Posts tagged "ice skating"

If Russian Figure Skater Evgeni Plushenko Did A Routine To Ginuwine’s “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]…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 11, 2014

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…

Julie Gerstein / January 31, 2012

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…

Julie Gerstein / January 5, 2011

“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.

Amelia McDonell-Parry / December 29, 2010

Fashion On Ice (And Off)

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

Leonora Epstein / June 17, 2010

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…

Ami Angelowicz / May 19, 2010

Why Isn’t Johnny Weir “Family Friendly”?

The Stars On Ice Tour will hit rinks on April 1 and stars like Evan Lysacek and Sasha Cohen will triple-axle their way across 40 cities in the U.S. But one Olympian whom the public love love loves won’t be there: Johnny Weir. An anonymous source has told the Gay And Lesbian Alliance Against Defamatio…

Jessica Wakeman / March 12, 2010

Quotable: Johnny Weir Responds To Homophobic Haters

“Every little boy should be so lucky as to turn into me. And that’s all I have to say.”– Ice skater Johnny Weir’s response to homophobic haters in an interview with “Access Hollywood.” Weir also addressed the comments made by two French commentators, who made jokes questioning Weir’s gender, at a press conference –…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 26, 2010

Evan Lysacek’s Feelings Are Hurt (We’ll Comfort Him)

U.S. Olympic gold medal figure-skating hottie, Evan Lysacek, went on “Larry King” last night where he was asked about some of the controversy surrounding his rival, Russian silver medalist Evgeni Plushenko. Plushenko, you might have heard, has complained that he was robbed of the gold medal (because he landed a quadruple jump, which Lysacek…

Wendy Atterberry / February 24, 2010

Johnny Weir’s Reality Show Debuts Tonight!

Ice skating was already a pretty flaming sport, but then Johnny Weir came along and it got taken to a whole ‘nother level. Weir is famous for his flamboyant, over-the-top routines, but off the ice, he’s just as entertaining. That’s probably why the Sundance Channel had the brilliant sense to give the dude hi…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 18, 2010

What I Really Want for Christmas: Ice Skates

As we get older, Christmas gifts have a tendency of getting more expensive and less whimsical. Barbie’s Dream House is replaced with four-inch Louboutin heels and it’s exciting, yes, but also a bit sad. I don’t remember the last time I received a gift that legitimately made me smile. That’s not to say that friends,…

Lily Q / December 22, 2009

The Best Ice Skating Routine Ever!

This skater, seen practicing for the 2010 Vancouver Olympic Games, can really spin and she has an unusual trick up her sleeve. If ice skating were really like this, I’d find it interesting, rather than predictable.

Annika Harris / November 23, 2009