On January 9, the opening ceremony of the III Winter Youth Olympic Games took place. Following Austria and Norway, Switzerland takes over the competition for talented athletes. Representatives of 79 countries will compete in sixteen disciplines: biathlon, cross-country skiing, ice hockey, skiing, Nordic combined, short track, speed skating, ski jumping, bobsled, skeleton, sledding, curling, freestyle skiing, sno mountain climbing and, of course, in figure skating.
The composition of the Russian figure skating team YOI-2020:
Girls: Ksenia Sinitsyna, Anna Frolova
Boys: Andrey Mozalev, Daniil Samsonov Continue reading
Good afternoon, today I want to touch on the topic of choosing clothes in which you and / or your child will be engaged in figure skating. So, what does a beginner skater need?
The first is professional figure skates, which usually come in a set – boots and blades. A reasonable question immediately arises: Do I need to immediately buy professional figure skates or can I get along with a cheap kit? Here, I hold the following point of view. If you ride several times during the winter, such as mass skating, there is no point in acquiring professional skates. Especially on most ice rinks, skate rental is available. In all other cases, only professional skates. Suppose you decide to save, and bought unprofessional figure skates (their cost varies from 1.5 to 3 thousand rubles). When you go out onto the ice, you will certainly be unpleasantly surprised by the softness and inconvenience of the shoe pads, the inability to stand upright because of the too flimsy upper part of the boot, constantly moving blades and more. Without any doubt, the pleasure of riding will not increase. Having suffered a season and / or, in the case of a child, if a leg grows up, it is almost impossible to sell such skates. By purchasing professional skates for figure skating (price for Continue reading