The Congress of the International Ice Skating Union (ISU), held in the summer of Spanish Seville, did not consider the issue submitted by the Netherlands Ice Skating Union to raise the lower age limit for skaters participating in adult ISU competitions from 15 to 17 years old. The topic arose shortly before Congress in the form of an urgent proposal, but most delegates voted against including it on the agenda.
Nevertheless, this issue was actively discussed in the media. The IFC magazine tried to figure out the essence, taking as a basis women’s single skating.
Since the first world championship in figure skating, which was held in St. Petersburg in 1896, figure Continue reading
January 20, 2006, the Russian figure skater Irina Slutskaya for the first time in her life woke up an outstanding record holder. The day before, she won the European Championships for the seventh time and was ahead of Sonya Heny and Katarina Witt in this respect. In this regard, we recall the figure skating champions – not only traditional and well-known, but also very unusual.
Irina Rodnina. World Champion
Since we first of all talked about the number of various titles, it is certainly worth remembering the great Soviet athlete Irina Rodnina, who set the bar for pair skating results at an unattainable height. It is hard to imagine that anyone will be able to overcome it in the coming years. Rodnina won the European Championships together with her partners Alexei Ulanov and Alexander Zaitsev 11 times, 10 of which in a Continue reading
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 school. To do this, test rentals are held, where athletes must show not only that they have not forgotten how to ride during the summer and even added, but in what form they are. Indeed, according to the results of the rental, there is a distribution of participants from the Russian team according to the stages of the junior Grand Prix series – more than serious motivation to try, moreover, only 2 weeks are left before the first stage.
what new best skaters of the Russian national team learned during the off-season; Continue reading