Category Archives: THROUGH THE LENS

2016 Ice Legends. Act One: let yourself be amazed. A photo story

Stéphane Lambiel’s Ice Legends: A Midspring Night’s Dream. The full story. April 22, Patinoire des Vernets, Geneva. At 20:38, the heroes of the night enter the ice in complete silence, shadows in half-light, only to…

Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron: that’s how diamonds are made

“Restez bien dans votre bulle” [Stay in your bubble], coach Romain Haguenauer advises Gabriella and Guillaume seconds before his students take the ice for their free dance at this year’s edition of the Europeans. The…

A (photo) story: Ashley Wagner at 2015 Grand Prix Final in Barcelona

With Ashley Wagner, it’s the performance skills that clearly set her apart – and she knows that, and uses them to the maximum. Her presence at the 2015 Grand Prix Final in Barcelona made a…

A mosaic of memories from the Junior Grand Prix Final

Now that the juniors’ season is officially over, we’re bringing you some glimpses from Barcelona, last December. As you see for yourselves, this is not about the rankings or statistics of the 2015 Junior Grand…

In the spotlight: Shoma Uno takes GPF bronze in his first season in seniors

Looking back at the men’s free skate in Barcelona, last December, I see Kaitlyn Weaver sitting on the stairway, her feet underneath her, her hands on her knees, utterly swept into Shoma Uno’s performance to…