Category Archives: THROUGH THE LENS

Carolina, Thank You For The Magic

Some people are born to be figure skaters – and Carolina Kostner is definitely one of them. This gracious, slender girl, who entered the world of figure skating wearing delicate dresses in autumn colors, with…

Lorenza Alessandrini and Simone Vaturi: their journey together came to an end

This has literally been a devastating off-season for the figure skating fans all around the world: a lot of couples in the pairs’ and ice dancing disciplines parted ways, for various reasons; and, if we…

Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron: what a Senior debut

To tell you the truth, I expect only good things coming in the future from these two super-talented French skaters, Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron. That being said, here are some glimpses into their first…

Team Savchenko-Szolkowy-Steuer made history in the pairs’ event

For years on end, the pairs’ event was all about these talented skaters representing Germany – and about Ingo Steuer, their innovative coach, bronze Olympic medalist in Nagano-1998, alongside Mandy Woetzel. In the last decade,…

A skating gala and a cry for help

If you had seen, two weeks ago, these wonderful young athletes, more than 40, skating in a gala in Bucharest, all talented and enthusiastic, you would have been really confident of the Romanian figure skating’…