2017 - 2018 Season News



 

Photo Album: Dreams on Ice 2018

September 26, 2018

Time to show you all of Keiko's photos from the Dreams on Ice show: look here!

Young talent and top stars at Dreams On Ice 2018

September 24, 2018

"We are here!", young Japanese skaters exclaimed in excitement to be part of the great annual Dreams On Ice show. A mix of talented upcoming skaters and top level champions. Read Atsuko's observations here!

Daniel Samohin: "I'm not worried about losing"

September 21, 2018

While he's currently competing at the Ondrej Nepela Memorial, we take a look at his previous, pretty tough season. Read Titi's talk with him about popping shoulders, staying positive adding quads and more!

Album Special: The Japanese Nationals 2017/2018

September 19, 2018

Sometimes during the busy season we don't get to process all our material but is it ever too late for great photos? We feel not, so we present to you Keiko's gorgeous shots from Tokyo. Enjoy!

Stephen Gogolev - remember the name

September 14, 2018

Titanilla recently went to the Junior Grand Prix in Bratislava and was totally amazed by Stephen's skates. Time to get to know this 13 year old Canadian a bit better. Click here to read!

Photo Album: Made in Italy 2018

September 10, 2018

Ghiaccio Spettacolo (Andrea Vaturi) organizes every year a summer tour in Italy. This year he decided to dedicate the tour to the Italian Olympic skaters. Check out Wilma's gorgeous photos here!

Brian Joubert: "In a good moment, in a bad moment - I'm always there for my students"

September 6, 2018

Brian was at the Junior Grand Prix in Bratislava coaching his pupil Kim Cheremsky. Are you curious about his coaching experiences and future plans? Then click here!

Donovan Carrillo: "I often have to skate in a public rink with recreational skaters"

August 22, 2018

This young Mexican skater is competing in the JGP in Bratislava, upcoming weekend. No better timing to get to know him a bit better. Enjoy Titanilla's talk with him here!

Betina Popova & Sergei Mozgov: "Sergei is the most reliable partner ever!"

July 3, 2018

Dance couple Betina and Sergei had a rocky start but seem to have found their groove together. Oxana talked to them about finding each other, their training, free time, future goals and much more. Read here!

Album Canadian Stars on Ice Hamilton

June 17, 2018

Last but not least in our SOI special the show in Hamilton, which was taped for TV, including photos of the retakes. So bonusmaterial! Enjoy the show from a different angle here!

Album Stars on Ice 2018

June 9, 2018

Tina travelled to San Jose to check out the American version of the tour. Ashley, Adam, Jason & many more; the cast was star studded as usual. Pictures say more than thousand words. Check them out here!

Review Stars on Ice Canada 2018

June 4, 2018

There is something special about a Stars on Ice show in an Olympic year. When the tour kicked off in Canada, people were declaring it 'the best show ever' and crowds were sold out. Did Tina agree? Click here to find out!

Album Canadian Stars on Ice Toronto

May 31, 2018

Freshly off the triumphs or disappointments of Olympic competition, big names in the figure skating world are ready to just relax and entertain. Enjoy the gorgeous photos Tina took for us from the Canadian Stars on Ice in Toronto here!

Meet Moris Kvitelashvili

May 22, 2018

Starting from season 2016/17 he represents Georgia and was honoured to be Georgian flag bearer at the Pyeongchang Games. Reut caught up with Moris at the end of this season to discuss his career, Olympic memories and more. Read their talk here!

Andin's Olympic experience

May 15, 2018

Andin's Olympic journey was short but memorable: she flew from afar to cheer for her favourite skaters and witnessed their great victory. She also found time to visit various Olympic Houses and saw an Olympic parade. Check her story and photos here!

Misha Ge: "It was from the heart and people can feel it"

May 8, 2018

Fan favourite Misha talked about his decision to stay on another season, practice changes due to injury, Olympic experiences, how emotional skating his last competitive program was and more Click here to read!

