Earlier this month gay Olympic figure skater Adam Rippon insulted Vice President Mike Pence which made him a darling of the left. But after finishing 10th Rippon has had a change of heart. Rippon now says he would take Vice President Pence’s call. Show More Summary
Scott Moir and Tessa Virtue, the gold-winning figure skaters from Canada, are the Ross and Rachel of this year's Winter Olympics. SEE ALSO: Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir: The endless 'will they, won't they' Although Moir addressed romance...Show More Summary
German two-time Olympic gold medal figure skater Katarina Witt never competed in the social media era. If she had, she might've ended up in the same boat as German figure skater Nicole Schott. Schott set her 2018 Olympic free skate performance...Show More Summary
In no particular order, except for the best one. It’s not completely fair to say that the United States’ figure skating contingent was a disappointment in Pyeongchang. The competition was stiff, they weren’t the only skaters to makeShow More Summary
Adam Rippon Basically Starved Himself While Training for the Olympics, and That’s Not Cool The New York Times ran a story about Adam Rippon's eating disorder. They added that eating disorders are pretty common amongst figure skaters Hornet Stories - Hornet Stories bring you the best news, pop-culture, and opinions on the web!
Not even a fall can get Mirai Nagasu down. After finishing 10th overall in the women’s individual figure skating final at the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, some skaters might be a bit downcast about their dashed dreams of medal glory. But not Nagasu, who flubbed an opening jump during the performance of her long…
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Mirai Nagasu is more worried about getting on "Dancing with the Stars" than winning a gold medal in the Olympics.
Alex Abad-Santos is a huge fan of Russian figure skater Evgenia Medvedeva, who lost last night by a single point to her teammate Alina Zagitova. According to the score sheets, Medvedeva executed her program better (she got lots of perfect tens in her component scores), but Zagitova won anyway. Abad-Santos explains: The best explanation of […]
Adam Rippon made Olympic history in Pyeongchang by being the first male figure skater to compete while out. But it’s his openness about another subject that might have a bigger impact on the figure skating community at large. In a conversation with Karen Crouse of the New York Times, Rippon said that as recently as […]
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Though U.S. Olympic figure skater Mirai Nagasu failed to replicate the history-making triple axel that she had completed during the team event when she performed in individual competition, she’s cool with finishing far off the podium. In fact, if you were wondering why she seemed so giddy throughout most of ... More »
Team USA figure skater Mirai Nagasu recently spoke to Cosmopolitan.com
Leslie Jones for one was not impressed by the music selection
A German figure skater twirling to the score from "Schindler's List" -- how could she Nazi see the backlash coming? Yup, Nicole Schott performed her long program Thursday in Pyeongchang to the song that instantly reminds people of t...
Well, that was a choice. German figure skater Nicole Schott caught the attention of social media during her head-turning free skate at the 2018 Winter Olympics Friday morning in South Korea — and no, not the good kind of attention. The 21-year-old gracefully skated to the score from Schindler's List — Steven Spielberg's Oscar-winning 1993 film following [...]
Social media erupted with criticisms when German figure skater Nicole Schott began performing to the Schindler's List score during her free skate performance at the Olympics on Thursday night. "Nicole Schott is a German woman skating to Schindler's List. that feels real fucked up #Olympics," one user wrote. "NO ONE SHOULD BE SKATING…
The Canadian ice dancer and his partner, Tessa Virtue, secured the top spot on the podium in Pyeongchang, South Korea, on Tuesday to become the most decorated figure skaters in Olympic history.
Schott's choice of music sparked outrage on social media.
U.S. women's figure skaters fell, stumbled or faltered their way to Winter Olympic insignificance and that was just half of it.