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If Russian Figure Skater Evgeni Plushenko Did A Routine To Ginuwine’s “Pony”

If Russian Figure Skater Evgeni Plushenko Did A Routine To Ginuwine's "Pony"
Ride It, My Pony!

…it might look something like this. Plushenko is favored to win the individual men’s gold medal at the Sochi Olympics, but I’m pretty sure he could up his chances even more by just skating to “Pony” live. Ride it, my pony! [YouTube]

Faces Of Skate

There’s a lot of glitz and glamour in the world of ice skating. There’s also a lot of wackadoodle facial expressions. These talented skaters were all captured making crazy faces at the ISU European Figure Skating Championships and U.S. Figure Skating Championships this past weekend. And yes, I know I’m going to hell for laughing at them, thank you very much. [Buzzfeed]

Why You Should Never Go Long-Distance Ice Skating Alone

Sometimes you’re like, wow, when my boyfriend and I are together it feels like we’re the only two people in the world. Yeah, that’s a great idea, but the reality? Kind of frightening. A Swedish couple was long-distance ice skating–which is apparently a thing that you do in Sweden–when a boat broke up the ice floe they were skating on. The boat wake cracked the ice into small patches and stranded the pair. Thankfully, the couple was able to use a cell phone to summon help. They were rescued after just 12 minutes–and the rescue crew took this unbelievable pic of the event. [Gawker] Keep reading »

“Whip My Hair” — On Ice!


What’s not to love about this 9-year-old ice skater twirling around to Willow Smith‘s “Whip My Hair”? From her colorful locks to those Converse ice skates, she’s got it going on. Keep reading »

Fashion On Ice (And Off)

Somewhere, Kristi Yamaguchi is reeling with envy over these Hannah Menzies ice skate shoes. [Fashion Copious] Keep reading »

Rival Olympic Ice Dancers Skate Their Way Into Each Other’s Hearts

Olympic ice dancers Charlie White, 22, and Tanith Belbin, 25, were known to the world as rivals in Vancouver this past winter, but behind the scenes they were having a torrid love affair. Collective “aaahhhh,” please. White’s skating partner. Meryl Davis. and Belbin’s partner. Benjamin Agosto. knew about the secret relationship going into the Winter Olympics. Even though White and Belbin have known each other for years, they began to fall in love last June, but they chose to keep it on the DL during the season, communicating mostly via text and Facebook. They didn’t want the relationship to distract them from skating their best in Vancouver. “We like each other a lot, and the competing part hasn’t ever factored into our relationship or how we work with our respective partners,” Belbin said. Keep reading »

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