Who judges the skaters, where the referees are trained, and what influences their decisions. Figure skating
They get a penny, dance on a pole and endure threats. “SE” answers the eternal question “Who are the judges?” This season, judges in figure skating are some of the…

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Jump Axel
How much of this word! Especially when it comes to jumping in figure skating. Sometimes to win you need to make one single jump, and you are a champion! Today,…

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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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without hesitation

The best costumes of the skaters in the Olympic season

A tremendous amount of work has been done with Gracie Gold this season. This work and the appearance of the skater did not pass by. Since her first appearance this season, she has been creating the image of a “golden” girl with her whole appearance and really looked like a champion. Her first short program to Gershwin’s music was probably too bold and non-standard, well, at least too non-standard for the Olympic season. But there was definitely something about her. And the costume for this program was perfectly matched. This dress is an example of how you can combine fabrics of different colors, but at the same time to make it look expensive and modern. The main idea of ​​the dress is asymmetry. What you need for such an unusual program. The dress is simply strewn with crystals of various sizes, but at the box office you do not particularly notice them – they add shine, but you do not concentrate on them. Continue reading

Best in pair skating

Russia in pairs skating for titles, regalia and world famous athletes is much more lucky than in single.

Even those who are very far from the world of sports know Russian pair skaters by their last names and faces.

Our pair Oleg Protopopov and Lyudmila Belousova won the first Olympic “gold” back in 1964, again in 1968. They are the authors of many elements, which to this day are included in the mandatory program of performances around the world. At that time, this couple was the only one who rode like no one else could. Continue reading

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 school of Soviet figure skating. In 1964, they won the first gold medal in the history of Soviet figure skating.

The Soviet sports leadership did not differ in favor of this duet, despite this, Belousova and Protopopov continued to shine on the ice until 1969, when in 1979 an event occurred that changed their life. During a tour in Switzerland, Belousova and Protopopov decided to stay there. Their names were deleted from all Soviet directories telling about the Olympic achievements. Continue reading

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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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…

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Best in pair skating
Russia in pairs skating for titles, regalia and world famous athletes is much more lucky than in single. Even those who are very far from the world of sports know…

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Evgenia Medvedeva-biography
The main advantage of Zhenya Medvedeva is her incredible inner strength, multiplied by her artistic / creative talent. She does not worry about the next element (at least, outwardly it…

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