Daily Archives: 28 January 2013

Croatian Rhapsody: Afterword

Javier Fernandez after winning the European title

By Vladislav Luchianov

European Figure Skating Championships, which was held in Zagreb, Croatia last week, was interesting and eventful from different parts of sports life.

Carolina Kostner: “Bolero” is a big challenge

Carolina Kostner performing Bolero at European championships in Zagreb

Carolina Kostner, who won gold at the European Championships on Saturday, said that the performance of her free skating program to the music “Bolero” by Maurice Ravel and choreographed by Lori Nichol is a big challenge, and that this music deserves a very high-quality skating.

Gold’s Silver Lining

2013 US Nationals ladies podium

By Kitty Xie

Skating fans finally know what the Gold’s hype is all about. In an incredible lights-out free skate Saturday night, 17-year-old Gracie Gold catapulted from the abyss to the mountaintop, clinching the national silver medal in her first senior season.

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