What Are the Different Types of Figure Skating?

February 6, 2019

Figure skating is mesmerizing to watch, and deceptively complex. Although it might seem like a simple activity that either includes singles or pairs gliding around on the ice, what outsiders or newcomers might not know is that the sport is multifaceted. There are several different categories in which athletes can compete, such as men’s and […]

5 Figure Skating Competitions to Look Forward to in 2019

January 29, 2019

One of the most exciting aspects of the sport of figure skating is the wealth of competitions held each year. There’s something for everyone at these events: talented athletes push themselves and compete for top titles, while spectators get to marvel at the beautiful spins and jumps the skaters complete on the ice. Competitors and […]

Insights Ahead of the 2019 Geico U.S. Figure Skating Championships

January 15, 2019

In the world of figure skating, just about everyone knows that the most elite competition in the United States is the U.S. Figure Skating Championships, otherwise known as Nationals. From January 18 to January 27 in Detroit, skaters from around the United States will compete for a spot on Team USA, allowing them to represent […]

How to Handle Your Skater’s First Competition

December 5, 2018

A skater’s first competition is one of the most exciting parts of the sport. All of the lessons, long hours on the ice, and money spent on equipment will finally pay off. Your skater will likely be nervous for their very first figure skating competition—so figuring out how to handle the situation can help keep […]

Inside a Skater’s Bag: Tools and Accessories

November 27, 2018

Figure skating accessories might seem like a small part of the sport—but these items can play a major role in a skater’s everyday life. What they carry in their bag may seem trivial, but this gear can make or break how a practice might go or how stressful a competition may be. Planning ahead and […]

What Are Custom Figure Skates?

November 21, 2018

One of the most important aspects of the sport of figure skating is your figure skates. There are so many different kinds out there, how do you find the right ones for you? You don’t want to have a boot that is too big or too small, which can potentially cause injury down the road, […]

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