Tag Archives: Karen Chen

Defying gravity: new jumping contest to inject „a modern edge of daredevil athleticism” to the sport of figure skating

Remember when Surya Bonaly performed her famous back flip during the free skate at the 1998 Olympics in Nagano – even though the move was considered illegal and could only be done in exhibitions…? Well,…

14-year-old Wakaba Higuchi strikes bronze in her debut at the Junior Worlds

The podium in the ladies’ event in Tallinn, at this year’s edition of the Junior Worlds, looks like a copy of the one in Barcelona, at the Junior Grand Prix Final: as in December, Russia’s…

2014 Junior Worlds, a short list of joys: Uno, Radionova, Krylova, Orser

To me, the highlight of the event hosted last week by the Winter Palace in Sofia, Bulgaria, was definitely the presence of the 16-year-old Shoma Uno. And I have to be honest with you: after…