The ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating series 2021/22 kicks off with Guaranteed Rate Skate America in Las Vegas (USA) this week. Top athletes such as three-time and reigning World Champion Nathan Chen (USA) start their journey to the Olympic Winter Games in Beijing on the ice in Las Vegas.
The athletes chosen to represent the People’s Republic of China at the Beijing 2022 Olympic Winter Games will not have far to turn to for some of the very best advice available. Yang Yang (also known as Yang Yang A) is at the very heart of her home Games and not only has the legendary Short Track Speed Skater seen it all, she’s done most of it too.
The Short Track season begins in Beijing this Thursday with the first ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating meeting of 2021/22.
Following seven weeks of exciting competition at the ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating series, the finalists have been determined and will head to the ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final in Osaka (JPN) December 9-12.
The ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating series 2021/22 features once again the World’s best Figure Skaters. Double Olympic Champion Yuzuru Hanyu (JPN), World Champions Nathan Chen (USA), Anna Shcherbakova (RUS), Anastasia Mishina/Aleksandr Galliamov (RUS) and Victoria Sinitsina/Nikita Katsalapov (RUS), European Champions, Olympic, World and European medalists all compete during a season which concludes with the Olympic Winter Games in Beijing (CHN) and the ISU World Figure Skating Championships in Montpellier (FRA).
The new Short Track Speed Skating Olympic season starts with a bang. The first action of 2021/22, an ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating event, takes place on October 21-24, 2021 in Beijing (CHN), and serves as the official test event for the Beijing 2022 Olympic Winter Games.
The four-part short-form documentary series, which follows athletes who competed at the ISU European Short Track Speed Skating Championships and the ISU World Short Track Speed Skating Championships 2021 is now available
The ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2021 closed its last event before the Final in December in Linz, Austria. Join us as we check out the best images from the event.
For Hwang Dae Heon, perhaps the hardest part of his whole year is already done: amid fierce competition, he has made it into the Republic of Korea’s squad for the crucial 2021-2022 Short Track Speed Skating season.
Skaters from Russia and the USA dominated the seventh and last ISU Junior Grand Prix event Cup of Austria in Linz (AUT). Georgia and Canada picked up a bronze medal each. The event was also the last chance to qualify for the ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final.
All for one and one for all – that is what counts in a team sport. Synchronized Skating brings together a group of young women that are training and competing. But to make sure that each member feels included and respected it takes some work, as Tessa Tamminen, captain of the most successful Finnish team and five-times ISU World Champions Marigold Ice Unity points out.
The media accreditations for the ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating 2021/22 series are now open.
After decades of almost nobody talking about it, mental health in sport has become a hugely important topic over the past couple of years.