Tag Archives: Alexandra Stepanova and Ivan Bukin

Colours of the Europeans: two doves in Ostravar Arena

…and not just any kind of doves, but those doves Pablo Picasso used to watch as a child, in Plaza de la Merced, in Málaga, from the windows of his family’s apartment. Later on, he…

The time of mittens has come

With Europe literally under the snow, it might be the best time to turn to those wonderful mittens the medalists of Finlandia Trophy in Espoo receive every year – and relive their joy while being…

Alexandra Stepanova and Ivan Bukin: tango to the fingertips. The photo story of the ice dancing event at Finlandia Trophy

You knew they had it in them: the talent, the potential, the technical proficiency. But we only noticed the spark with this season’s set of programs: Alexandra Stepanova and Ivan Bukin chose blues and hip…

Alexandra Stepanova and Ivan Bukin: “We would very much like to get to the Grand Prix Final this season”

Talking to Alexandra and Ivan was easy – they show great, believable emotion on the ice, and in personal interactions one immediately gets embraced by their “Russian openness”. We met right after the ice dancing…

Unfinished business at 2015 Trophée Eric Bompard

Never in the history of the Grand Prix Series was an event stopped midway; but then again never in the last couple of years has the world been so troubled; and the peace sign on…