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Smooth’s Podium Picks – World Junior Figure Skating Championships 2017

The skating stars of the future are in Taipei, as the World Juniors take place. Over 130 skaters representing 30 countries will take part this weekend.  Some skaters have senior experience in their national competitions, but haven’t either reached the legal … Continue reading

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Approximately one year from now, the world will converge on Pyeongchang, Korea for the 2018 Winter Olympics.  Figure skating will be the main draw for the Olympics, as the events will take place in the morning, Korea time.  However, the … Continue reading

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Smooth’s Podium Picks – NHK Trophy 2016

This weekend marks the 6th and final competition of the Grand Prix season. The stage is set for Tokyo, where over 40 skaters will participate in the remaining slots for the Grand Prix Final. Men Analysis – Japan’s Yuzuru Hanyu … Continue reading

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Smooth’s Podium Picks – Cup of China 2016

The Grand Prix circut heads east with a weekend of skating in Bejing, China. Five of six competitions will be in the books by the end of this weekend and we’ll have a clearer picture of who will be in … 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 – 2016 KOSÉ Team Challenge Cup

” The teams are captained by Olympic Gold Medallists. Kristi Yamaguchi (1992, Albertville) captains Team North America, Christopher Dean (1984, Sarajevo) is Team Europe’s captain, while Shizuka Arakawa (2006, Turin) captains Team Asia.” Continue reading

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Smooth’s Podium Picks – World Championships 2016

“24 of the top individual skaters in each category (men & ladies), 16 pairs teams and 20 ice dance teams will be competing this weekend.” Continue reading

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