ice dance

Episode #80: Renee Roca

September 2014An interview with Renee Roca. Roca was a three-time US National Champion in Ice Dance with different partners: she won the 1986 title with Donald Adair, and the 1993 and 1995 titles with Gorsha Sur. Her longevity in the sport is hard to top, spending 14 years in the Senior ranks. Roca is probably best…

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Episode #59: Ice Theatre of New York

SEPTEMBER 2012 The Ice Theatre of New York is a premiere ice dance company, that joins figure skating with traditional choreography and dance to create new forms and movements on ice. They also have quite an extensive outreach and education program for students and audiences. I spoke with Founder Moira North and Artistic Director Douglas…

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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, Todd Eldredge, Sylvia Fontana and John Zimmerman, Alison Carey, Rusty (the In-Arena Host) Dan Diamond, Kori Ade, John Lee, Michael Parsons, Doug Razzano, Jerod Swallow and…

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Episode #34: Richard Dalley

DECEMBER 2009 An interview with american ice dancer Richard Dalley, a 7-time US medalist, 1984 Olympian, ISU judge, and 2010 Olympic Team Leader. 48 minutes, 17 seconds. [display_podcast] Thanks to Fiona Mcquarrie for transcribing these interview highlights: On his most embarrassing skating moment: Probably the one that stays with me the most is when we…

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Episode #20: Navarro & Bommentre

OCTOBER 2008 An interview with American ice dancers Kim Navarro and Brent Bommentre. 44 minutes 4 seconds. [display_podcast] Thanks to Fiona Mcquarrie for transcribing these interview highlights: (K=Kim, B=Brent, A=Allison) On their most embarrassing skating moments: B: Is this a PG podcast? [laughs] It was my first international experience, my first junior Grand Prix. It…

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Episode #19: Ron Ludington

SEPTEMBER 2008 An interview with elite coach Ron Ludington, himself an Olympic medalist, coach of too many incredible skaters to mention, and head of Delaware’s incredible skating program. 56 minutes, 13 seconds. [display_podcast] Thanks to Fiona Mcquarrie for transcribing these interview highlights: On his most embarrassing skating moment: Oh, I don’t think I have any…

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