Figure Skating Articles for Saturday, September 23, 2017

Hanyu outdoes himself, Breaks own World Record: Japanese skater scores 112.72 points in short; Canada leads pairs, dance – Source, IceNetwork News

Carreira, Ponomarenko extend winning run in Minsk: U.S. ice dancers, Russia’s Trusova punch tickets to Junior Grand Prix Final – by Mimi McKinnis, IceNetwork News

2017 Autumn Classic Play-by-Play/Results: Men’s Short Program – by Jackie Wong, Rocker Skating

2017 Autumn Classic play-by-play/results: Pairs short program – by Jackie Wong, Rocker Skating

2017 Autumn Classic results: Short dance, free dance – by Jackie Wong, Rocker Skating

2017 Autumn Classic play-by-play/results: Ladies short program – by Jackie Wong, Rocker Skating

2017 Ondrej Nepela Trophy results: Short dance, free dance – by Jackie Wong, Rocker Skating

Return to Piaf short proves successful for Osmond: World silver medalist leads field by more than nine points; Hicks sits third – Source, IceNetwork News

From A to Z: Does the reward outweigh the risk? Coach (Tom Z) provides argument for why protégé Nagasu should try triple axel – by Tom Zakrajsek, IceNetwork News

Virginia Ice Theatre wins prestigious national championship – Source, Fairfax Times

Young skaters set to be wowed by Elvis – Source, BCLocal News

Diamond Blades approved as club by LUHS – by Nick Sabato, The Lakeland Times

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Figure Skating Articles for Friday, September 22, 2017

Montreal chosen as host for 2020 figure skating world championships: Skate Canada announces event to be held at Bell Centre – Source, CBC.ca

Humorous Hochstein blogs from Ondrej Nepela: American shares his travel insight, follows action on the ice in Bratislava – by Grant Hochstein, IceNetwork News

Carreira, Ponomarenko dance to lead in Minsk: Americans seeking second JGP title; Russians lead ladies, men’s fields – by Mimi McKinnis, IceNetwork News

Russians in command after Day 1 in Bratislava: Medvedeva cruises in ladies short; Voronov holds slim lead over Hochstein – Source, IceNetwork News

Achieving excellence primary goal for Osmond: No longer fixated on being perfect, reigning world silver medalist Kaetlyn Osmond is striving to be her best self on the ice throughout the 2017-18 season – by Nick McCarvel, IceNetwork News

Ashley Wagner details dropping ‘La La Land’ free skate – by Nick Zaccardi, Olympics.NBCSports.com

Episode 42: Ice Talk brings us Nick McCarvel interviewing Piper Gilles and Paul Poirier followed by long time columnist on figure skating, Philip Hersh – Source, IceNetwork.com

Skating into a new season – from the Columbia Valley Skating Club – Source, BCLocalNews.com

Molly Malone shines during An Evening with Champions – by Dan Tomasello, Lynnfield Villager

Hanyu focused ahead of season opener – Source, The Japan Times

Denis Ten (KAZ) battles injury while preparing for the Olympic season – Source, ISU.org

Synthetic ice rink could soon open at Hawthorn Mall – by Rick Kambic, Chicago Tribune

Skating rink in Yonkers unveils new look at grand reopening – Source, News12Westchester

Min And Mo: The Much Maligned Muscovites – by Ryan Stevens, Skate Guard

2017 Ondrej Nepela Trophy play-by-play/results: Ladies short program – by Jackie Wong, Rocker Skating

2017 Ondrej Nepela Trophy results: Pairs short, pairs free – by Jackie Wong, Rocker Skating

2017 Ondrej Nepela Trophy play-by-play/results: Men’s short program – by Jackie Wong, Rocker Skating

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Figure Skating Articles for Thursday, September 21, 2017

Highlights from the US International Classic – by Michelle Kennedy, Centered Spin

Golden Skate Interview with Bruno Marcotte – by Ted Flett, Golden Skate News on Youtube.com

Golden Skate Interview with Patrick Chan – by Ted Flett, Golden Skate News on Youtube.com

Osmond vows to stay in the moment this season: 21-year-old Canadian focused on achieving excellence, not perfection – by Nick McCarvel, IceNetwork News

(Friday Flashback) Osmond: ‘I love to tell stories through my skating’: Canadian says she enjoys exploring different styles, challenging herself – (March 29, 2017) by Jean-Christophe Berlot, IceNetwork News

MWK tries out for Zamboni Driver at East-West Ice Palace – Source, Instagram.com

25th Ondrej Nepela Trophy, Bratislava, Slovakia Starting Orders and Results Page – Source, Kraso.sk

2018 Olympic Winter Games Medals Displayed today in PyeongChang, South Korea – Source, Youtube.com

A Letter to the Skating Community from Misha Ge – Source, Misha Ge on Twitter

Check out the new SkatingScores.com website – Source, SkatingScores.com

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Figure Skating Articles for Wednesday, September 20, 2017

