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Maria Kazakova/Georgy Reviya (GEO) started their international junior career as a team not like most skaters at the ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating, but at the ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships 2018 in Sofia (BUL). They were still a very new team, but drew attention right away.

Oct 12, 2020

Have you been watching the ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships streams? Take a closer look in company of Marjorie Lajoie and Zachary Lagha (CAN) who take us through their performance at the 2019 edition and discuss their experience as Juniors with Ted Barton. 

Oct 09, 2020

Find out about the Junior experience with an Exclusive interview between Anastasia Mishina & Aleksandr Galliamov (RUS) and Ted Barton. They also take us through their performance at the ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships 2019. Don't miss the full streams on Skating ISU YouTube Channel, as the ISU puts the juniors at the center stage in a time where the ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating should have taken place.  You will also find Ted's Takes on the top three performances of each event of the Championships.

Oct 07, 2020

The stars that impress us at the World and Olympic stage today all have started out at the junior level and began their journey with the ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating series. So did Rika Kihira (JPN), a two-time ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Champion and the 2018 ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final Champion.

Oct 02, 2020

Ted Barton has a chat with Matteo Rizzo (ITA) to discuss the current times but also his experience as a junior. Although the ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series 2020/21 was cancelled, Junior Skaters take centre stage in the spirit of the #UpAgain campaign with the streaming of the 2017, 2018 and 2019 ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships. Matteo takes us through his performance at the 2018 edition. 

Sep 28, 2020

An exlusive interview between the young and talented Young You (KOR) and Ted Barton, takes us through her performance at the ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships 2018. Don't miss the full streams on Skating ISU YouTube Channel, as the ISU puts the juniors at the center stage in a time where the ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating should have taken place.  You will also find Ted's Takes on the top three performances of each event of the Championships.

Sep 22, 2020

The stars that impress us at the World and Olympic stage today all have started out at the junior level and began their journey with the ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating series. One of them is Vincent Zhou (USA), who claimed the ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships title in 2017. The next season, he made the Olympic team and finished a respectable 6th in PyeongChang. In 2019, Zhou claimed the bronze medal at the ISU World Figure Skating Championships and the ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships.

Sep 17, 2020

Although the ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series 2020/21 was cancelled, Junior Skaters take centre stage in the spirit of the #UpAgain campaign. Today, we take a trip down memory lane with Junhwan Cha (KOR) and Christina Carreira/Anthony Ponomarenko (USA) during their exclusive interview with Ted Barton, as they look back on their time as juniors and walk us through their performance at the 2017 ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships.

Sep 15, 2020

Aleksandra Boikova and Dmitrii Kozlovskii were both Single Skaters when they teamed up end of 2015. It took them less than a year to get assigned to their first ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating event in Saransk (RUS) in fall 2016. The Pair from St. Petersburg that is coached by Artur Minchuk and the legendary Tamara Moskvina claimed the silver medal at the ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships in 2017. 

Sep 03, 2020

The ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series 2020/21 was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic restrictions. Nevertheless, in the spirit of the #UpAgain campaign, Junior Skaters will take centre stage over the course of the next few weeks. The ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships 2017, 2018 and 2019 will be streamed on the Skating ISU YouTube Channel, starting on September 5, 2020 at 12:00 noon (CEST). Ted Barton will also be conducting exclusive interviews with some of the athletes who competed during the Championships and will be reviewing the programs of the top three contestants of each event.

Aug 27, 2020

Do you know who finished last in their first appearance at the ISU European Championships and then first in their last ISU European Figure Skating Championships?

Aug 14, 2020

Figure Skating is an individual sport, but at the same time, skaters usually start travelling to international competitions at a young age and make friends all over the world. Friendship is always important, but especially in challenging times like now with the COVID-19 pandemic affecting everybody’s life. Skaters are relying on their friends from all over the world to overcome these challenges together.

Jul 30, 2020

Have a look back at the best pictures of the ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships 2020. Nothing like capturing a moment. 

Jul 29, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic forced everyone to try new and different things. Skaters trained online and at home, choreographers were building programs using video conference techniques. 2015 ISU World Figure Skating Champion Elizaveta Tuktamysheva (RUS) and her choreographer Juri Smekalov, a dancer and choreographer from the world famous Mariinski Theater in St. Petersburg, took it a step further and built a new program live on Instagram in several sessions for everyone to watch, follow and participate.

Jul 22, 2020

The International Skating Union (ISU) and Art on Ice are proud to announce that the ISU Skating Awards 2020 will be held virtually on July 11, 2020 and will be Live Streamed on the ISU Skating Awards page from 16:00 CEST.

Jun 22, 2020