Photos that you feel: 2022 Skate Canada

Exquisite Rika Kihira: one with the story she tells / Titanic

By now, you already know our intentions: to share with you those photos that take you in their arms for a while.

That keep you in the moment, keep you in a bubble, and allow you to feel.

We first travelled to Skate America, in Norwood – and now we’ve moved to Mississauga, home to this year’s edition of Skate Canada. Official results are just a click away – but you won’t need them for this journey, trust us.

Piper Gilles and Paul Poirier: In the hands of the faith / Evita

As if this were a family-photo: Matteo Rizzo and coach Franca Bianconi

Shoma Uno: He is the music he skates to / Air on the G String

Gabrielle Daleman: Dark Eyes to the sky

Caroline Green and Michael Parsons: On the wings of the Rhapsody in Blue, or are there waves?

Kao Miura: Those eyes / Muerte del Angel

Holly Harris and Jason Chan: Feel the Euphoria

Keegan Messing: A smile that says “I’m home”

Madeline Schizas: I’ve just met a girl named Maria

Camden Pulkinen: Exquisite lines, even in practice

Misato Komatsubara and Tim Koleto: Il dolce suono / The Fifth Element

Rinka Watanabe: Roxanne, to the fingertips / Moulin Rouge!

Shoma Uno: Focus / Gravity

Young You: Summer wind / Vivaldi’s Seasons

Piper Gilles and Paul Poirier: A story they’ve always wanted to tell / Evita

Yuhana Yokoi: Hungarian Rhapsody

Emily Chan and Spencer Akira Howe: Butterflies / Unchained Melody

Deniss Vasiljevs: Edges, commitment, dancing hair

Marie-Jade Lauriault and Roman Le Gac: Mambo to the strands

Lindsay Thorngren: Often a Bird

Lucas Britschgi: Another Level

Riku Miura and Ryuichi Kihara: Eyes to the sky and total unison

Rika Kihira: Those arms, that openness

Baroque music, such a good, and peaceful, and beautiful home to Shoma Uno

Molly Cesanek and Yehor Yehorov: Feeling / Spartacus

Marie-Jade Lauriault and Roman Le Gac: I see you, Panther / I see you, Inspector

Rinka Watanabe: The laughter of a champion, 2022 Skate Canada champion

Brooke McIntosh and Benjamin Mimar: Release

Riku Miura and Ryuichi Kihara: Wearing the flags as friends, as protective mantles

Rinka Watanabe: Precious miniature / Jin

Shoma Uno: Just keep me where the light is / Gravity

Marjorie Lajoie and Zachary Lagha: Reaching for a dream / Nureyev

Lilah Fear and Lewis Gibson: Born This Way

Ava Marie Ziegler: Rebirth

Camden Pulkinen: Wearing the winter / Invierno Porteño

Rika Kihira: Daring / The Fire Within

Sara Conti and Niccolò Macii: The genuine smiles of the pairs’ bronze medalists

Caroline Green and Michael Parsons: Vocalizado

Conrad Orzel: Paint It Black

Gabrielle Daleman: Diamonds and Olympic Rings

The (informal) portrait of the ice dance medalists at 2022 Skate Canada

Kao Miura: Evermore / Beauty and the Beast

Rinka Watanabe: Smiles and thrills after a successful skate

Piper Gilles and Paul Poirier: Do What I Do (if only we could…)

Jimmy Ma: Volcano

Madeline Schizas: She is the Black Swan

Valentina Plazas and Maximiliano Fernandez: Maria, I’ll never stop saying Maria

Riku Miura and Ryuichi Kihara: Smiles and the rising sun / now that’s another photo to frame

Matteo Rizzo: Sono fuori di testa, ma diverso da loro

Kelly Ann Laurin and Loucas Éthier: All Right Now

Kao Miura: Suspended in time

Niina Petrõkina: Age of Heroes

Shoma Uno: And the air is pink as well

Keegan Messing: Comfortably seated

Lilah Fear and Lewis Gibson: Vivir Mi Vida

Rika Kihira: As if she were a flame / The Fire Within

Young You: Flirtatious / Otoño Porteño in practice

Riku Miura and Ryuichi Kihara: The journey is sweeter in Two

Aleksandr Selevko: A dream / Nocturne in C Minor

Starr Andrews: Yearning for an embrace / Je suis malade

Rika Kihira: Delicacy and trust / Titanic

Rinka Watanabe: Gratitude at the end of a journey in time / Jin

Starr Andrews, Rinka Watanabe and Young You, sharing a different kind of portrait with the flags – a “tradition” born in Skate America, a week earlier

[Photos by C. Nguyen at 2022 Skate Canada in Mississauga
Selection by Inside Skating]


Photos that you feel: 2022 Skate America