Ádám Sólya creates stories on ice

April 30, 2018

Ádám, actor, dancer and choreographer, has went from ice to stage, back to ice. Read Titi's talk with him about working with the Belgian skaters and Alexei Mishin's team, incorporating his dance background in figure skating and more here!

Photo Album: Crystal by Cirque du Soleil

April 25, 2018

You'd probably already expected this, Tina took more photos than she used in the review and we can't not show them to you. So check out her shots of this special show here!

Review: Crystal by Cirque du Soleil

April 18, 2018

After her talk with Kurt, Tina went to see Cirque's first show combining elements of circus traditions, aerial and acrobatic acts with figure skating and reviews this for us. Careful, storyline spoilers! ;) Enjoy!

Shingo Nishiyama thrives at the Cricket Club

April 14, 2018

14 year old Shingo moved from Japan to Canada to work with Brian Orser and David Wilson. Atsuko chatted with him about that decision, his ambitions and more. Get to know this promising athlete and do not miss the fun way he started figure skating! Click here to read!

Carolina Kostner: "Dreams are the machine that give us the strength"

April 8, 2018

In this very special talk Carolina explained to Titi how being there and living the moment is what makes her happy, not the winning of medals. How incredible it was for her to skate in Milan and more. Click!

Kurt Browning on creating Crystal by Cirque du Soleil

April 4, 2018

Kurt Browning takes us behind the scenes for a look at his part in the creation of Cirque du Soleil's first show on ice, Crystal! Tina also asks him about his plans for his own skating going forward. Find out what he has to say here.

Worlds 2018, day four: Six quads by Nathan and a third gold for Gabriella and Guillaume

March 25, 2018

The competition ended in Milan: Nathan Chen won his first world title and Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron got their third gold. Read here.

Worlds 2018, day three: A night full of drama; Osmond is the new champion

March 24, 2018

Day 3 in Milan offered some surprising twists, and tears of both happiness and disappointment. Titi shares what happened during the dance short and ladies free here.

Worlds 2018, day two: Pure perfection by Aljona and Bruno

March 23, 2018

Day 2 in Milan was one filled with passion, redemption skates and explosions of emotions. Titi shares what happened during the men short and pairs free here.

Worlds 2018, day one: Queen Carolina takes the lead

March 22, 2018

The World Championships kicked off yesterday in Milan, Italy and Carolina Kostner and Aljona Savchenko/Bruno Massot took the lead. Read Titi's impressions here.

Alexandra Stepanova and Ivan Bukin: "We have become stronger and can compete with the top teams"

March 21, 2018

Alexandra and Ivan are ready to fight at Worlds in Milan. Read their talk with Oxana about their programs, costumes and more here!

Catching up with Stefano Caruso

March 19, 2018

He competed for Italy and for Germany, he was Olympian in Sochi and now he coaches Olympians himself. We caught up with Stefano Caruso about what he's been up to these last years. Read here!

US Nationals 2018 - Smucker's Skating Spectacular Gala

March 17, 2018

Done with short and free programs, Tina still had more than 300 gorgeous photos from San Jose: take a look at the gala here!

Jorik Hendrickx: "I repeat the word 'unique' a lot, but that's how it felt!"

March 15, 2018

How did he experience the Olympics? Why will he not be at Worlds? What is next on his journey? Will we see a fun gala program in the future? Read the sequel to Jorik's interview published during the Olympics here!

US Nationals 2018 - The Free Programs

March 12, 2018

Before the Olympics started we shared the short programs pics, which means we still had all these magical shots of the free programs in store for you. Enjoy photos from all senior skaters, including some hall of fame inductions here!

Meet Shira Ichilov, Israeli junior ice dancer

March 6, 2018

The ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships 2018 opens tomorrow in Sofia, Bulgaria with the short dance. Shira Ichilov and her partner, Vadim Davidovich, will be representing Israel. Get to know her a little bit better in our new interview here.

