Monthly Archives: April 2017

World Figure Skating Championships: Pairs Free Skate (intro, post 1 of 5)

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It’s nearly a week late, but I finally finished editing the pairs free skate. Somehow I managed to get my priorities all messed up, such that I have far more photos of the earlier skaters (who placed lower in the … Continue reading

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World Figure Skating Championships: Pairs Short Program

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I did promise to get to the pairs eventually, right? It’s my favorite discipline, after all! The trouble is the competition schedule: by the time I had finished editing the ladies’ short it was already time for the men’s, and … Continue reading

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World Figure Skating Championships: Men’s Free Skate (photos, post 5 of 5)

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Group 4: Yuzuru Hanyu (JPN) — 64 photos gold medalist Nathan Chen (USA) — 35 photos Boyang Jin (CHN) — 47 photos bronze medalist Patrick Chan (CAN) — 26 photos Shoma Uno (JPN) — 63 photos silver medalist Javier Fernández … Continue reading

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World Figure Skating Championships: Men’s Free Skate (photos, post 4 of 5)

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Group 3: Maxim Kovtun (RUS) — 33 photos Alexei Bychenko (ISR) — 16 photos Kevin Reynolds (CAN) — 24 photos Mikhail Kolyada (RUS) — 28 photos Jason Brown (USA) — 42 photos Denis Ten (KAZ) — 35 photos

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World Figure Skating Championships: Men’s Free Skate (photos, post 3 of 5)

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Group 2: Chafik Besseghier (FRA) — 49 photos Misha Ge (UZB) — 25 photos Michal Brezina (CZE) — 18 photos Deniss Vasiljevs (LAT) — 31 photos Brendan Kerry (AUS) — 24 photos Alexander Majorov (SWE) — 24 photos

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World Figure Skating Championships: Men’s Free Skate (photos, post 2 of 5)

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Group 1: Michael Christian Martinez (PHI) — 15 photos Jorik Hendrickx (BEL) — 27 photos Kenji Tanaka (JPN) — 35 photos Paul Fentz (GER) — 31 photos Julian Zhi Jie Yee (MAS) — 46 photos Moris Kvitelashvili (GEO) — 27 … Continue reading

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World Figure Skating Championships: Men’s Free Skate (intro, post 1 of 5)

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This is the first of five posts with my photos from the men’s free skate at this year’s World Figure Skating Championships in Helsinki. See my intro post for the ladies’ free skate for some important caveats. Note that these … Continue reading

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World Figure Skating Championships: Ladies’ Free Skate (photos, post 5 of 5)

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And finally, group 5, which unsurprisingly was responsible for all three medalists. Maria Sotskova (RUS) Karen Chen (USA) Anna Pogorilaya (RUS) Not shown here, but Pogorilaya had four falls during this program, hence her reaction at the end. Evgenia Medvedeva … Continue reading

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World Figure Skating Championships: Ladies’ Free Skate (photos, post 4 of 5)

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Here are the ladies from group 3: Dabin Choi (KOR) Rika Hongo (JPN) Elizabet Tursynbaeva (KAZ) Ashley Wagner (USA) Carolina Kostner (ITA) Wakaba Higuchi (JPN)

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World Figure Skating Championships: Ladies’ Free Skate (photos, post 3 of 5)

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Here are the ladies in group 2: Nicole Rajicova (SVK) Loena Hendrickx (BEL) Xiangning Li (CHN) Ivett Toth (HUN) Mariah Bell (USA) Mai Mihara (JPN)

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