For the very first time in history, Argentina will have an athlete competing in figure skating at an Olympic event, at the second edition of the Winter Youth Olympic Games that will take place from 12 to 21 February 2016 in Lillehammer,...Show More Summary
It's taken international skating officials more than a week to figure out what to do after the Parisian terrorist attacks prompted French officials to cancel the Bordeaux leg of the Grand Prix competition.
In 11 Questions, The A.V. Club asks interesting people 11 interesting questions—and then asks them to suggest one for our next interviewee. Scott Hamilton is a figure-skating legend. An Olympic gold medalist who also won four world championships and four U.S. Show More Summary
The 48-year-old former athlete has hit rock bottom nearly 30 years after becoming the first African American to win the women's title at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships, she told Iyanla Vanzant on the relationship expert's "Fix My Life" series.
Kicking off this campaign is one of the biggest and most inspirational names in winter sport, South Korean Olympic figure skating champion, Yuna Kim. Also known as “Queen Yuna”, the skating legend and YOG Ambassador got behind the campaign...Show More Summary
I remember my first time watching figure skating with eerie clarity. February 1994. Like millions upon millions of other people around the world, my 9-year-old eyes were glued to the television to watch the skating competitions during the Olympic Games in Lilllehammer, Norway. Show More Summary
Olympic gold medalist in figure skating, lifestyle blogger, and TV personality in Los Angeles, Tara Lipinski gives YJ a peek into her practice. The post 5 Things To Know About Olympian + Yogi Tara Lipinski appeared first on Yoga Journal.
Adam Rippon, a U.S. figure skating champion, came out as gay in an interview this month.
Carolina Kostner, the Italian bronze medalist from the 2014 Sochi Olympics, will be allowed to return to figure skating on Jan. 1 after reaching an agreement with anti-doping authorities. Kostner was banned after helping her then-boyfriend -- Olympic race walker Alex Schwazer -- hide from a tester...
Photo via Adam Rippon Instagram U.S. silver medalist Adam Rippon discussed being gay in this month’s issue of Skating magazine, U.S. Figure Skating’s official magazine, stating: “It’s the year 2015. So many more athletes are willing to be open, and it’s part of the culture now to be more open about who you are and what your interests are. Show More Summary
25-year-old figure skater Adam Rippon has come out as gay in the October issue of "Skating" magazine.
Figure skater Adam Rippon, a 25-year-old two-time national silver medalist, has come out as gay in the October issue of Skating magazine. He’s accompanied on the cover by Ashley Wagner, his training partner and close friend. “Being gay is not s… The post Figure Skater Adam Rippon Comes Out as Gay: VIDEO appeared first on Towleroad.
A very rare footage of the early days of Figure Skating. This is actually the official Figure skating film of the 1924 Winter Olympic Games from Chamonix, France. It was made by Jean de Rovera and is thought to be the first commercially...Show More Summary
The Nordic Games were conceived by Viktor Balck, who also was president of the ISU. The World Figure Skating Championships were sometimes combined with the Nordic Games which was the case here. Very rare footage.
Erica Forsyth was born and raised in the small rocky mountain town of Elkford, British Columbia, Canada. Sporting activities, from figure skating The post Erica Forsyth Lives the Hunting Life appeared first on Hunting and Conservation News.
To be fair, ice skater fashion is a risky business — regardless of decade. Here are 26 horrifyingly awesome figure skating fashions from the ’80, via BuzzFeed. Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean perform at the Winter Olympics in Sarajevo, 1984. Show More Summary
Competitors from more than 20 countries in sporting event that involves skills used in rafting and figure skating.
Figure skating has always had a dark undercurrent. Aside from the obvious Tonya Harding vs Nancy Kerrigan saga, all those fake smiles and sequins seem a little psychotic. So it’s really no surprise to learn that doom metal icon Stephen...Show More Summary
The best things on and off the Internet this week, curated by Fast Company employees. Joshua Lieberman Photo: Celine Grouard for Fast Company Name: Joshua Lieberman Twitter: @joshualieberman Role at Fast Company: Software/Web developer. Show More Summary
Here’s Scott Speed in a purple sparkly unitard anyway. Speed apparently lost a bet to fellow Global Rallycross competitor Tanner Foust, who then requested the he dress up like a character from figure skating farce Blades of Glory. Read more...