Category Archives: NHK Trophy

Smooth’s Podium Picks 2022 – NHK Trophy

The Grand Prix series heads to the other side of the globe and the country of Japan for the NHK Trophy.  Slots for the Grand Prix Final have been clinched, and more will be determined this weekend. Men: Japan’s Shoma … Continue reading

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Smooth’s Podium Picks – NHK Trophy 2021

The ISU Grand Prix heads to the other side of the world this weekend, as the competition begins in Tokyo, Japan. The big story here is the withdrawal of Russia’s Alexandra Trusova. She was considered the heavy favorite in the … Continue reading

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Smooth’s Podium Picks – NHK Trophy 2018

The fourth leg of the Senior Grand Prix series heads to Hiroshima, Japan; where three more skaters could qualify for the Grand Prix Final next month. Men – (Full Lineup) The favorite this weekend is the hometown skater, Shoma Uno, … Continue reading

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Smooth’s Podium Picks – NHK Trophy 2015

The final leg of the Grand Prix series ends in Nagano, Japan; where 55 skaters will compete for slots in the Grand Prix Final in Barcelona.  A few skaters are guaranteed slots, barring disaster.  Some have an outside chance of … Continue reading

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