This Week in Skating is a weekly podcast highlighting the latest figure skating news and event information as well as publishing interviews with athletes, coaches and officials.
This Week in Skating is hosted by Gina Capellazzi and Daphne Backman and is a cooperative project between Figure Skaters Online and Ice-dance.com. New episodes are available every Tuesday.
Event Results Recap
- Santa Claus Cup | Results
- Bosphorus Cup | Results
- Skate Canada Challenge | Results
- British Championships
- Mexican Championships
- President’s Cup Ranking Competition in Korea | Results
- Australian Championships | Results
General Skating News
- The IOC names the French Alps as "preferred host" for 2030 Winter Olympics and Salt Lake City as "preferred host" for the 2034 Winter Olympics. https://olympics.com/ioc/news/the-french-alps-and-salt-lake-city-utah-invited-into-respective-targeted-dialogues-to-host-the-olympic-and-paralympic-winter-games-2030-and-2034
- ISU Communications 2603 – Decisions of the ISU Council that met online on November 27 in Lausanne Switzerland.
- Annika Hocke and Robert Kunkel have withdrawn from the Grand Prix Final due to injury.
Segment – Recent Interviews
- Nathan Chen exclusive – The Olympic champion on his new relationship with skating: ‘It’s just for me’, by Nick McCarvel, Olympics
- Jill Biden unveils White House ice rink, by Kathryn Watson, CBS News
- This holiday season's coolest ice rink may be on the White House lawn, by Maureen Groppe, USA Today
- Germany’s Hase and Volodin share goals and aspirations, by Judith Dombrowski, Golden Skate
- Video: Minerva Fabienne Hase and Nikita Volodin: Nov 2023 Interview
- Behind the Scenes with Miami University: Training for Success, Katie McDonnell, U.S. Figure Skating Fan Zone
- Back to Basics: Adaptive Skating, by U.S. Figure Skating
- Cleveland’s Eva Pate looking forward to skating much closer to home in the next two months, by John Kerezy, Eye on Cleveland
Segment – Social Media Updates
- Nicole Schott has announced her retirement from competitive skating.
- Emma Goodstadt / Christian Bennett withdrew from Skate Canada Challenge after a collision in practice with training mates Sophia Gover / Billy Wilson French.
- Gabrielle Daleman had surgery Nov. 28 after suffering a freak landing at a competition in August, where she tore two ligaments.
- Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron are doing an internship at the Opera de Paris.
Segment – Upcoming Events for the Week:
- Sk8 to Eliminate Cancer Cleveland hosted by Scott Hamilton and featuring Eva Pate & Logan Bye takes place on December 7
- Stars on Ice Holiday Tour is underway – visiting cities in Canada, and in Duluth, Minnesota. Tickets for the Spring Stars on Ice Canada Tour go on sale Dec. 7 (presale Dec. 5)
- Dec. 7-10, Junior and Senior Grand Prix Final, Beijing, China
- Dec. 6-9, Golden Spin of Zagreb, Sisak, Croatia
- Dec. 1-8, Australian Championships, Erina, Australia
- Dec. 9-14, French Championships, Vanjany, France
- Dec. 8-10, German Junior Championships, Dortmund, Germany
IDC and FSO spotlight
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