The skater became the host of a new TV show, its premiere will take place this Sunday. Co-host Evgenia Medvedeva was Alexei Yagudin. The intent of the producers, novice skaters who already superb twist Akseli and coats, will amaze the audience and the celebrity judges with their skills.
On Thursday it became known that this Sunday at 17:15 Moscow time will take place the premiere of the new show “Ice age. Children”, which became the leading figure skaters Evgeny Medvedev and Alexei Yagudin. Information about it reported in a press-service of the First channel. As producer of the program was Ilya Averbukh.
Experts were Tatiana Navka, Roman Kostomarov and Maxim Trankov and Ilya Averbukh, and the jury was headed by Tatyana Tarasova. The casting was attended by young athletes from all over Russia. Each of the coaches will get their team, which will be three singles players and three dancing couples.
The project will help talented young skaters to push for further career development. According to Averbuch, the winners of the show will support financially. Finalists will be one skater and one couple.
“Without false modesty we can say that the current stars of figure skating is children who are led on the ice by their mothers and grandmothers who watched the first seasons of “Ice age”. Those who in 2007 was five, today conquer the Olympic tops and the winners of major tournaments,” says Averbukh.
Averbukh also expressed the hope that the project will help to grow not one “future champion”.
Fans of two-time silver medalist of the Olympic games in 2018 Evgenia Medvedeva showered her with congratulations on his new appointment in social networks. Fans of 18-year-old girl wish her well. “Great! This experience will be useful in later life”, “Stay the same cheerful, cheerful, kind, sympathetic,” “Go ahead,” they wrote in the comments to a recent publication by Eugene on Instagram. At the same time, some social media users expressed concern about the participation of Eugene in the TV show. They fear that Medvedev will throw figure skating and focus on building a career in show business.
Recall that the show “Ice age” showed the First channel from September to December 2007. The project was a continuation of the “Stars on ice”. Leading the program was Marat Basharov and Irina Slutskaya, which for a short time replaced Ingeborga Dapkunaite. Alexander Zhulin and Ilya Averbukh tried as coaches of the competing teams, and the Chairman of the jury was Tatiana Tarasova.
The intent of the producers, a few pairs competed in figure skating. One of the partners was a man, far from the sport, and the other a professional in this field. Among the participants of the show were Tatiana Navka and Ville Haapasalo, Larisa Verbitskaya and Povilas Vanagas, Victoria Daineko and Aleksei Yagudin, Chulpan Khamatova and Roman Kostomarov, Tatiana Totmianina and Nikita Malinin as well as many others.