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World Cup Women’s Skeleton: medals ceremony

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Bet you didn’t think I could get this many blog posts about a single race, did you? I wasn’t expecting this one either, but you can thank some schoolchildren. On the official, published schedule, there is supposed to be a … Continue reading

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World Cup Women’s Skeleton run 2

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As seen in the previous post, I started out run 2 of the BMW IBSF World Cup women’s skeleton at the start of the track. After the second competitor left the start area, I walked down the track to get … Continue reading

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Slideshow: skeleton starts

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The regular gallery format isn’t great for showing sports action photos, but I wanted to show what a skeleton start looks like. These photos were taken during the second heat of the BMW IBSF World Cup women’s skeleton race at … Continue reading

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World Cup Women’s Skeleton run 1

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These photos were taken during the first heat of the women’s skeleton race at the BMW IBSF World Cup at Lake Placid on November 9, 2017. All except the first were taken from the spectator side of the finish area; … Continue reading

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Trip report: BMW IBSF World Cup at Lake Placid

Here’s a different kind of trip report. On Thursday, November 9, I attended the BMW IBSF Bob + Skeleton World Cup races at the Olympic Sports Center in Lake Placid, New York, site of the 1932 and 1980 Winter Olympics. … Continue reading

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Wrapping up: 2017 ISU World Figure Skating Championships in Helsinki

I promise this is my last figure skating post for a long time. You can review all the others by browsing the 2017 World Figure Skating Championships tag. There will be a few more posts, two or perhaps three, on … Continue reading

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

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And finally, group 5: Evgenia Tarasova/Vladimir Morozov (RUS) — bronze medalists, 27 photos Evgenia was skating with ten stitches in her leg after an accident in the morning practice session. Xiaoyu Yu/Hao Zhang (CHN) — 4 photos (sorry!) Aliona Savchenko/Bruno … Continue reading

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

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Group 3: Alexa Scimeca Knierim/Chris Knierim (USA) — 21 photos Meagan Duhamel/Eric Radford (CAN) — 9 photos Natalia Zabiiako/Alexander Enbert (RUS) — 17 photos Liubov Ilyushechkina/Dylan Moscovitch (CAN) — 21 photos

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

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Group 2: Vanessa James/Morgan Cipres (FRA) — 29 photos Nicole Della Monica/Matteo Guarise (ITA) — 9 photos Julianne Seguin/Charlie Bilodeau (CAN) — 8 photos Valentina Marchei/Ondrej Hotarek (ITA) —

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World Figure Skating Championships: Pairs Free Skate (photos, post 2 of 5)

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Group 1: Tae Ok Ryom/Ju Sik Kim (PRK) — 41 photos Anna Duskova/Martin Bidar (CZE) — 45 photos Ksenia Stolbova/Fedor Klimov (RUS) — 55 photos Ekaterina Alexandrovskaya/Harley Wndsor (AUS) — 14 photos

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