Eva-Lotta Kiibus added to Rostelecom Cup

17-year-old Estonian figure skater Eva-Lotta Kiibus has been added to the list of assignees for the Russian stage of the ISU Grand Prix series. The event is scheduled to take place from November 20 to 22 at the Megasport Sport Palace in Moscow. This season, due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, all of the competitorsContinue reading “Eva-Lotta Kiibus added to Rostelecom Cup”

Schedule and skaters at Ice Star and Trophée Romand

On the last weekend of October, due to the cancellation of the Canadian stage of the ISU Grand Prix series, all eyes will be on the the smaller international figure skating competitions – Ice Star in Belarus and Trophée Romand in Switzerland. Headlined by Alexei Mishin’s skaters – including 2015 World champion Elizaveta Tuktamysheva, 2019Continue reading “Schedule and skaters at Ice Star and Trophée Romand”

Rika Kihira will not compete this weekend

Two-time Four Continents Championship winner Rika Kihira appeared to be included as an entry in the 2020 Romand Trophy (Trophee Romand) competition, which takes place in Lausanne, Switzerland from October 30 to November 1, but she announced on Twitter that this is not correct. The schedule and results table released for the Romand Trophy includesContinue reading “Rika Kihira will not compete this weekend”

Tutberidze’s ladies keep dominating – Petrosyan wins junior event

13-year-old Adelia Petrosyan, another up-and-coming figure skating star from Eteri Tutberidze’s Khrustalny, won the junior ladies event at the third stage of the Cup of Russia series in Sochi. Leader after the short program by ten points, Petrosyan landed her opening double axel with both arms above her head. She then completed a triple Lutz-doubleContinue reading “Tutberidze’s ladies keep dominating – Petrosyan wins junior event”

Shcherbakova talks to RIA Novosti after her win in Sochi

Winner of the third stage of the Cup of Russia series, in Sochi, two-time National champion Anna Shcherbakova sat down with RIA Novosti to talk about her mindset, her performance at the competition, and the atmosphere in the resort city. Anna Shcherbakova’s interview with RIA Novosti reporter Anatoly Samokhvalov; translated to English: R-Sport: Anna, theContinue reading “Shcherbakova talks to RIA Novosti after her win in Sochi”

Anna Shcherbakova’s interview with TASS

Two-time Russian National champion Anna Shcherbakova spoke to news agency TASS after winning her second gold medal in this season’s Cup of Russia series. The 16-year-old spoke about mental challenges when trying the Lutz-loop combination in Sochi, the not ideal preparation for this competition, and the future of the season. Anna Shcherbakova’s interview with TASSContinue reading “Anna Shcherbakova’s interview with TASS”

Grassl dominates in first stage of Italian Grand Prix

Reigning two-time Italian National champion Daniel Grassl was dominant in the first stage of the Italian Grand Prix of figure skating. Grassl scored 284.99 points overall and took the gold medal in the men’s event. The 18-year-old landed a quad Lutz, a triple axel, and triple Lutz-triple toe loop combination on his way to aContinue reading “Grassl dominates in first stage of Italian Grand Prix”

Anna Shcherbakova wins in Sochi

Two-time Russian National champion Anna Shcherbakova was less than a point behind Daria Usacheva after the short program. The 16-year-old landed a clean opening quad flip attempt and followed up with a triple flip-triple toe loop combination. Gold medalist at the first stage of the Cup of Russia series, Shcherbakova landed two good double axelsContinue reading “Anna Shcherbakova wins in Sochi”

2020 Skate America results

Men (Details): Nathan CHEN (USA) – 299.15 Vincent ZHOU (USA) – 275.10 Keegan MESSING (Canada) – 266.42 Tomoki HIWATASHI (USA) – 245.30 Ilia MALININ (USA) – 220.31 Alexei BYCHENKO (Israel) – 214.62 Alexei KRASNOZHON (USA) – 214.61 Maxim NAUMOV (USA) – 214.27 Camden PULKINEN (USA) – 207.82 Jimmy MA (USA) – 196.98 Joseph KANG (USA)Continue reading “2020 Skate America results”

Mikhail Kolyada wins in Sochi

Mikhail Kolyada, who hasn’t competed since March of 2019, took gold in his season debut at the third stage of the Cup of Russia series in Sochi. Leader after the short program, Kolyada landed a quad toe loop-triple toe loop combination to start his free skate. Next, he landed another quad toe loop. The formerContinue reading “Mikhail Kolyada wins in Sochi”