Tag Archives: Grand Prix

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 – 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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Smooth’s Podium Picks – Skate America 2016

This is the first Grand Prix event in the new 2016-17 season. Many of skaters have put their new programs into place in non-Grand Prix events over the last few months. Some skaters have had to withdraw due to injury. … 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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Smooth’s Podium Picks – Rostelecom Cup 2015

The Grand Prix circuit heads east to Moscow, Russia; where more than 55 skaters will continue their quest for a spot at the Final in Barcelona. There is some uncertainty in regards to last weekend’s cancellation of the Trophee Bompard … Continue reading

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Smooth’s Podium Picks – Trophée Eric Bompard 2015

The big story this weekend is the withdrawal of reigning world champions, Gabriella Papadakis & Guillaume Cizeron of France. That blows the field wide open. Continue reading

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