Monthly Archives: January 2015

U.S. Nationals Preview: Pairs

Last year’s pairs event at Nationals was so surprising! Who expected Leng/LeDuc to come out of nowhere and skate a brilliant, third-place short program? Who expected Zhang/Bartholomay to make the Olympic team ahead of Denney/Coughlin? With all the surprises last … Continue reading

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The Product Is Suffering

“If you look for perfection, you’ll never be content.” –Lev Tolstoy In fall 2013, a milestone passed: The 10th anniversary of the International Judging System (IJS). The IJS was first used at the 2003 Nebelhorn Trophy event, on Sept. 3-6, … Continue reading

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Pairs: Nationals News & Notes

So, ’tis the season for Nationals! 🙂 Over the last few weeks, we saw Russian, Japanese, Chinese, Italian, and other national championships–with U.S. and Canadian Nationals still to come! Unfortunately, with all this happening at the same time as Christmas, … Continue reading

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