Daniel Grassl wins at Lombardia Trophy

Italian figure skater Daniel Grassl entered Sunday’s free skate, at the Lombardia Trophy, in fifth place but a strong performance propelled him to take the gold medal. The three-time Italian national champion began his performance with a quad Lutz and later landed a quad flip and a quad loop. The latter two quads received negativeContinue reading “Daniel Grassl wins at Lombardia Trophy”

Italy replaces Cup of China in ISU Grand Prix series

The International Skating Union (ISU) announced that Turin will host the third stage of the 2021-2022 ISU Grand Prix series, following the cancellation of the Cup of China two weeks ago. The Italian Ice Sports Federation will hold the event from November 5 to 7 at the Torino Palavela. According to the ISU, the locationContinue reading “Italy replaces Cup of China in ISU Grand Prix series”

Daniel Grassl will be only Italian in men’s event at World Team Trophy

Following the withdrawal of Italian national silver medalist Matteo Rizzo – who announced yesterday that he will be unable to compete at the 2021 World Team Trophy – the substitute Gabriele Frangipani took to Instagram to announce that he was unable to fly to Japan, leaving Italy with just one participant in the men’s event.Continue reading “Daniel Grassl will be only Italian in men’s event at World Team Trophy”

Schedule and participants of the Italian Grand Prix Final

During the second weekend of February, Bergamo will host the final of the Italian Grand Prix series of figure skating. Skaters qualified to the event through four stages – in Bergamo, Egna, Trento, and Turin – and will compete in five categories – men, ladies, pairs, ice dance, and junior ice dance. The competition willContinue reading “Schedule and participants of the Italian Grand Prix Final”

Grassl wins third Italian national title

18-year-old Daniel Grassl continued his streak of great performances this season at the Italian National Championships this weekend. Leader after the short program by almost ten points, Grassl began his free skate program with four quad jumps – a Lutz, a flip, and a loop. The latter jump was ruled under-rotated by the judges. SkatingContinue reading “Grassl wins third Italian national title”

Grassl wins another stage of the Italian Grand Prix

After the postponement of the second stage of the Italian Grand Prix last weekend, the third stage of the series went on as planned in Egna this weekend. Winner of the first stage of Italian Grand Prix last month, reigning two-time Italian National champion Daniel Grassl dominated another stage of the series. The 18-year-old beganContinue reading “Grassl wins another stage of the Italian Grand Prix”