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Eight of the Worst Falls in Figure Skating

Figure skating isn’t all just toe loops and twirls. Figure skaters fall. A lot. When learning a new jump or lift, they fall hundreds, even thousands of times. Most falls are harmless, but occasionally, things get ugly. Here are eight recent examples from the world of competitive figure skating (in order from bruising to downright [...]

Gordeeva and Grinkov Still Win for Most Amazing Skating Moment, Ever

I’ve been a skating fan for a long time… 27 years. And I’ve watched hours and hours of skating competitions. There have been many incredible moments in the sport’s history, but my favourite is still Gordeeva and Grinkov’s long program from the Calgary Olympics in 1988. Just in case there are any new skating fans [...]