Figure Skating Articles Wednesday, October 16, 2019

ISU Grand Prix Series Opens this weekend in Las Vegas with 2019 Skate America presented by American Cruise Lines – Source,

2019 Skate America preview (men): Chen leads the way – by Jackie Wong, Rocker Skating

Anna Shcherbakova: full video interview of Channel One! Promo video of the Russian national team – girls! News Digest! – Source,

Medvedeva made quadruple salchow with training insurance – Source,

This and That: Alena Kostornaia, Shoma Uno, Elizaveta Tuktamysheva and the 2019 Finlandia Trophy – Source, TSL on

Ice Star 2019 Minsk, Belarus 14.10.2019 – 17.10.2019 Olympic Arena Start Orders and Results –

International Adult Figure Skating Competition For Men, Ladies, Pairs, Ice Dance and Synchronized Skating – Lake Placid, New York, USA – October 14 – 19, 2019. Competitions under the Authorization and Support of the INTERNATIONAL SKATING UNION (ISU) Official Announcement – Source,

Anna Shcherbakova: “In the break from training, I study with tutors. By evening it’s already hard, but with time you’re drawn in.” – Source,

Ice Theatre of New York to honor Frank Carroll, Hughes Family at Annual Benefit Gala – by Maura Sullivan Hill, Figure Skaters Online

Local figure skaters aim for regionals and beyond: Deering High senior Hope Carroll is one of the 11 girls from the North Atlantic Figure Skating Club who will compete later this month at the New England Regional. – by Glenn Jordan, Press Herald

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Figure Skating Articles Tuesday, October 15, 2019

The ISU is pleased to announce that all ISU Events, from the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating and ISU Championships will be live streamed on the Skating ISU YouTube Channel as of season 2019/20. The ISU will be publishing a “Where to watch” news with details of the geo-blocked territories ahead of each series and/or Event. – Source,

Chock and Bates Capture Second Straight Gold Medal at Finlandia Trophy – by Colton Wood, USFS Fan Zone

Lajoie and Lagha fourth at Finlandia Open – Source,

Finlandia Trophy 2019 Espoo, Finland Photo Highlights – Day 1 – Source, Absolute Skating

Elizaveta Tuktamysheva: “There are already thoughts that we want to change – we will add” – Source,

Two Pillars of Strength – Cain-Gribble and LeDuc in SKATING Magazine – by Troy Schwindt, USFS Fan Zone

Elizaveta Tuktamysheva: “To compete for a place in the Russian team, you need to learn quadruples” – Source,

You underestimated Alena Kostornaya in vain: with triple axels she is stronger than Trusova and Zagitova – Source,

2019 ISU Grand Prix Rostelecom Cup Colored Time and Practice Schedule – Source,

Finlandia Cup: Figure Skater girl Yokoi is 3rd – Source, Kyodo News

2019 Finlandia Trophy | Team USA Competition Central – Source, USFS Fan Zone

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Figure Skating Articles Monday, October 14, 2019

Finlandia Trophy. Chock and Bates won ice dancing, Popova and Brain – 3rd – Source,

2019 Finlandia Trophy play-by-play/results: Ladies free – by Jackie Wong, Rocker Skating

Kostornaya in the free program on Finlandia Trophy jumped two triple axels and scored the fourth amount in history – Source,

Betina Popova: “We cannot skate something experimental – we are not at the level of Zagitova so that everyone likes it just like that” – Source,

2019 Finlandia Trophy results: Free dance – by Jackie Wong, Rocker Skating

Nugumanova won the Russian Cup in Saransk, Tarakanova – 2nd, Gubanova – 3rd – Source,

The Scandal That Rocked Skating: How One Crazy Month Changed Nancy Kerrigan’s Life Forever – by Natalie Finn,

Did you know who introduced white skating boots? – Source,

2019 Denis Ten Memorial Challenge Gala Exhibition – Source,

Alena Kostornaya: “Of course, it would be nice if Tutberidze was at the Finlandia Trophy, but she cannot go to all competitions” – Source,

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Figure Skating Articles Sunday, October 13, 2019

U.S. Figure Skating’s 2019 Skate America Comes To Orleans Arena Oct. 18-20 – Source,

