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September 18, 2019

Pairs coach Silvia Fontana talks the decision regarding France’s 🇫🇷 Vanessa James & Morgan Cipres withdraw from the GP events, 2019 Worlds, last season’s short program, and their rivals’attributes, and more on her other students. The post Coach Silvia Fontana on Vanessa James and Morgan Cipres appeared first on Golden Skate. ...

September 17, 2019

USA’s Karen Chen reflects back on the Olympic season, her injury which kept her out of the 2018-19 season, her thoughts on returning this year, her performances at Autumn Classic, new programs, balancing training and school, and more! Related Info: GS Fan Fest ISU Bio Wikipedia   The post Karen Chen: ‘I’m on the right path’ appeared first on Golden Skate. ...

September 17, 2019

Ted Flett of Golden Skate catches up with Canadian ice dancing coach Marie-France Dubreuil and talks briefly about the new dances for both the French team of Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron and USA’s Madison Hubbell and Zachary Donohue. The post Marie-France Dubreuil: ‘I don’t like to be influenced’ appeared first on Golden Skate. ...

September 12, 2019

Two-time Canadian national medalist Keegan Messing reflects on last year’s nationals and his approach to the new figure skating season, his new programs for 2019-20, the quad Lutz and battling an aging body while staying competitive. Related Info: ISU bio Wikipedia GS Fan Fest The post Keegan Messing: ‘I’m still young at heart’ appeared first on Golden Skate. ...

September 9, 2019

Russia’s Tiffani Zagorski and Jonathan Guerreiro talk about their new Free Dance “I’m a Survivor” and their work with Christopher Dean, how they decided on their Rhythm Dance to “The Greatest Showman”, their goals for the 2019-20 figure skating season, and more! Related Info: ISU Bio Wikipedia Bios – Tiffani Zagorski and Jonathan Guerreiro GS […] The post Zagorski and Guerreiro not ‘leaving things to chance’ appeared first on Golden Skate. ...

September 3, 2019

When Aleksandra Boikova and Dmitrii Kozlovskii began the 2018-19 figure skating season, not many people expected a lot from them. Following a great 2016-17 international debut season, in which they took the silver medal at the ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships, the young team struggled and didn’t even qualify for Junior Worlds in 2018. […] The post Boikova and Kozlovskii: ‘We do feel progress’ appeared first on Golden Skate. ...

August 29, 2019

2019 Canadian national silver medalists Piper Gilles and Paul Poirier discuss programs for the 2019-20 figure skating season. The post Piper Gilles and Paul Poirier on 2019-20 programs appeared first on Golden Skate. ...

August 20, 2019

Russia’s Petr Gumennik turned heads in this past season when he won his two Junior Grand Prix events and then took silver in the Final. However, at his debut at the ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships last March, the then 16-year-old from St. Petersburg did not skate his best in the long program and […] The post Russia’s Petr Gumennik sets goals for 2019-20 appeared first on Golden Skate. ...

August 13, 2019

The Russian ladies have been dominant on the figure skating scene for the past few years, taking Olympic gold in 2014 and 2018 as well as the World title in 2015-2017 and 2019. The Russians also took six consecutive European ladies’ titles since 2014. However, Sofia Samodurova was the surprise champion in 2019 when she […] The post Russia’s Sofia Samodurova: ‘I grew more confident’ appeared first on Golden Skate. ...

August 6, 2019

Coaches and choreographers Carol Lane and Juris Razguliaevs talk with Golden Skate about 2019 Canadian silver medalists Piper Gilles and Paul Poirier regarding last season, the construction of the Free Dance to “Vincent”, how the coaches themselves work together as a team, the dilemma judges have on the top 10 ice dancers, and more! #TwiddlyBits […] The post Interview with Carol Lane and Juris Razguliaevs appeared first on Golden Skate. ...