Photo album: The 2018 European Championships - Gala

March 3, 2018

The European Championships in Moscow ended with an entertaining gala of the champions, and Oxana was there to shoot for us: look here!

Art on Ice 2018: THE ORIGINAL

February 28, 2018

One day before the opening night of the show "Art on Ice" 2018, it's a perfect time to recall last year's show and provide a foretaste of what is to come tomorrow. Check our article here!

Alexei Yagudin: "I don't like when people want to stop the quads because of injuries"

February 27, 2018

Legendary Alexei Yagudin will be one of the biggest stars of Ilia Averbukh's show today in Bratislava, Slovakia. Titanilla talked with him about taking part in shows with his wife, his memories of the past, opinions on todays eligible skating and more. Go!

Kevin Van Der Perren's Olympic Experiences

February 25, 2018

We kicked off the Olympic Games with a 3 time Olympic veteran and we close with one. Belgian Kevin Van Der Perren takes us through his memories of Salt Lake City, Turin and Vancouver. Enjoy!

Olympic Games 2018 Insider Reviews: David Richardson shares his thoughts on the Ladies competition

February 24, 2018

After two awe inspiring Olympic weeks the ladies were the last to battle for the medals. They gave a fantastic showing, and David tells you all about it in our last insider review. Enjoy!

Ice princesses, before and after Korea

February 23, 2018

The ladies' competition is finished and 15 year old Alina Zagitova became the Olympic champion, while Evgenia Medvedeva took silver. Oxana takes us through the rise and success in ladies' skating in Russia: read here.

Olympic Games 2018 Insider Reviews: Stefano Caruso reports about Ice Dance

February 22, 2018

Former ice dancer turned coach Stefano shares his thoughts on a woman's worst nightmare, which dance he connected with the most, who are perfectionists on the ice and more. Enjoy!

Anna Khnychenkova; from singles to pairs to singles

February 21, 2018

Ukranian Anna can sure tell a lot about the different skating disciplines! She talked to Oxana about how hard that was, about getting to go to the Olympics and more here!

Giada Russo: "Every year I want to do something different"

February 21, 2018

Just a few hours ago Giada stepped foot on the Olympic ice as the second representative from Italy. Read in our chat with her what she expected, learn about her unusual programs and more here!

Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron: "We always focus on being better than ourselves."

February 20, 2018

They just completed the fight of their life and went home with Olympic silver, showing us their magical dances. Check out Titi's talk with them about music choices, motivation, training environment and more here!

Tiffani Zahorski and Jonathan Guerreiro: "Spread the love around"

February 19, 2018

They are the most international Russian couple and they started their very first Olympics today with the short dance. Oxana talked to them about their citizinships, their goals and expectations and more. Enjoy!

Barbara Fusar Poli: "Now everything is more difficult, more precise in ice dancing!"

February 19, 2018

Her students just competed in the short dance in PyeongChang. Read Titi's talk with Barbara - including her Olympics predictions - here!

Olympic Games 2018 Insider Reviews: John Kerr comments on the Men

February 18, 2018

Two time Olympian ice dancer John relates who he thought was the most charismatic, the most commanding and who were the best competitors. Adult skater, Suzie Herrmann taps into the depth of the field. Enjoy!

Javier Fernandez: "Why add more quads?"

February 17, 2018

At the last Olympics Javier was 4th and now he wants a medal, how does he handle the pressure? What are the smart tactics when it comes to quads, how to achieve the perfect mental state? Read that and more here!

Olympic Games 2018 Insider Reviews: Jenna McCorkell & Kevin Van Der Perren's take on the Pairs

February 16, 2018

Jenna and Kevin share who brought them in awe, who made them proud and what they want to see a movie of. When it comes to the pairs competition of course. Click here to read!

Jorik Hendrickx: "Olympics are really the icing on the cake for an athlete!"

