Category Archives: International Skating Union

Smooth’s Podium Picks – World Championships 2018

A number of withdrawals have been announced over the last few weeks stemming from the end of the Winter Olympics.  Continue reading

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Smooth’s Olympic Podium Picks – Ladies

It’s a far gone conclusion that a Russian lady will win gold, but which one? The bigger race will be for bronze. Continue reading

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Smooth’s Olympic Podium Picks – Ice Dance

If I’m a betting man, I would put my money on anything but this competition. Just too close for comfort to predict. Look for percentage points to decide the winner. Continue reading

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Smooth’s Olympic Podium Picks – Men

This is one of the more exciting times in men’s figure skating, with so many of them with the ability to become champion.  But who will take the next step? Continue reading

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Smooth’s Olympic Podium Picks – Pairs

22 teams made the final cut for Pyeongchang. Three of the 14 countries represented have an outside chance at a sweep of the podium. Continue reading

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Olympic Podium Picks – Team Event

10 countries qualified for the team event at the Olympics. At the top was Canada, followed by the Olympic Athletes from Russia, and the United States in 3rd. Continue reading

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Smooth’s Podium Picks – Four Continents Championship 2018

In the final event before the Olympics next month, skaters converge on Taipei to hon their programs and in some cases, finish their season strong. This is the fourth time Taiwan has hosted the Four Continents Figure Skating Championships. Men: … Continue reading

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