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
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
Concussions aren't normally a concern in figure skating. Then again, figure skating isn't normally a contact sport.
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 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
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 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.
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.
The pair will be NBC Sports’ lead figure skating announcers at the Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea. read more
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.
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. […]
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.
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 »
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 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 […]
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
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...
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
- 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...
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...