Category Archives: INTERVIEWS

Maia and Alex Shibutani: “We realized that we’re unique and we embraced it”

And there are many layers of uniqueness when it comes to the three-time World medalists Maia Harumi Shibutani and Alex Hideo Shibutani, and their journey so far. Alex says it best in a candid, detailed…

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…

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…

Laurence Fournier Beaudry and Nikolaj Sørensen: “We’re in it for the long haul”

By now, Laurence has calmed herself down, and it’s Nikolaj who becomes a bundle of nerves. Cause that’s their „thing” while heading to an event: a week before, she’s really stressed, „I know it’s like…

Marie-France Dubreuil: “Gabriella and Guillaume have the talent, but they also have the innocence”

This is the story of “G and G”, Gabriella and Guillaume, as told by Marie-France. From the moment they arrived in Montreal, for choreography, in June 2014, to present times, in Ostrava, at Europeans. It…