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James & Radford Win Bronze Medal At ISU

James & Radford Win Bronze Medal At ISU

Vanessa James and Eric Radford won a bronze medal at the ISU World Figure Skating Championships. The Skate Canada website said, “Canadians Vanessa James and Eric Radford concluded their first season together with a bronze medal in pairs on Thursday at the ISU World Figure Skating Championships. “Alexa Knierim and Brandon Frazier of the U.S. won... Read more of this article

AP Highlights Figure Skater Vanessa James

AP Highlights Figure Skater Vanessa James

Vanessa James — whose father is Bermudian — “is the only Black figure skater competing for any nation in Beijing” and “carries not just the hopes of Canadian and French skaters, but also Black girls and women, boys and men across the world who strain to see themselves represented on the ice and slopes during the Winter Games.” This... Read more of this article

Photos: Vanessa James Competes In Olympics

Photos: Vanessa James Competes In Olympics

Figure skater Vanessa James — whose father is Bermudian — and her partner Eric Radford are now competing in the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games. Ms James, who along with her former partner Yannick Bonheur were the first Black couple to compete in figure skating at the Olympic level, is making her fourth Olympic appearance, this time representing... Read more of this article

Video: Vanessa James Proud To Be A Trailblazer

Video: Vanessa James Proud To Be A Trailblazer

“I may be the only Black figure skater at the Olympics, which is an honour and a privilege,” Vanessa James said, adding that she feels “so proud to be a trailblazer for young Black girls and boys in figure skating.”Ms James, who along with her old partner Yannick Bonheur were the first Black couple to compete in figure skating... Read more of this article

James & Radford Crash With Other Skaters

James & Radford Crash With Other Skaters

Vanessa James and Eric Radford were involved in a crash with another figure skating couple during a practice session at the 2022 Winter Olympics in China, according to the NBC Olympics website.The story said, “Sports can be dangerous, ice can be slippery, and not much good can come from four elite athletes heading toward each other at high speeds... Read more of this article

Vanessa James On Olympics, Bermuda & More

Vanessa James On Olympics, Bermuda & More

[Written by Stephen Wright] From retired professional figure skater to reality television star to soon-to-become four-times Olympian, the resurrection of Vanessa James’s competitive career reads like a far-fetched Hollywood movie script. James was settled into retirement for almost two years when a chance meeting on the set of the wildly popular CBS... Read more of this article

James Named To Canada’s Winter Olympic Team

James Named To Canada’s Winter Olympic Team

Figure skaters Vanessa James and Eric Radford have been named to the Canadian team for the 2022 Olympic Winter Games, which will take place next month in Beijing, China. Ms James — who lived in Bermuda as a child and has Bermudian family — has previously made three Olympic appearances for France and she, along with previous partner Yannick... Read more of this article

James, Radford In 4th At National Championships

James, Radford In 4th At National Championships

The 2022 Canadian Tire National Figure Skating Championships got underway without fans at TD Place due to the current Covid-19 restrictions in Ontario. Vanessa James and Eric Radford took to the ring for the Short Program, and finished that portion in 4th place with 63.33 points.Kirsten Moore-Towers and Michael Marinaro, are on track for a third consecutive... Read more of this article

James & Radford Win Free Skate Portion

James & Radford Win Free Skate Portion

Vanessa James and Eric Radford won the pairs free skate at the Golden Spin of Zagreb, an event on the ISU Challenger Series circuit. The Skate Canada website said, “Canada’s Vanessa James and Eric Radford won Friday’s free skate in pairs but it wasn’t enough to lift them into the medals at the Golden Spin of Zagreb, an event on the ISU Challenger... Read more of this article

Video: James & Radford Finish 4th In France

Video: James & Radford Finish 4th In France

Figure skaters Vanessa James and Eric Radford recently concluded competing in the 2021 Internationaux de France in Grenoble, France. James and Radford finished fourth overall with a combined score of 196.34. In the Pairs Free Staking Program, James and Radford finished fourth with a score of 64.77; Russian pair Aleksandra Boikova and Dmitrii Kozlovskii... Read more of this article

James & Radford Place 3rd In Pairs In France

James & Radford Place 3rd In Pairs In France

Vanessa James and Eric Radford began competing in the 2021 Internationaux de France in Grenoble, France.In the Pairs Short Program James and Radford finished 3rd with a score of 71.84, Russian pair Aleksandra Boikova and Dmitrii Kozlovskii won the Short Programme with a score of 77.17, and Iuliia Artemeva and Mikhail Nazarychev also from Russia finished... Read more of this article

James & Radford Finish 4th In Skate Canada

James & Radford Finish 4th In Skate Canada

Vanessa James and Eric Radford concluded competing at the Skate Canada International on the ISU Grand Prix circuit. After finishing the Short Program in fifth with a score of 65.02, the pair then finished the Free Skating Program in fourth with a score of 62.74.James and Radford’s combined score saw them finish 4th overall with a score of 187.92,... Read more of this article

Video: James & Radford Finish 4th In Pairs

Video: James & Radford Finish 4th In Pairs

Vanessa James and Eric Radford took to the center rink once again at the Skate Canada International on the ISU Grand Prix circuit. James and Radford competed in the Pairs Free Skating Program, where they finished the Free Skating Program in fourth with a score of 62.74.Related StoriesVideo: James & Radford Finish 4th In France Video: Vanessa... Read more of this article