Tatiana Tarasova chooses future Olympic Champions

Татьяна Тарасова выбирает себе будущих олимпийских чемпионов
Started the second season of the TV show “Kids on the ice. The stars.”

Tatiana Tarasova with his disciples

Photo: press service

Started the second season of the TV show “Kids on the ice.
Stars”, this year applications for participation more than 2 thousand young skaters from across the country, as a result of the project were selected for 21 girls and boys aged 8-9 years. All they have to show solo that includes jumps and spins, in front of the jury.

Jury project, chaired by the Honored trainer of the USSR and Russia
Tatiana Anatolievna Tarasova throughout the season will be
to assess the rentals of the participants by analogy with professional
competitions, give advice and comments to the indicated programs
search and discover new talents. The jury also included the winner of
Olympic games 2002, a multiple champion of Russia, champion of the world
European champion Ilya Averbukh, the senior trainer of Junior Russian national team
at Fkk — Galina Golubkova and other famous experts.
Leading the project – the Olympic champion Alexei Yagudin and the winner
the first season of the decade Christina Kosareva from Chelyabinsk.

“This project is of the highest TV potentials. I very much hope that in future seasons we will be able to take the children to the semifinals and take, for example, in Sochi, to the best coaches in the country worked with them, for example, within 1-2 months and looked at the children in the dynamics. Viewers will also be very interesting to watch the creative growth of the skaters and to assess whether they were able to move in his skating during this time,” — says Ilya Averbukh.

“This year I see a very large increase in the level of preparation of participants for
compared to last season. In addition, this project has not only
entertainment, as a huge sporting, educational and motivational
focus. We as judges want to evaluate the performance of young skaters,
but to give some important comments regarding their skating, choreography, as
to present yourself and build number. This will be very useful not only guys and
their coaches, but in General, everyone involved in figure skating. Very possible
what these children in a few years will become our Olympic Champions,” — said Tatiana Tarasova.