2018 olympic figure skating recap: women’s event with jeremy abbott

The figure skating action at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, is now complete, and we’re concluding our Iced Coffee coverage of the Games with a very special recap of the women’s event with Jeremy Abbott.

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Jeremy is a four-time U.S. champion, two-time U.S. Olympian and two-time Four Continents bronze medalist. 

Listen as Jeremy looks back on his Olympic experiences and talks about what’s keeping him busy today, in addition to offering his candid thoughts on the women’s action.

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2018 olympic figure skating recap: ice dance with melissa gregory & denis petukhov

The figure skating action at the Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, is complete, and as a part of our ongoing Iced Coffee coverage of the Games, we recapped the action in the ice dancing with special guest hosts Melissa Gregory and Denis Petukhov.

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Melissa and Denis are six-time U.S. medalists (four of those silver medals) and were Olympians at the 2006 games in Torino, Italy. Today they are coaches, parents and managing directors of the rink at the Brookfield Place mall in New York City.

Listen as they weigh in on the 2018 action and also speak to their experiences in 2006 — and their sons also occasionally weigh in with their thoughts on ice dancing (a lot of cooing).

2018 olympic figure skating recap: pairs & men’s events

The action in the men’s and pairs figure skating events at the Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, is complete, and as a part of our ongoing Iced Coffee coverage of the Games, we recapped the action with special guest host Erin Conley.

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Conley is one of our favorite members of Skating Twitter. When she’s not tweeting skating events in the middle of the night, she is working in television in Los Angeles as an aspiring writer. She is also a theater critic, and reviews LA theater on her website, On Stage & Screen.

Stay tuned for more Olympic figure skating recaps with more guest hosts in the weeks ahead, including 2006 Olympians and six-time U.S. medalists Melissa Gregory & Denis Petukhov talking the ice dancing competition and 2010 and 2014 Olympian and four-time U.S. champion Jeremy Abbott chatting about the women’s event.

2018 olympic figure skating recap: team event

The second-ever Olympic figure skating team event is now in the books, and as a part of our Iced Coffee coverage of the Games, we recapped the action with special guest host Jocelyn Jane Cox.

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Cox is a humor writer, figure skating coach and a former elite skater as well. Jocelyn’s been published on HuffPost, Slate and Scary Mommy and she just published her new book, First Day on the Ice. It’s a book aimed at parents considering getting their kids into skating or parents who have already done that and are looking for more information.

Also be sure to read Cox’s piece for Slate from the 2010 Games: “I never made the Olympics as a figure skater. Yes, I’m a little bitter.”

Stay tuned for more Olympic figure skating recaps with more guest hosts in the weeks ahead!