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    Serafima Sakhanovich

    Serafima "Sima" Sakhanovich (Russian: Серафима Cаханович) is a Russian figure skater who was born on Feb 9, 2000, in Saint Petersburg, Russia. Sakhanovich is a two-time (2014, 2015) World Junior silver medalist, a two-time (2013–14, 2014–15) JGP Final silver medalist, and 2014 Russian junior national champion. She had a difficult season in 2015-16, and we hope for 2016-17 to be more successful for her.

    Serafima pronounces her name-video by sabinfire
    sabinfire asked her to say her name on video..here it is:
    https://youtu.be/nfx8VGLMArE (She's playing metal music though; best we have at this time)


    Original post by Sam-Skwantch on 8 July 2014

    She may be a youngster but after a silver at JWC and putting up a respectable 183 as a 13yr old at the highly competitive Russian Nationals(senior), it might be time for her own thread. I see big things in her future and think she might be the saving grace for fans who enjoy a skater who places emphasis on artistic expression and deep edges. She recently joined Eteri Tutberidzi's group with what seems to be her closest friend ,Evgenia Medvedeva. Best of luck in her future endeavors

    She just started a VK Fanpage in the last day or so and you can check it out here.

    http://vk.com/serafima_sakhanovich

    facebook
    https://m.facebook.com/Serafima-Sakh...3564963481896/

    Here is her silver medal winning FS at JWC 2014

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZSwECKfWFKs

    She can fix her landings and settle her spins a bit still but she has potential and an artistic approach that will be fun to watch develop over the next few years.





    BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION



    FSkate.ru bio
    http://www.fskate.ru/skaters/1839.html

    ISU bio
    http://www.isuresults.com/bios/isufs00014288.htm

    FS Russia.ru Biography
    http://fsrussia.ru/biografiya/88-sak...-serafima.html

    Icenetwork bio
    http://web.icenetwork.com/skaters/pr...ma_sakhanovich

    Wikipedia
    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Serafima_Sakhanovich

    tracings.net entry
    http://tracings.net/sakh-sera.html

    SOCIAL MEDIA


    Her VK
    http://vk.com/serafima_sakhanovich

    Her facebook
    https://m.facebook.com/Serafima-Sakh...3564963481896/


    June 2016 Update




    Type Date Score Event Event Category
    Total 30 Sep 2014 191.96 ISU JGP Ljubljana Cup 2014 Junior Ladies
    SP 28 Sep 2014 66.58 ISU JGP Ljubljana Cup 2014 Junior Ladies
    SP Technical 28 Sep 2014 40.20 ISU JGP Ljubljana Cup 2014 Junior Ladies
    SP Component 11 Dec 2014 28.14 ISU Junior Grand Prix Final 2014/15 Junior Ladies
    FS 30 Aug 2014 125.38 ISU JGP Ljubljana Cup 2014 Junior Ladies
    FS Technical 30 Aug 2014 68.75 ISU JGP Ljubljana Cup 2014 Junior Ladies
    FS Component 29 Nov 2015 60.64 ISU CS Warsaw Cup 2015 Senior Ladies


    PROGRAMS


    2015-16
    SP "Can't Touch It" by Ricki Lee Coulter and "Sixteen Tons" by LeeAnn Rimes; choreo. by Nikita Mikhailov
    FS1 "Symphony No. 7" ("Leningrad") by Dmitri Shostakovich and "Requiem in D minor" by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; choreo. by choreo. by Nikita Mikhailov
    FS2 The Man With The Harmonica by Apollo 440, Comptine D'un Autre Été : L'Après-Midi(from Amélie) by Yann Tiersen; choreo. by Olga Glinka

    2016 Youth Spartakiad of Russia
    SP https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U4_5TDSkiUA
    FS The Man With The Harmonica by Apollo 440, Comptine D'un Autre Été : L'Après-Midi(from Amélie) by Yann Tiersen; choreo. by Olga Glinka
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sRDywWijTco

    2016 Russian Junior Nationals
    SP https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=37dlf4chzPw
    FS The Man With The Harmonica by Apollo 440, Comptine D'un Autre Été : L'Après-Midi(from Amélie) by Yann Tiersen; choreo. by Olga Glinka
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yHyGlyGzCU0

    2015 Final of the Cup of Russia
    SP. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eha5n9cMde0
    FS The Man With The Harmonica by Apollo 440, Comptine D'un Autre Été : L'Après-Midi(from Amélie) by Yann Tiersen; choreo. by Olga Glinka
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=39lNH2kNxLE

