Podcast: Richard Gauthier | Synchro’s Olympic Dream | The Dragon Lady | Worlds at Home | and More…

Featuring Richard Gauthier

Competitor, coach and Alumni Committee member Nic Young chats with world-renowned pair coach Richard Gautier.  Together they explore Richard’s skating career and what attracted him to coaching, in particular, pair skating.  You will discover that Richard’s success in skating is based on more than what appears at the rink. To explore his coaching philosophy, enjoy listening to Richard’s passion about being one of the world’s best.

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Special holiday message from Olympic medalist Kaetlyn Osmond!

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Podcast: J. Senft | We Go Live in 3, 2 … | Musings from my experience at 2013 Worlds | Baby News | And More…

Featuring Jean Senft

Retired official Jean Senft has been front and centre in the sport with a judging career which spanned events at her local club all the way to the Olympic Games. Her daughter, Lauren, a competitive international level ice dancer, retired and now a technical specialist, leads the chat where they both share memories about their skating adventures and discuss the special bond they share as a result.

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We Go Live in 3, 2 …

By Christopher Mabee, 2007 Canadian Silver Medallist

The Battle of the Blades logo pops up on the monitor, Ron MacLean’s voice says, “Battle is Back,” and away we go. The skaters enter the ice to warm up as the whirlwind hour-long episode begins. An episode full of great skating, wonderful choreography, and an upsetting elimination. Continue reading “Podcast: J. Senft | We Go Live in 3, 2 … | Musings from my experience at 2013 Worlds | Baby News | And More…”