Interviews

Mone Chiba: “I’m practicing the quad toe loop, so I hope to work hard on stabilizing my performance and mastering it.”

Posted on 2024-07-15 • No comments yet

Mone Chiba about her first senior season. original source: jbpress.ismedia.jp dd. 4th July 2024 by Takaomi [...]

Elizaveta Tuktamysheva: “I wish to take the style of Mishin’s training work and also to convey certain thoughts to children so that they come to the rink with a smile and motivation. I had it that way, and that’s why I have been in sports for so long.”

Posted on 2024-07-14 • No comments yet

Translation of the interview with Elizaveta Tuktamysheva. original source: MatchTV dd.12th July by Maksim [...]

“I miss the feeling and adrenaline of competitions” and “I immediately said ‘yes.’ I still can’t fully believe it.” Alexandra Trusova on possible return to competitions and wedding in August

Posted on 2024-07-13 • No comments yet

Alexandra Trusova on possible return to competitions and upcoming wedding. original source: MatchTV / MatchTV [...]

National Anti-Doping Organization of Italy has declined to provide details of the decision regarding Daniel Grassl’s case

Posted on 2024-07-12 • No comments yet

National Anti-Doping Organization of Italy has declined to provide details of the decision regarding Daniel Grassl's [...]

Shoma Uno: “There’s not a single failure I wish I didn’t have. I believe that it is only because we had frustrating experiences that we can strive harder.”

Posted on 2024-07-10 • No comments yet

Shoma Uno about his last day as a competitive athlete. original source: number.bunshun.jp dd. 4th July 2024 by Mie [...]

Adam Siao Him Fa: “Of course, the Olympics taking place in France in 2030 motivates me to keep skating. Perhaps, I will continue even after 2030.”

Posted on 2024-07-09 • No comments yet

Adam Siao Him Fa about his goal to have a long career and his favorite costume. original source: Adam Sia Him Fa's [...]

Narumi Takahashi: “I had been managed by a coach about my weight since I was 9, so I ended up thinking it was a waste to eat since I had worked so hard to lose weight in training. I had my first period at 26, after I retired.”

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Translation of the interview with Narumi Takahashi. original source: news.yahoo.co.jp dd. 8th Junly 2024 by Risa [...]

“This season is probably my last junior season, and I’m refining every single aspect of my skating to achieve maximum growth before stepping onto the senior stage.” Jia Shin about her new programs to ‘Adios Nonino’ and ‘Daphnis and Chloe’

Posted on 2024-07-08 • No comments yet
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Jia Shin about her new programs for 2024/2025 season. original source: mfocus.kr dd. 8th July 2024 by Park [...]

“Last season I felt that I wasn’t really doing figure skating. I did some jumps and got the crowd excited, but it was more about my power than captivating with my skate. So, I wanted to polish my skating even more.” Kao Miura on his SP

Posted on 2024-07-07 • No comments yet

Kao Miura about his new short program and goals for 2024/2025 season. original source: sportiva.shueisha.co.jp [...]

Sofia Samodelkina: “I worked to restore a quad and 3A, overcoming falls and under-rotations. And with my current height of 170cm I restored almost everything I had lost.”

Posted on 2024-07-06 • No comments yet

Sofia Samodelkina's first interview after switching to represent Kazakhstan. original source: RSport dd.2d July [...]

Yuma Kagiyama: “Lori Nichol, the choreographer, said that “The Sound of Silence” would match my quiet edgework, so I chose this song for the SP”

Posted on 2024-07-05 • No comments yet

Yuma Kagiyama about his new short program and goals for 2024/2025 season. original source: sportiva.shueisha.co.jp [...]

Kaori Sakamoto: “It often happens to me that when I concentrate on jumps, I tend to forget some other choreography a bit. This year I want to put more emphasis on expression.”

Posted on 2024-07-04 • No comments yet

Kaori Sakamoto about her new short program. original source: sportiva.shueisha.co.jp dd. 2d July 2024 by Oriyama [...]

“I live for today. I do what I like and I’m happy.” Alexandra Trusova on questions about her return to competitions and upcoming wedding

Posted on 2024-07-03 • 1 comment

Alexandra Trusova about trainings and competitions, shows and personal relationships. original source: RSport dd. [...]

“I realized that the place where we skaters can give our all is not just in competition” Shoma Uno about his retirement

Posted on 2024-07-02 • No comments yet

Shoma Uno about his retirement. original source: number.bunshun.jp dd.25th June 2024 by Mie Noguchi View [...]

“The difficulties turned out to be stronger than we anticipated.” Valeriy Angelopol split up with another partner.

Posted on 2024-07-01 • 1 comment

Valeriy Angelopol split up with another partner. original source: Instagram / Instagram / Sport Express [...]

“When Hector lifted me for the first time, I thought: “Wow!” It made me want to try pair skating.” Interview with Australian pair skater Anastasia Golubeva

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Translation of the interview with Australian pair skater Anastasia Golubeva. original source: Sport24 dd. 24th June [...]

Wakaba Higuchi: “I asked Jeffrey Buttle to make it so that I could fully express the strong parts” and “This year, I want to land a triple axel properly in a competition.”

Posted on 2024-06-30 • No comments yet

Wakaba Higuchi about her new short program and first competitions of the season. original source: Nikkansports [...]

“It’s part of the challenge leading up to the Olympics. I enjoy doing it.” Kaori Sakamoto on choosing tango for her SP

Posted on 2024-06-29 • No comments yet

Kaori Sakamoto about her short program for the 2024/2025 season. origianl source: Nikkansports View [...]

Minsol Kwon: “I was a flower girl at 2018 Nationals. Many people liked it, and many skaters were crying. At that time, I found it surprising and wondered ‘why are they crying?’, but now I think I understand.”

Posted on 2024-06-28 • No comments yet

Translation of the interview with Korean junior single skater Minsol Kwon. original source: mfocus.kr dd. 19th June [...]

“He was my boyfriend from when I was in high school last year. We broke up due to parental opposition, and we ran into each other again during this joint training session.” Haein Lee denied allegations of sexual assault

Posted on 2024-06-27 • No comments yet

Korean single skater Haein Lee commented on her suspension and has denied allegations of sexual assault. original [...]

Alexei Zheleznyakov: “If Trusova wants to return to professional sports, she will have to forget about her family, and the family will fall apart. She needs to choose – family or professional sports.”

Posted on 2024-06-26 • 1 comment

Alexei Zheleznyakov on Trusova's prospects to return to competitions. original source: Metaratings View [...]

Miki Ando: “I can’t teach my daughter the fun of skating. I can only give her strictness. That’s why I don’t teach her skating myself.”

Posted on 2024-06-25 • 1 comment

Miki Ando about her daughter and her engagement in skating. original source: news.yahoo.co.jp dd 19th June 2024 [...]

Elizaveta Tuktamysheva: “The world has become so social that every word you say could be taken the wrong way. Several athletes have had to explain their words. And I want people to be able to express their thoughts and emotions the way they want to.”

Posted on 2024-06-24 • No comments yet

Elizaveta Tuktamysheva about the off-season and publicity. original source: Sport-express dd. 19th June 2024 by [...]

“We often start with discussing “how many jumps do we want to include” but this time, we decided to focus on things like expression instead. I had my first real feeling of ‘expression is really fun'” Kaori Sakamoto about Fantasy on Ice 2024

Posted on 2024-06-23 • No comments yet

Kaori Sakamoto about "Fantasy on Ice 2024" tour. origianl source: sportiva.shueisha.co.jp dd. 19th June 2024 by [...]