Skating

Over the Moon

By on Nov 13, 2017 in @SkatingPj, Olympics, Skating

“I see London, I see France —-” Ok, even I can’t believe I started this week’s blog with that, just because the skaters are headed there to compete! We are coming up to Week 5 of the Grand Prix Series and I want to talk a little bit about what’s been happening so far. For instance, I am over the moon for Chinese pair team and current World champions Wenjing...

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First Things First

By on Nov 6, 2017 in @SkatingPj, Olympics, Skating

The Grand Prix series is headed to Japan for the NHK Trophy, but not before an interesting week of figure skating culminating in Beijing at the Cup of China. First things first, Patrick Chan withdrew from NHK Trophy to concentrate on training for nationals. Although I am disappointed at not seeing Patrick skate in Japan, I fully support his choice to do as he sees...

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The Whole Story

By on Oct 30, 2017 in @SkatingPj, Olympics, Skating

As I mentioned, I was in Regina this past week covering the Skate Canada International. It was also a chance for me to visit my family in Regina. One funny thing before I continue with my skating stuff. Cousin Rhonda met me at the airport and after a quick hug, I introduced her to my friend Ted Flett who writes for Golden Skate. Unfortunately, Ted and I were in the...

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Skate Canada Snapshot – Day Two

By on Oct 29, 2017 in @SkatingPj, Olympics, Skating

I am in Regina. I am having so much fun! The skating is great and the hospitality matches. Mind you, I am staying with family and the price is right! As I did yesterday, I am coming up with a snapshot of memorable moments from day 2 of competition here at the Skate Canada International. On deck today? The free programs in all four disciplines. The Ladies – Kaetlyn...

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Skate Canada Snapshot – Day One

By on Oct 28, 2017 in @SkatingPj, Olympics, Skating

Nothing is more thrilling for me than getting the chance to sit in the stands with the rest of you and watch figure skating. Today’s thrill were the short programs at the Skate Canada International in Regina, Saskatchewan. A snapshot of some of my favourites on the ice today: Ladies -Kaetlyn Osmond – Canada – leader after short program – PB score of 76.06 As I...

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This one’s for you, cousins!

By on Oct 23, 2017 in @SkatingPj, Olympics, Skating

I am totally psyched about going to this year’s Skate Canada International in Regina. First of all, it’s a chance to have a visit with cousins who live there, and secondly, it’s a chance to see some great skating. My family is the perfect representation for many new fans headed to the rink for a competition; they bought tickets as soon as they went on sale, they...

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