Category Archives: FEATURES

Javier Fernández’s farewell – and the other big moments of the Europeans

Years and years from now, when thinking about 2019 Europeans, what will come to your mind first? You know the answer to this one: King of Europe saying goodbye to his people, loyal friends and…

Kaori Sakamoto: the coming of age

When you hear the name “Kaori Sakamoto”, what would come to your mind first? Her huge jumps? Her incredible speed across the ice? Her wonderful feel for the music? Or her joyful face after delivering…

Khatia Buniatishvili. Colour: red

We have a history together, me and Khatia. That’s an exaggeration, of course, but what a sweet, pleasant exaggeration – and the truth is I was blown away by this wonderful lady in the spring…

Boyang Jin: “I aim to transform myself this season”

China’s Boyang Jin had a bumpy start of 2018-19 season. In the first week of November, at the Grand Prix of Helsinki, his first international competition this season, Jin fell on his trademark quad Lutz-triple…

The cat, the prince, the history-maker

This was supposed to be written during Denis’ lifetime. At the end of his competitive career or, better even, at the start of every generous project he was going to embark on. Because Denis Ten…