Kamila Valieva wins at the Finlandia Trophy

At the International Skating Union (ISU) Challenger Series competition in Finland – the 2021 Finlandia Trophy, the last World Junior champion Kamila Valieva successfully completed her international senior debut by setting two new world records and winning the gold medal. Third after the short program, the 15-year Valieva began her free skate with a quadContinue reading “Kamila Valieva wins at the Finlandia Trophy”

Papadakis and Cizeron win at Finlandia Trophy

At the International Skating Union (ISU) Challenger Series competition in Finland – the 2021 Finlandia Trophy, four-time World champions Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron took the gold medals in their first international competition since winning at the European Championships in January of 2020. Gabriella Papadakis & Guillaume Cizeron: Madison Chock & Evan Bates: Lilah FearContinue reading “Papadakis and Cizeron win at Finlandia Trophy”

Elizaveta Tuktamysheva leads at Finlandia Trophy after short program

At the International Skating Union (ISU) Challenger Series competition in Finland – the 2021 Finlandia Trophy, Russian figure skater Elizaveta Tuktamysheva received a new personal best short program score of 81.53 points and took the lead of the women’s event. The 2015 World champion and 2021 World silver medalist began her performance with a successfulContinue reading “Elizaveta Tuktamysheva leads at Finlandia Trophy after short program”

Papadakis and Cizeron lead at Finlandia Trophy after rhythm dance

At the International Skating Union (ISU) Challenger series competition in Finland – the 2021 Finlandia Trophy, four-time World champions in ice dance Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron made a successful return onto the international stage by taking the lead after their rhythm dance performance, over two points ahead of two-time World medalists Madison Chock andContinue reading “Papadakis and Cizeron lead at Finlandia Trophy after rhythm dance”

Jason Brown wins at the Finlandia Trophy

At the International Skating Union (ISU) Challenger Series competition in Finland – the 2021 Finlandia Trophy, Jason Brown was tied for the lead after the short program and managed to claim gold with a free skate performance skating to music from Schindler’s List. Brown did not attempt a quad in his routine and even completedContinue reading “Jason Brown wins at the Finlandia Trophy”

Mishina and Galliamov win gold at Finlandia Trophy

At the International Skating Union (ISU) Challenger Series competition in Finland – the 2021 Finlandia Trophy, reigning World champions Anastasia Mishina and Aleksandr Galliamov won the pairs free skate event and rose from second place after the short program to claim their first title of the season. Mishina and Galliamov: Tarasova and Morozov: Cain-Gribble andContinue reading “Mishina and Galliamov win gold at Finlandia Trophy”

Keegan Messing leads at Finlandia Trophy after short program

Canadian Keegan Messing was the third performer of the short program at the International Skating Union (ISU) Challenger Series competition in Finland, the 2021 Finlandia Trophy, and maintained the lead throughout the evening. The 29-year-old Messing began his routine with a quad toe loop-double toe loop, and later landed a triple axel and a tripleContinue reading “Keegan Messing leads at Finlandia Trophy after short program”

Tarasova and Morozov lead at Finlandia Trophy after short program

At the International Skating Union (ISU) Challenger Series competition in Finland, the 2021 Finlandia Trophy, three-time Russian national champions Evgenia Tarasova and Vladimir Morozov took the lead after the short program over reigning World champions, compatriots Anastasia Mishina and Aleksandr Galliamov. Tarasova and Morozov began their performance with a side-by-side triple toe loop and receivedContinue reading “Tarasova and Morozov lead at Finlandia Trophy after short program”