Monthly Archives: November 2015

NHK Trophy 2015

The Grand Prix concluded this week with NHK Trophy. And what an event it was! There was a good pairs competition …. And then there was Yuzuru Hanyu’s world-record-shattering performance in the men’s event, which was the highlight of the … Continue reading

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Rostelecom Cup 2015: Pairs Review

The Grand Prix got back on track this week with Rostelecom Cup in Russia. Rostelecom is a fun event because it usually draws a big and enthusiastic crowd. Plus, there’s always a lot of famous skating stars in the audience, … Continue reading

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Trophee Eric Bompard 2015: A Grand Prix Is Canceled

It’s been 2 days, and I still can’t shake the sadness and confusion I’ve felt since Saturday morning, when I learned that 127 (now 132) people were killed in terrorist attacks in Paris and that Trophee Eric Bompard was canceled … Continue reading

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Cup of China 2015: Pairs Review

For me, last year’s Cup of China was one of the most interesting pairs events of the season. Peng/Zhang’s victory and the emergence of Yu/Jin and Wang/Wang as Grand Prix medalists signaled a coming-of-age for a new and exciting generation … Continue reading

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Skate Canada 2015: Pairs Review

The pairs competition at Skate Canada this weekend seemed a bit star-crossed. Marchei/Hotarek were favored to medal, but had to withdraw after Ondrej sustained a concussion in practice. Several other pairs had subpar showings, and the level of competition wasn’t … Continue reading

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