Tag Archives: Javier Fernandez

Javier Fernández’s farewell – and the other big moments of the Europeans

Years and years from now, when thinking about 2019 Europeans, what will come to your mind first? You know the answer to this one: King of Europe saying goodbye to his people, loyal friends and…

When skating meets history, meets music: Opera on Ice 2018

Piazza degli Scacchi, the heart of the medieval city Marostica, was this year’s host of Opera on Ice, a spectacular show born in Arena di Verona in 2011. Featuring wonderful champions and glorious live music…

A journey into the mind of Javier Fernández: “Skating is a lot about feelings – and, in competition, if you feel good or feel bad, it matters a lot”

Javier Fernández is nothing you might expect. A figure skater champion from Spain? Who knew! One of the strongest contenders for Olympic medals who treats Olympics as “just one more competition”? That’s him. A guy…

Javier VI, King of Europe

Long after the medal ceremony has ended, when the lights are almost off in Megasport arena, and the medalists have left backstage, you can still hear a girl shouting with enthusiasm: “Jaaaaavi! Graciaaaas, Jaaaavi!”. No…

Javier Fernández leads the way at Europeans, young talents on the rise

As you would expect from a five-time European champion, Javier Fernández is in the lead after the men’s short program in Moscow, with 103.82 points for his embodiment of Charlie Chaplin – but it’s the…