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Ice Talk

Feb 22, 2017

Nick Zaccardi of NBC OlympicTalk and host Nick McCarvel recap all the action from last week's Four Continents Championships, including the scintillating performances of Nathan Chen. U.S. pairs skaters Marissa Castelli and Mervin Tran join the podcast to talk about their long-term goals and why competing in the...


Feb 15, 2017

Olympic gold medalist Kristi Yamaguchi sits down with host Nick McCarvel to assess the U.S. ladies' medal chances at worlds and describe the challenges of being a skating mom. Ice dancers Madison Chock and Evan Bates join the podcast to talk about how they feel they still have a long way to go to reach their full...


Feb 8, 2017

The husband-and-wife coaching team of Stefania Berton and Rockne Brubaker talk to host Jackie Wong about their own skating careers and the changes that have taken place in the pairs discipline over the years. Tom Zakrajsek joins the podcast to discuss how he became known as a jump specialist and the progress Mirai...


Feb 1, 2017

Rafael Arutunian joins host Jackie Wong to discuss the difference in how Russian and American skaters are produced and what it's like coaching someone as self-motivated as his latest prodigy, Nathan Chen. Then, Chen himself talks to Jackie about the benefits of training in two locations and sharing practice ice...