2019 Finlandia Trophy | Team USA Competition Central – Source, USFS Fan Zone

2019 Finlandia Trophy play-by-play/results: Men’s free – by Jackie Wong, Rocker Skating

Uno wins second place Yamamoto 2nd, Finlandia Cup – Source,

Canadians earn two bronze medals at Finlandia Trophy figure skating event – Source,

Call for more young skaters as numbers at once-popular Murrayfield Ice Rink take a dip – Source, Edinburgh Evening News

Two bronze medals for Canada at Finlandia Trophy – Source,

Voronov: “I was mistaken in letting go of concentration at the end. I haven’t been the last to warm up for a long time ” – Source,

2019 Finlandia Trophy play-by-play/results: Ladies Short – by Jackie Wong, Rocker Skating

2019 Finlandia Trophy results: Rhythm dance – by Jackie Wong, Rocker Skating

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Figure Skating Articles Saturday, October 12, 2019

The Inside Edge: Gracie Gold isn’t ready for a comeback: The 24-year-old needs time and a new set of coaches in order to succeed – by Faith Bonds, The Inside Edge

Hawayek and Baker Aim to Showcase the Character of Their Dances – Source, Two For The Ice

Tuktamysheva was surprised at the estimates for the short program at Finlandia Trophy. She made a triple axel and got 5 points less than Kostornaya – Source,

2019 Finlandia Trophy play-by-play/results: Ladies short – by Jackie Wong, Rocker Skating

Tuktamysheva – about the short program at Finlandia Trophy: “I liked everything. No comments” – Source,

Alexey Mishin – about Tuktamysheva as a descendant of Genghis Khan, relations with Tutberidze and juniors: A big interview with the legend of world figure skating – by Serget Bury –

Sports doctor: “Now I don’t hear about serious injuries due to quadruple jumps, but not much time has passed” – Source,

Funding for portable ice skating rink approved for downtown Summerville – Source,

Sports Spotlight: Local figure skater wins U.S. Regionals – by Lyndsay Barna,

The 1938 European Figure Skating Championships – by Ryan Stevens, Skate Guard

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Figure Skating Articles Friday, October 11, 2019

The possibility of Daisuke Takahashi, a former all-Japan champion of ice dance: Akiyuki Kido “Interesting” – Source,

Settled at the Senior Level, Carreira and Ponomarenko Elevate Their Skating and Aspirations – by Darci Miller, USFS Fan Zone

Todes, ejection and spiral. We explain how to watch pair figure skating correctly – Source,

Simone Biles wins fifth world all-around title by record margin – by Nick Zaccardi, NBC Sports

5 For 5: Simone Biles Wins Her Fifth World All-Around Title In As Many Tries – Source,

Today in LGBT sports history: Rudy Galindo blazed a trail for gay figure skaters – Source,

Ice skating lessons to begin Oct. 12 at Chapman Hill – Source, Durango Herald

Alexey Mishin: “Tuktamysheva is one of the best in the history of the quality of triple axels” – Source,

Mariah Bell: I’m looking forward to the growth – The two time U.S. National Bronze Medalist recaps her win and 2019 Nebelhorn Trophy and talks about her training preparation for this season – Source, Golden Skate Interview,

Rika Kihira – International Angel of Peace | Program Review – Source, Sunny-Snowflakes on

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Figure Skating Articles Thursday, October 10, 2019

Emerging stars highlight ISU Junior Grand Prix series 2019/20 – Source,

Amber Glenn Aims for Dramatic Performance at Skate America – by Paige Feigenbaum, USFS Fan Zone

Maria Butyrskaya: “Medvedev is moving towards the most important goal – the Olympics. With her character, she will not finish earlier.” – Source,

Japan Times journalist: “Uno did not stay with Tutberidze, since all her students should put programs at Gleichenhaus” – Source,

CS Finlandia Trophy Espoo 2019 Starting Orders and Results Page – Source,

IDC’s weekly recap of ice dance news and preview of next week’s events has been posted! – Source, Ice Dance Observer

An Interview with Kevin Aymoz on his programs, his relationship with Skating, and the struggles of leaving home for the pursuit of a dream – Source, AnyThingGOE’

ISU Communication No. 2284: 2020 Winter Youth Olympi Games (YOG) Entries/Participation Figure Skating (Single & Pair Skating and Ice Dance) – Source,

All Japan Junior Championships: Yui Yokoi won the first victory! I want to go beyond Miyahara – Source,

“J SPORTS Figure Skating Academy” Column – by Terumi Ishii,

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