Category Archives: 2014-2015 Season

If Worlds were tomorrow… (2)

Rankings according to the scores received at Skate America, Skate Canada and Cup of China by the athletes participating at these three Grand Prix events. Inside Skating will update these rankings weekly. by Florentina Tone

The ladies’ event at Skate Canada: Chaplin’s hat, a butterfly, a bird, an actress

by Florentina Tone Alena Leonova: there’s a reason why she is a World silver medalist. You got to love Alena’s short program: she’s not skating to Chaplin-themed music, she is indeed Chaplin! As some of…

The dancing stories of Skate Canada International

Looking back at this year’s edition of Skate Canada, I see the majestic short dance of Kaitlyn Weaver and Andrew Poje (the matador and his muleta), the playful free dance of Piper Gilles and Paul…

2014 Skate Canada: a short analysis of the pairs event

This edition of Skate Canada, the second Grand Prix of the season, featured some notable firsts: the first time we saw Kirsten Moore-Towers skating with Michael Marinaro, after her unexpected split with Dylan Moscovitch, the…

So what do we learn out of the accident involving Yuzuru Hanyu and Han Yan?

Writing or talking about figure skating, we, the sports journalists, tend to use too often (and too easy) the word “drama” and its variations, commonly referring to the way the skaters enter their roles during…