Category Archives: OTHERS

2019 Finlandia Trophy: the girl with the unicorns and the triple Axel

You’ll have to agree with us: Alena Kostornaia’s triple Axel is a beauty. And Alena’s Axel, and her overall presence – a blend of power, elegance and grace (just look at the picture above) –…

Matteo Rizzo: “The goal has to be high — if not, you’re not going to improve”

21-year-old Matteo Rizzo enters this season as a European bronze medalist, Winter Universiade champion, first Italian male skater to win a medal in the senior Grand Prix circuit (2018 NHK Trophy). And so the expectations…

Laurence Fournier Beaudry & Nikolaj Sørensen: “This season we aim high”

interview by Florentina Tone/Bergamo So many things have changed since we last talked, in Ostrava, at 2017 Europeans. You had your final Europeans a year later, in Moscow, and then decided to make a fundamental…

2019 Nebelhorn Trophy: a photo-story.

With the Grand Prix events just around the corner, allow us to take you into one of the Challengers preceding “the big party”: the 51th edition of Nebelhorn Trophy in Oberstdorf. North American skaters took…

Russian skaters, good as gold in Finlandia Trophy

If this were poker, that would be a “four of a kind” situation – with Russian skaters taking all gold on the table at this year’s edition of CS Finlandia Trophy. And one of the…