Tag Archives: Maia Shibutani and Alex Shibutani

Maia and Alex Shibutani: “We realized that we’re unique and we embraced it”

And there are many layers of uniqueness when it comes to the three-time World medalists Maia Harumi Shibutani and Alex Hideo Shibutani, and their journey so far. Alex says it best in a candid, detailed…

Defining moments of Skate America – in photos

A bun, a mystery tale, a sparkling dress – a pair of shoulders moving rhythmically to Eurythmics. A blue skate, some electro swing, a sleeveless T-shirt and enthusiastic screams. A buttery, lavender flow, a Rhapsody…

The ice dancing event at 2015 GPF: a journey through emotions

Looking back at the ice dancing event hosted by Barcelona in December, the first thing that comes to my mind is that we’re so very lucky. Lucky to have had such great free dances on…

2015 Grand Prix Final in Barcelona. Let’s dance, shall we?

With the dancers taking the ice today for their short dance [at 19:05 local time], it might be a good idea to see some glimpses from their practice on December 10th. As you’ll see for…

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…