Start Monday with positivity: Loena Hendrickx comments on Anna Shcherbakova’s Instagram post

Following their podium finish at the third stage of this season’s International Skating Union (ISU) Grand Prix series in Turin – the 2021 Grand Prix of Italy – gold medalist Anna Shcherbakova made a post on Instagram thanking her coaches and her fans, to which bronze medalist Loena Hendrickx commented with a heartwarming message. TheContinue reading “Start Monday with positivity: Loena Hendrickx comments on Anna Shcherbakova’s Instagram post”

Elizaveta Nugumanova becomes Mercedes-Benz ambassador

18-year-old Russian figure skater Elizaveta Nugumanova became an ambassador of Mercedes-Benz, which she announced on her Instagram account. The athlete from St. Petersburg had a sort of breakout season with a fifth place finish in her debut senior level ISU Grand Prix series event and a career-best sixth place performance at the 2021 Russian NationalContinue reading “Elizaveta Nugumanova becomes Mercedes-Benz ambassador”

Kamila Valieva lands quad Salchow in practice

The official Instagram account of Eteri Tutberidze’s team uploaded a video of 14-year-old Kamila Valieva landing a quad Salchow during practice today. Valieva is the 2020 World Junior champion and the 2019-2020 ISU Junior Grand Prix series champion. Due to the cancelation of all major international junior competitions this season, the big favorite at nextContinue reading “Kamila Valieva lands quad Salchow in practice”

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”

Tutberidze got back her Instagram account

Over a busy weekend of figure skating in Russia, many may have missed that Eteri Tutberidze restored her personal Instagram account on Saturday. The account currently has twenty posts; a lot of the old photos have disappeared. Tutberidze updated her followers with a post on her story, “Thank you very much for restoring my accountContinue reading “Tutberidze got back her Instagram account”

Tutberidze’s personal Instagram account is blank

Not even a week after the official Instagram account of Team Tutberidze (teamtutberidze_ on Instagram) vanished from the social media website, figure skating coach’s Eteri Tutberidze’s personal account (tutberidze.eteri on Instagram) also had all of it’s posts removed. On October 28, the team account was blocked by Instagram. The reason has not yet been provided.Continue reading “Tutberidze’s personal Instagram account is blank”