    2016 Championship of St. Petersburg
    SP https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sXpu3rwQthg
    FS The Man With The Harmonica by Apollo 440, Comptine D'un Autre Été : L'Après-Midi(from Amélie) by Yann Tiersen; choreo. by Olga Glinka
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uYrEpFSRrGo

    2015-16 Russian Nationals
    SP https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZHpU728DQOE
    SP by sabinfire. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=33BLYhXPe58
    FS The Man With The Harmonica by Apollo 440, Comptine D'un Autre Été : L'Après-Midi(from Amélie) by Yann Tiersen; choreo. by Olga Glinka
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CGAf_TgGtVs

    2015 Ice Challenge of Graz
    SP https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CwBlYJR8Px4

    2015 Warsaw Cup
    SP https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gBtKUWR6y4E
    FS The Man With The Harmonica by Apollo 440, Comptine D'un Autre Été : L'Après-Midi(from Amélie) by Yann Tiersen; choreo. by Olga Glinka
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ELicFqgwMnM
    Medal Ceremony. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bL3PaqqWli4

    2015 N.A. Panin Memorial
    FS The Man With The Harmonica by Apollo 440, Comptine D'un Autre Été : L'Après-Midi(from Amélie) by Yann Tiersen; choreo. by Olga Glinka
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aR0CV7HOQek

    2015 V Stage Russian Cup
    FS The Man With The Harmonica by Apollo 440, Comptine D'un Autre Été : L'Après-Midi(from Amélie) by Yann Tiersen; choreo. by Olga Glinka
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=559HE9CEhJo

    2015 IV Stage Russian Cup
    FS The Man With The Harmonica by Apollo 440, Comptine D'un Autre Été : L'Après-Midi(from Amélie) by Yann Tiersen; choreo. by Olga Glinka
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VZeHSBUdQLU

    2015 JGP Logroño
    SP https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OTw1hGafEGQ
    FS Symphony No. 7" ("Leningrad") by Dmitri Shostakovich and "Requiem in D minor" by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; choreo. by choreo. by Nikita Mikhailov
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W5UMhG7dFPM

    2014-15
    SP My Sweet and Tender Beast soundtrack by Eugen Doga; choreo by Eteri Tutberidze
    FS "Oblivion" by Astor Piazzolla and "I Love You, I Hate You" by Raul di Blasio; choreo by Eteri Tutberidze
    EX "Chandelier" by Sia

    2015 Junior World Championships
    SP https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ogUOHgCGHuU
    FS https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qGsDR72qilI
    Full FS Group 4 (Start set to Serafima's program)
    https://youtu.be/M8ZI07EktIQ#t=19m52s

    2015 Russian Junior Nationals
    SP https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qHa2vR8yuDU
    FS https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nyXPDoEJ-PA

    2015 Russian Nationals
    SP https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HgcY2Ud126E
    FS https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XGnxHnsCZ4Y

    2014 JGPF
    SP https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1E-o9GAaZlw
    FS https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rUqaZv1jP1E

    2014 IV Stage Cup of Russia
    SP https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xgoe6jvZY6o
    FS https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SJ3kwgCis6M

    2014 III Stage Cup of Russia
    SP https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wezm0U8755A

    2014 JGP Aichi
    SP https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T1-kOjvpk9o
    FS https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lDK8n8cSCwU

    2014 JGP Ljubljana
    SP https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xrRDaKJ9CMg
    FS https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NM2G7WYUEOs


    2013-14
    SP "Do Not Deny If You Are In Love" (Russian: Не отрекаются любя) by Mark Minkov; choreo. by Irina Sushchenko
    FS "Closed School" by Mark Erman; choreo. by Irina Sushchenko
    EX Once Upon a December(from Anastasia) by Deana Carter

    2014 Junior Worlds
    SP https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wc5p7aI8tvQ
    FS https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZSwECKfWFKs

    2014 Russian Juniors
    SP https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AyyOhQWXMVQ
    FS https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-MbMNln330Y

    2014 Russian Nationals
    SP https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h6Duyc2RkOk
    FS https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sEwHz2Dwvig

    2013-14 JGPF
    SP https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xNkPw1FsW_E
    FS https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VTBDXalEOEo

    2013 IV Stage Cup of Russia
    SP https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wyRkee1NZcE
    FS https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Qs9oX_ld-E

