Category Archives: THROUGH THE LENS

2016 Rostelecom Cup in photos: pairs draw and practice

The Rostelecom marathon continues with photos taken at the pairs draw, establishing the order for the short program segment of the event, and, later on, during practice. You’ll notice familiar faces – and we’re, of…

2016 Rostelecom Cup: the draw for the ladies and men’s SP. A photo story.

Inside Skating coverage of Rostelecom Cup starts with the actual beginning of the competition, any competition: the draw. You’ll see some of the skaters in the ladies and men’s event through the eyes and lens…

Defining moments of Skate America – in photos

A bun, a mystery tale, a sparkling dress – a pair of shoulders moving rhythmically to Eurythmics. A blue skate, some electro swing, a sleeveless T-shirt and enthusiastic screams. A buttery, lavender flow, a Rhapsody…

The ladies’ event in Espoo, a preview of the Worlds in Helsinki

In the press conference after the free skate in Espoo, Russia’s Anna Pogorilaya summarized it beautifully: “To compete against such great skaters here, that’s already a very good lesson”. And the truth is the last…

Meagan Duhamel and Eric Radford: coming home and lessons learned

For Meagan Duhamel in particular, this year’s edition of Finlandia Trophy – the first one having a pairs section since 2007 – must have been a roller coaster of emotions. First of all, her Finnish…