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Figure skating: Skate Canada results - 1st update

Results on Friday from Skate Canada, the second ISU Figure Skating Grand Prix of the season: Men Short programme 1. Javier Fernandez (ESP) 86.36, 2. Takahito Mura (JPN) 82.57, 3. Konstantin Menshov (RUS) 81.70, 4. Stephen Carriere (USA) 80.33, 5. Show More Summary

Figure skating: Skate Canada results - collated

Results on Saturday from Skate Canada, the second ISU Figure Skating Grand Prix of the season: Men Overall 1. Takahito Mura (JPN) 255.81pts, 2. Javier Fernandez (ESP) 244.87, 3. Max Aaron (USA) 231.77, 4. Stephen Carriere (USA) 231.67, 5. Show More Summary

Japanese officials criticized for letting injured figure skater compete

2 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Concussions aren't normally a concern in figure skating. Then again, figure skating isn't normally a contact sport.

Figure Skaters Crash Into Each Other's Faces, One Later Busts Ass

2 weeks agoSports : Deadspin

At the Lexus Cup of China, the International Skating Union's Grand Prix of Figure Skating, there was a real humdinger of a bell-ringer between China's Han Yan and Japan's Yuzuru Hanyu in warmups. YouTube shows both men gliding backwards at concussion-ready speeds and turning into one another, chin-to-noggin, too late for either to adjust. Read more...

The Icyclists

2 weeks agoOdd : Neatorama

The Milwaukee Recreation Department shared this photograph of some enterprising young men who figured out how to ride their bikes on ice -just replace to front wheel with a skate blade. What could possibly go wrong? The photo is uncaptioned, but appears to be from the 1930s. Show More Summary

Your Cat Is Judging Every Single Damn Thing You Do

As hard as you work to love and care for your cats, every cat owner knows one thing is absolutely true: No matter what you do, that cat is judging you harsher than a Russian judge during an Olympic figure skating event. Read more...

Johnny Weir, Tara Lipinski Will Lead Skating Coverage for 2018 Olympics

Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski announced on the “Today” show Wednesday that they’ve been named NBC Sports’ lead figure skating announcer team for the 2018 Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. The duo joined Tamron Hall in the Orange Room and Weir jokingly announced, “we’re pregnant” before announcing the real news. New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media.

NBC Is Ready to Name Weir and Lipinski as Its Top Figure Skating Broadcast Team

Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski, whose analysis drew praise during the Winter Olympics in Sochi, have earned an expected promotion to the lead team for the sport on the NBC Sports Group.

Johnny Weir, Tara Lipinski Named 2018 Winter Olympics Announcers

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The pair will be NBC Sports’ lead figure skating announcers at the Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea. read more

Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski to Host NBC’s 2018 Winter Olympics Coverage

Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski will return for NBC's 2018 Winter Olympics figure skating coverage! Read their statements: The post Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski to Host NBC’s 2018 Winter Olympics Coverage appeared first on Rickey - Entertainment News, Videos, Recaps, Results.

How I Made $928,407.30 In 9 Months

I made this screencast video from the AV Ice Palace in Aliso Viejo. Sally wanted to go skating with her friends and I’m in a 90 day video challenge, so I figured I would kill two birds with one stone. […]

Make Skate Not War with AJ’s Toy Boarders Figures

With a message of peace, harmony and good times, AJ’s of California channel their love of skate into these plastic figures for all ages. Taking the old-fashioned toy soldier and turning it into something with a positive message, hand molded skaters… Make Skate Not War with AJ’s Toy Boarders Figures is a post by Lena Dystant on Selectism.

Talk About A Tough Act to Follow

2 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : The Cut

Those clambering around the skate park in the 18th arrondisement where Humberto Leon and Carol Lim held their latest Kenzo show may have missed a key figure lingering near the entrance. Kenzo Takada, the 75-year-old founder of the brand, was taking photos with a smattering of fans. Leon and Lim... More »

Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinksi Take Over NBC's Figure Skating Commentary

The fashionable darlings of the figure skating world are back on NBC, possibly bumping longtime commentators Tom Hammond, Scott Hamilton, and Sandra Bezic from the anchor's desk. read more

NBC promotes Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski to its primary figure skating broadcast team

2 months agoSports : The Early Lead

NBC just doubled its fabulousness. The network — and home to the U.S. broadcast of the Olympics — promoted Team USA veterans Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski to its No. 1 figure skating broadcast team, the Chicago Tribune reports. The duo, who are known just as much for their wild fashion senses as they are […]

Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir are NBC’s new top figure skating team

2 months agoSports : Awful Announcing

The 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi seem like they took place a decade ago.  Two of the brightest American stars of the most recent Olympiad were former athletes turned broadcasters – figure skaters Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski.  It took several months, but the pair is being rewarded for their work there. Show More Summary

11-Year-Old Girl Trying to Break Figure Skating Record for Charity

2 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel

A pre-teen girl from Nova Scotia said she wants to break a world record in figure skating so she can raise money for her favorite charity. Read more...

Figure skating medal sweep no fluke, says Japan Olympic champ

3 months agoNews : The Newsroom

Japan's figure skating king Yuzuru Hanyu on Wednesday warned rivals that his Olympic and world gold medal double earlier this year was no fluke, promising more fireworks in the new season. The 19-year-old, who also won the Grand Prix...Show More Summary

Figure Skating - Japan ex-champ blames booze for sex harassment scandal

- Japanese figure-skating heartthrob Daisuke Takahashi has denied being the victim of sexual harassment as a scandal raged over magazine photos of him in the clutches of the 49-year-old boss of his sport, local media reported on Fri...

Hottest Trainer 2014: Hottest Trainer Contestant #5: Ingrid Nelson

Personal trainer Ingrid Nelson's fitness journey started with 16 years of figure skating, and she's been physically fit ever since. Nelson is a name to know in the D.C. fitness world — she...

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