Figure Skating Articles for Saturday, October 14, 2017

Figure skating-Gold pulls out of Grand Prix events, Olympic hopes dim – Source, Reuters for EuroSport.com

Gracie Gold being treated for eating disorder, will skip Grand Prix season – by Nancy Armour, USA Today

Figure skater Gracie Gold withdraws from Grand Prix competitions – by Helene Elliott, Los Angeles Times

Russia’s Ushakova, Nekrasov headed to JGP Final: Kostornaia paces tight ladies field; Polishchuk, Vakhnov headed to Japan – Source, IceNetwork News

Cha Jun-hwan Secures Berth for Junior Grand Prix Final – by Lee Soon-heung, The Chosunilbo

The Life of a Student Athlete – by Rachel Teets, USDreamSynchro 

Beijing meet helps China sharpen up for Olympics – by Sun Xiaochen, China Daily

Mao to compete in Honolulu Marathon – Source, The Japan Times

Lewis provides readers with unique taste of Italy: U.S. ice dancer resumes blogging duties from Junior Grand Prix in Egna – by Chloe Lewis, IceNetwork News

Backstage at JGP Italy – Source, IceNetwork Proto Slide Show – Source, IceNetwork.com

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Figure Skating Articles for Friday, October 13, 2017

Meet Max Aaron: Taking Ownership – Source, U.S. Figure Skating on Youtube.com

Mao to compete in Honolulu Marathon – Source, The Japan Times

ISU Figure Skating Media Guide 2017/18 – Source, ISU.org

ISU Synchronized Skating Media Guide 2017/18 – Source, ISU.org

Smoke billows from historic skating rink in Wexford County – by Roxanne Werly, UpNorthLive

Millennium Park ice skating is set to open November 17 – by Stephanie Bernstein, Time Out Chicago

Ice-skating rink will debut atop Ponce City Market this winter: “Skate the Sky” attraction will occupy PCM event space (with views) between November and February – by Josh Green, Atlanta Curbed

Günter’s Great Escape – by Ryan Stevens, Skate Guard

ISU JGP Italy, Junior Ladies – Short Program Starting Order – Source, ISUResurts.com

ISU JGP Italy, Junior Ice Dance – Free Dance Starting Order – Source, ISUResults.com

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Figure Skating Articles for Thursday, October 12, 2017

Olympic success, the enemy is “heavy pressure” for the first time in 66 years for men, legendary skater commissioned to Hanyu, Dick Button – Source, Mainich.jp

2017 Cup of Nice Starting Order and Results Page – Source, Nice-baie-des-anges.fr

2017 Cup of Nice Videos and Results – Source, Golden Skate Forum

Seven Athletes to Represent the United States at JGP Italy – Source, USFSA.org

Olympic figure skater Joannie Rochette named Honorary Chair for Heart and Stroke Canvass – Source, NewKerala.com http://www.newkerala.com/news/fullnews-279729.html

Margot Robbie wows in red for GMA appearance… as she explains her comments about being ‘100% behind’ disgraced figure skater Tonya Harding – Source, Daily Mail

The Rink at Rockefeller Center® Opens for the Season – Source, GameDeveloper.digitalmedianet

The Rink at Rockefeller Center® Opens for the Season – Source, PRWeb.com

Skating Academy Holding Open House on Friday – by Mike Mortensen, The Laconia Daily Sun

St. Francis sophomore Chloe Ryan wins U.S. ice dancing championship – by Jacob Bartelson, Kane County Chronicle

Lewis provides readers with unique taste of Italy: U.S. ice dancer resumes blogging duties from Junior Grand Prix in Egna – by Chloe Lewis, IceNetwork.com

The Team USA men at JGP Italy — Alex Krasnozhon, Vadim Kolesnik, Tomoki Hiwatashi and Logan Bye — make silly faces – Source, Chloe Lewis’ JGP Italy Blog Gallery

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Figure Skating Articles for Wednesday, October 11, 2017

2017 ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating Egna-Bolzano, Italy Starting Order and Results Page – Source, ISUResults.com

2017 Japan Open + 2017 Finlandia Trophy + 2017 JGP Baltic Cup: Review – Source, The Naked Ice Blog

Seven Athletes to Represent The United States at JGP Italy – Source, USFSA.org

Team USA Wins Four Medals at Finlandia Trophy and JGP Poland – Source, USFSA.org

Coquitlam Skating Club: Fuelled by a Love of the Sport – Source, The Now News

Council favors using Trig’s green space for ice skating – by Kevin Boneske, Star Journal Now

