“Japan did so well at [senior] worlds. Sort of a revival in a way. Maybe they dipped a little bit, but now they are back,” the...
The move is somewhat puzzling, considering the innovative and iconic programs Richaud created for her since they began working together in 2017.
Inspired by standouts Yuzuru Hanyu, Shoma Uno and others, the teenager strives for greatness in the sport while pursuing ambitious educational goals.
In his sublime performance to “Bolero,” Uno finally broke out on the world stage with his first victory in a major senior competition.
After numerous struggles in recent years, Tsuboi’s renaissance began this season with a second-place showing behind Kao Miura at the Japan juniors.
In Estonia, the Americans captured gold medals in men’s and women’s singles as well as ice dance.
The American siblings, who skated to “Muse Medley,” retained their lead after the rhythm dance and earned a comfortable victory.
It was a solid performance for Tsuboi, who has struggled with results the past few seasons.
Levito skated to “The Swan” and exhibited an impressive flow throughout her program.
“After we finished, I had a good feeling,” Morita said after the duo’s rhythm dance.
Kao Miura, one of the favorites entering the competition, struggled mightily and fell out of contention with a 20th-place showing in the men’s short program.
In an exclusive interview, legendary choreographer Lori Nichol fondly recalls her long collaboration with Miyahara.