Category Archives: FEATURES

History made for Romanian women’s skating at 2024 Europeans – on many different levels, for many different reasons

You know that by now: Julia Sauter finished 2024 Europeans in Kaunas with yet another historical performance for the country she’s been representing for more than a decade. This 9th place in Lithuania, the best…

In focus: Julia Sauter and Ana Sofia Beschea, Romania’s skaters at 2024 Europeans

This will be Julia Sauter’s 7th Europeans – and Ana Sofia Beschea’s first. The 26-year old and the 19-year old are representing Romania at this year’s edition of the Europeans, in Kaunas, Lithuania – and…

The 6th edition of EduSport Trophy in Romania, as it was: short stories and photos

You can count the ice rinks (of Olympic dimensions) in Romania on the fingers of two hands – and only if you’re generous enough to count the rinks that function a couple months per year,…

Shoma Uno at 2023 NHK Trophy: a free skate like a journey. His journey

That how we felt – that’s how so many of you felt. It was as if Shoma Uno embarked on a journey of a career – the first couple of seconds of the program really…

2023 Skate Canada in a nutshell: the rebirth of Sota Yamamoto.

And since a nutshell might prove too small for what Vancouver had to offer at this year’s edition of Skate Canada International, there you have the extended version of it all: 23-year old Sota Yamamoto,…