Alexander Zhulin: It’s a difficult process to coach the winner

Posted on 2017-05-31 • 6 comments

Translation of Anatoli Samokvalov's interview with Alexei Zhulin. About Bobrova / Soloviev and Sinitcina / [...]

Elizaveta Tuktamysheva and Andrei Lazukin: Sport is an overcoming

Posted on 2017-05-30 • 4 comments

Translation of an interview with Elizaveta Tuktamysheva and Andrei Lazukin. About upcoming Olympic season, new [...]

Will we see Sotnikova and Lipnitskaya competing next season?

Posted on 2017-05-29 • 15 comments

The Grand-prix assignments were announced shockingly early this season) Interesting (but predictable) thing, neither [...]

Instagram review: best photos of the week [21.05-28.05.2017]

Posted on 2017-05-28 • 7 comments

It's Sunday and it's time to check Instagram. It's an off-season Sunday, so be prepared for some  photos from [...]

State of Russian ice dance drama [26.05.2017]

Posted on 2017-05-27 • 2 comments

Announcement of Grand prix assignments this early shocked me that much that I even forgot about my new Friday [...]

Ivan Righini will train with Svetlana Sokolovskaya in CSKA

Posted on 2017-05-26 • No comments yet

In May Ivan Righini announced that he will train in Moscow (CSKA) with Svetlana Sokolovskaya. Comment from his new [...]

Adam Solya did a program for Elizaveta Tuktamysheva

Posted on 2017-05-25 • 3 comments

This season one of Elizaveta Tuktamysheva's program is choreographed by Hungarian dancer/choreographer Adam Solya. [...]

Igor Chinyaev: Let there be one more kind of program “extreme jump”

Posted on 2017-05-24 • 2 comments

Recently published an interview with Igor Chinyaev, former Russian skater, now a coach and choreographer [...]

Happy Birthday Diva Valentina!

Posted on 2017-05-23 • 1 comment

Today one of the brightest girls in pair skating celebrates her Birthday! Of course I'm talking about Valentina [...]

Nina Mozer: The one who wakes up will win this Olympics

Posted on 2017-05-22 • No comments yet

Translation of Tatjana Flade's interview with Nina Mozer about preparation of her group for the Olympic season and [...]

Instagram review: best photos of the week [14.05-21.05.2017]

Posted on 2017-05-21 • 4 comments

Ok, let's check Instagram! Part 1 “Photos on the ice” Photos from ice shows are always great! Aliona [...]

Kavaguti and Smirnov are still thinking what to do next

Posted on 2017-05-20 • No comments yet

On Thursday the Federation of Figure Skating Federation of Russia approved the list of candidates for the national team [...]

State of Russian ice dance drama [19.05.2017]

Posted on 2017-05-19 • 7 comments

My new Friday tradition: take a cup of coffee (ok, whom I'm fooling, a glass of wine/cognac/whatever) and enjoy the [...]

Elena Buyanova: In sport everything is fleeting

Posted on 2017-05-18 • 2 comments

Partly translation of Tatjana's Flade interview with Elena Buyanova (I skipped the part about bulding of the new ice [...]

Tiffany Zahorski and Jonathn Guerreiro left Alexander Zhulin’s group

Posted on 2017-05-17 • 7 comments

After Sinitsina / Katsalapov went to Zhulin, there were talks that it isn't the last change in his group. Director [...]

Happy Birthday Ashley Wagner!

Posted on 2017-05-16 • 1 comment

Today this amazing girl celebrates her Birthday! Great skater, personality on ice, [...]

Inna Goncharenko about programs of her students for 2017-2018 season

Posted on 2017-05-15 • No comments yet

Inna Goncharenko told about new programs of her students. Misha Ge did a short program for Sergei Voronov. Sergei [...]

Instagram review: best photos of the week [07.05-14.05.2017]

Posted on 2017-05-14 • No comments yet

It's time for the Sunday tradition! It's time to check Instagram! Part 1 “Photos on the ice” I love ice shows [...]

State of Russian ice dance drama [12.05.2017]

Posted on 2017-05-12 • 2 comments

Watching Russian ice dance it's like watching a TV show, I'd say a TV-drama. You never know what may happen and when. [...]

Update on Mozer’s group

Posted on 2017-05-11 • No comments yet

Now team Mozer is on vacation till the end of May, so Nina Mikhailovna summed up what has been already done in terms of [...]

Adelina Sotnikova will decide about her intentions to compete after May 20

Posted on 2017-05-10 • 2 comments

While someone only dreams about his own figure skating school, someone already has it. Evgeni Plushenko has his own [...]

Maxim Trankov: in Sochi I played the hero of supporting role.

Posted on 2017-05-09 • 3 comments

My translation of Elena Vaitsekhovskaya's interview with Maxim Trankov. Maxim came alone, explaining that Tatiana [...]

Kiira Korpi: She said “yes”

Posted on 2017-05-08 • No comments yet

Congratulations to Kiira Korpi and Arthur Borges who announced their engagement! What a beautiful [...]

Instagram review: best photos of the week [30.04-07.05.2017]

Posted on 2017-05-07 • 1 comment

Weekly Instagram review is ready to go) Part 1 “Photos on the ice” Taking one look at choreographing [...]