Figure Skating Articles Saturday July 7, 2018

Australia’s Brooklee Han is passionate about performing – by Gina Capellazzi, Figure Skaters Online

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

Season 2018-2019. Go! – by Elena Grishina, Page One Page Two (Click on Learn More button on page one)

SU is considering changing the structure of figure skating competitions after the 2022 OWG. Brooklee Han reports on the inaugural Peggy Fleming Trophy, a test event for the artistic portion of what might be the future of figure skating competitions – Source, International Figure Skating Magazine

The ISU considered Competition format changes might follow the format of the 1998 World Professional Figure Skating Championship format that featured an Artistic Program (with a few jumping passes) and a Technical Program loaded with jumps, spins, spirials, steps. Check out Michelle Kwans Artistic program (East of Eden) and her Technical program (Lamento d’Ariane)

The 2018 Japan Open (Saturday, October 6) Official Website – Source,

Birmingham figure skating team wins national title – by Howard Koplowitz,

Stepanova and Bukin: “It’s a four-year game” – by Tatjana Flade, Golden Skate News site no longer appears at it’s former URL. To reflect it’s end, Read Phil Hersh’s article; ‘To icenetwork, hail and farewell – and thanks’ published on June 28 – Source, Globetrotting by Philip Hersh

List of new programs performed by active Japanese skaters at DOI 2018 – Source,


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