In the spring, after sessions with a new choreographer – Lori Nichol – a light flickered inside Vincent Zhou. The incredible young quadmeister, who attempted a total of seven quads at last year’s U.S. championships, finally had an epiphany about music and movement and rhythm and the imagery possible in skating. “Working with Lori really […]
Queen Carolina. Nuff Said.
Carolina Kostner speaks a different language. She just does. It’s not Italian, German, French or English – although she does speak all of these. It’s the art of movement. At 30, she’s a master of it. And on Saturday, it unfolded in her free skate at the Rostelecom Cup, the first Grand Prix of the […]
Weaver and Poje watch flood from afar
Skate Canada photo Ask Kaitlyn Weaver what her hometown is and she replies: “My HOME hometown?” Yes. Although Weaver became a Canadian citizen in 2009, her HOME hometown is Houston, Texas. And who needs to say anything else right now? Of course, since last Friday, Houston has been lashed by a Category 4 hurricane, […]
Lori Nichol, master choreographer
Here is a story on Lori Nichol, and her reaction to being inducted into the World Figure Skating Hall of Fame, done for the Skate Canada website: http://www.skatecanada.ca/AboutUs/NewsDetails/tabid/2157/sni/3524/language/en-US/Default.aspx