Figure Skating Articles for Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Triple axel launches Nagasu into history books: Skater joins Ito, Asada as only women to land jump at Olympic Games – by Philip Hersh, IceNetwork News

Triumph after tears as Nagasu makes skating history – by Elaine Lies,

Mirai Nagasu went from NHL ice girl to landing a triple axel in the Olympics – by Des Bieler, The Washington Post

Opining on Olympic Team Event (part 3): An ode to Mirai Nagasu – by Jackie Wong, Rocker Skating

Yuzuru Hanyu ready to give ‘dream performance’ at Pyeongchang Olympics – by Jack Gallagher, The Japan Times

Chen puts dismal short behind him: Zhou brimming with confidence, plans to try five quads in free skate – by Philip Hersh and Lynn Rutherford, IceNetwork News

Canada Wins Gold in Team Figure Skating – Source,

Canada strikes Figure Skating team gold in PyeongChang – Source,

Olympic figure skaters put Coldplay, Moulin Rouge on ice: Skaters now allowed to use music with lyrics – by Susannah Cullinane,

Olympic Couples: Ice, Snow and Love in the Air in Pyeongchang: These Olympic athletes’ sports led them to their significant other – by James Best,

2018 Olympics: Practice notes! – by Jackie Wong, Rocker Skating

Dance-infused pairs programs becoming the norm: Savchenko, Massot’s quickstep short just one of many innovative routines – by Lynn Rutherford, IceNetwork News

Japan Skating Federation doing an inadequate job of finding, developing pairs and ice dance prospects – by Jack Gallagher, The Japan Times

Speedskater Kei Saito fails doping test at Pyeongchang Olympics – Source, The Japan Times

Hanyu declares himself ‘ready for the Olympics’: Coach Orser says to expect two quad salchows, two quad toe loops in free – by Philip Hersh, IceNetwork News


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