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Feb 18, 2015

Four Continents 2015: the Men



The men's event at Four Continents this year may have lacked the marquee name in men's figure skating outside of Europe, but that didn't mean there was nothing to see at the competition.

Feb 16, 2015

Four Continents 2015: Ladies


The collective age of the ladies podium at the 2015 Four Continents Championships averaged around 16.67 years, which gave this competition the feel of a junior competition. The actual skating itself certainly did not deviate from this feeling.

Feb 12, 2015

In the Mood for Love



Valentine's Day is drawing near, and so too, does the swarm of heart-shaped boxes of chocolates, cutesy social media status updates, and pink- and red-festooned cards, all of which signals ROMANCE! LOVE! PASSION! in our current milieu. Indeed, nothing says "I love you" more than commemorating the martyrdom of a Roman saint prone to bouts of illegal proselytizing.

However, if musing on the martyrdom of St. Valentine isn't enough to get you properly in the mood for Valentine's Day this year, watch the following figure skating programs:

Dec 29, 2014

Favorite Performances of 2014


It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a figure blog on the cusp of a new year, must write a retrospective listing favorite performances from the year past. And so here are mine for 2014.

Note that I said "favorite," which may or may not necessarily correspond with "best." Insert usual caveats such as de gustibus non est disputandum, etc., here.