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Yuna Kim named Pyeongchang 2018 Olympic honorary ambassador

Retired Olympic champion figure skater Yuna Kim was named an honorary ambassador for the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics, the Winter Games’ organizing committee said Wednesday, according to South Korean reports. 75 more words


2014 Skate Canada

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Eleven U.S. athletes will compete at 2014 Skate Canada International, the second event of the 2014 International Skating Union (ISU) Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series, Oct. 326 more words

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Impressions: Skate America

I blogged my take on the ladies’ event at Skate America the other day, but also had a random collection of thoughts from watching the competition that didn’t belong in that post. 649 more words

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A league of their own? It's all in the mind

It was an Olympic year this year and I’m sure you were all glued to the skating wondering if Plushenko could pull off a golden finish before he retires (will he ever retire?) and left reeling over the controversial results in the Ladies’ Freeskate. 917 more words

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Where The Magic Happens

Walk into any skating rink outside of the ‘public hours’ and it’s as much a hive of activity as during the public sessions.  Skaters running laps around the ice pad and doing warm up exercises in every nook and cranny.  951 more words

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ISU Figure Skating Grand Prix – Skate America – Chicago 2014

The ISU Grand Prix is a series of six international skating competitions, culminating in the Grand Prix final. The first Event was hosted in Chicago, at the Sears Centre, in the suburb of Hoffman Estates. 668 more words


Skate America 2014 Impression

I have a love/hate relationship with Senior Grand Prix events. I go by three summer months with no major skating events to look forward and then those events start messing up with my schedule, week by week until December. 618 more words