Figure Skating Articles for Friday, June 16, 2017

Figure Skating Articles for Friday, June 16, 2017

Wenjing Sui, Cong Han – and a statement of love – by Florentina Tone, InsideSkating.net

Meet Team Bauhinia, a team from Hong Kong – by Roy Ng, JuraSynchro.com

Teams with 12 skaters to move closer to Universiade – Source, Jura Synchro

Become the voice of Jura Synchro – Source, Jura Synchro

The 2017-18 Pattern Dance Key Points have been updated for the Tango (Intermediate) – Source, USFSA.org

“Wheeled Wonder” kids try ice skating despite disabilities – by Don Fisher. 8KPAX.com

Formations In The Fens: Four Footnotes About Skating Soldiers – by Ryan Stevens, Skate Guard

Gilles thriving since transitioning to show skating: Former U.S. junior champion building second career with ‘Disney on Ice’ – by Lois Elfman, IceNetwork News

TBT 9/16/14 ‘Frozen’ proves to be a perfect fit for Disney on Ice: Bereswill, Firth light up the ice at Dunkin’ Donuts Center in Rhode Island – by Sarah S. Brannen, IceNetwork News

TBT 4/20/17 Kerrigan enchants viewers on epic Disney night: Olympian, partner Chigvintsev receive raves for lavish production number – by Lois Elfman, IceNetwork News

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Figure Skating Articles for Thursday, June 15, 2017

Figure Skating Articles for Thursday, June 15, 2017

For Bowie skaters, the title’s on ice – by John McNamara, Capital Gazette 

Nashville PSA Conference Delivers the Goods – by Liz Leamy, Ice Skating International

VIDEO: #1 of 2016-17 – Cementing his GOAT status: Yuzuru Hanyu JPN 2017 Worlds free skate – by Jackie Wong, Rocker Skating

Sport Canada Athlete Assistance Program (Carding) List: 2017-2018 Sport Canada Carding Nominations – Source, Info.SkateCanada.ca

From Communication No. 2097 – Decisions of the ISU Council: Definite & Provisional Allotments – Events – Source, Golden Skate Forum

ISU Figure Skating Championships 2018 and the Olympic Winter Games 2018 – Minimum Total Elements Scores – Source, Golden Skate Forum

John Coughlin Elected First Ever ISU Athletes Commission Chair – Source, Golden Skate Forum

From Communication No. 2097 – Decisions of the ISU Council: Prize Money for ISU Championships – Source, Golden Skate Forum

From Communication No. 2097 – Decisions of the ISU Council: Full ISU Membership Status – Source, Golden Skate Forum

From Communication No. 2097 – Decisions of the ISU Council: New Provisional ISU Member – Macedonia – Source, Golden Skate Forum

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Figure Skating Articles for Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Figure Skating Articles for Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Communication No. 2097 – Decisions of the ISU Council: The ISU Council met on June 2-4. 2017 in Amsterdam, Netherlands. The following were among the decisions taken by the Council during the meeting – Read at Source, ISU.org

VIDEO: #2 of 2016-17 – Better than ever? Tessa Virtue/Scott Moir CAN 2017 Worlds short dance – by Jackie Wong, Rocker Skating

2022 Olympics plans praised by inspectors – by Sun Xiaochen, USA.ChinaDaily.com.cn

Skating campers present ‘Star Wars on Ice’ show – Source, The Courier

Madi and Zach announce their short and free dances for the 2017-2018 season – Source, Hubbell-Donohue.com

The first dance competition of the season, the Chesapeake Open, is June 21st-24th: Official Announcement – Source, Baltimore Figure Skating Club

Chesapeake Open Event Schedules for Resaor Rink and Logsdon Rink

Featured Interview: Carolina Kostner (ITA) – by Tatjana Flade, ISU.org

‘Hyoen’ (Kabuki meets Figure Skating) 2017 – by Pete Murray, Pinterest.com

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Figure Skating Articles for Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Figure Skating Articles for Tuesday, June 13, 2017

VIDEO: #3 of 2016-17: The biggest breakthrough: Vanessa James/Morgan Cipres FRA 2017 Europeans free skate – by Jackie Wong, Rocker Skating

IOC Shakes Up Olympics World — Media Watch – Source, Around The Rings

Olympics are the gift that keeps on giving – for the IOC – by Philip Hersh, Globetrotting

Tonya Harding, Tragic Muse? More Works Explore a Skating Scandal – by Erik Piepenburg, N.Y. Times

Finally this week opens! “LOVE ON THE FLOOR 2017” public practice report! – Source, Music-Book.jp

WBIR’s Kendall Morris practices for ‘Skating with the Stars’ – by Kendall Morris, WBIR

Ice skating rink chiller also to cool city buildings – by Adam Aasen, Current in Carmel

