Russia’s Skating Team is Ready

Ekaterina Riazanova and Ilia Tkachenko

By Vladislav Luchianov
Photo: Polina Mitryashina

Article first published as Russia’s Skating Team is Ready For the New Season on Technorati.

In Moscow took place test skating performances of the Russia’s national figure skating team members. This is a traditional event which every year organizes the Figure Skating Federation of Russia. Top skaters presented their programs of the new season.

Among the participants were the well-known names as Evgeni Plushenko, Tatiana Volosozhar/Maxim Trankov, Ekaterina Riazanova/Ilia Tkachenko, Alena Leonova, Ksenia Makarova,Yuko Kavaguti/Alexander Smirnov, Vera Bazarova/Yuri Larionov and others.

The Russian team is very seriously preparing for the new season. All programs claim to the highest level of skating and some of them, I think, skating fans will review many times. Why? Because some of these performances are really very nice ( I mean mostly artistry, new programs are fresh and skaters still have some work with technical things). I would like to draw your special attention to the performance of ice dancing couple Ekaterina Riazanova/Ilia Tkachenko. It’s just breathtaking…

A full playlist of Russia’s national skating team performances

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