• |Sportsgeist| 2018 Nebelhorn Trophy – Exhibition part 1
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    |Sportsgeist| 2018 Nebelhorn Trophy – Exhibition part 1

    Luckily, this year’s gala at Nebelhorn Trophy was a lot more interesting than the one from last year. Nevertheless, my old skating pal predicted many music choices correctly: “Hallelujah”, something by James Blunt, Ed Sheeran. With the exception of “Music Was…

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    |Sportsgeist| 2018 Nebelhorn Trophy – Pairs Free Skating
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    |Sportsgeist| 2018 Nebelhorn Trophy – Pairs Free Skating

      Saturday was the only day without picture perfect weather. It was all cloudy and foggy in the morning. We went for a hike before the pairs free skating, anyway: from the Söllereck cable car station to Ritzlern (Kleinwalser Valley…

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    |Sportsgeist| 2018 Nebelhorn Trophy – Ice Dance Free Dance
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    |Sportsgeist| 2018 Nebelhorn Trophy – Ice Dance Free Dance

    Group 1 – the Aliona effect We arrived back at the rink right in the middle of group 1 of the ice dance free dance. That’s why we were watching Urban & Steffan‘s performance next to the boards. I’m still…

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    |Sportsgeist| 2018 Nebelhorn Trophy – Ladies Free Skating
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    |Sportsgeist| 2018 Nebelhorn Trophy – Ladies Free Skating

      Some hiking and a change of plans We had already decided a few weeks earlier when the time schedule came out that we would skip the men’s competition and go hiking instead. Our initial plan for Friday had been…

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    |Sportsgeist| 2018 Nebelhorn Trophy – Pairs Short Program
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    |Sportsgeist| 2018 Nebelhorn Trophy – Pairs Short Program

    Last to go on Thursday was the pairs short program. We made it just in time for the second group.     Petranovic &  Souza-Kordeiru from Croatia skated a program full of verve. Looking back, they were one of the…

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