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Final Thoughts From Worlds

04/01/14  •  Articles

Final Thoughts From Worlds

With the conclusion of the gala exhibition on Sunday another World Championships came to a close. I am sure it will come as no surprise...

Yuzuru Hanyu: Close Call

03/29/14  •  Articles

Yuzuru Hanyu: Close Call

Friday night at the Saitama Super Arena and once more there was a packed house from the first flight. Everyone wanted to see whether...

Dance Final: Mixed Emotions

03/29/14  •  Articles

Dance Final: Mixed Emotions

It felt a bit strange watching the free dance at a World Championships without Meryl Davis and Charlie White and Tessa Virtue and...

Runaway Victory for Mao Asada

03/29/14  •  Articles

Runaway Victory for Mao Asada

As I watched the ladies free here in Saitama, I could not help but think back to the last post-Olympic Worlds in this nation. There...

Short Dance: Italians Dance Into the Lead

03/28/14  •  Articles

Short Dance: Italians Dance Into the Lead

When you cover an event like the World Figure Skating Championships, it's all go, go, go. Whether it's watching the events, heading...

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