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 team competition, was applauded by President V.V. Putin, stars of Russian figure skating and all the Western media without exception. “With her incredibly light triple jumps, acrobatic spins and champion temperament, Julia Lipnitskaya led Russia to the first gold award in the Sochi Olympics,” writes The Washington Post. In addition, Steven Spielberg himself wrote her a touching letter, stunned by her skating to the music from his film Schindler’s List. Continue reading
The Brazilian skater disgraced sports and the Universiade. Or is he well done?
It was the worst performance in the history of real figure skating. See for yourself. Would you find the strength in you for that?
It’s not necessary to be an athlete
The Universiade is perhaps the strangest major tournament of those that exist in world sports. The scope is of a truly Olympic scale: new sports facilities, dozens of medals, hundreds of participants, thousands of spectators, millions of invested funds – all in an adult way.
Here are just sports wrestling in the arenas often comes out strange. If in order to qualify for the World Continue reading
Vanessa James and Morgan Sipre skated their free hand at the 2019 World Team Championship in a single rush and won
Yes, it happens. If you have not seen the powerful free program of the gorgeous French couple Vanessa James-Morgan Sipre, be sure to check it out. This rental was the last of the season. Next year, skaters will definitely change the program.
But exactly the same thing can be said about the Russian couple, thin, lyrical and soulful. Natalia Zabiyako and Alexander Enbert. More recently, no one set them, they were considered the third number of the team. But, it can be said, skaters, having changed partners and partners, having experienced injuries and disbelief in themselves, found each other. Today, this is a gorgeous couple who performed the song “You Continue reading