SportyMags

Hey sports fans!! Thanks for stopping by my blog! I am a self admitted “rink rat” so a lot of this blog will be about figure skating and hockey, however as an ex-figure skater, ex-varsity athlete and a sports fan in general, I usually have thoughts and opinions about alot of different sports I follow, so visit often!

Blogging about Yuzu for 4 Years!

It has been 4 years since I started this blog.  When I first started out I thought I would be lucky if my family read my posts and I would … Continue reading

January 15, 2019 · 7 Comments

Yuzuru Hanyu: 2018 Year in Review

Boy, 2018 went by fast!!  The Olympics finally arrived and after 4 years of waiting, it was over just like that!!!  The absolute highlight of 2018 was Yuzu’s 2nd Olympic … Continue reading

December 24, 2018 · 5 Comments

2018 Grand Prix Final: My highlights

Once Yuzu had to announce his withdrawal from the Grand Prix Final, my brain immediately went into relaxed mode.  Sure, it was a HUGE disappointment for me, and even more … Continue reading

December 16, 2018 · 2 Comments

Yuzuru Hanyu:  Helsinki Part 2: SP, LP, Medals and Gala!!

For a short while before I left home for this Grand Prix event, I wasn’t sure I was going to make it on time!!  My first flight was delayed 6.5 … Continue reading

November 13, 2018 · 6 Comments

Yuzuru Hanyu: Helsinki Part 1: Practice Notes & Photos

Before getting to Helsinki, I stopped in at Moscow and attended the Bolshoi Ballet.  It was my first time at the Bolshoi and the first time ever watching live ballet.  As … Continue reading

November 11, 2018 · 6 Comments

Yuzuru Hanyu: 2018 ACI My Recap and Photos

For four years I have been attending the Autumn Classic event.  Each year it gets a bit more insane and seriously Skate Canada needs to change their strategy and use … Continue reading

September 26, 2018 · 13 Comments

Yuzuru Hanyu: 24 Hour TV Charity Show

Each year for the past 3 years Yuzu has participated in the 24 hour TV charity event.  This event is promoted to raise funds for disaster recovery.  With every appearance, … Continue reading

August 30, 2018 · 5 Comments

Yuzuru Hanyu: A Chance to Set NEW Records!

Just a quick update on ISU World Record scoring!! The ISU has decided that with the changes to the scoring system, they will be re-setting the record books.  “Further to … Continue reading

August 15, 2018 · 1 Comment

Yuzuru Hanyu: Off Season Summary

Usually after an Olympic year, the following off season news is all about retirements.  While we did get confirmations about a number of expected retirements, this off season started with … Continue reading

July 26, 2018 · 11 Comments

Alex Ovechkin: A Cup and a Baby!!

It took Ovie 13 years.  But, he finally did it!!! For me, it’s also been a long journey.  I started following Ovie when he was first listed on Central Scouting and … Continue reading

June 8, 2018 · 2 Comments
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