Figure Skating Articles for Wednesday, February 7, 2018

2018 Olympics Team Event preview (part 1): The pairs will decidde the five – by Jackie Wong, Rocker Skating

Chen and Rippon practice on Olympic ice for the first time (Video Report) – by Nick McCarvel, on Youtube

He said, he said: Chen, Arutunian dissect methods: Skater, coach talk about changing jumps on the fly, having to earn praise – by Philip Hersh, IceNetwork News

Hanyu aiming to join immortals with second straight Olympic title – by Jack Gallagher, The Japan Times

Olympics: Hanyu will be 100% ready to defend title, says coach Orser – by Gus Fielding, (English) Kyodo News

Olympic video and VR: Guide to watching without a TV – by Anick Jesdanun,

Olympic skating couple a team through twists and turns of life: Alexa and Chris Knierim never thought they would skate again due to a life-threatening illness that kept Alexa off the ice – Source,

NBC looks to make Olympic coverage omnipresent – Source,

Evergreen Kostner thrives on resilience in podium quest: When Carolina Kostner competed in her first European championships in 2003, the current champion Alina Zagitova was only eight months old – Source, Channel News Asia

TSL’s Interview with Chris Howarth – Source,

Think Olympic figure skating judges are biased? The data says they might be – by Mary Pilon, Andrew W. Lehren, Stephanie Gosk, Emily R. Sidgel and Kenzi Abou-Sabe, NBC News

Ryom Tae Ok and Kim Ju Sik carry North Korea’s hopes for Olympic glory – Source,


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