Monday, October 31, 2011

2011 Skate Canada: Ladies Review

As expected, we saw some pretty good skating at Skate Canada...of course, the competition was not without its disappointments and trainwrecks.

The Russian domination begins...

Friday, October 28, 2011

Leave Your Comments!

Just a quick notice:

It was brought to my attention that the comments section was set to allow only Registerd Users to post comments.  That was my bad...I'm still figuring out how this thing works!  Anyhoo, Anonymous posting has been enabled so if you feel so inclined, by all means feel free to comment, discuss, debate or criticize (though I ask that you be kind...I'm very delicate and sensitive).

Happy commenting! :)

Thursday, October 27, 2011

2011 Skate Canada: Ladies Preview & Predictions

One event down, five more to go.  The next stop on the Grand Prix is Skate Canada and, with any luck, the level of skating will be much better than last week's...

Maybe these three...maybe not...

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Friday, October 21, 2011

2011 Skate America: Ladies Preview & Predictions

So I said I wasn't going post until after Skate America, but what they heck, I'll do a preview.  Why? 'Cause it's Friday and I'm bored as hell at work...

My money is on these three...

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

2011 JGP Tallin Cup: Ladies Review + Yu-Na Kim News and More

A lot has happened in the figure skating world in the last few days.  So here's a quick run-down of what's going on as we gear up to begin the Grand Prix series...

2011 JGP Tallinn Cup

Monday, October 10, 2011

2011 JGP Lombardi: Ladies Review & JGP Standings

To say the outcome of this competition was a surprise is a huge understatement.  With four of the six spots locked for the JGPF, those final two spots are up for grabs in this final week of competition.  But I'll get to that in a minute.  First, we'll look at the JGP Lombardi results...

Thursday, October 6, 2011

Flashback: Rostelecom Cup Through the Years

At last, I've reached the final stop on my flashback tour:  Rostelecom Cup or Cup of Russia...I'm still shocked I stuck with this and did a review for all of the events!

Miki won...I seriously couldn't find a podium picture

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

All Hail the Kween: Aranjuez

She is the best thing to happen to ice skating since the invention of the zamboni.  I'm talking about the illustrious Kween of the ice, the legend, the one and only, Michelle Kwan.  It's time to revisit one of the Kween's many, many fine moments in the sport: her free skate from the 2003 nationals...

Passion of the Kwan

Monday, October 3, 2011

2011 Japan Open & 2011 JGP Austria: Ladies Review

Lots happened over the weekend in the skating world.  I'll start with the first big senior competition of the season, Japan Open, before wrapping things up with the junior ladies at JGP Austria.

Japan Open 2011