July 30, 2019

The post-Olympic season was a tough one for Russia’s Dmitri Aliev, who finished seventh at the games in PyeongChang in the men’s figure skating discipline. Coming off a high with a silver at the 2018 Europeans and a seventh-place finish at the 2018 World Championships, the young Russian skater struggled last season. In December, he […] The post Russia’s Dmitri Aliev refreshed heading into new season appeared first on Golden Skate. ...

July 23, 2019

An up-front interview with two-time Canadian national champion Nam Nguyen. The skater from Ajax, Ont., talks about the post-Olympic season, touring with Stars on Ice, new music for the 2019-20 season, coaching situation, and more. Related Info ISU Bio Wikipedia GS Fan Fest The post Canadian champ Nam feeling ‘settled’ for the upcoming season appeared first on Golden Skate. ...

July 17, 2019

Russian pair skaters Anastasia Mishina, 18, and Aleksandr Galliamov, 19, won each competition they entered last season with the exception of the Russian Nationals where they placed a respectable fifth at the senior level. The talented team is now moving up to the international senior level, although they still have one year of junior eligibility […] The post Russia’s Mishina and Galliamov looking to make impact at senior level appeared first on Golden Skate. ...

July 7, 2019

Russian skater Roman Savosin has quietly worked his way up over the past two seasons and surprised everyone by taking the silver medal at the 2019 ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships. He was 14th in 2017 and fifth in 2018. This medal was the perfect way for the Muscovite to finish his junior career, […] The post Russia’s Roman Savosin eager to debut at the senior Grand Prix appeared first on Golden Skate. ...

June 27, 2019

Spurred by a successful post-Olympic season, Russia’s Elizaveta Tuktamysheva is preparing for next year by trying out a few new things. For the first time, the 2015 World Champion is working with Shae-Lynn Bourne and went to South Carolina last week. “Finally my dream comes true. I wanted to work with her for a long […] The post Tuktamysheva changes new Short Program; explores new directions appeared first on Golden Skate. ...

June 19, 2019

Russian pair skaters Polina Kostiukovich and Dmitrii Ialin have collected a silver and a bronze medal at the ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships in the past two years and now have set their eyes on the top prize for the upcoming season. Following their vacation in May, the team started their season’s preparations at […] The post Russia’s Kostiukovich and Ialin target senior nationals; eye gold for 2020 Junior Worlds appeared first on Golden Skate. ...

June 12, 2019

While Italy’s Matteo Rizzo has been improving year after year, it was this past season that the figure skater really broke through by taking the bronze medal at the 2019 ISU European Figure Skating Championships in Minsk, Belarus. It was the first European Championship medal for an Italian man in ten years since Samuel Contest […] The post Italy’s Rizzo to train with Orser in the summer appeared first on Golden Skate. ...

June 5, 2019

  When Olympian Maria Sotskova hit a personal low at Russian Nationals last December, finishing 16th in a deep field of her compatriots, the skater naturally put her career in question. Now, however, the 19-year-old has quickly realized that she is not yet done with the sport and is preparing for the upcoming season with […] The post Maria Sotskova: ‘I can’t give up. This is what I love’ appeared first on Golden Skate. ...

June 2, 2019

The “best of the best” for the 2018-19 Figure Skating season There were so many great moments during the 2018-19 Figure Skating season! The organizing committee used a weighted-scoring method based on the nominations in over 25 categories to determine the top finalists. Come vote for and discuss your favorites! Polls close on Jun 30, […] The post 2019 Golden Skate Accolades appeared first on Golden Skate. ...

May 28, 2019

While Russian ice dancers Betina Popova and Sergey Mozgov say that they are “terrible athletes” and very difficult to work with, they ended their season with a highlight by striking gold at the Winter Universiade in Krasnoyarsk, Russia, in March. Now they are fully motivated for the upcoming 2019-20 season while working with coach Anjelika […] The post Russia’s Popova and Mozgov are ‘on the right track’ appeared first on Golden Skate. ...

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