Tag Archives: Viveca Lindfors

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…

The ladies’ event in Espoo, a preview of the Worlds in Helsinki

In the press conference after the free skate in Espoo, Russia’s Anna Pogorilaya summarized it beautifully: “To compete against such great skaters here, that’s already a very good lesson”. And the truth is the last…

Japan’s Rika Hongo is aiming high this season. First stop: gold at Fin Trophy

You might call her lucky – and she did have her share of luck last season, receiving her second Grand Prix assignment, Rostelecom Cup, after Valentina Marchei withdrew from the event; and, later in the…