Tag Archives: Elizaveta Tuktamysheva

2017 Finlandia Trophy: beauty, strength, elegance on the ladies’ podium in Espoo

Two former World champions and a young lady aspiring to the World fame graced the podium in Espoo, at this year’s edition of Finlandia Trophy – and it was the younger one who ran away…

Elizaveta Tuktamysheva: “This season I want to get that confident feeling when performing my programs”

I’m meeting Liza Tuktamysheva on a sunny Autumn morning, in the skaters’ official hotel in Espoo, during this year’s edition of Finlandia Trophy. This Challenger Series event has been her second competition of the season,…

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…

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…

2015 Skate Canada: Comebacks, Firsts, Revelations. Inside Skating gold medal goes to…

Unlike the previous Grand Prix event, with its long list of remarkable firsts, 2015 Skate Canada was more about the expected wins of the favorites (in pairs and ice dancing) and about particular comebacks (the…