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Season 8 Premiere – Skate America and Skate Canada

Frank loves a good bargain.

Frank loves a good bargain.

It’s the year after the Olympics, and yet, we’re STILL watching figure skating! In this, our 49th episode, we chat about Skate America, Sears, and Skate Canada. Here’s who we end up talking about:

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Madison Chock & Evan Bates

Maia Shibutani & Alex Shibutani
Alexandra Stepanova & Ivan Bukin
Madison Hubbell & Zachary Donohue
Piper Gilles & Paul Poirier
Kaitlyn Weaver & Andrew Poje


Yuko Kavaguti & Alexander Smirnov
Haven Denney & Brandon Frazier
Peng Cheng & Zhang Hao
Meagan Duhamel & Eric Radford
Madeline Aaron & Max Settlage
Sui Wenjing & Han Cong
Evgenia Tarasova & Vladimir Morozov


Maé-Bérénice Méité
Haruka Imai
Elene Gedevanishvili
Mirai Nagasu
Samantha Cesario
Elizaveta Tuktamysheva
Elena Radionova
Gracie Gold and Frank Carroll
Ashley Wagner
Courtney Hicks
Anna Pogorilaya
Satoko Miyahara


Tatsuki Machida
Jason Brown
Nam Nguyen
Denis Ten
Jeremy Abbott
Artur Gachinski
Javier Fernández
Max Aaron
Adam Rippon
Stephen Carriere
Takahito Mura

And remember, when you need “good stuff cheap,” check out Ollie’s Bargain Outlet!

2014 U.S. Figure Skating Championships – part 2

The Shibutanis react to The Ice Queens podcast. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

The Shibutanis react to the latest Ice Queens podcast. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

2014 U.S. Figure Skating Championships 2: Electric Boogalloo. That’s right, we’re back… for everyone who believes in the beat. Here’s what we’re talking about:

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Chock & Bates impress. Davis & White get inflated. The Shibutanis look at the skaters in the mirror. Hubbell & Donohue may be onto something.


Gracie Gold gets pushed. Polina Edmunds arms herself. Mirai Nagasu breaks it up. Ashley Wagner uses both feet. Agnes Zawadzki has a tough time, and Rachael Flatt shows up.

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’08-’09 Recap & 2008 Skate America

Hello, skating fans, it’s great to be back! Has Kimmie Meissner gotten any better while we’ve been gone? Let’s find out!

Weir performs an Ina Bauer during his exhibition program at the 2008 Skate America. Photo by David W. Carmichael

Weir performs an Ina Bauer during his exhibition program at the 2008 Skate America. Â Photo by David W. Carmichael.


Season 2 opens with a bang! Well, really, it opens with some violins (key of F.) In this episode, Kimmie eats her spinach. Johnny Weir and Evan Lysacek continue THE GREATEST RIVALRY IN ALL OF SPORT. Mirai Nagasu stretches. Rachael Flatt, self-title skater. And… THE ICE QUEENS ARE GOING TO THE WORLDS!