Category Archives: THROUGH THE LENS

The pairs’ medal ceremony in Budapest, almost like a crucifixion

Well, this was a tough day for both of the pairs competing in Budapest for the European crown: Aliona Savchenko and Robin Szolkowy withdrew from the event just before the free skate (Aliona came to…

A happy boy in Budapest: Javier Fernandez

Javier Fernandez did it again: he won the European title in the men’s event, keeping the continental crown for one more year. And what a night this was for this talented, but very shy and…

Io sono un Caro-fan

It took me some time to understand, but I can now say it loud and clear: Io sono un Caro-fan. And I’m truly sorry for all the years I’ve overlooked Carolina, saying she’s too young,…

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.…