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Photo-stories from Graz (Part Four): the ladies event

Alena Kostornaia, Anna Shcherbakova and Alexandra Trusova have been dominating the skating world this season – their first season in seniors – and there were no doubts they would conquer the podium at 2020 Europeans…

2020 Europeans: golden competition for the Russian skaters

Towards the end of the championships a joke made its way into the press room of Steiermarkhalle, the arena hosting the 2020 Europeans – it was as if we’d been a part of the Russian…

Torino 2019: the culmination of the Grand Prix Series. A photo-story.

We’ll start with a warning: this story features more than 200 photos of the 24 individual skaters, pairs and ice dance teams that qualified for this edition of the (senior) Grand Prix Final – so…

One, two, three, bend! One, two, three, stretch! A (photo) journey into 2019 Internationaux de France

Among (so) many other stories, this is the Grand Prix event that saw the debut of Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron’s new programs (along with the amazement that followed) – but, also, the golden debut…

2019 Finlandia Trophy: the girl with the unicorns and the triple Axel

You’ll have to agree with us: Alena Kostornaia’s triple Axel is a beauty. And Alena’s Axel, and her overall presence – a blend of power, elegance and grace (just look at the picture above) –…