Category Archives: 2016-2017 Season

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…

“Captain Zebra” and “philosopher Vasiljevs” – a story told by Stéphane Lambiel and Deniss Vasiljevs

This interview? You’ll love it. As you’ll love them, Deniss Vasiljevs and Stéphane Lambiel, student and coach, sitting shoulder to shoulder around a table in Moscow, during this year’s edition of Rostelecom Cup, and answering…

Anna Pogorilaya: „I’ll keep on working, I can’t stop here”

18-year-old Anna Pogorilaya enters the Grand Prix Final in Marseille with two gold medals around her neck, one at Rostelecom Cup and the other one at NHK Trophy, and stands a very good chance of…

Kaitlyn Weaver and Andrew Poje: “Success comes from being happy”

Up until the third Grand Prix event of the season, Canada’s Kaitlyn Weaver and Andrew Poje have been a complete mystery. Little to nothing was known about their coaching team, their training base, their programs…

2016 Rostelecom Cup in photos. Ready for party?

One more set of photos from Moscow: skaters getting ready for the closing banquet of this year’s edition of Rostelecom Cup. You’ll surely recognize them, even if they don’t wear skates, but fancy suits and…