Ice skating path could be coming to the Greenway Trail – Source, WDAZ.com

Top American Figure Skaters to be showcased throughout the Sun Valley Summer Skating Series; July 4 Kicks it off with Karen Chen and Chock & Bates. See the entire summer lineup – Source, SunValley.com

Misha Ge has more than a full choreographic plate this off season designing competitive programs and exhibition show numbers for some 23 skaters – Source, The Official Page of Misha Ge

Misha Ge’s work, a show program set to the music ‘Rise’ sung by Katy Perry, was choreographed for Karen Chen which she performed on this year’s Stars On Ice tour. WATCH on Youtube.com

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Figure Skating Articles for Monday, June 12, 2017

Figure Skating Articles for Monday, June 12, 2017

The 1954 World Figure Skating Championships – by Ryan Stevens, Skate Guard

ISU confirms schedule for figure skating Challenger Series – by Michael Pavitt, Inside The Games

VIDEO: #4 of 2016-17 – That’s how a short program is done: Javier Fernandez ESP 2017 Worlds short program – by Jackie Wong, Rocker Skating

May I introduce to everyone the daughter of a new Facebook Friend, Ella Chen. Here is her 2016-17 South Atlantic Regionals Juvenile Free Skate – Source, USFS Video

Colour Run in Moscow attracts more than 7,000 participants: Olympic Skating Champions take part – Source, Nerve.in

For those who may have missed it; Here are the GOE Guidelines, Reductions & Deductions for Season 2017-18 – Source, ISU.org

2018 Regional, Sectional and Adult Sectional Championships Competition Calendar – Source, Pete Murray on Facebook

Lynn Rutherford, Ryan Bradley and Audrey Weisiger speak with Jackie Wong on the latest edition of ‘Ice Talk’ – Source, IceNetwork.com

Japan’s “power girl” Higuchi gears up for Olympic year – by Tatjana Flade, Golden Skate News

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Figure Skating Articles for Sunday, June 11, 2017

Figure Skating Articles for Sunday, June 11, 2017

IOC Executive Board approve joint awarding plans for 2024 and 2028 Olympics – by Nick Butler, Inside The Games

Tara Kristen Lipinski: The definitive background – Source, The Free Dictionary

Boozy Milkshakes, Lace Invites and White Roses: All the Details from Tara Lipinski’s Southern Wedding Plans – by Rose Minutaglio, Southern Living

VIDEO: #6 of 2016-17 – A different attitude: Shoma Uno JPN 2017 Worlds short program – by Jackie Wong, Rocker Skating

VIDEO: #5 of 2016-17 – Calming troubled waters: Wenjing Sui/Cong Han CHN 2017 Four Continents free skate – by Jackie Wong, Rocker Skating

Marissa Castelli & Mervin Tran: “We’re skating for us” – by Claire Cloutier, Figure Skaters Online

Follow Skate Guard on Pinterest – Source, Pinterest.com/SkateGuard

Meagan Duhamel and Eric Radford update coaching team – Source, Skate Canada

Tokyo 2020 (Olympic) Event Programme to see Major Boost for Female Participation, Youth and Urban Appeal – Source, Olympic.org

Olympic Flashback: After Staredown, a Detente for an Italian Pair (Barbara Fusar Poli and Maurizio Margaglio) – by Juliet Macur, New York Times

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Figure Skating Articles for Saturday, June 10, 2017

Figure Skating Articles for Saturday, June 10, 2017

IOC Move Brings United States One Step Closer To Hosting Olympics – Source, TeamUSA.org

Team Russia for 2017-2018 Announced – Source, International Figure Skating Magazine

Russia’s Alina Zagitova prepares for senior debut – by Tatjana Flade, Golden Skate News

Canadian figure skaters Duhamel, Radford fire coach eight months before Olympics – Source, Journal Pioneer

South African Skaters Set To Star In Disney On Ice’s Newest Show – Source, Broadway World

The Marvellous Maxsons – by Ryan Stevens, Skate Guard

ISU Challenger Series in Figure Skating Official Announcement – Source, ISU.org

Goebel ties the knot in breathtaking ceremony: Olympic bronze medalist weds Thomas Luciano in Newport, Rhode Island by Lois Elfman, IceNetwork News

NYU Stern’s MSBA program website feature on Tim Goebel – Source, NYU Stern

Sarah Feng/TJ Nyman pass their junior pairs test: Winter Deardorff/Max Settlage, Alexandria Yao/Jacob Simon, and Nica Digerness/Danny Neudecker pass their senior pairs test – Source, Dalilah Sappenfield’s Instagram Page

First coach Lipnitskaya: “Do not put on Julia Cross” – Source, URAL.aif.ru

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