Category Archives: EVENTS

Russian skaters, good as gold in Finlandia Trophy

If this were poker, that would be a “four of a kind” situation – with Russian skaters taking all gold on the table at this year’s edition of CS Finlandia Trophy. And one of the…

2018 Nebelhorn Trophy: a picture-perfect start of the season for the ladies’ Olympic champion

16-year-old Alina Zagitova was supposed to start her season in Bratislava, at “Ondrej Nepela” Trophy – but due to a bureacratic setback she ended up highlighting the anniversary edition of Nebelhorn Trophy in Oberstdorf. One…

When skating meets history, meets music: Opera on Ice 2018

Piazza degli Scacchi, the heart of the medieval city Marostica, was this year’s host of Opera on Ice, a spectacular show born in Arena di Verona in 2011. Featuring wonderful champions and glorious live music…

Europe, embrace your new talent: Italy’s Matteo Rizzo

The season before the Olympics, Matteo was a thinnish young man making his World debut in Helsinki – and visiting, on the last day of the event, the cathedrals of the city without having to…

Canada’s Keegan Messing has his eye on the quad Axel

“…I built a downhill ice course in my backyard, complete with jump. And I wasn’t suppose to jump until after Worlds, but I couldn’t resist, and I jumped it, and put it on tape. If…