Tag Archives: Anna Pogorilaya

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…

2016 Europeans: a photo recap of the ladies’ short program

No better preparation for the ladies’ free skate tonight than a (photo)recap of the previous event: here they are, some of the ladies in Bratislava, skating their short programs. Photos by Natasha Ponarina. Evgenia Medvedeva…

2015 Europeans: a golden season for Elizaveta Tuktamysheva

One might say the biggest story of the ladies’ event in Stockholm was Russia seizing the podium for the fifth time since ladies were included in the schedule of the Europeans (Vienna, 1930); the Russian…

The 2014 GPF on Instagram: a short recap of the week in Barcelona

Here you are: a recap of the 2014 Grand Prix Final in Barcelona, putting into the spotlight the pictures from our Instagram account. You’ll thank me later for this colored retrospective: though some of them…

Day one at 2014 GPF: ladies and men’s practice

Here they are, a few glimpses of yesterday’s practices at the Grand Prix Final in Barcelona. Everyone is focused, everyone is ready – so let the competition begin. Today, the junior skaters take the stage…