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”

Actress Sharon Stone shares clip of Alexandra Trusova

Emmy Award and Golden Globe Award winning, as well as Academy Award and Screen Actors Guild Award nominee, Sharon Stone posted a short clip of Russian figure skater Alexandra Trusova on her Instagram stories. The clip of 16-year-old two-time World Junior champion Trusova was originally posted by Instagram account @the.figureskatingworld and shows an excerpt fromContinue reading “Actress Sharon Stone shares clip of Alexandra Trusova”

A few of this season’s most exciting performances so far

2020 has been a difficult year for everyone in every walk of life but it started off well – You Young and Yuma Kagiyama were among the gold medalists at the Winter Youth Olympics, Russians took all of the gold medals and won ten of the total twelve medals at the European Championships, Rika KihiraContinue reading “A few of this season’s most exciting performances so far”

Tuktamysheva wins Rostelecom Cup

Elizaveta Tuktamysheva landed two triple axels and presented two outstanding programs in Moscow for her first ISU Grand Prix series victory since the 2018 Skate Canada. Former World and European champion Tuktamysheva landed her opening triple axel-double toe loop combination; the 23-year-old figure skater held on to another triple axel, landed a triple Lutz, andContinue reading “Tuktamysheva wins Rostelecom Cup”

Tuktamysheva is only lady planning triple axel; Trusova – 3 quads, Shcherbakova – 1

According to the released planned program content, Elizaveta Tuktamysheva will be the only lady attempting a triple axel and Alexandra Trusova is planning three quadruple jumps at the 2020 Rostelecom Cup. Tuktamysheva is widely known for her good jumping technique and ability to land the triple axel. She is planning a triple axel in theContinue reading “Tuktamysheva is only lady planning triple axel; Trusova – 3 quads, Shcherbakova – 1”