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

2017 World Figure Skating Championships: Ladies Photos

Up next, the women!  First a Thank You to Mao Asada for her wonderful performances over the years!!  Hearing news of her retirement today was not unexpected but surprising that … Continue reading

April 10, 2017 · 3 Comments

2017 World Figure Skating Championships: Pairs and Dance Photos

I made it home safe and sound!  I’m exhausted but grateful for such a fantastic, amazing experience in Helsinki!  Does it get any better than this?  Uh, NO!  To make … Continue reading

April 8, 2017 · 15 Comments

Yuzuru Hanyu: Quote from Brian Orser

My Worlds experience has begun early with a super cool encounter with Brian Orser. During my flight from Frankfurt to Helsinki, I had the pleasure of sitting directly next to … Continue reading

March 26, 2017 · 22 Comments

Patrick Chan: Running a Parallel Path

Today was Patrick Chan’s media conference call prior to Worlds, and Patrick was very candid in his answers to the questions.  The more I listen to Patrick speak about his … Continue reading

March 21, 2017 · 7 Comments

Yuzuru Hanyu: Figure Skating Jumps 101

Long, long ago (in a galaxy far, far away), I had a Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phone.  I loved that phone!!  For the record, my battery never overheated, never really … Continue reading

March 18, 2017 · 11 Comments

Yuzuru Hanyu: Impeccable Manners!

This is a Yuzu appreciation post focusing on his nature to help others;  a trait that endears him to so many. The first example of Yuzu being so kind and … Continue reading

March 9, 2017 · 6 Comments

2017 World Figure Skating Championships: My Predictions

First, guess what??  This is my 100th blog post!!!  This is a crazy milestone; do I seriously talk that much??  Apparently.   Haha.  I am very humbled that many skating/sports fans … Continue reading

March 4, 2017 · 22 Comments

My Figure Skating Memories

This post was inspired by an 8 yr old girl whom I haven’t actually met yet.  Her dream is to become an Olympic figure skating champion and her favourite skater is … Continue reading

February 25, 2017 · 3 Comments

Yuzuru Hanyu: 4 Continents Championship: My Personal Recap

So I did not travel to Korea for the 4 Continents Championships (4CC).  I was super happy when I found out that CBC sports was going to stream the entire event … Continue reading

February 19, 2017 · 18 Comments

Yuzuru Hanyu: Technical Content

As we head into the 4 Continents Championship this week, the quad talk is getting insane.  I like that Yuzu progresses at his own pace and plan and is not … Continue reading

February 11, 2017 · 4 Comments
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