@SKATINGPJ PODCAST – LATEST EPISODES

Episode 35: Oula Jaaskalainen

Episode 35: Oula Jaaskalainen

The Inside Edge Where I take you behind-the-scenes of this week’s @SkatingPj Podcast. Get this: a few years ago, while on a trip to South Africa, I dropped off a pair of skates at a rink located in the middle of a casino. It was surprising to be dropping off skates in...

Episode 34: Charlie White

Episode 34: Charlie White

The Inside Edge Where I take you behind-the-scenes of this week’s @SkatingPj Podcast.  I didn't know what to expect from my interview with Charlie White. In truth, I have been on ‘saying hi' terms with Charlie for years, never had the chance to really sit and have a...

Episode 33: Takeshi Honda

Episode 33: Takeshi Honda

The Inside Edge Where I take you behind-the-scenes of this week’s @SkatingPj Podcast.  I have known Takeshi Honda since he was a teenager living and training in Barrie, Ontario. There were a couple of notable Japanese men's figure skaters who preceded him, but I...

Episode 32: Scott Russell

Episode 32: Scott Russell

The Inside Edge Where I take you behind-the-scenes of this week’s @SkatingPj Podcast.  CBC Sports' Scott Russell has a passion for and an encyclopedic knowledge about amateur sports. It makes it a whole lot of fun to talk to him. While we were in Helsinki covering the...

Episode 31: Worlds in Review

Episode 31: Worlds in Review

The Inside Edge: where I take you behind-the-scenes of this week’s @SkatingPj Podcast. This was a fun one for me! Before leaving for the ISU World Figure Skating Championships in Helsinki, Paul and I agreed that we would come back and de-brief in a podcast episode. We...

Episode 30: David Pelletier

Episode 30: David Pelletier

The Inside Edge is where I take you behind-the-scenes of this week’s @SkatingPj Podcast. I love talking to David Pelletier! He's smart, funny and willing to help out a pal. When we were together a couple of weeks ago for a show on CBC, it struck me that getting...

Episode 29: David Dore Mentorship Fund

Episode 29: David Dore Mentorship Fund

The Inside Edge is where I take you behind-the-scenes of this week’s @SkatingPj Podcast. Ever since our podcast started, I bugged David Dore to record an episode with me. He was always putting me off until one time, when I found out he would be in Toronto visiting...

Episode 28: David Wilson

Episode 28: David Wilson

The Inside Edge is where I take you behind-the-scenes of this week’s @SkatingPj Podcast. We’re again dipping into our archives to re-visit a very special interview. Although it's been three years already, I clearly remember going to David Wilson's place to record this...

Episode 27: Re-visiting Jeffrey Buttle

Episode 27: Re-visiting Jeffrey Buttle

The Inside Edge is where I take you behind-the-scenes of this week’s @SkatingPj Podcast. It was 15 years ago when I was asked to go to Korea for the first time. It was coincidentally also the first time that I was booked to do 'guide track' commentary for every skater...

Episode 26: Catching up with Kurt

Episode 26: Catching up with Kurt

The Inside Edge is where I take you behind-the-scenes of this week’s @SkatingPj Podcast. It’s a wonderful thing to be able to count on friends. I had hoped to grab a couple of interviews while at the recent Canadian National Figure Skating Championships in Ottawa but...