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
The biography of Caitlin Osmond seems to be plotted off from the biography of one Russian figure skater. Although, of course, this could not be, because Caitlin is three years older than her. You guessed it, right? Of course, this is a biography of Yulia Lipnitskaya.
Caitlin Osmond is the 2017 Canadian champion and one of the best skaters in the world. But this is not the most important thing, you will read about titles on Wikipedia. Another thing is important. Osmond is a girl who shatters the idea of figure skating to smithereens and happily stomps on fragments of misunderstandings dusting under the skates. Continue reading
Japanese figure skater Rika Kihira gained worldwide fame after winning the 2018 Grand Prix Final in Vancouver. Then she beat the Olympic champion Alina Zagitova, and set a new world record in the short program, before which also belonged to Alina Zagitova.
Kihira burst into the world arena in figure skating, like a bolt from the blue
Rika Kihira was born on July 21, 2002 in Nishinomiya, Japan. Kihira has the simplest family, her mother works in a supermarket, and her father in the office, the girl’s relatives are not involved in sports. Ricky has an older sister, Mo, who began to practice figure skating in her childhood, but subsequently left this sport. Rika Continue reading