Category Archives: EVENTS

2017 Worlds: the illustrated story of the men’s event

Three-year distance from his first gold medal at Worlds, Yuzuru Hanyu got crowned again – in the presence of thousands of fans and their loud enthusiasm in Hartwall Arena in Helsinki. It was sheer joy…

Elladj Baldé: “After I finish my competitive career I want to have my own show”

“Don’t believe me, just watch!” If there’s a line to best characterize Elladj Baldé, that must be it – and no wonder he chose “Uptown Funk” for his exhibition program during previous season. The truth…

Dearly beloved, we are gathered here to experience Yuzuru Hanyu’s greatness

Yuzuru’s routine to Prince might not have been the best short program of the men’s event in terms of scores, but it was clearly the program of the day, of the Championships maybe, in terms…

2017 Worlds: a journey through the highlights (and the shadows) of the pairs event

At the end of day one at 2017 Worlds, no less than 11 pairs, out of the 28 performing in Hartwall Arena, had scored minimum 70 points – an indicator speaking mountains of the competition…

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…