Monthly Archives: March 2016

Worlds 2016: Pairs Practice Notes

The pairs practices at Worlds on Monday/Tuesday were, unfortunately, missing quite a few teams. The Canadian and Russian pairs didn’t arrive in Boston until later on Tuesday. But here are some notes from practices so far. Advertisements

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Worlds 2016: Pairs Preview & Predictions

Only days to go now until the World Championships start in Boston! The pairs event should be be one of the highlights of this year’s Worlds. There are so many storylines this season in pairs; I’m looking forward to seeing … Continue reading

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A Perfect Program: Patrick Chan’s Chopin LP

Skating fans are pretty lucky. Every season, there are many good, ¬†and often great, programs to enjoy. Once in while, a perfect program happens. It’s a rare and special thing: When the right piece of music and the right choreography … Continue reading

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Interview with Amy Vecchio: “The most important thing in skating is perseverance” (Part 2)

After Amy Vecchio ended her professional career, she immediately stepped into the new world of coaching. Within weeks, she found herself coaching a promising skater who would eventually go on to skate at senior U.S. Nationals. Over the years, Amy … Continue reading

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Interview with Amy Vecchio: “It’s extremely important for skaters to work with sports nutritionists” (Part 1)

Amy Vecchio has lived a lifetime in figure skating. She’s been a fixture on the Boston, MA, skating scene for over 40 years. In that time, she’s seen the sport inside and out: as competitor, professional skater, longtime coach, adult … Continue reading

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