Behind the Toe Loops: The Inner World of Figure Skating


11:00 am

Olympians Meryl Davis and Charlie White won the US’s first gold medal in ice dancing last week, and tonight we wait in anticipation for the final figure skating event: Women’s free skate. This hour we’ll talk about the artistry and athleticism that go in to planning an Olympic-level skating event, from the music to the choreography to the costumes.


  • Robert Samuels, Washington Post figure skating blogger
  • Jo Ann Schneider Farris, figure skating expert
  • Megan McKinley, head coach for the OSU synchronized skating team

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