Figure Skating Articles Monday July 16, 2018

2018 Lake Placid Ice Dance International Gets Underway in 9 Days (July 24 – 28) – Source, Official Announcement @ ISU.org

VIDEO: #39 of 2017-18 – A long road back: Penny Coomes/Nicholas Buckland GBR, 2018 Nebelhorn Trophy free dance – by Jackie Wong, Rocker Skating

Han Yan: “I’m going to take full responsibility for myself” – Source, mp.weixin.qq.com

VIDEO: #38 of 2017-18 – When he’s on: Mikhail Kolyada RUS, 2018 Cup of China short program – by Jackie Wong, Rocker Skating

VIDEO: #37 of 2017-18 – Who can do Carmen better? Ksenia Stolbova/Fedor Klimov RUS, 2017 NHK Trophy free skate – by Jackie Wong, Rocker Skating

Everything Your Favorite Winter Olympians Have Accomplished After Their Medals – Source, E Online

Manning the Olympic Mixed Zone – by James Cowling, IFSMagazine.com

Canadian Grand Prix and Jr. Grand Prix Mens Assignments – Source, Figure Skating Universe

Watch the full video from #ChampsCamp17 – Source, U.S. Figure Skating on Facebook.com

(Flashback to 2005) Daisuke Takahashi: Surging Brilliance and Passion (Cutting Edge 2005) – Source, Figure Skating Translations on Tumblr

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Figure Skating Articles Sunday July 15, 2018

In (sort of) suspending a skating judge, international federation mocks fans with ethical relativism – by Philip Hersh, Globetrotting

Club donates thousands to hospital NICU – Source, WANDTV.com

Olympic Gold Medalist Scott Hamilton in NWA – by Meghan Kee, 4029TV.com

The 2018-19 Adult Skating Competition Requirements for Pairs have been updated – Source, U.S. Figure Skating

The PDF version of the 2018-19 U.S. Figure Skating Rulebook has been posted – Source, U.S. Figure Skating Technical Info

2018 U.S. Intercollegiate Championships: Feeling a Mile High, Boston Repeats as Champions – Source, USFigureSkatingFanZone.com

Saturday training: In the PHOTO section an album was added – “Saturday Training of the E.Buyanova Group” (Photos by Elena Grishina) – Source, LTK-CSKA.ru Page One (Click on ‘Learn More’) for Saturday Training Continued – Source, LTK-CSKA.ru Page Two.

Aninka Duskova confirms in her latest Instagram Post that Radek Jakubka is her new Pairs partner (Video Clip) – Source, Instagram.com

Christmas On Ice 2015: Daisuke Takahashi performs to Lacrimosa – Source, Youtube.com

VIDEO: #40 of 2017-18 – Home: Anna Cappellini/Luca Lanotte ITA, 2018 World Championships free dance – by Jackie Wong, Rocker Skating

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Figure Skating Articles Saturday July 14, 2018

The Wellness Blog of Olympic Figure Skater Meagan Duhamel: Lutz of Greens gets a new look – Source, Lutz of Greens

From “Philosopher on Ice” to Waseda Researcher, Tatsuki Machida sets his sights on figure skating’s future – Source, Waseda.jp

Tatsuki Machida[1st part]#1 “I have absolutely no regrets about retiring” A decision informed by life and the figure skating world – Source, Waseda.jp

Tatsuki Machida[1st part]#2 Athlete numbers, eating disorders, expression and technique Pressing matters of the figure skating world – Source, Waseda.jp

Tatsuki Machida[1st part]#3 Initial impressions upon entering academia The intimidation and depth research – Source, Waseda.jp

Fresh start for Russia’s Serafima Sakhanovich – by Tatjana Flade, Golden Skate News

VIDEO: #42 of 2017-18 – A bittersweet final season: Patrick Chan CAN 2017 Skate Canada short program – by Jackie Wong, Rocker Skating

VIDEO: #41 of 2017-18 – Rediscovering their confidence: Tarah Kayne/Danny O’Shea USA 2018 Four Continents free skate – by Jackie Wong, Rocker Skating

Richmond to host ISU Junior Grand Prix Qualifier: Three-day event in September at Minoru Arenas will feature some of the top young talent in the world – Source, Richmond-News.com

The 1950 U.S. Figure Skating Championships- by Ryan Stevens, Skate Guard

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Figure Skating Articles Friday July 13, 2018

Exclusive: Jin’s move to train with Hanyu, Orser in Toronto not happening – by Jack Gallagher, The Japan Times

New exclusive interview of Evgenia Medvedeva – by John Wilson Blades, JWB on Youtube

Anastasia Tarakanova left Eteri Tutberidze’s group – Source, FS Gossips blog

Takahashi Daisuke presents Mother a luxurious residence! Repaying (her) for the full amount earned during his active era – Source, Headlines.yahoo.co.jp

