Yuzuru Hanyu
Biography Yuzuru Hanyu is a Japanese skater who, despite her young age, is already called the legend and pride of the country. The young man has already managed to set…

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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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Carolina Costner
For the beauty, femininity and incredible talent, Carolina Costner was nicknamed Princess Caro. Costner is also known for being one of the few skaters who can perform complex triple cascades.…

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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 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

“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 with the arrival of the Japanese, but he himself suffers from food and is exhausting. “Gazeta.Ru” – about how the two-time vice world champion settled down in Russia.

The team of the Russian coach Eteri Tutberidze this summer was excited by the news of the arrival of the Japanese soloist Shoma Uno at the summer training camp in Novogorsk. Two-time vice world champion announced the termination of employment with Matiko Yamada and Mihoko Higuchi, who actually put him on skates, at the end of the season.

The Japanese decided to try his hand at Europe, where he had never traveled. And Russia became the first point – for several weeks the Japanese have been training with Tutberidze. While the work is given to him with difficulty.

In the “Crystal” skaters took Uno’s arrival with enthusiasm – after all, the star of Japan. Photographed with a famous Continue reading

Carolina Costner

For the beauty, femininity and incredible talent, Carolina Costner was nicknamed Princess Caro. Costner is also known for being one of the few skaters who can perform complex triple cascades. It has a high speed and the fact that it jumps and rotates clockwise.

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Carolina Costner as a child Carolina Costner Figure Skating

Family and parents of Carolina Costner.

Often, future champions are born into sports families. Carolina is no exception. Her father, coach Erwin Costner, was the captain of the Italian national hockey team at world championships and the Olympic Games, and her Continue reading

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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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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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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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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