"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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Brady Tennell
Beginning of figure skating Brady Tennell Tennell was born on January 31, 1998 in Chicago and began to skate at the age of 2 years. She just doesn’t remember how…

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Maria Sotskova
At first, Masha Sotskova, as she said, did not like boring routine exercises, but when the jumps started, it became interesting. And the sports competition completely conquered the little skater.…

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The most terrible tragedies in the world of figure skating

The absurd death of the 25-year-old titled figure skater Denis Ten showed that youth and fame cannot protect even the darlings of the whole world from premature departure.

There is no more beautiful sport than figure skating. Even during official competitions, costumes and music delight the eyes and soul of the audience, and demonstration performances are real performances. The word “tragedy” is incompatible with this holiday of life. Nevertheless, they occur with these seemingly favorites of fortune. Continue reading

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

Nathan Chen

The world champion in figure skating in Saitama was Nathan Chen, a 19-year-old US skater. “Match TV” tells his unusual, powerful story.
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Nathan Chen was born May 5, 1999 in Salt Lake City, Utah – in the region of the Rocky Mountains, snow peaks, cold lakes and the 2002 Winter Olympics. He is the son of Chinese immigrants, the youngest of 5 children. Nathan’s parents are ordinary people with modest means, which is somewhat rare for North American skaters.

Nathan began to engage in figure skating at the age of 3 (just in the wake of the Olympics) on his sister’s white girl’s skates. When the skates became small, Nate’s parents turned to the Michael Weiss Foundation, which helps young talented athletes. In the fund, Nathan was allocated $ 200 to buy a new Continue reading

Where is it better to do - in a group or individually?
The question is whether to engage in figure skating at all, we figured out. There is a desire to skate, and not just skate somehow, but learn to perform the…

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In legendary costumes and in the final of the world Grand Prix
In these costumes Tatyana Volosozhar and Maxim Trankov won the silver of the World Cup in 2011. We hope that they bring luck to Alina and Roman in the Grand…

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The vicissitudes of fate
May in Beijing is almost the beginning of summer, the temperature exceeded 35 ℃, but one pair still worked hard on various movements on the ice rink. This year she…

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"Exhausted to death": how Tutberidze drives a Japanese
The Japanese skater Shoma Uno has been training for several weeks in a group with Russian specialist Eteri Tutberidze at a base in Novogorsk. Other athletes from Khrustalny are delighted…

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