    2013 JGP Kosice
    SP https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lWuBjwo3eVY
    FS https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VGtK4zARSe8

    2013 JGP Tallinn
    SP https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MhTOflkE_Qk
    FS https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xQN1MnesUKQ

    2012-13
    SP Once Upon a December(from Anastasia) by Deana Carter
    FS Meeting with Wife (Russian: Встреча С Женой from Seventeen Moments of Spring) by Mikael Tariverdiev

    2013 Russian Junior Nationals
    SP https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HEfYvQODJLg
    FS https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vtrP8RZOaFI

    2012-13 Russian Nationals
    SP https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iBEWjH7AvDs
    FS https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pl_AKA22cG8

    2012 IV Stage Cup of Russia
    SP https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uu4C42WDv_8
    FS https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RVxfAE6hn5c

    2012 II Stage Cup of Russia
    SP https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1gPq8geemjg
    FS https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=60ahbMO0rwQ

    2012 I Stage Cup of Russia
    SP https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XxcT99t9cqI
    FS https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dQ_70HOCKt8


    2011-12
    SP soundtrack of The Pokrovsky Gate (Russian: Покровские ворота; Pokrovskiye Vorota)
    FS Meeting with Wife (Russian: Встреча С Женой from Seventeen Moments of Spring) by Mikael Tariverdiev

    2012 Russian Championships Girls Younger Age
    FS https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XVcO9hHEWBw

    2012 Russian Junior Nationals
    SP https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cWYVS8sbvv8
    FS https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XVcO9hHEWBw

    2012 Final of Cup of Russia
    SP https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PeHEc8I0gZU
    FS https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nLWMRdt1Ukw

    2011 N.A. Panin Memorial
    SP https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JJ6HPdgfqeQ
    FS https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CHLw9b31jIU

    2010-11
    SP soundtrack of The Pokrovsky Gate (Russian: Покровские ворота; Pokrovskiye Vorota)
    FS Yakety Axe by Chet Atkins

    2011 Petersburg Championships
    SP https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jWa1mShvimU

    2009-10
    SP Swan Lake (modern version) by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
    FS Yakety Axe by Chet Atkins


