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 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”

Eteri Tutberidze’s skaters win at Moscow Youth Championships

Eteri Tutberidze’s students continue dominating on all levels of women’s figure skating – this week, Lyubov Rubtsova and Daria Sarymsakova won the gold and silver medals, respectively, at the Moscow Youth Championships. Rubtsova was first after the short program with a score of 66.87 points. She began her free skate with a double axel-triple toeContinue reading “Eteri Tutberidze’s skaters win at Moscow Youth Championships”

Alysa Liu wins Cranberry Cup International

Two-time United States national champion Alysa Liu celebrated her first win in an international senior level competition this weekend – she was the best in both the short program and the free skate, and took the gold medal in Norwood, Massachusetts. The 16-year-old opened her second performance at the 2021 Cranberry Cup International with aContinue reading “Alysa Liu wins Cranberry Cup International”

Alysa Liu leads after short program at Cranberry Cup International

Two-time United States national champion Alysa Liu took the lead of the women’s event after the short program at the Cranberry Cup International – the first international figure skating competition of the 2021-2022 season. The 16-year-old earned a total score of 71.42 points in her first international senior level competition and sits more than fourContinue reading “Alysa Liu leads after short program at Cranberry Cup International”

Tutberidze is with Tarasova and Morozov at Cranberry Cup International

Russian figure skating coach Eteri Tutberidze will accompany Evgenia Tarasova and Vladimir Morozov at the Cranberry Cup International in Norwood, Massachusetts this weekend. Pavel Sliusarenko also flew to the United States with the skaters. As a reminder, Tarasova and Morozov joined Tutberidze’s team in April. They also continue to train with Maxim Trankov – theContinue reading “Tutberidze is with Tarasova and Morozov at Cranberry Cup International”

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”

Evgenia Tarasova and Vladimir Morozov will train with Eteri Tutberidze

The Figure Skating Federation of Russia announced on Tuesday that reigning national champions and medalists at multiple World and European Championships Evgenia Tarasova and Vladimir Morozov will train with coaches Eteri Tutberidze and Maxim Trankov. According to the press release, the pair will train at the Khrustalny ice rink in Moscow; Tarasova will continue toContinue reading “Evgenia Tarasova and Vladimir Morozov will train with Eteri Tutberidze”

Anna Shcherbakova becomes World champion as Russian ladies sweep podium

Just two days before her seventeenth birthday, three-time Russian national champion Anna Shcherbakova ended the tough 2020-2021 figure skating season with the ultimate victory – a World title. Leader after a clean short program performance on Wednesday, Shcherbakova was the final lady to step onto the ice on Friday for the free skate and aContinue reading “Anna Shcherbakova becomes World champion as Russian ladies sweep podium”

Anna Shcherbakova leads at Worlds after short program

The 2021 World Figure Skating Championships began in Stockholm this week and the first competitions got underway today. A highly anticipated ladies’ short program event opened the competition with a very strong and competitive field of athletes. Leader heading into the free skate is Anna Shcherbakova. Three-time Russian national champion Shcherbakova is among the favoritesContinue reading “Anna Shcherbakova leads at Worlds after short program”