Tag Archives: Nathan Chen

2017 Worlds: the illustrated story of the men’s event

Three-year distance from his first gold medal at Worlds, Yuzuru Hanyu got crowned again – in the presence of thousands of fans and their loud enthusiasm in Hartwall Arena in Helsinki. It was sheer joy…

#TheCave. My ode to practice rinks

Simple as that: the practice rink at 2017 Worlds, aka #TheCave, holds some of my best memories from the week in Helsinki – so I decided to honor it in a story. Can you blame…

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…

A mosaic of memories from the Junior Grand Prix Final

Now that the juniors’ season is officially over, we’re bringing you some glimpses from Barcelona, last December. As you see for yourselves, this is not about the rankings or statistics of the 2015 Junior Grand…

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,…