Figure Skating Stories to Watch at PyeongChang 2018 | Olympic Winter Games

Pyeongchang 2018 – the stories to watch. Figure skating. Figure skating is the most graceful sport at the Winter Olympics, matching elegance with intense concentration, pinpoint precision with spins, throws and jumps, all on blades barely wider than a fingernail. There are five disciplines in figure skating. The men’s and ladies singles events consist of…

The Love Story Between Two Figure Skaters | A Game for Two

I’m Anna Cappellini, World Champion ice-dancer. I started skating when I was three because there was an ice rink near my home. So my parents took me there one Sunday then another then I kept asking to go back to the ice rink and that’s how my adventure started. I’m Ondrej Hotarek, Italian Champion ice-skater…

If Cute Babies Competed in the Winter Games | Olympic Channel

The Baby Winter Games are back. So get ready, because we have an epic day of truly shocking moments, heartbreak, and triumph. First up, curling. Sweden versus Canada. Both teams throwing the rock extremely well, but who can handle the pressure? What a shot! Even he can’t believe it. Now, the Canadians. Oh, no, what…

The Ice Dance that Conquered the World | The Olympics on the Record

Nottingham, England. Home of Robin Hood… ..Raleigh bicycles… and writer DH Lawrence. A city not commonly associated with the Olympic Winter Games – until a trainee policeman called Christopher Dean met an insurance clerk named Jane Torvill… ..and they combined to become one of the greatest Olympic duos of all time. We often refer to…

Figure Skating vs Ice Hockey | Who Will be Best at the Other Sport? | Sports Swap Challenge

(SPORTS SWAP) I’m Herberts Vasiljevs, Latvia, ice hockey. Herberts Vasiljevs! I love fast-paced hockey, the challenge, the competition and when a goal is scored, it’s unbelievable! (3-TIME OLYMPIAN, (TURIN 2006, VANCOUVER 2010, SOCHI 2014) I’m Valentina Marchei and I’m a figure skater from Italy. The good thing about our sport is there are no copies….