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.
It’s almost time for the 2019-20 figure skating season, which means it’s officially past In The Loop’s one year anniversary! In the interests of full transparency, we’d love to share a quick update with you about what we’re aiming for this year.
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!
This week: Sadly some withdrawals, National championships get underway in Europe, Javi’s back, and birthdays galore!
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.