Figure skating today is one of the most popular sports in the world, attracting more and more children – future champions, as well as interesting and beautiful to watch on TV or on an ice rink.
The emergence of figure skating
The first skates on iron runners appeared in the Netherlands in the 13-14 centuries, so it is she who is considered the founder of figure skating.
After the appearance of skates of a fundamentally new type, popularity also came, which incredibly contributed to the rapid development of this sport, which in those days was reduced to drawing various figures on ice and not losing a beautiful pose. Continue reading
In these costumes Tatyana Volosozhar and Maxim Trankov won the silver of the World Cup in 2011. We hope that they bring luck to Alina and Roman in the Grand Prix finals. Photo: Screenshot of the broadcast of Channel One
The new season is gaining momentum in figure skating. And while adult athletes are still trying their hand at class “B” tournaments, the juniors have already figured out which of them will compete for awards in the World Grand Prix finals. The chance to speak at one of the key starts of the year was also received by the Sverdlovsk couple – Alina Pepelova and Roman Pleshkov. Continue reading
Yuzuru Hanyu is a Japanese skater who, despite her young age, is already called the legend and pride of the country. The young man has already managed to set several Olympic records, win world and Olympic “gold” in single skating and take first place in the ranking of the International Union of Skaters.
Childhood and youth
The future athlete was born in the Japanese city of Sendai on December 7, 1994. It is noteworthy that the school in which Yuzuru studied was also graduated from the famous skaters Takeshi Honda and Shizuka Arakawa. Continue reading