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Archive for February, 2014

Are Figure Skating Costumes Really That Bad?

Every Olympics I get all kinds of tweets, emails and texts from friends reeling from some pretty terrible figure skating costumes. Believe me, I know they exist. There are numerous blogs, like this Tumblr Skating Fugly, dedicated to gross get-ups. But, let’s be honest. Not every Olympic sport wins when it comes to costuming and [...]

2014 European Figure Skating Championships, Budapest

Last month, I had the chance to take in in the European Figure Skating Championships in Budapest. It was real sneak peek for the Olympic Games. The women’s event was was one the best I’ve seen with every skater in the last flight performing almost flawlessly. Here are some pics from the competition and the [...]