Category Archives: WORLDS

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…

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…