The official Nathan Chen JP Japanese Fan page – Source, nathanchenjp.net

Full Circle in Vienna: Franz Graffer, The Music and the Rink – by Ryan Stevens, Skate Guard

VIDEO: #43 of 2017-18 – No one saw this coming: Kazuki Tomono JPN, 2018 World Championships free skate – by Jackie Wong, Rocker Skating

“King of Blades” A documentary about the great Donald Jackson – Source, National Film Board of Canada

The Icarus of ice: bittersweet film celebrates life of skating star John Curry: The British Olympian and pioneering gay athlete is to shine again in The Ice King, a documentary telling his story – Source, The Guardian

‘The Ice King’ the movie: Watch online – Source, TheIceKingMovie.com

A Holistic Approach to Sports: Prepared by: Meagan Duhamel, R.H.N. – Source, CSNN.ca

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Figure Skating Articles Thursday July 12, 2018

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

End of an Era: Skate Canada Rebuilds – by Robert Brodie, International Figure Skating

Tatiana Tarasova did new programs for Polina Tsurskaya – Source, FS Gossips blog about figure skating

Rock-It Promotions picks up several assignments (including the Figure Skating “Thank Canada Tour) – by Justin dallaire, Strategy Online

Virtue & Moir relish chance to stretch creative muscles on thank-you tour – by Lori Ewing, Yorkton This Week

‘A Love of the Sport:’ Pushing Herself to Greatness, Liu Sets Lofty Goals for Next Season – by Kama Stigall, USFigureSkatingFanZone.com

South Reno ice skating rink design approved – Source, KOLO8 News Now

A Feather in Her Cap: The Lillian Cramer Story – by Ryan Stevens, Skate Guard

VIDEO: #45 of 2017-18 – Electrifying: Ross Miner USA, 2018 US Championships free skate – by Jackie Wong, Rocker Skating

VIDEO: #44 of 2017-18 – Another step closer: Alexandra Stepanova/Ivan Bukin RUS, 2018 European Championships short dance – by Jackie Wong, Rocker Skating

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Figure Skating Articles Wednesday July 11, 2018

Hanyu set for Helsinki, Cup of Russia – by Jack Gallagher, The Japan Times

Applebys acknowledged at sports awards – by Jonathan Waldron, Halstead Gazette

What does a star figure skater do once retired? In Patrick Chan’s case, fall in love with Vancouver (sorry Toronto) – by Alex McKeen, The Star.com

Olympic silver medallists return to Chinese figure skating squad – by Dan Palmer, Inside The Games

Official Website 2018 Skate America October 19 – October 21 – Source, 2018SkateAmerica.com

Interview with Meagan Duhamel and Eric Radford – Source, Figure Skaters Online

The 1957 Canadian Figure Skating Championships – by Ryan Stevens, Skate Guard

Canadian novice figure skaters in Wisconsin for Skate Milwaukee – Source, SkateCanada.ca

The schedule of the stages of the junior Grand Prix series of the season 2018/2019 – Source, LTK-CSKA.ru via Google Translator URL (Click on Learn More button)

VIDEO: #47 of 2017-18 – Repeats are all the rage: Cheng Peng/Yang Jin CHN, 2018 World Championships short program – by Jackie Wong, Rocker Skating

VIDEO: #46 of 2017-18 – Leaping up the ranks: Keegan Messing CAN, 2018 World Championships short program – by Jackie Wong, Rocker Skating

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Figure Skating Articles Tuesday July 10, 2018

New Chinese figure skating national team training roster confirmed – Source, Xinhuanet.com

The schedule of the stages of the junior Grand Prix series of the season 2018/2019 – Source, FSRussia.ru

A Tribute to: Sandra Stevenson – by Elaine Hooper, NISA Historian IceSkating.org.uk

No final city choice guaranteed at key CONI meeting to discuss Italian Winter Olympic bid – by Nick Butler, Inside The Games

‘We were opposites – John hated skating showbiz’ : Dancing on Ice’s Robin Cousins remembers his skating hero John Curry: BBC4’s Storyville documentary examines the life of ‘ice king’ John Curry. Fellow Olympic skater Robin Cousins reflects on his relationship with him – by Kate Battersby, RadioTimes.com

Masaki Honda becomes JAL’s first figure skater – Source, NikkanSports.com

VIDEO: #50 of 2017-18 – A gamble worth taking: Keiji Tanaka JPN 2018 Japan Nationals free skate – Source, Jackie Wong, Rocker Skating

VIDEO: #49 of 2017-18 – Getting the moment they missed: Kaitlin Hawayek/Jean-Luc Baker USA 2018 U.S. Championships free dance – by Jackie Wong, Rocker Skating

VIDEO: #48 of 2017-18 – A spectacular debut: Polina Tsurskaya RUS 2017 NHK Trophy free skate – by Jackie Wong, Rocker Skating

Interview with Anton Sikharulidze – Source, An english language translation of a Sport-Express.ru interview by “quiqie @ FSUniverse.net

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