Category Archives: THROUGH THE LENS

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…

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…

Do you know that competitions have a life even before they start? (a photo-story)

When the first thing you see when entering Hartwall Arena is China’s Wenjing Sui and Cong Han practicing their beauty of a free skate, to „Bridge Over Troubled Water”, you already know these Worlds are…

Sara Hurtado and Kirill Khaliavin: “At this point we just keep building in us”

Meet Spain’s newest ice dance couple: Sara Hurtado and Kirill Khaliavin. Winning National Championships in December, they travelled to their first Europeans as a team, in Ostrava – and this is them sharing their story…

Stéphane Lambiel: “Having a company with skaters is possible, I want to believe it’s possible. And I want to do it”

This was intended to be an interview about Ice Legends, past and future editions. It turned out to be an interview about Stéphane and his love for skating. You’ll see that for yourselves, cause it’s…