The best Russian skaters of the last four years (and what happened to them)
the 2013/14 season she won both the qualifying stages of the Grand Prix, became the second in the final, and then impressed everyone with a magnificent victory at the European…

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The brightest single skaters in history
YULIA LIPNITSKAYA The youngest winner in the history of Olympic figure skating Yulia Lipnitskaya became the main sensation of Sochi-2014. The 15-year-old skater, who, among other venerable pros, won the…

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Margot Robbie on tears, bruises and Russian skaters
We talked with the Oscar nominee about physical and psychological violence, the role of Tarantino and life without love. On February 1, the black comedy “Tonya against all”, which brought…

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absorb moisture

How often do you need to sharpen your skate blades?

Firstly, if these are new skates, sharpening is definitely necessary. Do not flatter yourself at the factory that someone will sharpen your blades. They already have enough work. That the blades appear sharp is self-deception.

Secondly, when you sharpened your skates and started using them, there is always a chance to walk along the tile and / or the metal threshold and in another way to blunt the blade. In this case, you must immediately use sharpening to prevent falls and injuries.

Now, how do you determine if the blades are dull? Take a shoe, wipe the blade of the ridge with a soft rag Continue reading

The vicissitudes of fate
May in Beijing is almost the beginning of summer, the temperature exceeded 35 ℃, but one pair still worked hard on various movements on the ice rink. This year she…

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Evgenia Tarasova
Although the competitions in figure skating are filled with tenderness and romance, and the participants seem weightless nymphs who soar above the ice, the backstage of this sport is amazing.…

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Mikhail Kolyada
About five years ago, only a narrow circle of specialists knew about Mikhail Kolyada, and there was a little more circle of fans. Now the young figure skater is the…

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Alina Zagitova
Alina Zagitova is one of the best skaters in the world, performing in the women's single discipline of figure skating. For the titles that Alina won before adulthood, many athletes…

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