The Swedish Figure Skating Federation called to cancel a master class with Alexandra Trusova and called it a risk of serious damage for the Swedish figure skating.
The Swedish Figure Skating Federation called to cancel a master class with Alexandra Trusova in Stockholm.
“The Swedish Figure Skating Federation calls on Djurgården’s IF Figure Skating to immediately and no later than Friday 22 July 2022:
Cancel your planned activity Master Class 27-28 August 2022 in Husby ice rink with Russian figure skater Alexandra Trusova because it goes against the foundation of the association’s values and risks seriously damaging Swedish figure skating.”
Trusova’s master class was organized by a figure skating store LOOP SPORT and the Stockholm figure skating club.
LOOP STORE posted:
“It is with deep regret that we have to cancel TRU2.OVS this year.
As the Swedish figure skating feteretion recommended not to pursue this project atthe moment, the Hosting Club has to gove it up now even though Miss Trusova comes to Sweeden as an individual sportsman with the knowledge many strive to learn.
WE had an 80% sold out event in less than 2 weeks which shows the support you all have for figure skating and Miss Trusova as an individual athlete.
LOOP SPORT’s vision is to inspire you to aim as high as you can in every facet of your life and to be the best version of yourself while doing so.
That is why we support all of you amazing individual athletes, and also Alexandra Trusova for an outstanding personality she is, not afraid to challenge stereotypes and so-called traditions.
Alexandra will claim her place in world history as she brought female figure skating to a new horizon, making a peaceful revolution. She comes from Russia, but she belongs to the world of progress and the future of mankind. More so, she was never involved in any political project, being focused ONLY on what she is doing in her life – art of figure skating
We hope to be able to invite you all again when the world allows for athletes to unite in peace and friendship. This time will come soon, we trust.”
However, the tickets to the event are still being available on the site of organizer.
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