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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: Vanessa James & Akim Aliu Perform Video: Vanessa... Read more of this article

James & Radford 5th In ISU Short Programme

James & Radford 5th In ISU Short Programme

Vanessa James and Eric Radford took to the center rink in the Pair’s Short Program at Skate Canada International, the second stop on the ISU Grand Prix circuit. James and Radford finished the Short Program in fifth with a score of 65.02. The CBC website said, “Radford has also been contending with a knee injury since Finlandia, suffered in the free... Read more of this article

James & Radford Finish 3rd In Finlandia Trophy

James & Radford Finish 3rd In Finlandia Trophy

Vanessa James and her partner Eric Radford began competing in the 2021 Finlandia Trophy in Finland. The Finlandia Trophy is the third in a series of nine events of the 2021-22 Figure Skating Challenger Series. The pair representing Canada finished 3rd in the Short Program with a score of 67.55.Related StoriesJames & Aliu Compete In Battle... Read more of this article

James Named To Canada Skating National Team

James Named To Canada Skating National Team

Skate Canada announced the 2021-22 National Team, which consists of 24 members — including three men, three women, four pair teams, and five ice dance teams — with Vanessa James and Eric Radford named as members of the Pairs Team To be named to the National Team, a skater must finish in the top three in senior men, women, pair, and ice dance... Read more of this article

IOC Approve James’ Change Of Nationality

IOC Approve James’ Change Of Nationality

The International Olympic Committee has approved the change of nationality for figure skater Vanessa James, with James now be able to compete for Canada at the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games. The report on the Inside The Games website said, “James will be eligible to represent Canada at the Games with her new skating partner, former world champion... Read more of this article

Vanessa James To Represent Team Canada

Vanessa James To Represent Team Canada

Figure skater Vanessa James  — who has Bermudian heritage and lived in Bermuda as a child — will partner with Canadian 2-time world champion and 3-time Olympic medalist pairs skater Eric Radford as they represent Team Canada at the upcoming 2022 Olympic Games. Ms James has previously represented France on the world stage. A CBC story said,... Read more of this article