This is my third year in a row attending ACI and coming here has genuinely become one of my favorite traditions in my own life as a skating fan, from the sleep-deprived crafting shenanigans to the relaxed vibe, thrilling and deep field debuting their programs, and the chance to see so many beloved friends and make new ones.
Come for the children, stay for the sparkles and the top-notch twizzles: The Junior Grand Prix made its second stop in Lake Placid, New York, this past August. Read about our stories while we were there, and, near the end, you can find yourself some tips on how to survive a competition in Lake Placid.
The 2018/19 season officially wrapped up just over a month ago, and with that we’ve all had time to reflect on the amazing programs, accomplishments and spectacular feats that happened from last August to April this year.
Here are some of the ITL team's favorite moments from the 18/19 season!
Given the high frequency of injuries in the sport, there were many common injuries we were unable to cover in our podcast episode. This article outlines some more common ones and provides case studies as examples.
I’ve been introducing In The Loop to real life acquaintances and random relatives as ‘the figure skating podcast I’m making with 22 strangers from all around the world that I met on the internet.’
I’m getting used to the double-take I get.