Tag Archives: Sota Yamamoto

2014 Grand Prix Final: my personal list of (mostly Japanese) joys

What a roller coaster of a week this has been – and I loved every second of it. Of course, through the thousands of seconds spent in Barcelona, at this year’s edition of the Grand…

Shoma Uno: the story of a triumph

Japanese junior champion Shoma Uno skated a gorgeous free program in Barcelona a few nights ago, winning the gold medal at his first participation in the Junior Grand Prix Final. This is the story of…

Day one at 2014 GPF: ladies and men’s practice

Here they are, a few glimpses of yesterday’s practices at the Grand Prix Final in Barcelona. Everyone is focused, everyone is ready – so let the competition begin. Today, the junior skaters take the stage…