Tag Archives: Kristina Astakhova and Alexei Rogonov

The time of mittens has come

With Europe literally under the snow, it might be the best time to turn to those wonderful mittens the medalists of Finlandia Trophy in Espoo receive every year – and relive their joy while being…

2016 Rostelecom Cup in photos: pairs draw and practice

The Rostelecom marathon continues with photos taken at the pairs draw, establishing the order for the short program segment of the event, and, later on, during practice. You’ll notice familiar faces – and we’re, of…

Meagan Duhamel and Eric Radford: coming home and lessons learned

For Meagan Duhamel in particular, this year’s edition of Finlandia Trophy – the first one having a pairs section since 2007 – must have been a roller coaster of emotions. First of all, her Finnish…

2016 Europeans: the comeback of the stars in the pairs event

An air of the Olympics might have crept into Ondrej Nepela Arena in Bratislava on January 29, when Tatiana Volosozhar and Maxim Trankov, gold medalists in Sochi, took the ice for their short program. Add…

2014 Rostelecom Cup: time of glitter and lights, time of Gala

They all look different in a Gala, that’s for sure: happy, free, relaxed; and showing their true colors to the public. Have you watched Misha Ge’s energetic, enthusiastic routine in Moscow? A true feast for…