Category Archives: THROUGH THE LENS

THE OLYMPIC SEASON IN PHOTOS. 2021 Lombardia Trophy

Foreword. This season is like no other, no doubt about it: and not only because is the Olympic season, happening once at every four years, but mainly because it’s an Olympic season different from what…

PHOTOS. Gabriella Papadakis & Guillaume Cizeron: the Olympic programs

What is this? A photo-journey into the long-anticipated return of Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron to competitive ice. With their last event in Graz, at 2020 Europeans, followed by l’année blanche, 2020-2021, with no competitions…

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…

Photo-stories from Graz (Part Four): the ladies event

Alena Kostornaia, Anna Shcherbakova and Alexandra Trusova have been dominating the skating world this season – their first season in seniors – and there were no doubts they would conquer the podium at 2020 Europeans…