Category Archives: FEATURES

A journey through Carolina Kostner’s emotions at 2018 Worlds: “4th place is bitter, but it doesn’t define who I am, it doesn’t define my career”

In the press conference room in Milan, at the end of the ladies event, the effervescence among the medalists, the media is really palpable, and rightfully so: Kaetlyn Osmond has just won the first World…

2018 Olympics in PyeongChang: here’s to the ones who dream

Embed from Getty Images These Olympics have been a dream. Metaphorically – and even more so literally. In Europe you had to get up in the depth of night so you could watch live the…

Wenjing Sui and Cong Han: remaking of a classic

Embed from Getty Images If there were a skating pantheon where the greatest figure skating performances of all time would be included, no doubt that Xue Shen and Hongbo Zhao’s “Turandot” at 2003 World Championships…

Satoko Miyahara. A long and winding road to come back

Embed from Getty Images Imagine you are an athlete who has been one of the best in the world in past few years. Then imagine you have been fighting for multiple injuries that prevent you…

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…