Sofia Samodurova answers questions in 90 Second Challenge with Maxim Trankov

2019 European champion Sofia Samodurova appeared on the newest episode of Channel One’s 90 Second Challenge with Olympic gold medalist Maxim Trankov. The guests of the show simply have to answer as many questions as possible in ninety seconds. Video and translation below: Trankov: Which of the guys today did you meet first at theContinue reading “Sofia Samodurova answers questions in 90 Second Challenge with Maxim Trankov”

Anna Shcherbakova will be on Russian late night talk show Vecherniy Urgant

Reigning World champion Anna Shcherbakova will appear on the popular Russian late night talk show Vecherniy Urgant (English: Evening Urgant) this upcoming Friday. The show is hosted by TV show presenter Ivan Urgant and airs on Channel One, as well as simultaneously broadcasted on YouTube. Friday’s episode with the 17-year-old figure skater is scheduled toContinue reading “Anna Shcherbakova will be on Russian late night talk show Vecherniy Urgant”

Elizaveta Tuktamysheva posts photos wearing Russian national team outfit

2015 World champion Elizaveta Tuktamysheva posted two photos on her Instagram stories wearing the Russian national figure skating team gear. In the first image, the 24-year-old athlete wrote “Thanks for the new outfit” and tagged the accounts of Channel One, Rostelecom, and the Figure Skating Federation of Russia. Due to the decision by the CourtContinue reading “Elizaveta Tuktamysheva posts photos wearing Russian national team outfit”

Alina Zagitova’s interview with RBC

Alina Zagitova is only the second lady, after Yuna Kim, to win all major ISU championship titles – including the Olympics, the World Championships on the senior and junior levels, the European Championships, and the Grand Prix Finals on both the senior and junior levels. In December 2019, following the 2019-2020 ISU Grand Prix seriesContinue reading “Alina Zagitova’s interview with RBC”

Anna Shcherbakova’s interview with Channel One

Last week, 16-year-old Anna Shcherbakova won her third consecutive Russian national title in Chelyabinsk. She had just barely managed to recover from pneumonia, which she caught in November, but refused to be stopped. Shcherbakova fought through deep breathes and was first after the short program. In the free skate, she landed two quads and deliveredContinue reading “Anna Shcherbakova’s interview with Channel One”