The Manleywoman SkateCast

The Podcast for Figure Skating Fans

Episode #52: Lucinda Ruh

DECEMBER 2011 An interview with Lucinda Ruh. Ms. Ruh is a 2-time Swiss National Champion, star of both Stars On Ice and Champions On Ice, and was twice named...

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Book Review: “Taking the Ice” by Pj Kwong

Canada has such a long history of fantastic figure skating talent that to cover it all would take several volumes. “Taking the Ice: Success Stories From the World of...

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Book Review: Lucinda Ruh’s “Frozen Teardrop”

I was contacted out of the blue by Lucinda Ruh to be interviewed for the skatecast. Imagine my glee at finding that email in my inbox! Of course I...

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Episode #51: PJ Kwong

NOVEMBER 2011 An interview with PJ Kwong. Ms. Kwong is a Canadian figure skating coach, television commentator, public address announcer, blogger at www.pjkwong.com, and author of “Taking the Ice: Success...

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Episode #50: David Kirby

OCTOBER 2011 An interview with David Kirby, who knows everything there is to know about figure skating. His father show skated with Sonia Henie. His parents were Canadian champions....

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Episode #49: Timothy Goebel

JUNE 2011 An interview with Timothy Goebel, 2001 US National Champion, and 2002 Olympic Bronze Medalist. Also known as the “Quad King,” he was the first person to land...

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I’m in Skating Magazine!

I’m thrilled to be in this month’s Skating Magazine! Especially with such a generous article in terms of space. Thanks to Lexi Rohner for contacting me about doing an...

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Episode #48: Randy Gardner

MAY 2011 An interview with Randy Gardner, 1979 World Champion in Pairs with Tai Babilonia, two time Olympian (1976 and 1980), choreographer, star of Ice Follies and head of...

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Episode #47: David Jenkins

MARCH 2011 An interview with David Jenkins, 1956 Olympic Bronze medalist, 1960 Olympic Gold Medalist, 3-time World Champion and 4-time US National Champion. We discuss how he and his...

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Episode #46: Yuka Sato

FEBRUARY 2011 An interview with Yuka Sato, two-time Japanese Champion, World Junior Champion, two-time Olympian, and 1994 World Champion. Also known as a choreographer and coach to Alyssa Czisny...

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Episode #45: 2011 US Nationals

JANUARY 2011 Live from the 2011 US Nationals in Greensboro, North Carolina. In addition to capturing some sounds and flavors of the event, there are interviews with: Charlene Wong,...

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Episode #44: Jojo Starbuck

DECEMBER 2010 An interview with Jojo Starbuck. With partner Ken Shelley, she won three US titles, two World Bronze medals and was in both the 1968 and 1972 Olympics....

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Episode #43: Barbara Ann Scott

NOVEMBER 2010 An interview with Canadian legend Barbara Ann Scott, 1948 Olympic Champion, 4-time Canadian Champion, World/European/North American Champion, and the classiest woman in the sport of figure skating....

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Episode #42: George Spiteri

OCTOBER 2010 An interview with George Spiteri, President of SP-Teri Boots. SP-Teri has been making boots since 1963. We talk about the history and evolution of the skating boot,...

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Episode #41: Ice Capades 70th Reunion, Part 2

JULY 2010 Part two of the 70th Reunion of Ice Capades in Las Vegas, NV. This was a reunion of about 600 former skaters, costumers, organizers, engineers, and technicians...

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