Alexandra Trusova leads after short program at first stage of Cup of Russia

At the first stage of this season’s Cup of Russia series, 2021 World bronze medalist Alexandra Trusova took part in a competition for the second time within a week. The two-time World Junior champion began her short program performance with an unsuccessful triple axel attempt but completed the next two jumping sequences – a tripleContinue reading “Alexandra Trusova leads after short program at first stage of Cup of Russia”

Alexandra Trusova wins at U.S. International Classic

Two-time World Junior champion Alexandra Trusova attempted four quads at the U.S. International Figure Skating Classic in Norwood, Massachusetts and ended up as the winner of the competition. The 17-year-old Russian figure skater fell on her opening quad Salchow but landed her following quad Salchow. After a double axel-triple toe loop combination, Trusova doubled aContinue reading “Alexandra Trusova wins at U.S. International Classic”

Alexandra Trusova leads at U.S. Classic after short program

In her first competition of the season, the 2021 U.S. International Classic, two-time World Junior champion Alexandra Trusova attempted a triple axel in the short program and holds the lead as she’s next expected to deliver a quad-filled free skate tomorrow. The 17-year-old Russian fell on the axel attempt but successfully completed a triple flipContinue reading “Alexandra Trusova leads at U.S. Classic after short program”

Figure Skating Federation of Russia select national team

The executive committee of the Figure Skating Federation of Russia selected the members of the national team who will be battling for the right to participate in the 2022 Winter Olympics. Ladies: Kamila Valieva, Alexandra Trusova, Elizaveta Tuktamysheva, Daria Usacheva, Maiia Khromykh, Anna Shcherbakova. Reserve: Alena Kostornaia, Elizaveta Nugumanova. Men: Makar Ignatov, Mikhail Kolyada, MarkContinue reading “Figure Skating Federation of Russia select national team”

Alexandra Trusova returns to Team Tutberidze

After a year with Evgeni Plushenko, the two-time World Junior champion and bronze medalist at the World and European Championships, Russia’s Alexandra Trusova, is returning to Eteri Tutberidze. Plushenko announced the news in an Instagram post stating, “On May 1, our contract ended, and by mutual desire of the two sides, we did not renewContinue reading “Alexandra Trusova returns to Team Tutberidze”

Alexandra Trusova shares video jumping quad with Nathan Chen

Bronze medalist at the ladies’ event of the 2021 World Figure Skating Championships Alexandra Trusova posted a video on her Instagram account of herself jumping a quad Lutz side-by-side with three-time World champion of the men’s event Nathan Chen. Trusova captioned the video “4 Lutz” and to the fans’ delight Chen commented “Queen teach me.”Continue reading “Alexandra Trusova shares video jumping quad with Nathan Chen”

Alexandra Trusova performs at Alexei Mishin’s 80th birthday celebration show

Two-time World Junior champion Alexandra Trusova is among some of Evgeni Plushenko’s students to perform at the 80th birthday celebration of Alexei Mishin, in St. Petersburg. Although Mishin’s birthday is on March 8, the exhibition-style show is being held and filmed at the Yubileyny Sports Palace today, March 6. It will air on St. Petersburg’sContinue reading “Alexandra Trusova performs at Alexei Mishin’s 80th birthday celebration show”

Shcherbakova and Trusova will not participate at Cup of Russia Final

The Figure Skating Federation of Russia released the preliminary list of participants who will take part in the final of the Cup of Russia series next week. Three-time Russian champion Anna Shcherbakova and two-time World Junior champion Alexandra Trusova were not included. This season, the Russian figure skating federation decided to change the selection processContinue reading “Shcherbakova and Trusova will not participate at Cup of Russia Final”

Alexandra Trusova working with Nikolai Morozov

Two-time Olympic gold medalist Evgeni Plushenko posted a photo with his student Alexandra Trusova and figure skating coach and choreographer Nikolai Morozov on Instagram. The head coach at Angels of Plushenko captioned the picture, “We are working.” 16-year-old Trusova has been training with Plushenko since May 2020 and during the season has won two stagesContinue reading “Alexandra Trusova working with Nikolai Morozov”