Katarina Witt – The Diva on Ice with a huge heart | Legends Live On

I must have been 5 or 6 when I first stepped onto the ice of my own free will. (LEGENDS LIVE ON KATARINA WITT) I fell in love with everything to do with it and begged my parents, “Please let me become an ice skater!” East Germany had put people into programmes and she chose […]

How To Perform a Figure Skating Spiral ft. Anna Cappellini | Olympians’ Tips

(HOW TO…) Hi, I’m Anna Cappellini from the Italian Ice Sports Federation. Today I’m going to show you how to do an angel. (ANGEL) (BASICS) It’s better to start learning this movement in a straight line and possibly with a friend to give you a hand. You need to keep your abs tight all the […]

Figure Figure Skating Stars perform to ‘This Is Me’ at PyeongChang 2018 | Music Mondays

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 […]

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 […]

Johnny Weir is Figure Skating’s Force of Nature | Fashion Behind the Games

How you doing, everybody? – These are the 2000s. – Right now. More specifically, 2010. The Chinese horoscope says it’s the Year Of The Tiger. Yeah, sounds good. The Earth Hour is celebrated in more than 4,000 cities in 125 countries around the globe to raise awareness about climate change. Guys, lights please! In Los […]

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. […]

Anatomy Of A Figure Skater: What Are Maé-Bérénice Méité’s Hidden Powers?

We’ve taken six of the world’s top athletes, to find out what it takes to make a true Olympian. That’s it, come on! As we push their bodies to the max. (ANATOMY OF A FIGURE SKATER) Now, what we expect a figure skater to be is number one – strong. In addition to that, they […]