Alina Zagitova
Alina Zagitova is one of the best skaters in the world, performing in the women's single discipline of figure skating. For the titles that Alina won before adulthood, many athletes…

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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…

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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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performance

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

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, meaning something small, but with a positive connotation. Small, neat jumps – such as Satoko herself. They have aesthetics and taste.

In Satoko Miyahara there is tenacity, it seems to me that she is very persistent in the good sense of the word, she goes out and starts brazenly (despite the low jumps) to ride.

Acquaintance with Satoko Miyahara’s figure skating.

Satoko Miyahara was born in Kyoto in 1998. She has been practicing figure skating from a young age, she has shown very good results for her age. Three times performed at the junior world championships (2012), (2013) and (2014). In 2013, Satoko Miyahara won a bronze medal in a difficult fight in the national championship.

In early 2014, she was sent to the championship of the four continents in Taipei. This was due to the fact that the main Japanese team went to Sochi. Satoko managed to win a silver medal there, Miyahara repeated the same 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.
Match tv
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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"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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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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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…

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