Opening article in an updated weekly series on 2014 Olympic 'Team Skating' Qualification process...
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During the coming weeks as the ISU Grand Prix Series unfolds, there will be additional qualifying points updates and informative articles delving into the new Olympic "Team Skating" format that is set up in the ISU Qualification System for XXII Olympic Winter Games, Sochi 2014 Annex A – Olympic Figure Skating Team Event .pdf document.
It is the purpose of Author Patrick Ryan and Blazing Blades to provide an informative and clear understanding of how the new event has been constructed and will unfold in Sochi. We'll discuss the configuration of the team event format and it's rules which we hope will provide skating fans with maximum viewing enjoyment come Feb 6, 2014 when it all unfolds before us. - Peter Murray, Editor - Blazing Blades