Tag Archives: Nathan Chen

#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,…

Shoma Uno ends his junior years with the shiniest medal of all

It may not have been the free skate he wanted to win the Junior Worlds with – or the one he wished to deliver in front of his numerous fans in Tallinn, but the truth…