Among the competitors are Ksenia and Fedor who earlier this season talked to Reut about programs, goals and more. In ice dance, the most theatrical of all skating disciplines, costumes are a big part of the impression.
Anna, Piper and Kaitlyn reveal the stories behind their costumes and more in their talk with Reut.
After a decade-long absence from the Tour, two-time Olympic Silver Medallist, three-time World Champion, and seven-time Canadian Champion Elvis Stojko is returning to Canada’s premier figure skating tour, I performance in 2006, Stojko was inducted into the Ontario Sports Hall of Fame; wrote a book about his career called "Heart and Soul;" played smooth-talking lawyer Billy Flynn in a production of “Chicago, the Musical;” released an album; became a professional Go-Kart racer; won a Kung Fu championship; and married Mexican figure skater Gladys Orozco.
Now present you the story behind the show, the production and the cast, featuring Brian Joubert, Stéphane Lambiel, Fumie Suguri and others. The youngest Swiss talents delighted the audience in a lovely show themed to "Kids, Stars and Rock 'n' Roll", skating together with Maylin Hausch and Daniel Wende, Florent Amodio, Sarah Meier and Stéphane Lambiel. Later this week, Ice Fantillusion will take us to the Jungle, but first we learn through impressions of last year's show as well as talking to Kevin Van Der Perren and Jenna Mc Corkell how such a project comes together. With a cast including Stéphane Lambiel, Shizuka Arakawa, Tatiana Volosozhar and Maxim Trankov, Aliona Savchenko and Robin Szolkowy, Sarah Meyer, and Florent Amodio, to name only a few, the Art on Ice shows never disappoint. The creativity of "Laurent Tobel Entertainment" gave life to another unique show in Bellinzona, with Anissina/Peizerat, Lambiel, Lepisto, Meier, Cappellini/Lanotte in the cast and an interesting story behind it. Being awarded the Swiss Olympic Lifetime Coach Award and having celebrated his 70th birthday recently, Peter Grütter is still on the ice working with his new students and keeping in touch with his old ones. After two silver medals Ekaterina Bobrova / Dmitri Soloviev of Russia won their first European title in Zagreb.They never officially retired so they have been constantly quizzed about it.“We’re probably the most annoying story in Canadian sports saying we don’t know what’s next,” Moir, the 27-year-old from Ilderton, said, “but we’re being honest.Towards Europeans in Zagreb, they tell about their programs, their season so far and the goals they define for themselves. Next Monday the Europeans start officially, so let's take a look back at the pre-season.It started with the Nebelhorn Trophy, Maria was there, taking lovely photos, which she put into a complete album. Russia's teams for 2013 European and World Championships are decided now in Sochi.
This year’s cast includes 2010 Olympic Gold Medallists, two-time World Champions and six-time Canadian Champions Tessa Virtue & Scott Moir; three-time World Champion, 2014 Olympic Silver Medallist, and seven-time Canadian Champion Patrick Chan; 2015 World Champions, 2014 Olympic Silver Medallists, and reigning four-time Canadian Champions Meagan Duhamel & Eric Radford; Olympic Bronze Medallist and six-time Canadian Champion Joannie Rochette; Olympic Bronze Medallist, World Champion and three-time Canadian Champion Jeffrey Buttle; and 2015 Canadian Champions and two-time World Medallists Kaitlyn Weaver & Andrew Poje.