    Competitive History

    Competition SP LP Final
    Season 2015-2016
    2016 Youth Spartakiad of Russia 3 (65.28) 5 (112.49) 3 (176.34)
    2016 Final of the Russian Cup 5 (58.07) 2 (123.26) 3 (181.33)
    2016 Championship and Primacy of St. Petersburg 1 (64.76) 1 (109.30) 1 (174.06)
    2016 Russian Junior Nationals 7 (61.46) 18 (85.22) 17 (146.68)
    2015-16 Russian Nationals
    12 (59.59) 11 (118.74) 10 (178.33)
    2015 V Stage Cup of Russia
    1 (60.77) 1 (113.12) 1 (173.89)
    2015 Warsaw Cup
    3 (53.89) 2 (122.52) 2 (176.41)
    2015 IV Stage Cup of Russia 2 (57.21) 3 (102.96) 3 (160.17)
    2015 Ice Challenge of Graz 5 (54.39) 4 (103.34) 4 (157.73)
    2015 N.A. Panin Memorial SP FS 6 (158.89)
    2015 JGP Logrono 4 (60.10) 9 (92.36) 7 (152.46)
    2015 Cup of St. Petersburg First Stage 60.98 WD WD (60.98)
    Season 2014-2015
    2015 World Junior Championships 2 (63.09) 3 (123.06) 2 (186.15)
    2015 Russian Junior Nationals 4 (62.06) 2 (123.36) 3 (185.96)
    2014-15 Russian Nationals 11 (59.21) 5 (132.63) 5 (191.84)
    2015 Junior Grand Prix Final 2 (66.05) 2 (119.96) 2 (186.01)
    2014 Cup of Russia Stage IV 2 (66.77) 1 (138.36) 1 (205.13)
    2014 Cup of Russia Stage III 2 (63.69) 2 (120.16) 2 (183.85)
    2014 JGP Nagoya TV Cup 2 (56.03) 1 (121.66) 1 (177.69)
    2014 JGP Ljubljana Cup 1 (66.58) 1 (125.38) 1 (191.96)
    Season 2013-2014
    2014 World Junior Championships 2 (64.75) 2 (117.38) 2 (182.13)
    2014 Russian Junior National Championships 1 (67.82) 1 (128.96) 1 (196.78)
    2014 Russian National Championships 7 (62.36) 6 (121.22) 6 (183.58)
    2014 Junior Grand Prix Final 2 (60.56) 3 (113.51) 2 (172.86)
    2013 Junior Cup of Russia Stage IV 2 (65.30) 1 (132.40) 1 (197.70)
    2013-14 Junior Volvo Open Cup 1 (63.46) 1 (126.69) 1 (190.15)
    2013 JGP Tallinn Cup 4 (55.17) 1 (109.31) 1 (164.48)
    2013 JGP Kosice 5 (49.24) 3 (112.48) 4 (161.72)
    Season 2012-2013
    2013 Junior Russia Cup Final 3 (54.65) 1 (111.96) 1 (166.61)
    2013 Russian Junior National Championships 2 (67.49) 2 (124.06) 2 (191.55)
    2013 Russian National Championships 9 (56.50) 4 (120.87) 4 (177.37)
    2012 Junior Russia Cup IV 1 (70.06) 2 (113.68) 2 (183.74)
    2012 Junior Russia Cup III 1 (66.86) 1 (109.77) 1 (176.63)
    2012 Russia Cup II 2 (62.96) 1 (120.80) 1 (183.76)
    2012 Russia Cup I 2 (57.78) 1 (125.34) 1 (183.12)
    Season 2011-2012
    2012 Rostelecom Crystal Skate ( Girls 2)
    2 (52.80) 1 (111.80) 1 (164.60)
    2012 Cup of Saint Petersburg Final (Girls KMC) SP Not skated 1 (111.10) FNR 111.10
    2012 Russian Championships (ml. taken) Girls Younger Age 4 (50.44) 1 (114.00) 1 (217.16)*
    2012 Junior Russia Cup Final 1 (59.86) 1 (107.51) 1 (167.37)
    2012 Russian Junior National Championships 9 (50.28) 11 (93.61) 12 (143.89)
    2011 N.A. Panin Memorial (KMC Girls) 1 (51.98) 4 (91.81) 2 (143.79)
    2011 Stage 2 Saint Petersburg Cup 2 (47.29) 3 (83.61) FNR (130.90)
    2011 Junior Russia Cup III 1 (54.80) 3 (108.13) 1 (162.93)
    2011 Junior Russia Cup I 7 (42.68) 5 (86.44) 6 (129.12)
    Season 2010-2011
    2011 Russian Championships (ml. taken) Girls Younger Age SP FS 3 (167.03)
    2011 Championship of Saint Petersburg (Girls Younger Age ) SP FS 1 (155.39)
    2011 Championship and Primacy of Saint Petersburg (Girls KMC) SP FS 3 (136.37)
    Season 2009-2010
    2010 Russian Championships (ml. taken) Girls Younger Age SP FS 5 (143.90)
    2010 Championship of Saint Petersburg (Girls Younger Age ) SP FS 2 (131.92)

    * Events with sections for elements, as well as short program and free skate.

    GALAS AND EXHIBITIONS


    2015 Junior Worlds EX - Chandelier by Sia
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PdDIdrcQxvo

    2014 Sochi Gala - Chandelier by Sia
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b7q7bgK3xao

    2014 Junior Worlds Gala - Once Upon a December (from the Anastasia soundtrack) by Deana Carter
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VXbhX0j4FDA

    2013 Russian Nationals Gala - Once Upon a December (from the Anastasia soundtrack) by Deana Carter
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t65e3pp9PNA

    2011 Panin Memorial - soundtrack of The Pokrovsky Gate (Russian: Покровские ворота; Pokrovskiye Vorota)
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ov-xt-7XDKg


    MONTAGES


    2015 Okean Elzy
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HRqayAdo7_E

    2015 Time by Hans Zimmer
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YaCW3DiegWk


    FLUFF

    Spinmatron by sabinfire
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r0wgJ9ggz3A

    Jumpmatron by sabinfire
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u7W7uMvdE7w

    The first video of Serafima's makeup
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gNkvr0iyFJQ


    GOLDEN SKATE ARTICLES AND THREADS


    March 2016 - 'Serafima Sahanovich: "I broke into tears" '
    http://www.goldenskate.com/forum/sho...93#post1383993


