Braking
What a skater does not like fast skating. Imagine, we are flying, accelerating and rejoicing in speed, as a tall and not soft side grows in front of us. At…

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Rittberger and Lutz
Rittberger, aka “loop jump”, or Loop in English. It differs in that it is performed almost without the swing of the free leg. It bears the name of the German…

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Samarin: I am glad that I managed to break into the top six skaters
Recently, Russian singles are the main hopes, discoveries and sensations in the world of figure skating. However, this season our men - Alexander Samarin and Dmitry Aliyev - also made…

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In legendary costumes and in the final of the world Grand Prix

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

Caitlin Osmond

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

“And after 50 years I see myself in figure skating.” Rika Kihira

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

Where is it better to do - in a group or individually?
The question is whether to engage in figure skating at all, we figured out. There is a desire to skate, and not just skate somehow, but learn to perform the…

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How to learn to skate
Ice skating is a great way to spend time with friends or family, free your head from unnecessary troubles and cheer up. Skates give the necessary load to all muscles,…

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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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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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