Category Archives: Olympics

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 – 2014 World Championships

The long season comes to a conclusion with this year’s World Championships in Japan.  If you may remember, the competition was originally schedule for Tokyo in 2011, when tragedy struck.  The Earthquake/Tsunami/Nuclear Power Plant disrupted the World Championships and the … Continue reading

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Judging in the Ladies Skating Competition at Sochi Turns Into a Farce!

If there’s one thing the 2014 Sochi Olympics will be remember for, it’s the sign of intrigue. As I said in my previous blog post, the Ladies competition was gonna be close, exciting and devastating for those skaters who will … Continue reading

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