“Honestly I don’t think it will happen b…

“Honestly I don’t think it will happen but I would love it if one of the lost Russian stars of the previous quadrennium made a comeback. Not necessarily to make an international team, but just to compete and satisfy their love for the sport that hopefully still exists. Radionova, are you listening?“

“It’s interesting to hear how skaters wh…

“It’s interesting to hear how skaters who were part of this conveyor belt think of this process. When asked about it, Tsurskaya responded no and then described how her injuries were not a result of overtraining, but just fluke injuries that can happen to anyone. Radionova on the other hand, acknowledges it. “I was the same 15-year-old girl who also beat seniors. Well, what to do? That’s how it is. I was also in their place.” Interesting. Perhaps Tutberidze told her skaters how to answer.“