Category Archives: INTERVIEWS

Adam Siao Him Fa, ready for the next 8 years of his career

France’s Adam Siao Him Fa has just finished the first World Championships of his career – literally: we’re doing this interview in the Media Lounge while in the arena the men’s medal ceremony is under…

Benoît Richaud: “For Kaori Sakamoto, this is just the beginning”

There’s so much certainty, so much conviction in this line – one that Benoît Richaud expresses towards the end of our interview in Montpellier, France, at 2022 Worlds –, that you won’t doubt it for…

Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron: “We are going for the gold and we really believe in that goal”

A keen, palpable sense of anticipation surrounded Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron’s return to competitive ice, after what has been the longest pause between events they’ve ever experienced. But don’t be fooled by words like…

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…