What happens when Skype drops Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir

February, 12, 2015
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Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir are good at many things, but apparently technology isn't one of them. The dynamic duo was participating in a Skype meeting on Thursday when they lost their connection. The two handled it exactly as anyone would -- by eating snacks and yelling helplessly into the air. Natch.

No word if their attempts helped get the meeting back on track, but it looks they had a good time either way.

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Six more reasons to be envious of Gracie Gold

January, 12, 2015
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Gracie Gold is the defending champion entering next week’s U.S. Figure Skating Championships, but that’s somehow not why she’s the envy of hordes of teenage girls across the country.

Not even close.

Over the weekend, Gold hung out on Catalina Island with her girlfriends Lorde, Jaime King, the sisters from Haim and Taylor Swift. Perhaps you’ve heard of them?

The ladies saw the sights, ate ice cream and generally looked to being having a much better time than you did doing whatever it was you were doing with your non-famous friends.

Gold and Swift, of course, go way back. Or at least all the way back to April when they publicly documented their night baking cookies and making funny faces together. As friends do.


Even Ashley Wagner is flipping out over Taylor Swift mystery man

November, 21, 2014
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Ashley Wagner is a two-time U.S. figure skating champion, an Olympic medalist and a meme sensation, but it turns out she’s somehow really just like the rest of us normals.

On Friday morning, Wagner tweeted on the most important topic of our time, or at least of the hour. And by that I mean she gave a shout-out to the guy in Taylor Swift’s “Blank Space” video. Obvs. And it probably reads exactly like something you saw your college roommate post on Facebook.


Ohhhh HEYYYYYY, indeed. Ashley Wagner: Woman of the people.

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NEWS RESULTS FOR FIGURE SKATING

  1. Elizaveta Tuktamysheva will not defend figure skating world title in Boston

    Associated Press

    Russian figure skater Elizaveta Tuktamysheva will not defend her world title in Boston this year, her coach told Russian media Thursday.

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  2. Gabriella Papadakis, Guillaume Cizeron defend ice dance title at European championships

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    Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron defended their ice dance title, while Tatiana Volosozhar and Maxim Trankov won the pairs event at the European championships.

    Story | Conversation | January 30, 2016
  3. European figure skating championships Friday results

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    Evgenia Medvedeva won gold in her debut at the European figure skating championships Friday, leading a Russian sweep of the podium in the women's competition.

    Story | Conversation | January 29, 2016
  4. Nathan Chen to miss worlds after injuring hip in exhibition

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    Nathan Chen will miss the world figure skating championships after the American teen injured his hip in an exhibition hours after winning the bronze medal at nationals.

    Story | Conversation | January 28, 2016
  5. Anna Cappellini, Luca Lanotte win short dance at European figure skating championships

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    Javier Fernandez of Spain won his fourth straight European title Thursday with the best free program at the European figure skating championships.

    Story | Conversation | January 28, 2016