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    Lift.Loop.Lunge Blog & Sexual Misconduct in Figure Skating Series

    Hello Everyone! I recently launched a new figure skating blog known as Lift.Loop.Lunge! In light of the anger and confusion brought on by the circumstances surrounding John Coughlin's death, I will be releasing a series of posts related to sexual misconduct in figure skating. I have been...
  2. Olivierdu07

    Help the French Synchronized Figure skating team

    Hello, If I post here this message it is for the French Synchronized Skating Team to participate in the World Championships in Helsinki, Finland. If we made this pot it's because the team has a very small budget and very little help from the French state. Even 1 €, it will make us very happy...
  3. AquaLady

    Buzzfeed Quiz: Which Ice Dance Team Should You Check Out?

    Take this buzzfeed personality test to see which ice dance team you should check out! Curious to see which team y’all got!
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    New Webcast Skate Talk Online with Tony Wheeler

    Skate Talk Online is proud to announce a brand new website and webcast dedicated to the figure skating community. STO is hosted by FSU own @Tony Wheeler and produced by @mysticchic Jacque Tiegs. Each day this week, STO will be releasing video interviews with skaters and personalities within...
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    Axel Preparation: Exercises and tips for landing an axel?

    Hello, everyone. So I'm finally reaching a major milestone in learning how to skate, learning the axel. Before I start attempting it, I was wondering if anyone had any tips on how to get an axel and could breakdown the process of actually doing one.
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    Mai Mihara cheer thread

    By popular demand, a cheer thread for Mai Mihara! (三原 舞依 Mihara Mai) from Kobe, Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan. Mai is the 2017 Four Continents Champion, 2018 Four Continents Silver Medalist, 2016 Skate America Bronze Medalist, 2016 CS Nebelhorn Trophy Champion, and 2016–17 Japanese National Bronze...
  7. Eislauffan

    Interview Papadakis/Cizeron: "It is natural for us to skate together"

    In this interview for the ISU website, Gabriella Papadakis/Guillaume Cizeron talk about the secret of their success, the pressure of winning and practical questions they have heading into their first Olympic Winter Games. Enjoy. :-)
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    Kaori Sakamoto cheer thread

    Kaori Sakamoto is the 2018 Four Continents Champion, the 2017 Skate America Silver Medalist and 2017 Japanese National Silver Medalist. Earlier in her career, she won bronze at the 2017 World Junior Championships, bronze at the 2016–17 JGP Final, and gold at the 2016–17 Japan Junior...
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    Alina Zagitova cheer thread

    Alina Zagitova is the 2018 European Champion, 2017–18 Grand Prix Final Champion, and 2018 Russian National Champion. Earlier in her career, she won gold at the 2017 World Junior Championships and at the 2016–17 Junior Grand Prix Final. Not too shabby! With stats like that, a cheering thread is...
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    Vincent Zhou cheer thread

    Vincent Zhou is the 2017 World Junior Champion, 2017 U.S. National Silver Medalist, and 2018 U.S. National Bronze Medalist on his way to the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games, and he is just getting started. So, I figured it's about time that Vincent had his own cheer thread. Enjoy!
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    What are you hoping the PyeongChang Winter Olympic headlines will say? Far-fetched or not.

    As we are fast approaching the start of the PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games, :cheer2: what (or who) will be the big headline? More importantly, FSUers, :respec: what would YOU like the figure skating/ice dancing headlines to say?
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