Archive for the ‘Sports/Olympics/Winter Sports/Figure Skating’ Category

The evolution of Yuzuru Hanyu: How one of the best ever keeps developing

Saturday, September 22nd, 2018

Japanese figure skater Yuzura Hanyu had nothing to gain by competing at the Autumn Classic International in Oakville, Ont. It was only an opportunity to showcase and practise his new program. In doing so, his evolution as a skater was evident once again.

Canadian ice dancers Weaver, Poje win gold at Autumn Classic

Saturday, September 22nd, 2018

Canada's Kaitlyn Weaver and Andrew Poje won the gold medal in ice dance on Saturday at the Autumn Classic International figure skating competition.

Japan’s Yuzuru Hanyu doesn’t miss a beat, leads Autumn Classic after short program

Friday, September 21st, 2018
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Japan's Yuzuru Hanyu seized the lead with a fluid skate in the men's short program on Friday at the Autumn Classic International.

Weaver, Poje to debut emotional free dance in their only competition of the fall

Wednesday, September 19th, 2018
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Reigning world champions Kaitlyn Weaver and Andrew Poje will debut their free dance at this week's Autumn Classic International in Oakville, Ont. Following the event, they'll join the Thank You Canada Tour, a cross-country show tour featuring Olympic champions Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir, plus Patrick Chan, Kaetlyn Osmond and others.

Canada’s Nam Nguyen triumphs at U.S. International Figure Skating Classic

Saturday, September 15th, 2018
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Nam Nguyen of Ajax, Ont., overcame a self-described "disastrous" warm-up to win the gold medal in men’s competition Friday at the U.S. International Figure Skating Classic in Salt Lake City.

Canada’s next figure skating wave ready to fill void of unprecedented exodus

Friday, August 31st, 2018

With the start of the figure skating season around the corner, Canada's skaters have already worked out their choreography, as well as their plans for generating success in competition.

Canadian figure skating looks to next generation to maintain Olympic high

Wednesday, August 29th, 2018

The departure of Patrick Chan might have opened up an opportunity in Canadian men's figure skating, but Keegan Messing will miss having the retired three-time world champion around.

The future of Canadian figure skating is barely old enough to compete

Tuesday, August 28th, 2018

The future of Canadian figure skating weighs 88 pounds, but can already reel off a laundry list of quadruple jumps unlike any Canadian skater before him. And Stephen Gogolev is just getting started.

Canadian figure skater Stephen Gogolev wins gold in junior Grand Prix debut

Friday, August 24th, 2018

Stephen Gogolev landed three quadruple jumps en route to a golden performance in men's competition Friday at the season-opening stop on the ISU Junior Grand Prix figure skating circuit.

World champion skater Kaetlyn Osmond taking entire season off

Tuesday, August 21st, 2018
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Reigning world champion Kaetlyn Osmond will not compete during the 2018-19 figure skating season.