Snapshotting the Grand Prix

Our Snapshot Stats series at Tumblr has offered a few takes during this Grand Prix series. Blame Russia? A Curious Dip A State of Stasis? More analysis still to come — keep an eye out in the pre-Nationals interval!

Digerness and Neudecker Focused on the Steady Climb

by Jacquelyn Thayer For every championship title that seems a foregone conclusion, another may come down to a simple decision: stay novice or take a leap of competitive faith? Before creating something of an upset in the junior pairs field at the 2017 U.S. Championships, Nica Digerness and Danny Neudecker began their off-season planning to…

Reality Surpassing Story for Stellato and Bartholomay

by Jacquelyn Thayer What might be overachievement for many new pairs — third in the short and fourth overall at their debut Nationals — is, for Deanna Stellato and Nate Bartholomay, a bit more like a storybook accomplishment. “For me last year, it was mainly about learning how to skate pairs,” said Stellato, who before…