In Skating, It’s All About Mind Games
And he bears the weight of historical disappointment: No male skater from Canada has won an individual Olympic gold medal. Chan finished second to men’s skating ... quadruple-toe, triple-toe combination jump and stepping out of a triple axel.
A Look at the Women’s Figure Skating Contenders
Women’s figure skating, often the marquee event of the Winter Olympics, begins Tuesday with the short program. Thirty skaters will have a maximum of 2 ... She also is the only woman ever to land a quadruple salchow in competition.
Jumps have always been a part of the sport. The late Sonja Henie, the most famous figure skater, never did a double jump until she was in ice shows. Miss Heiss did a double axel ... skating is all about. ''But there's more to come. The men are trying ...
Skater Wins With Landmark Jump
No female figure skater other than Japan's Midori Ito had ever ... ice queen into the 1992 Winter Olympics. Now Harding will carry the highest U.S. expectations. She let out a little secret yesterday. Five times in practice she has landed a quadruple axel ...
I’m black. I’m a guy. And I’m obsessed with figure skating.
Maybe I’d still have all my original teeth. But no ... when a woman prepared for her double Axel, a jump he was the first to complete in competition nearly a halfcentury before. But the moment I had to most vehemently defend my love of skating was ...