February 15, 2018

Jorik's journey leads him to the Olympics for a second time. We talked with him about qualifying, preparation, going to Korea with his sister also in the Games, his programs and more. Read here.

Valentina Marchei and Ondřej Hotárek: "We still have so much to give to skating"

February 14, 2018

They had two fantastic performances in PyeongChang and made the whole world fall in love with them. Best goofy shots, funniest programs, endless off-ice shenanigans in social media... But when you dig a bit deeper under the surface you see mature athletes and insightful people. Check our interview with Valentina and Ondřej here.

Olympic Games 2018 Insider Reviews: Teams Ice Dance through Federica Testa's eyes

February 13, 2018

Let's continue with the Teams ice dance competition: our second Olympics commentating guest, Federica Testa, tells us her impressions about the performances, the programs, the costumes and more. Read here.

Olympic Games 2018 Insider Reviews: David Richardson talks Teams - Pairs

February 13, 2018

Precision, bravery and trust are keywords to the pairs discipline, also in the team competition. David shares his thoughts about the highs and the lows, including his most favorite pairs program of all time. Read here!

Olympic Games 2018 Insider Reviews: David Richardson talks Teams - Ladies & Men

February 13, 2018

It's always interesting to read skaters/coaches opinions about a competition. Retired British skater turned coach David takes on the team event, starting with everything that happened in ladies and men. Enjoy!

Adam Rippon: "I'm ready for anything"

February 12, 2018

Adam will compete in the Team Event soon. Suzie had a fun talk with him about shirts, knocked out shoulders, picking up bugs from the ice... and oh yeah also about practices and the Olympics! Go!

Daniil Gleykhengauz: "Your athletes should be certain that you're their rock"

February 11, 2018

Two of Daniil's students are participating in the Team Event as Olympic Athletes from Russia. Evgenia Medvedeva just brilliantly skated the short program and Alina Zagitova will do her best to bring her team maximum of the points in the free. More about them, his other students, his plans and dreams in our talk here.

Talking Olympics with Matteo Rizzo, Deniss Vasiļjevs, St├ęphane Lambiel and Loena Hendrickx

February 10, 2018

Matteo, Deniss and Loena just started their Olympic adventure. Reut talked with them about their dreams, expectations and more. Read here.

Kurt Browning: "Just give yourself to the moment and allow the moment to billow you up and not bury you."

February 9, 2018

We're kicking off the Olympic Games in PyeongChang with an elaborate talk with this 3 time Olympic veteran about his experiences, opinion about the team event, predictions and much more. Read here!

Photo album: Music on Ice 2018 - School of life

February 6, 2018

We have a soft spot for Laurent Tobel's show, and "School of life" didn't disappoint. Exceptional cast, funny sketches and great skating: don't miss Anna's photos here!

Music on Ice 2018

February 4, 2018

During rehearsals of the show "Music on Ice 2018 - School of life" Reut had the chance to catch up with two of its "students" - Deniss Vasiļjevs and Kiira Korpi. Read her interviews with them here!

US Nationals 2018 - The Short Programs

February 2, 2018

Tina went for us to San Jose to shoot this intense competition. She took a lot of great photos & today we share the short programs with you, including the opening, and some special presentations. Enjoy them here!

A peek at the Four Continents 2018

January 30, 2018

Luna visited the Four Continents in the Taipei Arena and kindly shared some of her photos with us. Check them out here.

Villars on Ice 2017

January 28, 2018

Small shows produced by skating clubs have their own special charm. Check our report and photos from the show in Villars-sur-Ollon here.

#USChamps18: the best of our social media coverage

January 26, 2018

US Nationals were held right before Euros and Tina was there covering for us. There were skater quotes, team announcements etc coupled with her awesome photos. So we gathered all, convenient in one place. Enjoy!

#EuroFigure 2018: the best of our social media photos

January 23, 2018

Our photographers worked hard last week in Moscow, and in case you missed something, or want to relive the competition, we collected here more than 200 shots: Go!

