Klaus-Reinhold Kany

Klaus-Reinhold’s Contributions


07/04/11  •  FEATURES

Katarina Witt: On an Olympic Mission

It took a couple of months to catch up with Katarina Witt. The two-time Olympic and four-time World champion has been traveling the world the past 18 months, headlining a campaign to bring the 2018 Olympic Winter Games to Munich, Germany. “For months now...


06/27/11  •  TRANSITIONS

Grand Prix Series Evolves

The 2011-12 Grand Prix of Figure Skating events will play out differently next season. The International Skating Union’s (ISU) Grand Prix committee has made major changes to both the junior and senior events. “We want to raise the level of the senior Grand...


06/10/11  •  Inner Loop

Behind the Scenes at Junior Worlds

A backstage pass to Junior Worlds.


05/28/11  •  TRANSITIONS

Different Paths for Federica Faiella & Massimo Scali

After dancing into a disappointing fifth place at the 2011 European Championships, Italy’s Federica Faiella and Massimo Scali decided to end their 10-year career. The duo had lost the desire to participate in subsequent World Championships. “Our main goal...


05/27/11  •  FEATURES

Rising Stars Shine at Junior Worlds

The 2011 World Junior Championships unfolded in Gangneung, South Korea in early March. Getting to Gangneung, a vibrant city situated on the eastern coast of this Asian nation, was a long journey for many. After arriving in Seoul, teams then had a three...


05/06/11  •  REFLECTIONS

Anett Pötzsch: Germany’s First Golden Girl

The 1980 Olympic Winter Games in Lake Placid, N.Y., marked a magical moment in the career of Anett Pötzsch, when the then 19-year-old became the first female singles skater from her nation to be crowned Olympic champion. A STAR IS BORN Pötzsch was born in...

03/01/11  •  Web Exclusive

Kostner Claims Sixth Title at Italian Nationals

The Italian national championships took place one week after the Grand Prix Final in a rink in the southern part of Milan, which had served as the practice rink for the European championships in 1998. Carolina Kostner from Oberstdorf, Germany won her sixth...

01/23/11  •  Web Exclusive

Favorites win at German Nationals

This year, the German federation separated senior Nationals from the junior and novice competitions. Aliona Savchenko and Robin Szolkowy won their seventh consecutive national pairs title. After a flawless short program, Savchenko skated without a mistake...


01/19/11  •  Junior Grand Prix Series

2010 Junior Grand Prix Series Review

When the Junior Grand Prix Series was first introduced in 1996, it was designed to provide young skaters with experience at international competitions. The concept has proved to be a success when one looks at past results. Many junior champions have gone...


01/19/11  •  Junior Grand Prix Series

Juniors Shine On Grand Prix Circuit in 2010

The seven events of the Junior Grand Prix Series this season were held in France, Romania, Austria, Japan, Great Britain, Germany and the Czech Republic. The top eight in each discipline qualified for the Junior Grand Prix Final in Beijing, China. This season...


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