    ARTICLES, INTERVIEWS AND OTHER MEDIA

    A long interview with Serafima in a Russian fan-made magazine from June 2016.. The links are on the front page here:http://vk.com/figurist_tv, and the pdf file is here: http://vk.com/doc-110785604_43748874...e7f17cbad83127
    Translation by @Pracygr

    March 2016 Short interview at Saransk
    http://www.goldenskate.com/forum/sho...=1#post1435546
    http://www.kp.ru/daily/26509.5/3378696/
    Translation from @silverfoxes
    http://www.goldenskate.com/forum/sho...=1#post1396548

    January 2016 -Serafima Sakhanovich: "We need to do their job"
    http://www.fsrussia.ru/intervyu/1725...yu-rabotu.html
    Translation from @RadSotnikanovich
    http://www.goldenskate.com/forum/sho...=1#post1342705


    Serafima Sakhanovich: I have to be patient and don’t give up
    http://fs-gossips.com/serafima-sakha...-dont-give-up/

    March 2015 -"Creative jumps propel Medvedeva to ladies title; Sakhanovich takes home silver medal"
    http://web.icenetwork.com/news/2015/...o-ladies-title

    March 2015 - "Backloaded short propels Medvedeva to big lead"
    http://web.icenetwork.com/news/2015/...va-to-big-lead

    December 2014 -Tutberidze trying to lead her skaters to the light
    http://web.icenetwork.com/news/2014/...s-to-the-light

    October 2014 - Move to Moscow has Sakhanovich dreaming big
    http://web.icenetwork.com/news/2014/...h-dreaming-big

    September 2014 - Sakhanovich rallies to win in convincing fashion
    http://web.icenetwork.com/news/2014/...incing-fashion

    August 2014 - Sakhanovich runs away with gold at JGP Slovenia
    http://web.icenetwork.com/news/2014/...t-jgp-slovenia

    August 2014 - Russia jumps on top in ladies, men's in Slovenia
    http://web.icenetwork.com/news/2014/...ns-in-slovenia

    March 2014 -Russia's reign continues as Radionova repeats
    http://web.icenetwork.com/news/2014/...ionova-repeats

    March 2014 - Radionova, Russians claim top three spots in short
    http://web.icenetwork.com/news/2014/...spots-in-short
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    Welcome Serafima!

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    I like this girl! I noticed her a couple of seasons ago and found so mature for her age, delicate and polite
    I was so happy when I read she joined Eteri... it's the best group to grow up!

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    familiar melody, isn't that so?
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=20mi0OXcKvY

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    yes I noticed during Russian NATs But I prefer the other one's version

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    Serafima has announced her FS for this season

    In any program, we chose a completely new way for me big girl. Because of this, at first there were doubts whether it is worth it to take? But I said I wanted to try and music and theme because in the end, love can happen to anyone at any age.

    We are talking about tango "Oblivion" by Astor Piazzolla - the first part of my free program. And the second - a rhythmic dance tune that still Zhenya Plushenko used.

     The plot of the program - the story of how she woke up in the morning, is not near a loved one, and sees a letter in which it is written that he breaks up with her. Her first impulse - to crumple and throw this letter. But it all happened so suddenly and unexpectedly, that she could not quite believe what has happened and continues to have a fondness for the elect. So in agony and anguish passes the first part, followed by a second. Time is a great healer, and at some point she realizes that this is necessary to turn the page and begin to live, enjoy, smile ... The heroine dancing, forgetting everything, feeling free and happy. And at the end of the program she removes finger ring and throws.
    And her SP too!!

    First made a short program to waltz music from the movie "My Sweet and Tender Beast."

    At one time this music skated American Sasha Cohen. Her mother was from Odessa and told me that she liked this movie.

    Really beautiful melody. My parents also love. Yes, I myself feel it well. The image I have an easy and intuitive. My character has matured, but does not want to part with my childhood. A bird symbolizes childhood, which I let go at the end of the program. But who does not dream of adults become a child again: sincere, happy, carefree? Therefore, releasing the bird, I decide to fly her.

    Delivered program Etery G.. The program is not very difficult technically, but very beautiful and aesthetic. From the new to see unusual position in the rotation, which no one has yet done. Jumping, as before, in the second part. Now I have a good snipe. Anyway, better than it was. I used it almost jumped from their seats, and now I try to do on the go, leaping without brakes.

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    Google Translated Interview with Serafima.