2017 ISU JGP Series and Challenger Series Continue Thursday – Source, USFSA.org

The 1900 European Figure Skating Championships – by Ryan Stevens, Skate Guard

International skaters en route to Montreal for 2017 Autumn Classic International – Source, SkateCanada.ca

ISU Junior Grand Prix circuit resumes as Team Canada heads to Belarus – Source, SkateCanada.ca

Skate Canada skaters headed to Slovakia for Ondrej Nepela Trophy – Source, SkateCanada.ca

Opining on US Classic and Lombardia (part 2): The American showdown – by Jackie Wong, Rocker Skating

Edmunds full of confidence entering new season: With foot injury behind her, American sets high goals for Olympic campaign – by Sarah S. Brannen, IceNetwork News

U.S. cities eye possible 2026 Winter Olympic bid – Source, Olympics.NBCSports.com

Figure-skating run for Olympics taking shape: Meet contenders for Team USA – by Robert Scott, Gears of Biz

Wagner vs. Wagner – Comparison of Moulin Rouge (Dueling Video) – by Jackie Wong, Rocker Skating

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Figure Skating Articles for Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Honda, Higuchi make early statements in race for Olympics – by Jack Gallagher, The Japan Times

Hersh: Takeaways from U.S. International Classic: Chen chooses non-traditional music; Honda impressive to watch in person – by Philip Hersh, IceNetwork News

Edmunds sasses it up at ‘Evening with Champions’: Hughes, Wylie co-host shows; Aldridge, Eaton reunite for one more run – by Sarah S. Brannen, IceNetwork News

Opining on US Classic and Lombardia (part 1): Early signs of contenders – by Jackie Wong, Rocker Skating

Figure-skating run for Olympics taking shape: Meet contenders for Team USA – by Emily Pacenti, UPI.com

World figure skating champions make Olympic season debuts this week – by Nick Zaccardi, Olympics.NBCSports.com

Ice Skating Begins In Watertown Arena – Source, WWNYTV.com

ISU Junior Grand Prix circuit resumes as Team Canada heads to Belarus – Source, SkateCanada.ca

ISU Statistics Personal & Season’s Best – Source, ISU.org

Mihara “As I can get on the wave” Aim for the Olympus and depart for overseas first battle / Figure – Source, Sanspo.com

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Figure Skating Articles for Monday, September 18, 2017

Honda caps senior debut with gold in Salt Lake City: Nagasu moves up to win silver; Chen takes bronze, sings praises of Honda – by Philip Hersh, IceNetwork News

2017 U.S. Classic play-by-play/results: Ladies Free Skate – by Jackie Wong, Rocker Skating

Photo Gallery: Ladies free at U.S. Int’l Classic – Source, IceNetwork.com

Notice of NISA Extraordinary General Meeting – Source, NISA

Hubbell, Donohue dominate at U.S. Int’l Classic: Americans win third straight title in Utah; Hawayek, Baker pick up silver – by Philip Hersh, IceNetwork News

Shoma Uno: Lombardia Trophy Post-FS Interview – Source, Shoma-Uno.tumblr.com

Sebastian Stan: I knew I, Tonya would be a special movie – Source, Watuga Democrat

Sean Rabbitt wows the crowd at U.S. International Classic – by Claire Cloutier, Figure Skaters Online

Hazmat Leak At Larz Anderson Skating Rink – Source, The Patch

Two medals for Canada at U.S. International Figure Skating Classic – Source, SkateCanada.ca

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Figure Skating Articles for Sunday, September 17, 2017

Chen powers way to gold in return to Salt Lake City: Aaron takes silver, refers to Chen as “once-in-a-generation type of guy” – by Philip Hersh, IceNetwork News

2017 Golden Skate Interview with Ravi Walia – by Ted Flett, Golden Skate on Youtube.com

Hubbell, Donohue dominate at U.S. Int’l Classic: Americans win third straight title in Utah; Hawayek, Baker pick up silver – by Philip Hersh, IceNetwork News

Uno crushes field, repeats as Lombardia champion: Brown easily wins silver; Guignard, Fabbri top dance field on home ice- Source, IceNetwork News

Shin takes lead over tightly packed ladies field: Wellman sets men’s pace; Chen one-ups sister, sits atop standings – by Mimi McKinnis, IceNetwork News

Tarah Kayne and DannyO’Shea Withdraw from Cup of China – Source, USFSA.org

Olympic skater visits RecPlex – by Christine A. Verstraete, Kenosha News

All Hans On Deck: The Hans Gerschwiler Story – by Ryan Stevens, Skate Guard

2017 Lombardia Trophy play-by-play/results: Men’s free skate – by Jackie Wong, Rocker Skating

2017 U.S. Classic play-by-play/results: Pairs free, men’s free – by Jackie Wong, Rocker Skating

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