Caitlin Osmond
The biography of Caitlin Osmond seems to be plotted off from the biography of one Russian figure skater. Although, of course, this could not be, because Caitlin is three years…

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Flip and axel
Flip. Translated from English - “click”. In English it is sometimes called “toe salchow,” that is, “dental salchow,” but this is not true. The closest to the denticular flip is…

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Caitlin Osmond
The biography of Caitlin Osmond seems to be plotted off from the biography of one Russian figure skater. Although, of course, this could not be, because Caitlin is three years…

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figure skating

Rika Kihira

Rika Kihira is a talented athlete from Japan, who won the fans of figure skating with a difficult program at the world stages of the Grand Prix. The ease of riding and clean jumps made it inaccessible in terms of points for rivals. He is the first skater to complete a bunch of axel jumps in three turns and a triple jump. He is mastering the jumps in four turns and plans to take part in the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing, where he will fight for the gold medal.

Childhood and youth
The future skater was born on July 21, 2002. She has a simple family – Katsumi Kihira’s father works in the office, Mika’s mother in the supermarket. There is an older sister Mo, who is studying for an actress Continue reading

Men on ice: our collection of the sexiest skaters in the world

Figure skating is perhaps the most beautiful sport. A lot has been written about the beauty of the skaters. And we made the top sexiest men on ice.

Michal Brzezina

Czech skater in single skating. He has not yet reached the highest pedestals and can boast only bronze medals of the European Championship, Czech championship, and the fact that he takes 9th place in the rating of the International Union of Skaters. At the Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, he took 9th place. Despite the modest successes, he is very popular and loved by women all over the world – for his amazing charm.

Evgeni Plushenko
“King of ice” from Russia. Maybe not the most beautiful of the skaters, but a completely charming and charismatic athlete, who also shows his fans amazing strength of spirit – at the Olympics in Sochi, with a Continue reading

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 best, you get off with a slight bruise.

For beginner skaters, who recently went on the ice, there are several simple types of stops. Let’s agree to make elements at low speed. So,

With a prong. IP (starting position) – figure skater’s posture (legs are slightly narrower than shoulder width, knees are slightly bent, hands to the sides at shoulder level, look straight), we pick up a small move in steps (penguins), stand on two legs (knees bent) and set the straight right leg back, turning it slightly to the right, touch the ice with a tooth of the ridge to a stop. We accept SP. It is important that the shoulders look straight ahead without turning to the side. Repeat the exercise with the left foot. Continue reading

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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Famous Russian skaters, Olympic champions
Figure skating today is one of the most popular sports in the world, attracting more and more children - future champions, as well as interesting and beautiful to watch on…

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BEST FIGURANTS OF THE WORLD
One of the most beautiful sports that are included in the program of the Olympic Games is figure skating. In addition to a wide variety of sports in various disciplines…

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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…

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