Category Archives: INTERVIEWS

“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…

Elizaveta Tuktamysheva: “This season I want to get that confident feeling when performing my programs”

I’m meeting Liza Tuktamysheva on a sunny Autumn morning, in the skaters’ official hotel in Espoo, during this year’s edition of Finlandia Trophy. This Challenger Series event has been her second competition of the season,…

Patrick Chan: “I am going to be a different skater this year”

Patrick Chan announced earlier in May that he would make his debut for the 2016/17 pre-Olympic season in Espoo, competing at the local Challenger Series event, Finlandia Trophy. And here I am in Espoo, at…