Kaetlyn Osmond Becomes First Canadian Ladies Figure Skating World Champion Since 1973

We’re going to talk about figure skating. No, it’s not a month ago. You haven’t woken up in February in the middle of the Winter Olympics when everything Adam Rippon said or did made international headlines. Figure skating goes on even after the Olympics are over. It is March, which means it’s time for the world…

Tessa Virtue And Scott Moir Moulin Rouge-d Their Way To Another Olympic Gold Medal

Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir, the Canadian ice dance team that received positive grades of execution for a lift that can only be described as “face sitting on ice skates” won their second gold medal of these Olympics tonight and their third Olympic gold medal overall. They’re now the 2010 Olympic champions in the event…

Yuzuru Hanyu Skated Masterfully And Then Winnie The Pooh Bears Rained Down On The Ice

Yuzuru Hanyu, the defending world and Olympic champion, took the ice first tonight in the final flight of the men’s short program to great anticipation. Hanyu, who is considered to be one of the greatest male skaters of all-time, hadn’t competed since injuring his ankle in November; though considered one of the…

Adam Rippon Isn't Quite The Best, But He Is The Most Fun

Figure skater Adam Rippon, the undisputed breakout American star of these Olympic games, finally got to show off his long-awaited short-form performance today in Pyeongchang. It’s modern, it’s fun, it’s soundtracked by, in Rippon’s own words, “a trashy club mix,” and it does not disappoint. Here’s a version of it from…

The Youngest American Olympian, Vincent Zhou, Nailed The Games' First-Ever Quad Lutz

Seventeen-year-old Vincent Zhou, the youngest American competing in any event at these Winter Olympics, pulled off a move tonight that no one at the Games had ever landed cleanly before: the quad lutz. It’s the most difficult move currently recognized as achievable, and it requires four rotations after a jump from the…