Europeans 2018, day four: Shining diamonds, old and new champions

January 21, 2018

There were smiles, there was laughter, there were tears and there were stars on the last competition day of the European Championships in Moscow. Read here.

Europeans 2018, day three: Please rise for the national anthem of Spain!

January 20, 2018

Expected leaders, expected winner, yet still excitement. A birthday couple, confessions and soul. The third day in Moscow had it all. Enjoy Titi's account here!

Europeans 2018, day two: Russians, Russians everywhere

January 19, 2018

The first two spots are occupied by home competitors after the ladies' short program, while in pairs, the Russians swept the podium after a cruel twist for the overnight leaders. Read here!

Europeans 2018, day one: no competition for Fernandez and surprising French leaders in pairs

January 18, 2018

Five-time European champion Javier Fernandez has a secure lead before the free skate, but there were some massive surprises in the pairs competition. Read Titi's impressions about the first day here!

The 2017/2018 Japan National Championships

January 14, 2018

In addition to crowning national champions, the competition served as a means to select the Japanese teams for Olympics, Worlds and Four Continents. Read here.

Album: Israeli Nationals 2017/18

January 11, 2018

Israeli Nationals were held in Holon in mid December and the following day Israeli Olympic Team, the biggest team Israel ever sent to the Winter Olympics, was presented to the media. Meet Team Israel!

Sneak Peek: Music on Ice 2018 - School of life

January 8, 2018

St├ęphane Lambiel, Aljona Savchenko and Bruno Massot, Anna Cappellini and Luca Lanotte, Kiira Korpi, Deniss Vasiljevs and many others joined Laurent Tobel this weekend to create a gorgeous new show. Take a look at the first shots from Bellinzona here!

The 2017/2018 Japan Junior National Championships

January 2, 2018

28 men, 30 ladies, 5 ice dance teams and 2 pairs gathered at the ALSOK Gumma Arena in Maebashi, Japan for the Junior National Championships. Read Atsuko's impressions and enjoy Keiko's photos here!

Album: An Evening with Scott Hamilton and Friends

December 28, 2017

Alissa Czisny, Jeffrey Buttle, Steven Cousins, Kim Navarro & Brent Bommentre, the Kerrs, Kimmie Meissner, Kiira Korpi, Jeremy Abbott, Michael Weiss, Ryan Bradley, Meryl Davis, Katia Gordeeva & Kurt Browning all put on their skates to join Scott's cause. Enjoy the pics!

Report: An Evening with Scott Hamilton and Friends

December 24, 2017

A fundraiser where some of the worlds greatest figure skaters joined together with musical guests, what could be a better event to share today, in the spirit of Christmas? Read Tina's account of this joyful evening here!

Adian Pitkeev: "I never tell anything until everything is clear"

December 20, 2017

Two years ago the then 17 year old rose to quick fame and a great future was expected. A serious back injury drastically changed his career path. Read our in depth interview with Adian about that and more here!

Photo Album: The Italian Nationals 2018

December 17, 2017

Matteo Rizzo, Nicole Della Monica/Matteo Guarise, Anna Cappellini/Luca Lanotte and Carolina Kostner won the Italian National Championships this weekend in Milano. Take a look at the photos here!

Matilda Algotsson has her eyes on the Olympics

December 15, 2017

The last 2 years we have been seeing Matilda in the senior cirquit. In September she succesfully brought home an Olympic spot for Sweden. Tonight she skates her short program at the Swedish Nationals, so it's about time we get to know her a bit better. Check out EMJO's talk with her here!

The Junior Grand Prix Final 2017 - Day 3

December 13, 2017

Anastasia Skoptcova and Kirill Aleshin won the ice dance, and the Russian girls ruled the ladies competition. Click here for the last set of photos from the Junior Grand Prix Final!

