Profile: Lapel Pins – 1990 World Junior Figure Skating Championships, Colorado Springs, Colorado "What goes around comes around" has never been more appropriate than when it refers to a World Junior Figure Skating Championships held in Colorado Springs, Colorado. At least, never more appropriate within the context of branding an event like a Worlds, World… Continue reading 1990 World Junior Figure Skating Championships Pins: What Goes Around Comes Around.
Profile: Lapel Pins – 1989 World Junior Championships, Sarajevo, Yugoslavia In the early to late 1980s, Sarajevo, Yugoslavia, hosted the World Junior Figure Skating Championships every three years, like clockwork: 1983, 1986, and 1989. So for the third time during the decade, the best junior-level skaters from more than 20 nations gathered in the Olympic… Continue reading 1989 World Junior Figure Skating Championships Pins: A Threepeat With a Repeat.
Profile: Lapel Pins – 1988 World Junior Championships, Brisbane, Australia Australia has had a difficult time putting on major figure skating events it has won the right to host. But it isn't for lack of trying. It's been more a run of bad luck than anything. First, Brisbane was unceremoniously dumped by the International Skating… Continue reading 1988 World Junior Figure Skating Championships Pins: They Come from a Land Down Under.
Figure Skating Pins Profile: 1987 World Junior Championships By 1986, Kitchener-Waterloo, in Canada's Ontario province, was an old pro hosting major figure skating events like the Canadian Figure Skating Championships and Skate Canada, having seen those events contested there in 1980 and 1982, respectively. The city welcomed another major event and the world's best junior… Continue reading Baby, It’s Cold Outside. 1987.
1986 World Junior Championships at The Netropolitan Museum of Figure Skating Pins For the second time in three figure skating seasons, the best junior-level skaters from more than 20 nations gathered in Sarajevo, Yugoslavia, to compete for a world title when the 1986 World Junior Figure Skating Championships came to town. It was just two… Continue reading On the Flip Side. 1986.