Injuries and stress are the flip side to the success of Russian skaters
Russian figure skater Evgenia Medvedeva has already twice been a world champion and, by all accounts, was the main contender for the 2018 Winter Olympics gold. This was considered a…

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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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Salkhov, Oiler, Valley
Salchow. Usually the first jump for beginners. The approach from the arc back and forth, a push with the swing of the free leg around the body. Named after the…

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2020 Youth Olympic Games: Figure Skating

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
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What clothes to go out on ice?

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

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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Satoko Miyahara
Satoko Miyahara's jumps are criticized - low, they say. But I would call the jumps not low, but rather small - in English there is such a beautiful word tiny,…

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Legends of Russian figure skating
Lyudmila Belousova and Oleg Protopopov. Two-time Olympic champions, four-time world and European champions, six-time USSR champions. It was Lyudmila Belousova and Oleg Protopopov who became the founders of the wonderful…

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"You killed her." Why did the Petersburgers have to go to the World Cup, and Medvedev is going
The crime is committed. One “little girl” was killed. But the Russian Figure Skating Federation believes that everything is fair. The Fontanka Sports Department talks about a high-profile scandal in…

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