Posts Tagged ‘Ksenia Krasilnikova and Konstantin Bezmaternikh’

Krasilnikova and Bezmaternikh Strive for Next Level

Krasilnikova and Bezmaternikh Strive for Next Level

Pair skating has a long standing tradition in Russia, and unlike in many other countries, young skaters switch early from singles to pairs. One example are Ksenia Krasilnikova…

Krasilnikova and Bezmaternikh win gold in Sofia

Krasilnikova and Bezmaternikh win gold in Sofia

In their third trip to this event, Ksenia Krasilnikova and Konstantin Bezmaternikh of Russia won the title after winning the bronze in both 2006 and 2007.

Teammates Lubov Iliushechkina and Nodari Maisuradze captured the silver in their first international debut, while Huibo Dong and…

Russian pairs dominate at Junior Worlds

Russian pairs dominate at Junior Worlds

Russia dominated the Pairs event despite the absence of Vera Bazarova and Juri Larionov, who won the JGP title earlier this season.

Bazarova and Larionov were unable to compete due to a…

2006-07 Junior Grand Prix Final: Pairs Highlights

USA’s Keauna McLaughlin and Rockne Brubaker edged out Ksenia Krasilnikova and Konstantin Bezmaternikh of Russia to win the gold, while teammates Jessica Rose Paetsch and Jon Nuss took the bronze. Kendra Moyle and Andy Seitz were fourth.

Short Program

Performing to music from the Somewhere in Time soundtrack, McLaughlin and Brubaker began with a very good level four lift, followed by side-by-side double Axels, a double twist, and a somewhat labored…