The Junior Grand Prix Final 2017 - Day 2

December 12, 2017

Junior pairs and men fought for their medals and the gold went to Australia and the USA. The junior ice dancers just started their hunt for the elusive metals. Enjoy Keiko's gorgeous photos here!

The Junior Grand Prix Final 2017 - Day 1

December 11, 2017

We still owe you a lot of Keiko's shots from the Junior competitions. Let's start with day one: go!

The Grand Prix Final day 3: An all-Russian podium, swans and standing ovations

December 10, 2017

The last day it rained medals, since 5 disciplines completed their mission in Japan. Two world records were set and the audience delighted with performances worth to get on their feet. Read Atsuko's account here!

The Grand Prix Final 2017 Daily Photos - Day 3

December 9, 2017

Pairs, Ice Dance and Ladies Grand Prix final champions were crowned today. Take a look at Keiko's photos from the last competitions here!

The Grand Prix Final day 2: Australian pair champions, solid ladies and shaky men

December 9, 2017

1 junior discipline kicked off, where 2 already came to a conclusion, the senior ladies got off to a good start and the senior men already finished their final flight. Read a lot more about day 2 here!

The Grand Prix Final 2017 Daily Photos - Day 2

December 8, 2017

Men got their medals and ladies started the fight today. Don't miss our photos from day 2: click here!

The Grand Prix Final day 1: Lots of Russian ladies, clean quads and very narrow margins

December 8, 2017

3 junior and 3 senior discplines opened their quest for the GPF Medals today. Atsuko shares her thoughts as well as some skater reactions in her first report of this prestigious competition. Read here!

The Grand Prix Final 2017 Daily Photos - Day 1

December 7, 2017

The Grand Prix Final kicked off today in Nagoya, Japan and Keiko has many awesome shots for you to enjoy: look here!

Meet Natalia Zabiiako and Alexander Enbert

December 6, 2017

Natalia Zabiiako and Alexander Enbert are strong contenders for the third spot in the Russian National team. This week they compete at "Golden Spin" in Zagreb - another step towards their goal. Learn more about them in our interview with them here.

Skate America 2017 Day 3: Exhibition

December 1, 2017

We already reported about the competition, now Suzanne tells you about participating in the gala, some tidbits about it and includes a little update on Daniel Samohin. Enjoy reading about it here!

Skate America 2017 Day 3

November 28, 2017

The last day was a marathon day for the competitors; two finals followed by an exhibition. Suzanne tells about the free dance and ladies free. Check it out here!

Skate America 2017 Day 2

November 26, 2017

Pairs and Men got their medals, Ice dancers and Ladies started the fight on day 2. Read here!

Skate America 2017 Day 1: Lake Placid - A Destination Event

November 25, 2017

The last spots for the Grand Prix Final will be assigned this weekend in Lake Placid. The event opened with the Pairs and Men shorts and Suzanne shares her impressions here.

Photo Album: Music on Ice 2017 - Home sweet home

November 23, 2017

Laurent Tobel is preparing to come back to Bellinzona with Music on Ice - but we still owe you 180 shots from the last show. Enjoy our memories here!

The Internationaux de France 2017 Daily Photos - Day 3: Exhibition

November 21, 2017

All finals behind them, it was time to let loose and have some fun. Ludwig captured the magic for us. Enjoy!

The Internationaux de France 2017 Daily Photos - Day 2

November 20, 2017

A debut in the senior cirquit and immediately grabbing the gold, a world record, redemption and a 'last grand prix' medal; it all happened in the finals on the second day in France. Check out the photos here!

The Internationaux de France 2017 Daily Photos - Day 1

November 19, 2017

The first competitive day in Grenoble kicked off with all the four disciplines. Take a look at Ludwig's shots here!

Preview: An Evening with Scott Hamilton and Friends

November 16, 2017

The 'Scott Hamilton CARES Foundation' brings together a star studded cast for their second annual show. We had the opportunity to ask Kim Navarro/ Brent Bommentre, Kurt Browning and Kimmie Meisner to share their thoughts on the show, the cause, and their host. Enjoy!

