Gold in our Hearts: 2023-2024 Season Retrospective

Gold in our Hearts: 2023-2024 Figure Skating Season Retrospective by Scoreography. Pictured skaters: Alison Reed, Ava Marie Ziegler, Adam Siao Him Fa.

In our first video episode, we look back at the 2023-’24 figure skating season and pick Gold in our Hearts performances from each major international competition, as well as overall season picks from each discipline.

Mid-Season News and Nationals Competitions

Mid-Season News and Nationals — 2023-24 Season. Scoreography Podcast Episode 17. Pictured skater: Mao Shimada

We catch-up on all the mid-season news, including French, British, German, Swiss, and Spanish Nationals, the Four Nationals multi-country competition, the South Korean ranking event, and the Grand Prix Final’s Juniors and Gala events. We also share injury news, the ISU Award nominations, and more.

Grand Prix Final 2023 Recap

Grand Prix Final 2023 Recap and Commentary on the Scoreography Podcast. Pictured skater: Ilia Malinin

We recap and analyze the 2023 Grand Prix Final event held in Beijing, including huge wins and historic moments from Ilia Malinin and Kaori Sakamoto, the surprise success of German Pairs team Hase & Volodin, the gold medal culmination of 7 Grand Prix appearances from Chock & Bates, and a number of shocking heartbreaks.

Grand Prix Final 2023 Preview

Scoreography podcast Grand Prix Final Preview episode. Featured skater: Isabeau Levito

We preview the upcoming Grand Prix Final in Beijing, China. We breakdown the action in the hotly contested Men’s competition, the uncertainty in the Women’s division, the fight for silver and bronze in Pairs, and why the Ice Dance competition is such a wild card.

NHK Trophy 2023 Recap

NHK Trophy 2023 Scoreography Podcast Recap Episode — pictured skater: Ava Marie Ziegler

We recap NHK Trophy 2023, the final qualifier event for the Grand Prix. We predicted this would be a wild card competition and, yes, wild outcomes were in store! We discuss the surprise gold medal win from Ava Marie Ziegler, the upset victory of Fear & Gibson, the showdown between Shoma Uno and Yuma Kagiyama, and more.

Grand Prix Espoo 2023 Recap

Grand Prix Espoo 2023 Recap Episode — pictured: Amber Glenn

We dive into the results of the Grand Prix Espoo in Finland, including Amber Glenn’s wild rise from 11th place to the podium, shaky wins from Kaori Sakamoto and Chock & Bates, and a tight final tally in the men’s competition.

Cup of China 2023 Recap

Cup of China 2023 — Scoreography Recap and Commentary Episode. Pictured: Hana Yoshida

We recap Cup of China 2023, discussing upset wins from Japan’s Hana Yoshida and France’s Adam Siao Him Fa, argue for a different outcome in Ice Dance, and welcome Canada’s Stellato-Dudek & Deschamps to the back-to-back GP gold medal club.

Grand Prix de France 2023 Recap

Grand Prix de France 2023 — Scoreography Recap and Commentary — pictured: Adam Siao Him Fa

We dig into the very solid competition at the 2023 Grand Prix de France, including mind-blowing performances from Adam Siao Him Fa and Ilia Malinin, a nerve-wracking win for Isabeau Levito, and podium surprises from Nina Pinzarrone, Rion Sumiyoshi, and Lia Pereira & Trennt Michaud.

Skate Canada 2023 Recap

Skate Canada 2023 recap and commentary episode. Artwork features Canada Pairs Team Deanna Stellato-Dudek and Maxime Deschamps.

We discuss Skate Canada, the second event in the Grand Prix season. Explosive performances from Stellato-Dudek & Deschamps and Kaori Sakamoto headline our experience. But surprise meltdowns and sketchy judging muddy our perception of an otherwise terrific event.

Skate America 2023 Recap

Skate America 2023 — Image features ice dance team Madison Chock and Evan Bates

Scoreography is back, with commentary on Skate America 2023 and the start of the 23-24 Grand Prix season. We discuss the explosive performances from Ilia Malinin, Loena Hendrickx, Chock & Bates, and Kevin Aymoz.