Category Archives: Moscow 2018

Valentina Marchei and Ondrej Hotarek: “We’re trying to sell it in a different way – and leave our mark”

What’s the purpose of all this, and aren’t you too old to do it, people asked Valentina Marchei and Ondrej Hotarek when they decided to give it a try as a pair. But here’s the…

A journey into the mind of Javier Fernández: “Skating is a lot about feelings – and, in competition, if you feel good or feel bad, it matters a lot”

Javier Fernández is nothing you might expect. A figure skater champion from Spain? Who knew! One of the strongest contenders for Olympic medals who treats Olympics as “just one more competition”? That’s him. A guy…

Gabriella Papadakis, Guillaume Cizeron and Moonlight Sonata: a symphony of pure, beautiful movements

Savouring their success in Moscow, Gabriella Papadakis will share during the press conference with a smile: “It is our fourth gold medal at Europeans and even though the colour is the same, it has always…

Evgenia Tarasova and Vladimir Morozov: “Winning our second title was harder than the first”

If you had asked Evgenia Tarasova and Vladimir Morozov how they envisioned their fourth Europeans, well, they surely wouldn’t have told you they saw themselves on the 5th place after the short program. Who would…