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

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 · 10 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 · 5 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

Yuzuru Hanyu: A Champions Parade

While it would have been quite the experience to see and watch Yuzu’s victory parade in person, I was very happy that I was able to watch the event live … Continue reading

April 22, 2018 · 10 Comments

Yuzuru Hanyu: Transforming the way Ice Shows are done

I have been to many ice shows, both in the distant past and some more recently.  Most of the ones I have attended have been in North America, but I … Continue reading

April 17, 2018 · 18 Comments

Yuzuru Hanyu: Worlds Without You

Returning from my trip to Worlds in Milan, I’ve had time to reflect upon how different the skating world was without Yuzu there.  It was like a dress rehearsal of … Continue reading

March 31, 2018 · 10 Comments

Yuzuru Hanyu: A Look at the Difference Between World and Olympic Records

I have been asked many questions about the difference between Olympic and World Records so I thought I would try to clarify the difference here. What is the Difference between … Continue reading

March 7, 2018 · 21 Comments

Yuzuru Hanyu: 2018 Worlds?

Mirror Mirror On the Wall:  Will Yuzu go to Worlds or won’t he?  Smart money says Yuzu will withdraw in order to have the proper time to rest and rehab … Continue reading

March 2, 2018 · 4 Comments
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