Wednesday, March 19, 2014

2014 World Championships: Ladies Preview

Oftentimes the World Championships are glossed over in a Olympic year.  After the high of the Olympics, going to worlds is a bit like stepping down.  Well, gloss or no, the World Championships are still a huge deal and winning a medal here, even if it's in an emotionally/physically depleted field, is also a huge deal.

The top ladies vying for gold

Monday, March 17, 2014

2014 Junior World Championships: Ladies Review

And the Russian domination continues!  For the second year in a row the Russian ladies made it a clean sweep, nabbing all three spots on the podium.

Back-to-back titles for Elena, and back-to-back sweeps for Russia

Monday, March 10, 2014

2014 Junior World Championships: Ladies Preview

Lordy, this has been one busy year for figure skating! After a very long season we're down to the final events: the World Championships.  Junior Worlds takes place in Sofia, Bulgaria from March 10-16.  Let's take a look at the top contenders on a team by team basis...

Team Russia
Elena Radionova, Serafima Sakhanovich, Evgenia Medvedeva
L to R: Medvedeva, Radionova, Sakhanovich