Category Archives: EVENTS

Wenjing Sui, Cong Han – and a statement of love

There’s happy, coloured laughter on the pairs podium at 2017 Worlds: Bruno Massot and Vladimir Morozov look at each other, and decide to lift Cong Han in the air – so that people in the…

Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron: “We don’t want it to be easy, because it’s not exciting, for anyone”

…so the coaches were like: “This is really what you wanna do? Because this is gonna be hard! And you’re gonna have to take the responsibility of your choice and of your failure if it…

#TheCave. My ode to practice rinks

Simple as that: the practice rink at 2017 Worlds, aka #TheCave, holds some of my best memories from the week in Helsinki – so I decided to honor it in a story. Can you blame…

Do you know that competitions have a life even before they start? (a photo-story)

When the first thing you see when entering Hartwall Arena is China’s Wenjing Sui and Cong Han practicing their beauty of a free skate, to „Bridge Over Troubled Water”, you already know these Worlds are…

The battle of the hundreds: the men’s short program at 2017 Worlds

Carried away with the intensity of the men’s short program at 2017 Worlds we might have forgotten for a second that never in the history of the event we had, on the intermediate podium, three…