Tag Archives: Figure Skating

Smooth’s Podium Picks – Grand Prix Final 2017

The final Grand Prix event of the season lands back in Japan, where 24 Senior and 24 Junior skaters and teams look for a spot on the podium. But the blockbuster story is the IOC’s decision to ban Russia from … Continue reading

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Smooth’s Podium Picks – Skate America 2017

Happy Thanksgiving! The Grand Prix season moves back to Lake Placid, where some skaters can qualify for the Grand Prix Final next month. This is the latest I can remember Skate America being held, as it’s usually held in October. … Continue reading

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Smooth’s Podium Picks – Internationaux de France 2017

The Grand Prix series takes us across the continent to Grenoble, France; where more skaters can punch their ticket to the Grand Prix Final. Grenoble was the site of the 1968 Winter Olympics. 50 years ago, a young lady by … Continue reading

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Smooth’s Podium Picks – NHK Trophy 2017

This weekend the Grand Prix circuit heads to Osaka, Japan, where a number of skaters could qualify for the Grand Prix final this weekend. Here are our picks. Men Despite a 2nd place finish at Rostelecom Cup, the overall favorite … Continue reading

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Smooth’s Podium Picks – Cup of China 2017

The third round of the Grand Prix series moves to Beijing for the Cup of China. A couple of world champions make their debut this season, while a few skaters have a chance to move on to the final. Beijing … Continue reading

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Smooth’s Podium Picks – Skate Canada International 2017

“Canada may have a big weekend in store, as they look to solidify their standing in world competition.” Continue reading

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Smooth’s Podium Picks – Rostelecom Cup 2017

“There are a few skaters who will make their mark this weekend and will look to focus on PeyongChang this winter.” Continue reading

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