Are You Ready To Rhumba? – by Ryan Stevens, Skate Guard

Off-season news 2017: Retirements, coaching changes, music selections, and more! – by Jackie Wong, Rocker Skating

Catching Up with Sheryl Everson – Source, AussieSkates.com

The best ice skating rinks in New York City: The time to bust out your best Blades of Glory moves is upon us – by Amy Plitt, NY Curbed

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Figure Skating Articles for Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Rino Kasakake earns bronze in debut at Poland JGP – by Jack Gallagher, The Japan Times

Despite balmy temps, Rockefeller Center’s ice-skating rink is open – by Amy Plitt, New York Curbed

Canada’s Conrad Orzel completes big comeback for bronze – Source, SkateCanada.ca

Opining on 2017 Japan Open: A few first looks – by Jackie Wong, Rocker Skating

For the 1st time ever the WSF Annual Salute at the Women’s Sports Foundation Gala will be livestreamed on 10/18/17. Register for free to watch on 18 Oct 7:00 PM EDT

Visit our PyeongChang 2018 page! We’ve collected all our content related to the 2018 Olympic Winter Games — articles, blogs, photos and more! — and put it in one convenient place – Source, IceNetwork.com

Watch the Pairs and Men’s Medal Ceremony at 2017 Finlandia Trophy – Source, Youtube.com

Watch the Ladies and Ice Dance Victory Ceremonies at 2017 Finlandia Trophy – Source, Youtube.com

JGP 2017/18 (Gdansk) Ladies Competition – Videos & Results – Source, Golden Skate Forum

JGP 2017/18 (Gdansk) Pairs Competition – Videos & Results – Source, Golden Skate Forum

JGP 2017/18 (Gdansk) Men’s Competition – Videos & Results – Source, Golden Skate Forum

JGP 2017/18 (Gdansk) Ice Dance – Videos & Results – Source, Golden Skate Forum

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Figure Skating Articles for Monday, October 9, 2017

2018 North Atlantic Regional FS Championships Results (All Levels) – Source, USFigureSkating.org

Upper Great Lakes Regional Figure Skating Championships Results (All Levels) – Source, USFigureSkating.org

Canadian Soucisse, Firus place fourth in ice dance at Finlandia Open: Canadians place 4th in ice dance at Finlandia – Source, The Daily Courier

Australia’s Harley Windsor and Katia Alexandrovskaya qualify for 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea – by Andrew McMurty, BlacktownSun.com.au

Youngest competitor wins national title – Source, Otago Daily Times

Team Europe ends Japan’s reign as Japan Open champion – Source, The Japan Times

2017 Finlandia Trophy play-by-play/results: Ladies free skate – by Jackie Wong, Rocker Skating

22nd International Cup of Nice Announcement – Source, ISU.org

ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2017/2018, Egna – Bolzano / ITA Time and Practice Schedule – Source, ISUResults.com

Sotskova pulls away in free to earn Finlandia gold: Papadakis, Cizeron debut new Beethoven free, win dance title with ease – Source, IceNetwork News

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Figure Skating Articles for Sunday, October 8, 2017

Team Europe narrowly claims third Japan Open title: Medvedeva secures top ladies score; Fernández grabs highest men’s mark – Source, IceNetwork News

Jin holds off talented field to win gold in Espoo: Zhou, Rippon claim silver, bronze; China’s Peng, Jin collect pairs title – Source, IceNetwork News

Espoo exposed: Biechler blogs from Finlandia: U.S. ice dancer provides updates from team’s third international of season – by Julia Biechler, IceNetwork News

Steady Erokhov wins men’s gold at JGP Poland: Pulkinen rises up to claim silver; Greens return to U.S. with dance bronze – by Sora Hwang, IceNetwork News

Backstage at JGP Poland – Source, IceNetwork.com Gallery – Source, IceNetwork.com

Larkyn Austman an ice chip off mom’s block – by Larry Pruner, Tri-City News

Figure skating: Japan misses out on 3rd straight Japan Open title – Source, Kyodo News

Rockford native feels like a queen skating for Disney on Ice – by Maggie Hradecky, RRStar.com

The 1997 European Figure Skating Championships – by Ryan Stevens, Skate Guard

2017 Finlandia Trophy play-by-play/results: Men’s Free Skate – by Jackie Wong, Rocker Skating

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