Posts Tagged ‘Utako Wakamatsu and Jean-Sebastien Fecteau’

Pairs Moves Inspired by Cirque du Soleil

Pairs Moves Inspired by Cirque du Soleil

Canada’s Utako Wakamatsu and Jean-Sebastien Fecteau often look more like circus acrobats than figure skaters as the super-flexible Wakamatsu twists herself into a variety of pretzel-like…

2003 Finlandia Trophy: Highlights

Finlandia Trophy is a rather popular fall competition in the friendly city of Helsinki and took place from October 10 to 12. For the first time, it featured all four categories. The pairs discipline is usually left out as Finland doesn’t have a tradition in pair skating. Last year, pairs replaced ice dancing because of a judges’ seminary that was held in Helsinki. This year, the organizers decided to…