Tag Archives: Daisuke Takahashi

2017 Worlds: a journey through the highlights (and the shadows) of the pairs event

At the end of day one at 2017 Worlds, no less than 11 pairs, out of the 28 performing in Hartwall Arena, had scored minimum 70 points – an indicator speaking mountains of the competition…

#TheCave. My ode to practice rinks

Simple as that: the practice rink at 2017 Worlds, aka #TheCave, holds some of my best memories from the week in Helsinki – so I decided to honor it in a story. Can you blame…

2016 Ice Legends. Second Act: a marathon of masterpieces. A photo story

Stéphane Lambiel’s Ice Legends: A Midspring Night’s Dream 2016 Ice Legends. Act One: Let yourself be amazed. A photo story On paper, the program for the second act looks utterly amazing – and no other…

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…

Stéphane Lambiel’s Ice Legends: A Midspring Night’s Dream

A full month has passed – and I still don’t know whether Ice Legends was a dream or not. It sure looked like a dream – all these beautiful people, skating all these beautiful programs,…