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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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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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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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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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 few weeks before her eighteenth birthday last fall.

At the competitions held in October in Moscow, she laughed at ease. A few months earlier, she embodied on the ice the image of the anime character Sailor Moon in the costume of a Japanese schoolgirl, turning into a superheroine. Then she was the tragic heroine of Tolstoy Anna Karenina and joked: “In this program, I show that I will not be an old maid.”

She wore a toy cat like an amulet and became a prominent representative of the Russian Olympians. She Continue reading

Evgenia Medvedeva: moving to Canada was the sharpest turn in my life

The Moscow stage of the Grand Prix in figure skating was marked by many achievements – the Russians were the first in all kinds of programs, and some of them made personal records at the tournament. But one of the highlights of the tournament was the successful performance of the silver medalist of the Olympic Games – 2018, two-time world champion Evgenia Medvedeva, who six months after the Games decided to move to Canada and begin cooperation with the famous coach Brian Orser.

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TOP 10 MOST BEAUTIFUL FIGURES AND WORLD FIGURISTS
As you know, the most beautiful figures are far from models. Skaters and gymnasts have them. Strict diets, daily hours-long workouts, the correct regimen of the day - it is…

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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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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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How often do you need to sharpen your skate blades?
Firstly, if these are new skates, sharpening is definitely necessary. Do not flatter yourself at the factory that someone will sharpen your blades. They already have enough work. That the…

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