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Smooth’s Podium Picks 2022 – Grand Prix Final

The Grand Prix series return to Torino, Italy, where both the Junior and Senior Finals will take place.  It’s only fitting that the event is taking place in Italy, as the country has had it’s best success this season with … Continue reading

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Smooth’s Podium Picks 2022 – Grand Prix Espoo

The sixth and final leg of the senior Grand Prix heads to the city of Espoo, which is located just outside of the capital city of Helsinki, Finland. Espoo is the corporate home to Finnish technology giant, Nokia and chocolate … Continue reading

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Smooth’s Podium Picks 2022 – Grand Prix de Internationaux de France

The Grand Prix series moves east across the ocean and into the beautiful city of Angers. Located in the western portion of France beside the Maine river at the edge of the Loire Valley, this city has the look of … Continue reading

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Smooth’s Podium Picks – Rostelecom Cup 2021

The final leg of the 2021-22 Grand Prix season stops in Sochi, Russia; where a number of high stakes positions for next month’s Final will be determined among four categories. The event was originally scheduled to be held at its … Continue reading

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Smooth’s Podium Picks – Junior and Senior Grand Prix Final 2019

After 6 stops, the Grand Prix series end with a final that is sure to be memorable. Junior and Senior division champions will be determined in Torino, Italy. Torino, also known as Turin, was the site of the 2006 Winter … Continue reading

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Smooth’s Podium Picks – Internationaux de France de patinage 2019

This is the third stop on the Grand Prix, the beautiful city of Grenoble, France. Situated in the French Alps, it was the site of the 1968 Winter Olympics. In those games, Peggy Fleming won gold and became a figure … Continue reading

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Smooth’s Podium Picks – ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final (Senior & Junior) 2018

The Grand Prix season ends this weekend with both the Junior and Senior Final taking place in Vancouver, site of the 2010 Winter Olympics. It will be an Olympic-style showing, as a number of former medal winners will be participating … Continue reading

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Smooth’s Podium Picks – Internationaux de France de Patinage 2018

The final week of Grand Prix qualifying ends with competition in French Alps city of Grenoble.  One of the more exciting contests will be in the ladies competition, where a skater came out of nowhere to defeat two former World … Continue reading

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Smooth’s Podium Picks – Rostelecom Cup 2018

Round four of the Senior Grand Prix series heads to Moscow and the possibility of two different sweeps of the podium for Russia. One category could be a definite, but the other is quite unsure. More skaters could qualify for … Continue reading

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Smooth’s Podium Picks – GP Helsinki 2018

After two weeks in North America, the Grand Prix series travels across the Atlantic to Helsinki, Finland; where two Olympic champions make their way to the ice in search of another Grand Prix Championship. Men – (Full Entries) This weekend … Continue reading

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