2017-18 Pairs Press Links

Here’s a general list of pairs skating press articles, audio podcasts, and video interviews for the 2017-18 season. I’ll try to keep this list somewhat updated as the season goes on!

Cain/LeDuc announce new programs May 2017:  http://figureskatersonline.com/news/2017/05/15/ashley-cain-and-timothy-leduc-we-want-to-step-up-our-game-in-every-way-possible/

Borisova (Ekaterina) interview (announces, but does not name, new partner) May 2017:  https://babysport74.ru/ekaterina-borisova-figurnoe-katanie.html

Alexandrovskaya/Windsor background (in-depth) May 2017:  http://www.sbs.com.au/news/feature/breaking-ice

Nina Mozer on preparations for Olympic season May 2017:  http://fs-gossips.com/nina-mozer-the-one-who-wakes-up-will-win-this-olympics/ (translation)

James/Cipres discuss Olympic season, say 2018 will be their last Olympics May 2017:  http://bit.ly/2qpRsDJ

Duhamel on preparations for Olympic season June 2017:  http://www.excellesports.com/news/figure-skating-meagan-duhamel-diet/

Castelli/Tran discuss challenges of 2016-17 season; plans for 2017-18, June 2017:  http://figureskatersonline.com/news/2017/06/07/marissa-castelli-mervin-tran-were-skating-for-us/

James/Cipres train for Olympics in Florida June 2017:  http://www.fox13news.com/sports/262986350-story

Volosozhar/Trankov: Getting back into skating after baby June 2017:  http://fs-gossips.com/tatiana-volosozhar-and-maxim-trankov-were-still-together-24-hours-a-day/

Boikova/Kozlovskii look to do some senior competitions June 2017:  http://www.goldenskate.com/2017/06/boikova-and-kozlovskii/

Cain/LeDuc prepare for new season June 2017:  https://www.ifsmagazine.com/cain-leduc-full-steam-ahead/

Deardorff/Settlage start new partnership July 2017:  http://www.twofortheice.com/deardorff-settlage-begin-basics/

Denney/Frazier on Worlds disappointment, plans for next season July 2017: http://figureskatersonline.com/news/2017/07/26/u-s-champions-haven-denney-and-brandon-frazier-we-want-to-show-everyone-that-we-still-have-a-lot-to-give/

Stellato/Bartholomay show new elements, enter second season together July 2017:  http://www.twofortheice.com/reality-surpassing-story-stellato-bartholomay/

Kayne/O’Shea share details of Kayne’s knee surgery/recovery  July 2017:  http://web.icenetwork.com/news/2017/07/31/245524646

AUDIO: Link to IceNetwork’s Ice Talk podcasts (scroll down to see / click on interviews; there are quite a few interviews with pairs skaters/coaches):  http://web.icenetwork.com/fans/icetalk

VIDEO:  Knierims discuss plans for new season  August 2017: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WepC75wTgAE

Lori Nichol comments on Chinese pairs  August 2017:  http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-08/04/c_136499198.htm

VIDEO:  Dalilah Sappenfield interview  August 2017: http://www.goldenskate.com/2017/08/dalilah-sappenfield/

Stellato/Bartholomay discuss throw quad Salchow  August 2017: http://web.icenetwork.com/news/2017/08/09/247349704

James/Cipres on preparations for Olympic season  August 2017: http://www.isu.org/en/single-and-pair-skating-and-ice-dance/news/2017/08/featured-interview-vanessa-james-morgan-cipres-fra

Poluyanova/Sopot debut new programs; Borisova retired?   August 2017

Tarasova/Morozov reflect on last season; discuss plans for Olympic season   August 2017