The NHK Trophy 2017 Daily Photos - Extra

November 15, 2017

Our dedicated reporters visited the practices of the men and the ladies a day before the competition started. Keiko sent some photos and we thought to share them with you as a bonus. Check them out here!

The NHK Trophy 2017 Daily Photos - Day 3

November 14, 2017

Ice dance is always very picture worthy, especially the free dance. And that happened to be the last competition segment of the Grand Prix in Japan. Keiko shares 107 of her gorgeous photos with us. Enjoy hem here!

The NHK Trophy day 3: Domination in the Free Dance and first GPF names

November 13, 2017

The free dance wrapped up the competition in Osaka. The skaters shared their thoughts & hopes for the Grand Prix Final & the Olympics and the first qualifications for the Final are a fact. Read Atsuko's account here!

The NHK Trophy 2017 Daily Photos - Day 2

November 12, 2017

Tessa and Scott ruled the short dance, while Pairs, Ladies and Men had their medallists. We have 250 gorgeous pics from day 2 for you: look here!

The NHK Trophy, day 2: Samba, Turandot, Anna Karenina and veterans medaling

November 12, 2017

Day 2 of the NHK Trophy took the audience on an exciting ride through Latin rhythms as well as opera and drama. Not to mention three veteran boys on the podium! Read Atsuko's report here!

The NHK Trophy day 1: Heated battles and veterans in the top

November 11, 2017

Expected leaders in two disciplines and surprising results in the third, fresh new faces on the scene and familiar ones performing well; Atsuko tells you all about the first competition day in Osaka. Read here!

The NHK Trophy 2017 Daily Photos - Day 1

November 10, 2017

Pairs, ladies and men kicked off this grand prix in Japan with their short programs. Keiko sent us a grand total of 171 of her gorgeous photos. Check them out here!

Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir: "You don't get through an Olympic season without tension"

November 9, 2017

Tessa & Scott are competing in their second Grand Prix this weekend. Titi asked them about their memories, the changes since their time off and return and their Olympic journey. Read here!

Stéphane Lambiel: "Most of those level four spins are not beautiful!"

November 7, 2017

His student will compete at the NHK Trophy upcoming weekend, so read Stéphane's opinion on this season progress & their friendship, but also his view on the proposed program changes for next season, coaching versus choreographing, Ice Legends, and much more here!

Catching up with Franca Bianconi

November 2, 2017

Figure skating coach Franca Bianconi talks about her students, preparations towards the Olympic Games and discusses what Italian figure skating needs to improve even more. Read here!

Cirque de Glace 2017

October 30, 2017

Ice stars of "Cirque de Glace" came to Jerusalem, Israel last August. Reut got a chance to meet one of the leading skaters of the show, Valdis Mintals, and its creative director, Julian Deplidge. Check what they talked about here!

Meagan Duhamel & Eric Radford: "It's time to shake things up!"

October 27, 2017

The second Grand Prix got underway and soon Meagan & Eric will show their short program. Read their talk with Titanilla about composing music, reflect on the previous season and their quad throw here!

The Rostelecom Cup 2017 - Miscellaneous

October 25, 2017

Check our miscellaneous gallery to get a little extra from Moscow - practice sessions, gala rehearsal and off ice moments.

The Rostelecom Cup 2017 Daily Photos - Day 3

October 23, 2017

Traditionally, the competition closed with a fun exhibition gala, but first the winners had to be awarded with their medals. Look here!

The Rostelecom Cup 2017 Daily Photos - Day 2

October 22, 2017

The competition in Moscow concluded and the fight for the medals was fierce: take a look here!

The Rostelecom Cup 2017 Daily Photos - Day 1

October 21, 2017

Two Russian and two American number ones on this first, thrilling day. Some expected leaders and some unexpected twists, making it all the more exciting how this competition is going to end. But first, check out the pics from yesterday here!

