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  • A Valient Effort: Silks and Ice Skating

    A Valient Effort: Silks and Ice Skating

    Here is a junior skating effort from a pairs team at the Ice Skating Club Holiday Show from 2011.  The silk acrobatic is done by Tiffany Tang.  This is an innovation and twist on the typical ice skating routine and I’m not hugely sure how great of a match up this could be.  It seems that the possibility for an accident with the skates and the silks is pretty big. Thus, this is really quite a dangerous thing and if [...]

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  • Amazing Jumps From Ladies Figure Skating

    Amazing Jumps From Ladies Figure Skating

    This is a great compilation of some of the best jumps from some of the best that ladies figure skating has to offer.  Featured in this video are Ashley Wagner of the US, Elizaveta Tuktamisheva of Russia, Mao Asada from Japan, Alissa Szysny, also from the US and last is Carolina Kostner from Italy.  Each lady has their own style and grace and this can really be seen in each jump.

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  • Get Yourself To Figure Skating Bootcamp!

    Get Yourself To Figure Skating Bootcamp!

    The physical demands of figure skating are different from the demands of other sports.  Most traditional fitness workouts don’t offer the skills needed to really help a skater meets the demands of the sport.  That’s why this competitive skater decided to take matters into her own hands and opened up her own Figure Skater Bootcamp in Canada.  This is where the serious skaters need to be! Along with any one else who wants an intense workout!

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  • Ice Skating Lessons From Sasha Cohen

    Ice Skating Lessons From Sasha Cohen

    How would you like to get ice skating lessons from the likes of Sasha Cohen? She gives tips to Michelle of FawnInc and shows off some skating moves in the process.  Michelle works on her spin and then does some bunny hops.  It’s always best to start of slow when it comes to ice skating, so they will leave the back cross overs for next time!  Yikes! That Michelle learns fast!    

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  • Ashley Wagner’s Gala Performance to Vienna

    Ashley Wagner’s Gala Performance to Vienna

    Cool and collected, Ashley Wagner gave a lovely and calm performance at the 2013 World Championship Gala performance to none other than Billy Joel’s song “Vienna”.  With all the pressure off, Wagner gave a sweet and lovely to watch performance.  With the Gala performances, you can really see the personality of the skater and artistically, Wagner did not disappoint!

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  • A Bright (Orange) Future for Danielle

    A Bright (Orange) Future for Danielle

    The future looks bright for young Danielle Harrison of the UK.  In fact, it looks at least as bright as that orange costume!  She delivers a wonderful performance at the British Figure Skating Championships back in 2012 to a piece of music from “Don Quixote”.  There is a jump that looks like it might have been intended as something else, but then she popped out of it and only completed a single.  The other jumps were good – as were [...]

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  • Kostner’s Controversial Routine

    Kostner’s Controversial Routine

    With a fall very near the beginning of her routine, Carolina Kostner loses hope of a gold at the 2013 World Championships pretty quickly.  With a routine that was not super technical anyway, she needed every point she could get.  There did not seem to be the standard deduction for the fall, however.  Thus, the  controversy.  What do you think? Did she deserve  the score she got?    

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  • Kim Yuna Commands Ice And Gets Gold

    Kim Yuna Commands Ice And Gets Gold

    What an unbelievable performance at the 2013 World Championships.  Dare I say it was just about flawless?  It was jump after beautiful jump and spin after amazing spin…all strung together with really good footwork and artistic expression in her arms and face.  This was a well deserved Gold and marked as extra special considering that Kim took a year off from competition to regroup.  Just amazing!

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  • Dancing On Ice – It Is Not All Glam!

    Dancing On Ice – It Is Not All Glam!

    It seems like it would be a fun thing to do – watch famous people (paired with professionals) ice skate.  Seems harmless enough, right?  Wrong.  Take a look at this montage of some of the falls and accidents that the contestants had to go through during the different shows.  It’s not all fun and games!  Ouch!    

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  • Dancing On Ice – Jorgie Porter’s Small Mistake

    Dancing On Ice – Jorgie Porter’s Small Mistake

    Back in 2012 during the show Dancing on Ice, Jorgie Porter of the British Soap “Hollyoaks” was paired with American pairs skater, Matt Evers.  During a rehearsal for one of the performances, Porter placed her boot during a move too close to Evers face, and ended up cutting him right between the eyes!  Evers quickly places Porter on the ice and seeks medical attention – and ends up with stitches on his forehead.  Every move counts!  Watch as they still [...]

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