Monthly Archives: November 2014

NHK Trophy 2014 Pairs Review

This week, we saw the Grand Prix series end with NHK Trophy in Osaka, Japan. Going into the competition, many were anticipating a big showdown between Duhamel/Radford and Kavaguti/Smirnov, both of whom won their earlier Grand Prix events in convincing … Continue reading

Posted in Pairs | Leave a comment

Trophee Eric Bompard, Warsaw Cup, and U.S. Eastern Sectionals: Pairs Review

What a week in pairs!! Not only did we have Trophee Eric Bompard, there was also an interesting pairs event at Warsaw Cup in Poland. And last but not least, U.S. Sectionals happened as well. Altogether, it was an exciting … Continue reading

Posted in Pairs | 1 Comment

Rostelecom Cup: Pairs Review

Last week in pairs, the Chinese swept the podium. This week, the Russian pairs answered with a sweep at Rostelecom Cup. Instead of signaling a renaissance, though, this Russian sweep is merely a reminder of the continuing dominance of Russian … Continue reading

Posted in Pairs | Leave a comment

Back on the Ice

So, I got back on the ice today, for the first time in almost 7 months. The last time I skated was April 26. I was in a group lesson when I fell on a spin and broke my wrist. … Continue reading

Posted in Adult skating | 4 Comments

Cup of China: Pairs Review

The big story in pairs this week: The Chinese pairs sweep the podium at Cup of China! Although the field here was depleted by Volosozhar/Trankov’s withdrawal, this result was nonethless a big statement for the Chinese pairs program. Back in … Continue reading

Posted in Pairs | Leave a comment

Skate Canada/Russian Cup: Pairs Review

Skate Canada This was an exciting week in pairs! At Skate Canada, we got to see the Grand Prix debuts of both Duhamel/Radford and Sui/Han. We also saw Stolbova/Klimov skate for the first time this season at a Russian Cup … Continue reading

Posted in Pairs | Leave a comment

More Ice Theatre Thoughts

Following up on my Ice Theatre review last week, I thought I’d post a few more tidbits/random thoughts from seeing the show. Ice Dance Ladies I didn’t get a chance to mention them in my review, but Kim Navarro and … Continue reading

Posted in Shows | Leave a comment