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!

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 · 5 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 · 5 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

FS: 2018/2019 ISU Congress: Rule Changes

Ok, so, in efforts to show more transparency, the ISU streamed their meetings live.  I think all they did was illicit more slaps to the forehead than anything else.  I … Continue reading

June 7, 2018 · 7 Comments

FS: Why Figure Skating Will Never be Mainstream Popular

I wrote this blog entry awhile ago and decided not to post it.  But today, after I saw what the ISU is planning to do with the Scale of Values … Continue reading

May 23, 2018 · 6 Comments

FS: Season X: The Medvedeva Files

You know, things change.  Sometimes we don’t want them to, but it’s just the way life is.  When you know change is coming, you can plan for it and be … Continue reading

May 7, 2018 · 6 Comments
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