    Serafima Sakhanovich "On the go, leaping without brakes"

    August 1, 2014

    http://fsrussia.ru/intervyu/136-sera...z-tormoza.html

     

    After completing the last season, a silver medalist at the World Junior Serafima Sakhonavich decided to move to Moscow and train a group coach Etery Tutberidze. Moving to another city is always accompanied by a lot of problems, especially if we are talking about 14-year-old schoolgirl. About how things easy, the trauma, which has performed at the World Championships in Bulgaria, the new programs - the departed childhood and ring abandoned after a loved one, as well as poetry and the ability to make a massage in an interview Seraphim Sakhanovich FFKKR site.

    A: the reason for the move to Moscow?

    We had difficulties with financing. In St. Petersburg, I have no one undertook to sponsor and to shift costs, which grew every year, on the shoulders of parents I couldn't.

    Nevertheless, the issue with your transition was not immediately resolved.

    St. Petersburg skating federation did not want to let go. Said that in St. Petersburg and so few skaters. But I decided, if not released, then all of sports, and it does not go into hiding. Since the completion time was running out transitions, then Peter had to settle for my move.

    Moved to Moscow and ...

    Took me well. Under Etery and all the guys I already know. And yet the first training were difficult for me, because after the World Cup long rest - almost a month. But once started Novogorske on ice immediately jumped all triple.

    When they began to put the new program?

    At the beginning of the collection. First made a short program to waltz music from the movie "My Sweet and Tender Beast."

    At one time this music skated American Sasha Cohen. Her mother was from Odessa and told me that she liked this movie.

    Really beautiful melody. My parents also love. Yes, I myself feel it well. The image I have an easy and intuitive. My character has matured, but does not want to part with my childhood. A bird symbolizes childhood, which I let go at the end of the program. But who does not dream of adults to become a child again: sincere, happy, carefree? Therefore, releasing the bird, I decide to fly her.

    Delivered program Etery G.. The program is not very difficult technically, but very beautiful and aesthetic. From the new to see unusual position in the rotation, which no one has yet done. Jumping, as before, in the second part. Now I have a good snipe. Anyway, better than it was. I used it almost jumped from their seats, and now I try to do on the go, leaping without brakes.

    Heard that an arbitrary program is also unusual.

    In any program, we chose a completely new way for me big girl. Because of this, at first there were doubts whether it is worth it to take? But I said I wanted to try and music and theme because in the end, love can happen to anyone at any age.

    We are talking about tango "Oblivion" by Astor Piazzolla - the first part of my free program. And the second - a rhythmic dance tune that still Zhenya Plushenko used.

     The plot of the program - the story of how she woke up in the morning, is not near a loved one, and sees a letter in which it is written that he breaks up with her. Her first impulse - to crumple and throw this letter. But it all happened so suddenly and unexpectedly, that she could not quite believe what has happened and continues to have a fondness for the elect. So in agony and anguish passes the first part, followed by a second. Time is a great healer, and at some point she realizes that this is necessary to turn the page and begin to live, enjoy, smile ... The heroine dancing, forgetting everything, feeling free and happy. And at the end of the program she removes finger ring and throws.

    Such a program, really, must feel.

    Sure. I like the soul of the program, which explores the lives of people. I do not like emptiness, nothing expressed in skating. I think that I will succeed. After all, I grew up early in our family and I have never been treated like a little girl. I have two older sisters. We already have one daughter, waiting for the second child, and for us it is a great happiness. Unfortunately, we see each other rarely. And this is not always enough.

    As a child I always had to reach because the elders wanted to grow faster, because I was little that was allowed. You could say that I was kept on a tight rein. Although my parents are by nature very kind and supportive throughout.

    You said that in figure skating came rather late.

    Initially, my parents wanted me to simply engage in any sports, and an ice palace was two steps from the house, and it's all decided. Figure skating mom and dad treated like fitness, nothing more. I myself did not initially think that everything would become so serious.

    Why do you think you took a coach Alina Y. Pisarenko?

    Because I had a good physique. She often talked about it. I quickly grasped, and to 11 years have all triple jump ... How much I was involved in the sport - she did not understand. Training for training, year after year ... But now without figure skating I can not live. On vacation days begin to wonder when I get on the ice. Can not wait.

    You were not tempted to quit?

    I do not. My mother had. But we have to understand my mother. She worries about me, especially when something goes wrong. Getting nervous, saying: "Everything we throw, we leave." So it was a lot of times, but seriously twice when she made me stop. Week I did not go to practice.

