Figure skating is a gorgeous sport where skaters glide across the ice executing moves we can’t imagine doing ourselves.Everyone else might look like Bambi slipping and sliding around on ice, but figure skaters have such finesse and grace.These athletes are able to perform breathtaking patterns that leave the viewer speechless in wonder.
When French figure skaters Vanessa James and Morgan Cipres teamed up to vie for first place in the International Skating Union’s World Team Trophy 2017 contest in Japan, they blew away the competition and left fans marveling at their routine.The duo have developed a bond on the ice which allows Vanessa to fully trust Morgan when he’s flipping and spinning her around. The two have the ability to incorporate amazing partner work in their patterns because of this. Their synchronized skating and perfectly performed stunts matched magically into the music.The audience is visible in the background and also appear to be captivated with their routine. The mellow, almost spooky song coupled with their black costumes lend a melancholy feel to what really is a vibrant and gorgeous ice skating routine. Their routine is seamless and simply captivating.
Morgan throws Vanessa up in the air as though she is the weight of a feather. She lands back down to the ice on her thin blades so effortlessly.Pay especially close attention to their astonishing routine in the video below in the 1:50 mark, which is when Vanessa and Morgan do something which will leave you amazed. You will be on the edge of your chair with baited breath, waiting for her to land safely and score big points with their routine.In fact, the audience was so impressed that everyone gave the duo a standing ovation at the end. We have to agree, it’s incredible.The pair of skaters implemented this spectacular routine flawlessly. Be ready to be stunned by their talent.
Check out their mesmerizing choreography from the movie below and prepare to be astounded by Vanessa and Morgan. We can’t wait to see what else this dynamic duo comes up with for future performances.