ISU Skating Awards
ISU Skating Awards 2021
The International Skating Union (ISU) and Art on Ice are proud to announce the second edition of the ISU Skating Awards on July 10, 2021 which will be live streamed on the Skating ISU YouTube channel.
Despite the challenging season due to the COVID-19 pandemic, which led to the cancellation of numerous events, the ISU and Art on Ice have decided to hold a special edition of the ISU Skating Awards. Because of the exceptional season and limited Figure Skating events, only the Lifetime Achievement Award will be presented this year. However the fans will be treated to an amazing show, highlighting skating at its finest, featuring some of the greatest athletes from around the world and some exclusive interviews.
Join our amazing hosts Tanith and Charlie White and the talented athletes in celebration of Figure Skating and discover who will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award 2021. Save the date of July 10, 2021 and stay tuned for further announcements.
ISU Skating Awards 2020
A long process lead to the final vote. The first long list of candidates were based on the results and experiences at the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating individual events and Final, ISU European Figure Skating Championships and ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships of the 2019/20 season. That list was then submitted to votes by the public, media and ISU Members between December 1, 2019 and February 10, 2020, which determined the three nominees in each category, that were announced on June 26, 2020.
The Jury had the responsibility of choosing the winner of each category among the nominees, who were revealed live on the ISU Skating Awards.
The winners of the premier ISU Skating Awards 2020 were revealed during the online ceremony hosted by Tanith and Charlie White on July 11, 2020. Re-watch the show on demand to relive the excitement. And if you just want to know who won…. well… The winners are….
Most Valuable Skater
Honors the Single Skater or Pair or Ice Dance Couple who best managed to increase the level of popularity of Figure Skating with their fan base, media attention and sponsor appreciation. More details
Honors the Single Skater or Pair or Ice Dance Couple whose costume reflects creativity, contemporary implementation, fashion, style and originality. More details
Most Entertaining Program
Honors the Single Skater or Pair or Ice Dance Couple whose program had the best music selection, expression, creativity, contemporary implementation, originality and overall performance. More details
Honors a talented Single Skater or Pair or Ice Dance Couple competing very successfully in ISU Events on the Senior level for the first season. More details
Honors the choreographic work of a Choreographer who successfully inspired one or several Single Skaters and/or Pairs and/or ice Dance Couples. More details
Honors a Coach who delivered professional and efficient work and achieved outstanding results with one or several Single Skaters and/or Pairs and/or ice Dance Couples. More details
Honors a Figure Skating legend having achieved great success and popularity and is considered as a role model for the Figure Skating World.