Icebreakers: Four Continents in Anaheim, More Coaching Changes and More
In the height of offseason comes coaching change announcements, all-session tickets on sale and more. Catch up in the latest Icebreakers below.
1. Four Continents Event Set for Anaheim in Return to U.S. (ESPN) – The ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships 2019 are coming back to the U.S. next February!
2. Brown Enlists Orser to Help Him Reach Full Potential (icenetwork) – Jason Brown and Brian Orser open up about the coaching change after Brown’s nearly 20-year partnership with coach Kori Ade.
3. ‘Stars on Ice’ Led by Team USA’s Asian Americans (NBC Los Angeles) – Nathan Chen, Karen Chen, Mirai Nagasu and Vincent Zhou share what it means to represent the Asian American community on the Olympic stage.
4. Meryl Davis: Finding New Purpose After Life as an Olympian (SELF) – In an open personal essay, Meryl Davis reveals what it was really like to achieve Olympic gold and hang up her competitive skates.
5. How Adam Rippon Won the Olympics, ‘DWTS,’ and Everyone’s Hearts—His Boyfriend’s Included (Yahoo Lifestyle) – After taking home the mirror ball trophy, Adam Rippon discussed what it’s like to experience instant fame, his role off the ice and more.
6. Chock and Bates Take Virtue and Moir’s Old Spot in Montreal Ice Dancing School (Montreal Gazette) – 2015 U.S. champions Madison Chock and Evan Bates made an announcement about their coaching change last week.
7. DC Ice Skating Rink Brings Kids Together, ‘We’re Here to Build Future Citizens’ (WUSA9) – Read more about how this D.C. rink is a huge and positive part of the community.
8. Athlete of the Week: Figure Skating Sisters Delaney Ross & Peyton Ross (KHOU) – After being nominated by their brother, these twin sisters have been named KHOU’s Athletes of the Week!