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Gracie Gold addresses issues of weight in skating

American figure skater made some waves with her comments about her weight concerns.        

Scott Hamilton reveals brain tumor diagnosis

Benign pituitary tumor diagnosis is the third for Olympic figure skating champion who lives in Franklin.        

Saturday's TV/Radio listings (Oct. 22)

Event Time TV MLB NLCS LA Dodgers at Chi. Cubs 3:00 FS1 Figure skating Skate America, Ladies' free skate 3:30 Ch. 5 College football North Carolina State at Louisville 11 am Ch. 8 Indiana at Northwestern 11 am BigTen North Texas at Army 11...Show More Summary

Ashley Wagner ignores her age and focuses on figure skating gold at 2018 Olympics

Ashley Wagner was 24 when she won a silver medal at the figure skating world championships this year and ended a decade-long medal shutout for American women, an advanced age in a sport that too often values youth and acrobatic jumping over assured artistry. Wagner shared the medal stand with winner...

Crunchyroll recently added Yuri!!!

Crunchyroll recently added Yuri!!! on Ice, an anime about men’s figure skating that’s proving popular with women. While it’s pretty damn cringe, the animation is stunning. You can catch a new episode every Wednesday at 3pm EDT. Read more...

16-Year-Old Figure Skater Shuts Down Antigay Internet Trolls

last monthLGBT / Gay : Queerty

16-year-old figure skater Donovan Carrillo performed a routine in the recently held Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating in Japan to the song “Hasta Que te Conocí,” by Juan Gabriel that earned him adoration and a spot at the ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships. Unfortunately, it also caught the attention of some homophobic trolls. Slurs [...]

Skater wins berth to world championships

A young figure skater from Zapopan, Jalisco, has qualified for the World Junior Figure Skating Championships after giving an unexpectedly emotional performance that also served as homage to the late singer and songwriter Juan FULL STORY The post Skater wins berth to world championships appeared first on Mexico News Daily.

16-Year-Old Figure Skater Shuts Down Gay-Baiting Trolls

last monthLGBT / Gay : NewNowNext

Set to the Juan Gabriel classic “Hasta Que te Conocí,” 16-year-old Donovan Carrillo’s routine at the Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating in Yokohama, Japan was an instant favorite with judges and fans alike. Video of the Saturday performance quickly went viral, with many social media users coming out to congratulate the Mexican teen. “I... Read more »

Great Job, Internet!: Nevermind the competition when you’re figure skating to Nirvana

The world of figure skating is, at once, both expressive and remarkably staid. The participants wear eye-catching outfits bedecked with glitter, sequins, and rhinestones. With that daring fashion sensibility, it seems like skaters would be a fun, anything-goes kind of crowd. Show More Summary

Reminder: Someone figure skated to “Smells Like Teen Spirit” 18 years ago and it was poetry in motion

While it's been 25 years since the timeless teen anthem "Smells Like Teen Spirit"was born, we'd be irresponsible arbiters of culture to forget that it's also been 18 years since a champion on ice skated to Nirvana  and further immortalized the nihilist anthem in the pop-culture cannon. …

Kylie Jenner Is Basically An Ice Skater In This Sparkly Semi-Sheer Outfit

2 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : CocoPerez

Someone must be going ice skating! Kylie Jenner was all sparkles as she stepped out in New York on Thursday in a Yousef Al-Jasmi semi-sheer silver dress fit for a figure skater. Related: Kylie's Platinum Dye Job Was An Accident The 19-year-old attempted to dress down the look with a distressed denim jacket, but it was impossible because [...]

Casting announced for 'Tonya and Nancy: The Rock Opera'

Underscore Theatre Company announced the cast of "Tonya and Nancy: The Rock Opera" on Thursday. Produced in association with Harborside Films, the dark comedy inspired by the 1994 attack on figure skating champion Nancy Kerrigan, will star Amanda Horvath and Courtney Mack as Tonya Harding and Nancy...

A Legitimate Plan To Restore Tug Of War As An Olympic Event

2 months agoSports : Deadspin

Tug of war was contested as an official Olympic event from 1900 until 1920, when it was culled from the Summer Games program alongside sports like equestrian vaulting (jumping onto—and then off of—a horse), figure skating, and ice hockey. We think it’s time tug of war came back to the Olympics, and we have a solid plan to make it happen. Read more...

‘End of the Perfect Ten’ Author on Women’s Gymnastics— And the Way It’s Packaged as Girl Drama

One of the most interesting thing about the Olympics is the juxtaposition of raw races — like track events and swimming — with judged, somewhat artistic sports like figure skating, diving… and of course, women’s gymnastics, a perennial highlight for viewers. In recent years, as Team USA, with its first-name-basis participants — Carly, Gabby, Laurie, […]

Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir are winning the Olympics on Instagram

3 months agoSports : Awful Announcing

Two years ago in Sochi, Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski became America’s sweethearts after their wonderful figure skating commentary at the Winter Olympics. The pair breathed new life into NBC’s live coverage and became such a hit that...Show More Summary

5 Free Art Shows to See in L.A. This Week

This week, one artist mimics psychoanalysts while another paints invisible athletes. Tennis ghost The woman in skates and a blue sequined dress in Raffi Kalenderian’s The Figure Skater could either be at the center of a full arena or alone in some dark blurry rink. Either way, she looks as if...

Tara Lipinski to produce figure skating drama for Hulu

3 months agoSports : Awful Announcing

When a show depicts sports on TV or in the movies, fans can spot inaccuracies right off the bat. But when you get someone who has been on the inside of the sport producing a TV series, you know there will be a line of authenticity. That’s...Show More Summary

This Figure Skating TV Show by Tara Lipinski Is Gonna Be So Freakin’ Good

3 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : The Cut

Figure skating is by far the greatest Olympic sport. It has everything: coordinated outfits! Massive egos! Campiness! Triple axels! Rhinestones! Sabotage! But, for some reason, nobody has managed to turn the glamour and treachery of figure skating into a good fictional TV show. Until now.According to Deadline, 1998 Olympic champion and ... More »

Olympian Tara Lipinski is producing a drama about figure skating for Hulu

Olympic figure skater Tara Lipinski is working on a potential drama series for Hulu. The project is in its very early stages and currently has a script commitment from the streaming video service, an individual with knowledge of theShow More Summary

Tara Lipinski Figure Skating Drama Series in the Works at Hulu

The streamer has made a script comittment to the untitled series. read more

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