I really loved Sokur/Pleshkov in the junior pairs, even though the FS wasn't their best. He is new to pairs, and this is their first year together. They already have nice elements, like the 3Tw and the 3FTh, plus wonderful basics and musicality. Hopefully they can develop well over the off-season and snag a JGP assignment.
Anna Tarusina - happY birthsdaY
Vitaliya Sokolova / Stanislav Novozhilov looked pretty good today. She is born in 2001 and he is born in 1998. They were 8th at the Russian Junior Championships.
Russian Cup final FD.
Last edited by Roman09; 02-20-2016 at 03:22 PM.
Rus fed will host a TV show starting this spring to discover young figure skating talent. The jury includes some famous skaters, the host judge being TAT! Isn't is cool?
I know some people don't like reality shows but I do! I'd better start studying Russian to watch thisAbout the contest
"Children on the ice. Stars "- a competition for 40 young skaters (20 boys and 20 girls aged 7 to 9 years), the last auditions in 10 cities of Russia. We will follow their progress for several weeks, where the children will evaluate the professional jury. The finalists will be released only two (a boy and a girl). The winners will receive the grand prize.
About the Jury
Performances contestants evaluate legendary coaches, athletes, judges. To ensure impartiality, we are changing the composition of the jury every week. The permanent chairman of the jury - Honored coach of the USSR, trainer and consultant of the Russian national figure skating Tatyana Tarasova.
Winners will receive a week of intensive training figure skating in the educational center in Sochi with the best coaches of the country.
Two figure skating school, whose students gain the victory in the project will receive from Rostelecom cash grants to development.
Last edited by Perdita; 02-24-2016 at 10:37 AM.
Some reality tv is ok. I would definitely watch this...although I hate to sound negative, but the prize is just a week of intensive training? I don't know how much that would help a young skater from the regions, but perhaps the exposure on tv could help them find other sponsors or an invitation to train with a high level coach somewhere else.