|Diva Wagner reclaims the throne!|
Monday, January 26, 2015
All of the promos for this event centered on one thing: Gracie vs. Ashley. This is the new "it" rivalry in U.S. skating. Both want the crown...only one can wear it. Drama, drama, drama! Everyone was expecting a big showdown and, thankfully, that's pretty much what we got.
Friday, January 16, 2015
Nationals are right around the corner! The senior ladies will take the ice for their SP in less than a week! There have been plenty of story lines in US skating this year but it always comes down to who does what at nationals. I'll take a look at where the top competitors stand coming in and give them a bottom line for these championships.
|Battle of the Blondes!|
Thursday, January 1, 2015
Happy New Year everyone! It's time for a fresh new start in 2015, and that goes for figure skating too. Several countries held their national championships over the past couple of weeks including two of the major ones: Russia and Japan. New champions were crowned in many of the competitions. So here's my national championship round-up...
2015 Russian National Championships
|A new Russian Queen is crowned!|
Sunday, December 21, 2014
The Grand Prix series is over and we're moving into the second half of the season. Based on what we've seen and what we can expect to see, here are my Power Rankings for the top 10 ladies of the 2014-2015 season so far...
10. Rika Hongo (JPN)
Sunday, December 14, 2014
The "regular season" of skating all comes down to this: the Final. We saw two great competitions and lots of amazing skating in both the senior and junior ladies' events. I'll take a look at the seniors first...
2014-2015 Grand Prix Final
|No Russian sweep this year!|
Thursday, December 4, 2014
I was hoping I wouldn't need to post anything between now and the Final, only because when I do it's usually not good news...
Gracie Gold Out of the Grand Prix Final
|Man, does that suck|
Monday, December 1, 2014
This final event started off as a real nail biter but, like so many of the competitions this year, turned out to be a little less thrilling than I expected it to be.