Category Archives: EUROPEANS

Team Papadakis-Cizeron-Haguenauer. Journey to the Top

World renowned coach and choreographer, one of the main figures at Ice Academy of Montreal, Romain Haguenauer is commonly referred to as the longtime coach of Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron. But not just that.…

Dmitri Aliev: “Fate has gifted me with figure skating”

It was fate – he says, when talking about his skating journey. A phone call the family received from coach Evgeni Rukavicin in Saint Petersburg. Dmitri Aliev was 13 at the time, living with his…

Charlène Guignard and Marco Fabbri. Believers. Fighters. Doers.

You’ll notice a word repeating in this detailed conversation with Italy’s Charlène Guignard and Marco Fabbri. “We had to fight since the very beginning… It hasn’t been the easiest career, but somehow we managed to…

Stéphane Lambiel: “Do it. Show us your colours!”

This wonderfully talented skater turned into a great coach has always been a joy to interview. And 2020 Europeans were no exception – we talked to Stéphane Lambiel the day after the men’s free skate…