Vanessa James/Morgan Cipres struck gold, becoming the first European Pair Skating Champions from France since 1932 as the ISU European Figure Skating Championships continued Thursday with the Pairs Free Skating in Minsk (BLR). Defending champions Evgenia Tarasova/Vladimir Morozov of Russia settled for the silver this time while Russian newcomers Aleksandra Boikova/Dmitri Kozlovskii captured the bronze medal in their debut at the ISU European Figure Skating Championships.
Mikhail Kolyada of Russia took the lead in the Men’s Short Program as the ISU European Figure Skating Championships 2019 continued in Minsk (BLR) on Thursday with the Men’s Short Program. Alexander Samarin, also from Russia, edged out Spain’s six-time and reigning European Champion Javier Fernandez to come second.
With two World Cup stops to go, Suzanne Schulting (NED) tops the overall world ranking, unbeaten in the Ladies’ 1000m, and comes into the last leg of the season full of confidence after dominating the European Championships in front of her home fans.
France’s Vanessa James/Morgan Cipres grabbed a lead of almost three points over defending European Champions Evgenia Tarasova/Vladimir Morozov of Russia as the ISU European Figure Skating Championships continued Wednesday with the Pairs Short Program in Minsk (BLR).
Alina Zagitova of Russia took the lead in the Ladies Short Program as the ISU European Figure Skating Championships opened Wednesday in Minsk (BLR). Teammate Sofia Samodurova sits in second and Switzerland’s Alexia Paganini follows in third.
Future stars of Short Track take center stage at the ISU World Junior Short Track Speed Skating Championships.
The ISU World Junior Short Track Speed Skating Championships take place at the Maurice-Richard Arena, Montreal, Canada, from January 25-27.
Europe’s top figure skaters are ready for the ISU European Figure Skating Championships 2019 in Minsk, Belarus (January 21-27).
We are shocked and saddened by the unexpected passing of John Coughlin.
For Sofia Prosvirnova (RUS) the 2019 ISU European Short Track Championships summed up all that makes her sport one of the most thrilling rides out there. Dominant displays were jumbled up with dramatic falls, crucial refereeing decisions and healthy slices of luck, all of which resulted in favorites winning, returning warriors surprising themselves and young guns coming to the fore.
Russian Ice Dancers Alexandra Stepanova and Ivan Bukin have taken the next step in their career this season.
Host nation’s golden girl, Suzanne Schulting, tastes glory and disappointment, while Hungary’s speedy siblings blow away rivals at the ISU European Short Track Speed Skating Championships.
Pavel Kulizhnikov is the fastest man on skates. In 2015 he beat the 500m World Record in Salt Lake City (USA) in 33.98 seconds. To this date no one else managed to skate the 500m under 34 seconds. The 24-year-old Russian began Speed Skating when he was 12 years old and his talent for the sport was evident from the start. "I appeared to make progress way faster than most other kids", he says.