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Torino 2019: the culmination of the Grand Prix Series. A photo-story.

We’ll start with a warning: this story features more than 200 photos of the 24 individual skaters, pairs and ice dance teams that qualified for this edition of the (senior) Grand Prix Final – so…

Yuzuru Hanyu: return with laurels at NHK Trophy

The last time Yuzuru Hanyu had competed in NHK Trophy was in November 2016, in Sapporo – he won the gold medal in Makomanai Sekisui Heim Ice Arena, more than 30 points over Nathan Chen,…

2019 Skate Canada: quad-queen Alexandra Trusova debuts with a bang

You know what? Even Matt Bellamy, lead singer of Muse, congratulated Alexandra for her win at Skate Canada, three quads landed, thanking the 15-year-old for using one of his songs, “Pray (High Valyrian)”, in her…

Through the lens: Yuzuru Hanyu in Helsinki. A season that started like no other

With the injury on his right ankle, Yuzuru Hanyu’s current season looks like a carbon copy of his previous one. Except it isn’t. Yuzuru won his first Grand Prix event in Helsinki, entered the second…

Brian Orser: “As a mature skater, you’re not gonna win every competition. Pick your battles”

No doubt about it: interviewing Brian Orser is always a precious, insightful experience, a door opened to his mind and work philosophy. And this particular conversation, taking place in Moscow, during this year’s edition of…