Figure skating is widely perceived as an individual sport where it’s every man for himself. However, in reality, the figure skaters are a tightly knit community and in spite of rivalry on the ice, they form deep friendships that sometimes last a lifetime.
In celebration of the International Day of Friendship, Jason Brown speaks about the valuable relationships he has thanks to figure skating.
Sports is all about competition, but even the fiercest sporting rivalries often lead to close friendships too. Here's the story of Korean Sang-Hwa Lee and Japanese Nao Kodaira, enemies on the ice, but friends in real life.
It is with profound regret and sorrow that the ISU learnt of the passing of Kazakh Figure Skater Denis Ten.
The International Olympic Committee Executive Board met on July 18, 2018, and confirmed that the ISU request to include Short Track Speed Skating Mixed Gender Relay event has been approved.
In spite of the tragedy that struck, Ivan Samodelkin is not giving up his dream of skating and performing.
The World's best Figure Skaters including reigning Olympic Champions Yuzuru Hanyu (JPN) and Alina Zagitova (RUS), 2018 World Champion Nathan Chen (USA) and three-time Ice Dance World Champions Gabriella Papadakis/Guillaume Cizeron (FRA)
The ISU Council decided to provisionally allot four ISU Championships for the season 2020/21. The allotment of all other Championships are kept pending until the next scheduled ISU Council meeting in October 2018 and further information regarding the decisions of the Council in Sevilla, will be published at a later date.
Some of the most important decisions of the Congress from the Agenda ISU Communication 2156 and Urgent Matters ISU Communication 2160 are summarized here. All information regarding the 57th ISU Congress 2018 is available on https://www.isu.org/isu-congresses.