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Sports Explained: Figure Skating

Wai Sallas asks himself what would Brian Boitano do, as he explains the glitz, glamour, and power... of Figure Skating. The post Sports Explained: Figure Skating appeared first on The Good Men Project.

A brief history of the Zamboni

The technical name for the funny-looking machine that refurbishes the ice at hockey and figure skating rinks is an ice resurfacer, but you probably know it better as a Zamboni. Here are a few points you may not have known about the leading brand in the industry for more than 60 years. Show More Summary

Picture China: Protests Cleared, Rocket Launch, Momo IPO

The day's China news in pictures: Hong Kong police officers break up a yellow umbrella sculpture, China's Long March rocket technology marked its 201st launch, Chinese athletes in the figure skating Grand Prix and more.

An interview with Uncle Verne Lundquist

CBS' beloved voice of college football, college basketball, and golf mostly just misses calling Olympic figure skating. Spencer Hall: You've never seen an ending like the 2013 Iron Bowl, right? Verne Lundquist: No. Laettner, perhaps,...Show More Summary

Atlanta Restaurants Figure into a Day or Night on Holiday Ice Rinks

Thinking ice skating over the holidays? Triple axels, Salchows and nose plants all work up a hunger game for something hot to nourish the soul, spirited hydration or a toasty night cap. Use your tactile-tipped gloves to tap these links leading to restaurants within easy gliding distance of ice skating rinks around Atlanta. Show More Summary

Florida State as Public Enemy Number One Is Undervalued, Disrespected

"It goes back to perception," Florida State head coach Jimbo Fisher said on Monday afternoon. "Sometimes, to devalue winning, they never stood at this podium.... We're turning into figure skating. We're judging." The above quote from Fisher's weekly press conference excerpted by B/R FSU Beat Writer Bob Ferrante is not typical coachspeak. Show More Summary

Former Figure Skating World Champion Carolina Kostner Faces Lengthy Ban For Helping Boyfriend

Former figure skating world champion Carolina Kostner, of Rome, now faces a proposed ban in the doping case that involves her former boyfriend, Alex Schwazer, an Olympic race walking gold medalist. On Friday the request was made as part...Show More Summary

We skated with Brian Boitano, and learned exactly what he'd do

"Don't face plant in front of Brian Boitano." A lifelong figure skating fan raised in the golden era of American skating, this interviewer couldn't reject a chance to talk to the Brian Boitano... while on ice. Tumbling nose first into the frozen rink, while smashing both my teeth and sequin dreams, seemed worth the risk. Show More Summary

US Skaters Get Olympic Bronze 50 Years Late

There's no Olympics this winter, but the US still managed to claim two bronze medals in figure skating yesterday—from the 1964 Innsbruck Olympics. Siblings Vivian and Ronald Joseph came in fourth place in pairs figure skating but were given bronze medals a couple of years later after the West...

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 months 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 months 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 months 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

2 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel

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

2 months agoLGBT / Gay : Out.com

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. […]

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