2018 World Figure Skating Championships
Nightmare! Zagitova fell three times and was left without a medal Both Zagitova and Costner broke under the pressure of golden prospects and did not even get into medals. The…

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"And after 50 years I see myself in figure skating." Rika Kihira
Japanese figure skater Rika Kihira gained worldwide fame after winning the 2018 Grand Prix Final in Vancouver. Then she beat the Olympic champion Alina Zagitova, and set a new world…

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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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Maria Sotskova

2018 World Figure Skating Championships

Nightmare! Zagitova fell three times and was left without a medal
Both Zagitova and Costner broke under the pressure of golden prospects and did not even get into medals. The new world champion is Caitlin Osmond from Canada.
The results of the women’s free program at the World Cup were shocking – and this is not an exaggeration. Fans of the national teams of Russia and Italy in horror – Carolina Kostner and Alina Zagitova could not stand the fight for gold and retreated, having made mistakes.

Referees – Referees
But first of all – about ice dancing, which at the World Cup in Milan started only on Friday. Russia was Continue reading

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 TV or on an ice rink.

The emergence of figure skating
The first skates on iron runners appeared in the Netherlands in the 13-14 centuries, so it is she who is considered the founder of figure skating.

After the appearance of skates of a fundamentally new type, popularity also came, which incredibly contributed to the rapid development of this sport, which in those days was reduced to drawing various figures on ice and not losing a beautiful pose. Continue reading

The best Russian skaters of the last four years (and what happened to them)

the 2013/14 season she won both the qualifying stages of the Grand Prix, became the second in the final, and then impressed everyone with a magnificent victory at the European Championship. At the Games in Sochi, she won first places in both programs of the team tournament and made the maximum contribution to the Olympic triumph of the Russian team.

A fall

Sochi-2014 already performed much weaker in the personal tournament than in the team tournament: only 5th place. And for the next three seasons, she did not win a single major tournament and never even got into the national team at the European Championship or World Cup. Last summer, she completed Continue reading

The worst skater in the world performed at the Universiade 2019
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…

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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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Evgenia Tarasova
Although the competitions in figure skating are filled with tenderness and romance, and the participants seem weightless nymphs who soar above the ice, the backstage of this sport is amazing.…

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Quadruple sheepskin coat, salchow and triple axel. What's new for Russian juniors learned over the summer
A detailed analysis of control rentals for students of Tutberidze, Panova and other trainers. In figure skating, the school year begins immediately with a test, in contrast to the comprehensive…

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