Tag Archives: International Skating Union

Smooth’s Podium Picks – World Championships 2018

A number of withdrawals have been announced over the last few weeks stemming from the end of the Winter Olympics.  Continue reading

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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 – 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 – 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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