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The champions of tomorrow, at 2016 Summer Camp in Champéry

Founded by Stéphane Lambiel in 2014 as a year-round training center, the Skating School of Switzerland – also known as the 3S – opens its doors for the second edition of its Summer Camp, starting…

Kings on Ice. The Champions Return to Romania

Bucharest: November 16. Cluj-Napoca: December 9. You’d better save those dates and book your flights, since these are the days some of the biggest stars of figure skating return to Romania, under the generous hat…

An out of this world Yuzuru Hanyu broke record after record in Nagano

Let me put it this way: is there a record Yuzuru Hanyu can’t break? After this year’s edition of NHK Trophy in Japan, the answer is a definite No. The 20-year-old skater from Sendai (he’ll…

Defying gravity: new jumping contest to inject „a modern edge of daredevil athleticism” to the sport of figure skating

Remember when Surya Bonaly performed her famous back flip during the free skate at the 1998 Olympics in Nagano – even though the move was considered illegal and could only be done in exhibitions…? Well,…

Mao Asada misses competitive skating and plans a comeback in full force

One of my most vivid memories from 2012 World Championships in Nice was Mao Asada going by a group of Japanese journalists at the end of a practice session – and the journalists bending their…