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”

Zagitova, Valieva, Khromykh in new Puma ad

Russian figure skaters Alina Zagitova, Kamila Valieva, and Maiia Khromykh were featured in the new Puma commercial this week for their campaign Together With Her which is dedicated to women. Alone you can do a lot, but #TOGETHER WITH HER you can do everything 🙌🏻Mom, sister, girlfriend or teammate – who always supports you? TellContinue reading “Zagitova, Valieva, Khromykh in new Puma ad”

Figure Skating Federation of Russia select national team

The executive committee of the Figure Skating Federation of Russia selected the members of the national team who will be battling for the right to participate in the 2022 Winter Olympics. Ladies: Kamila Valieva, Alexandra Trusova, Elizaveta Tuktamysheva, Daria Usacheva, Maiia Khromykh, Anna Shcherbakova. Reserve: Alena Kostornaia, Elizaveta Nugumanova. Men: Makar Ignatov, Mikhail Kolyada, MarkContinue reading “Figure Skating Federation of Russia select national team”

Kamila Valieva turns 15

Russian figure skater Kamila Valieva turns fifteen years old today; the 2020 World Junior champion will compete in the senior level and for a spot in the Olympics next season. Good luck to you,In the soul – only inspiration!On the ice – strength and patience!Kamila, Happy Birthday!!! Valieva was born in 2006, in Kazan, andContinue reading “Kamila Valieva turns 15”

Kamila Valieva’s interview for Russian ballet magazine La Personne

On March 8, in honor of International Women’s Day, Russian ballet magazine La Personne published an interview with 14-year-old figure skater Kamila Valieva. The 2020 World Junior champion posed for numerous photos and sat down for an interview with editor-in-chief of the publication Alisa Aslanova to talk about the impact ballet has on her skating,Continue reading “Kamila Valieva’s interview for Russian ballet magazine La Personne”

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”

A few of this season’s most exciting performances so far

2020 has been a difficult year for everyone in every walk of life but it started off well – You Young and Yuma Kagiyama were among the gold medalists at the Winter Youth Olympics, Russians took all of the gold medals and won ten of the total twelve medals at the European Championships, Rika KihiraContinue reading “A few of this season’s most exciting performances so far”

Valieva among winners at Cup of Russia 5th stage

14-year-old Kamila Valieva debuted a new dress and landed two quadruple jumps in her free skate performance to win the fifth stage of the Cup of Russia series in Moscow. The reigning World Junior champion landed her opening quad toe loop-double toe loop combination and then a quad toe loop. Valieva received a total ofContinue reading “Valieva among winners at Cup of Russia 5th stage”

Valieva dominates the first day of the Cup of Russia 5th stage

14-year-old Kamila Valieva landed a triple axel and received three bonus points for spins to earn a total short program score of 86.20 points and took a commanding lead in the fifth and final stage of this season’s Cup of Russia series. The reigning World Junior champion opened her performance with a triple flip, fullyContinue reading “Valieva dominates the first day of the Cup of Russia 5th stage”

Instagram story of Valieva and Shcherbakova, by Team Tutberidze

The official Instagram account of Team Tutberidze (@teamtutberidze_official) posted a video of their stars Kamila Valieva and Anna Shcherbakova practicing jumps off the ice. Also seen in the footage is Maya Khromykh. From the Instagram account’s story: Shcherbakova is scheduled to take part in the Russian stage of the ISU Grand Prix series next weekend,Continue reading “Instagram story of Valieva and Shcherbakova, by Team Tutberidze”