The Rostelecom Cup 2017 Daily Photos - Practice

October 20, 2017

Anticipation is high for the first Grand Prix competition of the Olympic season. In each discipline the current number ones in the World Ranking list will compete, including Europan, World and Olympic Champions. Check out Reut's practice shots here!

The Japan Open 2017

October 19, 2017

A lot of the top eligible and pro skaters gave acte de presence at this invitational team event. Atsuko and Keiko had a blast and share their impressions and gorgeous photos with us. Enjoy!

Finlandia Trophy 2017 - Dance

October 15, 2017

Last but not least, Gabriella Papadakis/Guillaume Cizeron claimed the ice dance gold, Alexandra Stepanova/Ivan Bukin took silver and Laurence Fournier Beaudry/Nikolaj Sorensen bronze. Don't miss our highlights here!

Finlandia Trophy 2017 - Ladies

October 14, 2017

Let's go on with the ladies event where Maria Sotskova, Carolina Kostner and Elizaveta Tuktamysheva took the podium. Look here!

Finlandia Trophy 2017 - Men

October 13, 2017

Boyang Jin rocked the men event, followed by Vincent Zhou and Adam Rippon. Check out the photos here!

Finlandia Trophy 2017 - Pairs

October 12, 2017

After quite some of drama and unexpected twists, Peng/Jin won the Pairs event in Espoo. Silver went to Della Monica/Guarise and bronze to Stolbova/Klimov. Take a look at the highlights here!

Photo Album: Dreams on Ice 2017

October 8, 2017

Time to show you all of Keiko's beautiful photos from the Dreams on Ice show: click here!

The enjoyable & exciting Dreams on Ice show 2017

October 5, 2017

Atsuko and Keiko had a chance to attend the annual "Dreams on Ice" show held in Yokohama in July. Check the whole story here.

The Nebelhorn Trophy Daily Photos - Gala

October 2, 2017

On the last day of the competition there was as usual a closing celebration. There were beautiful programs, fun programs, hysterical ones and of course also some local talent. Enjoy the pics of the champions of the 49th Nebelhorn Trophy here!!

The Nebelhorn Trophy Daily Photos - Day 3

October 1, 2017

The last day kicked the free dance. Many couples hoping to gain those coveted spots. Coomes/ Buckland danced to gold and received their Olympic ticket. Succesful come back! Ladies Free was an exciting flight and gold and silver were very close. Australia & Sweden both go home happily with their spots. Enjoy our daily photos of the competition part here and return for those of the gala tomorrow!

The Nebelhorn Trophy Daily Photos - Day 2

September 30, 2017

The second day started insane early, so all 35 ladies could skate their short. Then the finales started and the nerves swayed through the arena. In pairs the Russians took home the gold, but of course they didn't have to compete for their spot. The free of the men was equally tense, with the last group all skating their hearts out. Jorik Hendrickx won the gold and his ticket to the Olympics. Check out our daily photos here!

The Nebelhorn Trophy Daily Photos - Day 1

September 29, 2017

The first day of the Olympic qualifier was tense. In the short dance, Coomes and Buckland, back from a season long injury, took the lead. The short program of the pairs was a fight between the Germans and the Russians with a close 5 point margin. The men short had it's winner in the first 10 mins, but stayed exciting till the end, with the last skater coming very close. Check out our daily photos here!

Anastasia Galustyan: in pursuit of a dream

September 27, 2017

Another competitor at this weekend's Nebelhorn Trophy, Anastasia Galustyan, will try to qualify Armenia and herself for the Olympic Games. The fight will be tough and we wish her good luck. And invite you to read our interview with her here.

Alexander Majorov gets ready for his last season

September 26, 2017

Competing this week at the Nebelhorn Trophy, Alexander talks about his preparation for the season, the requirements of the Swedish Olympic committee, his plans for the future and more. Read!


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