Category Archives: THROUGH THE LENS

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…

Intriguing and addictive: Mao Asada’s programs for this season

For the first couple of seconds you only hear the cameras’ shutter buttons being pressed, and the piano. And see a feathery, black dress twirling and twizzling, and running away with your attention. Just like…