Category Archives: ISU

Smooth’s Podium Picks – 2017 European Figure Skating Championships

All eyes will be on Ostrava in the Czech Republic, where for the first time in the city’s history, the European Figure Skating Championships will take place. Three reigning European Champions are back and hope to defend their titles against … Continue reading

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Smooth’s Podium Picks – Rostelecom Cup 2016

12 skaters take the ice in the Ladies division, with a possible Russian sweep in mind. Continue reading

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Smooth’s Podium Picks – European Championships 2016

“The story will be the depth and strength of the ladies from Russia. Will they sweep the podium? It’s certainly a possibility this weekend.” Continue reading

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Smooth’s Podium Picks – Cup of China 2015

After a year-long sabbatical, Three-time World Champion Mao Asada of Japan makes her returns to competition. Continue reading

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Smooth’s Podium Picks – World Championships 2015

The final skating competition of the season. Over 160 skaters will be competing to be best in the world in Shanghai this weekend. This is China’s first time hosting the event. There have been very few withdrawals as of this … Continue reading

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Smooth’s Podium Picks – Grand Prix Final, Barcelona

After two months of competition, the final stage of 2014 has been set in Barcelona, Spain. The Grand Prix Final will give us intrigue and suspense, much like a Hollywood blockbuster. The difference is, there won’t be any explosions. Here … Continue reading

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Smooth’s World Championship Figure Skating Picks

As the figure skating world converges on Moscow for next week’s World Championships, the thoughts of many are on the continued crisis in Japan. Originally scheduled for Tokyo on March 20th, the devastating earthquake, tsunami and subsequent nuclear disaster the … Continue reading

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