Category Archives: THROUGH THE LENS

The story of a triumph: Penny Coomes and Nicholas Buckland take the bronze at the Europeans in Budapest

Three years after Sinead and John Kerr won the bronze at the Europeans (their second continental bronze, actually), the British did it again: this time, Penny Coomes and Nicholas Buckland proudly received their sparkling bronze…

The Europeans, day two: ice dance practice

Once again, follow me into the beautiful world of ice dancers: before taking the ice for the actual competition, the couples skated their programs during the official practices in the Main Rink/Practice Rink in Budapest.…

The Europeans, day two: men’s practice

Here it is: a short visit into the Practice Rink in Budapest, where groups of fans gathered on January 14 to cheer for Brian Joubert (is this skater adored by his admirers or what?), to…

The Europeans, day two: ladies’ practice

Of course, at this point, you all know the results after the short dance in the ladies event (1. Adelina Sotnikova; 2. Julia Lipnitskaia; 3. Carolina Kostner). But if you allow me, I’ll invite you…

The Europeans, day one: ice dance practice

The European competition in Budapest is about to begin: the ladies got into their beautiful, colored dresses, the men took their suits and put up a smile – and there it is, everyone’s ready to…