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Smooth’s Podium Picks: 2017 Canadian National Skating Championships

Canadian nationals are this weekend in the nation’s capital, in celebration of the country’s 150th birthday.  Novice, Junior and Senior disciplines will be decided this week, with the top skaters battling this weekend for spots on the World team representing … Continue reading

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Smooth’s Podium Picks – Skate Canada 2016

The Grand Prix circuit travels to Mississauga, Ontario; as more than 60 skaters compete for a spot at the Grand Prix final. This weekend also marks the return of one of the top Ice Dance teams in the world. Men’s … Continue reading

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Smooth’s Pick – Skate Canada 2015

Patrick Chan finds himself looking at a different landscape and facing a familiar adversary. Continue reading

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Smooth’s Podium Picks – Skate Canada 2014

From Chicago we take a flight west to the Canadian Rockies for the 2nd round of the Grand Prix. Skate Canada takes place in Kelowna, British Columbia where 55 skaters will participate. So far Russian skaters have dominated the podium … Continue reading

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Judging in the Ladies Skating Competition at Sochi Turns Into a Farce!

If there’s one thing the 2014 Sochi Olympics will be remember for, it’s the sign of intrigue. As I said in my previous blog post, the Ladies competition was gonna be close, exciting and devastating for those skaters who will … Continue reading

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Podium Picks – 2014 Canadian Figure Skating Championships

It’s hard to keep track of all the competitions happening this weekend, but believe it or not, Skate Canada begins their selections for the 2014 Winter Olympic Games this weekend with the 100th anniversary of the Canadian Figure Skating Championships. … Continue reading

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Podium Picks – Grand Prix Final at Fukuoka, Japan

This weekend marks the ends of the Grand Prix season for 2013. From there, it will be full steam ahead to Sochi in February. The ISU Grand Prix returns to Japan. But this time, it takes place in the city … Continue reading

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