    Nevertheless, my mother agreed and moved to Moscow with you.

    I think she understands how serious for me skating. But I understand now what my mother means and how much harder it is on me. I have a job, occupation, and my mother just me and all that is associated with me. Papa is in St. Petersburg. Family in St. Petersburg. Mom sacrificed very much for me. It should be appreciated. As professional and life experience that I get training in St. Petersburg, and now in Moscow

    You buy an apartment?

    No, we do rent an apartment next to the rink. While all good.

    What do you miss in Moscow?

    Papa, family, my dog. When we were looking for an apartment, all the ads were approximately as follows: children and pets not allowed.

    How to distract from the sad memories? What do you like to do besides figure skating?

    Really love to do massage. And everyone is always doing it.

    Where learned or taught who?

    Dad. And he had learned from a professional masseur, when I was little and I had to do a massage. My father is an amateur, though, but rather a professional engaged in various types of martial arts, so me as an athlete, he understands very well. And when I came back after training and GPP body ached, muscles ached, Dad starts massaging them. And I watched and remembered. Seen fingers and my hands are strong and powerful, because it turns out a good massage. Everyone is always happy.

    In Japan, after the competition at the Grand Prix finals I gave all our girls massage five o'clock. And Adeline and Medvedeva, Sasha Proklova, Ana Pogoriloy ... At Adeline then all is well began to take shape, and we even joked that maybe I do it constantly massage.

    Last season you had a lot of starts. What competition are remembered with a plus sign, and which minusuesh?

    Junior World Championships was very difficult. To me there was bad. Injured right foot and skated on painkillers. Some doctors said it was inflammation of ligaments, others that a fractured metatarsal bone. Promised that if the inflammation, it must pass through two weeks. But the pain did not stop more than a month. It hurt all the foot jumping - flip, lutz and Toe loop (?)because these with right foot. But before the end of the season somehow, did not lose shape. Gone on vacation. Nearly a month break turned out. Vacationing in Turkey. Helpful and very nice. Especially when driving in Pamukkale. There all in the snow ... rest, reduced load, and no pain.

    A plus sign I recall podium sweep of Russia in Saransk. There I skated well. All did, except for the hollow. But this jump I was initially wrong edge. Watching your baby videos, and everywhere axel jump from their seats, I brake.

    In the first interview you hit the phrase that "the ice alive." Still think so?

    Sure. Ice alive. And how do you feel about it, and it to you. Often, the athlete starts to fall and then angrily hitting heel on the ice. Remains angry and then the skater misses. And when loves ice respectful. If it slide, skate, stroking theblade, and it pushes you to jump.


    Such comparisons. Do not write poetry?

    No. I love to read poetry. Favorite poets we have with Dad - Edward Assad and Sergei Yesenin. Daddy loves poetry. We have a common theme and - about animals. Begin to read aloud together and seem to dissolve. Esenin poems about puppy that runs away. Sorry ...

    Crying?

    Crying.

    We will not end the conversation on a sad note, the more that will soon begin at the Grand Prix. What do you want to achieve?

    Madly want to show that my skating has become better, stronger, I added. Came to us for training leaders of the federation, the judges, and all agreed that this is true. And in general I want to show the maximum of what can and what can not. I want to achieve the impossible.

    Interviewed by Olga Ermolina

    Photo by Yulia Komarova

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    I'm happy about music for SP. It's good choice for her. I also think moving to Moscow to train with Eteri was a good decision. She trains with Evgenia so they can push each other to be better.

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    Serafima doing an exhibition last year. Good luck to her in the upcoming JGP events!

    https://vk.com/video-73411480_169765655

    Different link if VK doesn't work

    http://youtu.be/TZg-wto9yw8

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    The only thing that sucked about her performance was that only like 10 people or something showed up to watch! Seriously?

    She is a star as well! What in the world is going on in Tutberidze's training sessions?

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    Serafima at Warm-ups the day before the SP.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Unite View Post
    The only thing that sucked about her performance was that only like 10 people or something showed up to watch! Seriously?
    I guess FS is not so popular in Slovenia. Sooo ecstatic over her performance. Seeing her reaction to her score was awesome . The wait till Saturday is gonna be hard.

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    Aaaa the exhibition is to "Once upon a December" from the movie Anastasia!
    That was my absolutely favorite movie when I was a child, I always wanted to be Russian and speak Russian back then, only cause of the movie

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    Absolutely killing it. 191 total score
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