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!

Category Archives: Figure Skating

2018 Olympics: Russian Boycott Would Be Horrible, My Thoughts

For 2 days straight I have been seeing and reading articles about the potential for a Russian boycott of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.   Here are the links for … Continue reading

November 16, 2017 · 1 Comment

Yuzuru Hanyu: Bowing Made Regal

Bowing is something you see in many Asian cultures.  At the end of figure skating routines, we always see the skaters at center ice, acknowledging the fans with either a … Continue reading

November 15, 2017 · 3 Comments

Yuzuru Hanyu: Get Well Soon!

Everyone was so excited for NHK Trophy to finally be upon us.  I knew I was going to write a blog entry after the event but this is not the … Continue reading

November 10, 2017 · 14 Comments

Yuzuru Hanyu: The Aftermath of the Cup of China on my Dream Team 6

So I decided to pull an all nighter and not sleep last night in order to watch the mens and women Cup of China finals.  I stayed awake to see … Continue reading

November 4, 2017 · 6 Comments

Yuzuru Hanyu: CoR: How Cute Stole the Show

It’s finally here!  The Olympic season has begun!  From flower boys and novice skaters, to Yuzu jumping to see over tall men, cuteness stole the show at Rostelecom Cup!! Practices:  First … Continue reading

October 25, 2017 · 10 Comments

Yuzuru Hanyu: The Case of the 2 Right Handed Gloves

With each competition comes some super adorable Yuzu moments that just tug at your heart strings.  When I was taking these photos, I did not know what exactly had happened … Continue reading

September 27, 2017 · 15 Comments

Yuzuru Hanyu: Autumn Classic 2017

Well, the wait and lack of sleep was worth it!!  While the final outcome wasn’t what we all wanted and expected, I think it was a blessing in disguise.  I … Continue reading

September 25, 2017 · 11 Comments

Yuzuru Hanyu: Seimei is Back!

The moment after Yuzu finished skating to Seimei at Worlds in Boston, I starting wishing that he would bring Seimei back for the Olympics.  To me, Seimei was that special. … Continue reading

August 9, 2017 · 19 Comments

Yuzuru Hanyu: Yuzu Photography

I recently read a bunch of translated tweets on twitter that were quotes from sports photographers about their experiences photographing Yuzu.  So, I thought I would write a quick blog … Continue reading

July 22, 2017 · 10 Comments

Yuzuru Hanyu: Pressure and Expectations

Ah, the Olympic season.  Is there anything better?  For a fan, if you follow amateur sports, there is nothing like the Olympics!  For an amateur athlete it is the pinnacle … Continue reading

July 1, 2017 · 9 Comments
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