All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘ice skating’

Tanith Belbin And Ice Skater Boyfriend Charlie White Get Engaged In Hawaii

Olympic gold medalist and Dancing with the Stars alum Charlie White, 26, is finally engaged to girlfriend of five years, ice dancer Tanith Belbin, 29. White posted a picture on Instagram on Monday with the caption “Couldn’t ask for a more beautiful setting for the best time in our life! Hashtag she said yes!!!” White popped the question while they …

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Ashley Wagner Says “You Can’t Just Be A Zombie”

Twenty-two-year-old U.S. figure skater Ashley Wagner is a world-reknown athlete who knows how to thrill and entice a crowd. The talented skater coins herself as “Figure skater. Two-time US National Champion. Ice cream enthusiast” on her Twitter account. Wagner recently explained the importance of maintaining a unique balance in order to become a champion capable of performing memorable ice-skating routines. …

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Olga Graf, Russian Speed Skater, Nearly Flashes Crowd After Winning the Bronze

Speed skater Olga Graf won Russia its first medal of the 2014 Olympic Games on Sunday. In a surprising win, she took the bronze medal in the women’s 3000 meter event at Adler Arena. Her moment of triumph almost ended in embarrassment though, when – following her cool-down lap – an ecstatic Graf unzipped her skin-tight racing suit right down …

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Gracie Gold Wins First U.S. Skating Championship

On Saturday night, 18-year-old Gracie Gold won her first title in the U.S. Figure Skating Championships. Following in second place was 15-year-old Polina Edmunds and third was Mirai Nagasuf, a previous Olympian in 2010. Former two-time titleholder, Ashley Wagner, gave her titled away by falling twice during her performance, landing her in fourth place.  Ironically, in 2013 Gold was second …

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Nancy Kerrigan – Remembering Her Assault

It was on this day 20 years ago that Nancy Kerrigan’s life and skating career were changed forever. Nancy was leaving a practice session at the rink when she was assaulted by rival, Tonya Harding’s ex husband’s friend. Kerrigan had been preparing for the national championships and Winter Olympics prior to the assault. The man hit Kerrigan in the knee …

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