Monday, November 25, 2013

2013 Rostelecom Cup: Ladies Review & Grand Prix Final Standings

Every season there's at least one competition where the judging raises eyebrows.  Last year it was Mao Asada's controversial win over Akiko Suzuki at NHK; this year it's the judging at Rostelecom Cup.  Terrible judging...just terrible...

Ahh, nothing like hometown scoring to make you feel good

Monday, November 18, 2013

2013 Trophee Eric Bompard: Ladies Review

The penultimate event of the Grand Prix season did not disappoint.  With a mini rivalry/feud brewing and trips to the Grand Prix Final on the line, the top competitors brought their "A" game.

All three As brought their "A" game!

Monday, November 11, 2013

2013 NHK Trophy: Ladies Review

And just like that we're already in the second half of the Grand Prix season.  NHK Trophy is always a big deal because Japan is where figure skating is the most popular.  It's the most exciting place to skate and, thankfully, NHK didn't disappoint this least not too much.

Mao and Elena are on a roll! 

Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Around the World in Skating: November 5, 2013

Just a few updates and thoughts on some of the things making headlines this week...

Yu-Na Kim to Debut at Golden Spin

Time to kick off her season!

Monday, November 4, 2013

2013 Cup of China: Ladies Review

We've seen some good skating so far this season so, naturally, we were due for a splatfest.  Cup of China was a very disappointing competition for everyone but the winner...

Who had Anna as the #1 fantasy pick? No one, I'm sure...