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What Happened to Mira Leung?

This is a question that came in from a reader and one that I asked myself during the Canadian Figure Skating Championships earlier this year. What happened to Mira Leung? Canadian figure skating fans will remember that Mira was touted as the country’s next big talent when she rose to fame after she began landing [...]

A Round-Up of Off-Season Skating News

I know, I know… I’ve been a terrible blogger of late. In my defense, it is the summer. But, that doesn’t mean nothing is happening in the big bad figure skating world. Here’s a rundown of some rather gossipy off-season news: Lauzon and Dubreuil retire from ice dance after a remarkable 13-year career Kristi Yamaguchi [...]

Skate Canada Names Worlds and Four Continents Skaters

Skate Canada has named the World/Four Continents teams for 2007. The  team going to Worlds in Tokyo is as expected, but there are some changes to the group going to the Four Continents Championships in Colorado Springs next month. Most notably, Mira Leung has opted out of Four Continents, so Cynthia Phaneuf will go in [...]

I’m Going to Skate Canada

My sister and I bought my mom tickets to Skate Canada for her birthday and so the three of us are heading off to Victoria in November to take it all in. In addition to seeing new programs from Mira Leung, Alissa Czisny, Dube/Davidson and Stephane Lambiel, I’m also looking forward to checking out the [...]

Let the Season Begin!

The break is over. And what an intriguing start to the BC skating season. Here’s some of the news: After being described in print as, “God’s reward to Joanne McLeod for the frustration of coaching Emanuel Sandhu,” it seems McLeod wasn’t down with not being in charge of every aspect of the young Leung’s training. [...]