adam Rippon’s Olympic medal is stained – Source, Olympic Talk @ NBCSports

Two Chinese figure skating judges suspended for showing favoritism at Games – by Liz Clarke, The Washington Post

New Gulf Breeze ice skating rink could open later this year – by Anne Delaney, Pensacola News Journal

Local figure skaters in Alzheimer’s research benefit – Source, Andover Townsman

Skate Canada Podcast Episode 1: Craig Buntin – Source, SkateCanada.ca

Ep. 72: Ice Talk bids farewell to icenetwork Ep. 72 – Source, IceNetwork.com

Olympic figure skater Elizabeth Manley shares story of overcoming mental illness in Whitby – Source, The DurhamRegion.com

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Figure Skating Articles for Thursday June 21, 2018

No. 11 on our list of the “30 Biggest Stories of the Icenetwork Era”: Adam Rippon becomes a media darling and a champion for LGBT rights – Source, IceNetwork News

Olympic Figure Skater Scott Hamilton Selling Tennessee Estate for $3M – by Becky Bracken, Seattle PI.com

The true story of Prince Albert’s ice-skating accident – and how Queen Victoria saved his life – by Eleanor Bley Griffiths, RadioTimes.com

Two Chinese Skating Judges Have Been Suspended For Favoring Their Country’s Skaters. The judges were named in a recent BuzzFeed News investigation – by John Templon and Rosalind Adams, BuzzFeed.com

Figure skating never stops for Tara Lipinski — even on a boat in the Mediterranean – by D’Arcy Maine, ESPNW

The Real-Life Diet of Adam Rippon – by Luke Darby, GQ.com

Railroads and Rule Books: The Hank Beatty Story – by Ryan Stevens, Skate Guard

NBC Gold Frequently Asked Questions – Source, USFigureSkatingFanZone.com

Sign up for NBC Gold Updates – Source, NBCSports.com/gold/figure-skating

Dušková and Bidař split. Czech figure skating could get two new pairs – Source, CzechSkating.org (Google English Translation)

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Figure Skating Articles for Wednesday June 20, 2018

No. 12 on our list of the “30 Biggest Stories of the Icenetwork Era”: Aljona Savchenko wins the Olympic gold medal on her fifth try – Source, IceNetwork News

Maddison Bullock talks about ICE, her movie “by skaters for skaters” – by Gina Capellazzi, Figure Skaters Online

Chinese figure skating judges banned for biased Olympic scoring – by Nick Zaccardi, NBC Sports

Two Olympic Judges suspended by ISU:
Mr. Feng Huang (judge in the Pair event) is suspended as ISU Judge for Ice Dance and Single & Pair Skating and International Referee for Single and Pair Skating for 1 year – Full Decision @ ISU.org
Ms Weiguang Cheng (judge in the Men Event) is suspended as ISU Judge for Single & Pair Skating and International Judge for Ice Dance for 2 years – Full Decision @ ISU.org

Singles Figure Skating Training Camp for Juniors and Novices – Source, ISU.org

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

ISU Congress Rule Change Master List – Source, In The Loop on Tumblr

Ibrahimovic, Rippon, Bird featured in ESPN Body Issue – Source, Ledger-Enquirer.com

Inspired: Promising Athletes Receive Exciting Instruction at Jump On It! Camp – Source, USFigureSkatingFanZone.com

Writers look back on favorite icenetwork articles: Reporters reflect on most meaningful pieces they wrote for this website – Source, IceNetwork News

Javier Fernandez to skip Grand Prix, still compete next season – by Nick Zaccardi, NBC Sports

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Figure Skating Articles for Tuesday June 19, 2018

Rika Kihira making right call by moving up to senior ranks – by Jack Gallagher, The Japan Times

A Minoru Blog? I Just Couldn’t Sano! – by Ryan Stevens, Skate Guard

INTERVIEW with Evgenia #MEDVEDEVA just few hours before her flight to Canada – Posted by Ksenia Babochka, Admin of International Figure Skating Club (Public Group) on Facebook.com

Barbara Ann Scott: Queen of the ice: Canada’s first Olympic figure skating champion was winter sports royalty – by Malcolm Kelly, CBC.ca Sports

‘Embracing Differences:’ Organizations Team Up to Create Adaptive Skating Manual – by Mimi McKinnis, U.S. Figure Skating Fan Zone

No. 13 on our list of the “30 Biggest Stories of the Icenetwork Era”: Quad-less Lysacek defeats Plushenko to win Olympic gold – Source, IceNetwork News

Evgenia Medvedeva: I opened my eyes. I like it – by Elena Vaytsehovskaya, RSport.ru

Ten Ice-Skating Movies From Fails to Gold (Including a New Colorado Film) – by Amy Antonation, Westword.com

Pensacola ice skaters in middle of annual dry season without ice -by Eric J. Wallace, Pensacola News Journal

How Adam Rippon Stays Creative, Brave and Focused—Even on a Playground: The Olympic medalist talks us through his process – by Sami Main, AdWeek.com

NBC Sports Gold; Your home for Figure Skating to replace IceNetwork starting July 1 – Source, NBCSports.com/Gold/FigureSkating

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Figure Skating Articles for Monday June 18, 2018

No. 14 on our list of the “30 Biggest Stories of the Icenetwork Era”: The redemption of Mirai Nagasu – Source, IceNetwork News

Off-season news 2018: Retirements, coaching changes, music selections, and more! – by Jackie Wong, Rocker Skating

Pensacola ice skaters in middle of annual dry season without ice – by Eric J. Wallace, Pensacola News Journal

Greater Pensacola Figure Skating Club end of season showcase (100 Photos) – Source, PNJ.com

Today is the Day of the Medical Worker: We congratulate our doctors and masseurs – all who help our athletes and coaches. Be healthy! – Source, LTK-CSKA.ru Page One  LTK-CSKA.ru Page Two

Thread of 29 skating video performances from Fantasy on Ice in Kobe, Japan – Source, Twitter.com/liliorum

ShibSibs VLog: WE WENT TO JAPAN!!! – Heroes and Future 2018 Pt. 1 – Source, Youtube.com

Moa Iwano’s programs for the coming season are announced – Source, Jack Gallagher @sportsjapan on Twitter

SunValley Summer Ice Shows Line up Set – Source, SunValley.com

‘Better Than Before:’ Congenital Brain Malformation Couldn’t Stop Young Skater – by Joanne Vassallo Jamrosz, U.S. Figure Skating Fan Zone

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