• Alina Zagitova Is the 15-Year-Old Russian Figure Skating Phenom We Can't Stop Talking About

    12 days ago - By PopSugar

    The 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics are in full swing, but if you've had your eyes glued to the TV, like I have, during the team figure skating competition , chances are you experienced many mouth-dropping and eye-bulging moments, as skaters from all over the world took to the ice. But some of the most wow-worthy moments came from skaters most of us have never heard of before, until now. One those people is Alina Zagitova , a 15-year-old from Russia whose performance in the team competition freestyle skate bumped her country up to win a silver medal. She's projected to rival with her teammate...
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  • We Need to Talk About These Veteran Figure Skaters Kicking Ass at the Olympics

    We Need to Talk About These Veteran Figure Skaters Kicking Ass at the Olympics

    12 days ago - By PopSugar

    Every Olympics, the buzz is always focused around the young, up-and-coming athletes whose youth is seemingly at odds with their extreme skills, especially in figure skating. These Games are no exception, with still-teenage Americans Nathan Chen and Vincent Zhou and Russians Evgenia Medvedeva and Alina Zagitova stealing the spotlight, while skaters in their early 20s are medal favorites in all disciplines. But in the team event, which concluded on Sunday, it was the seasoned veterans who stole the show. To get to know them a little better, keep reading.
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