MORE: Lindsey Vonn cedes World Cup standings lead Figure Skating The singles skating power still lies with the Russian women and Japan’s Yuzuru Hanyu. In ski halfpipe, Olympic champions David Wise and Maddie Bowman continued to star.This time last year, Elizaveta Tuktamysheva was en route to one of the most dominating seasons of all time, a World title and talk of adding a quadruple jump in March. Olympic champion Donna Weinbrecht notched 46 victories. In aerials, first-grade classmates Kiley Mc Kinnon and Mac Bohonnon recorded the first U. Bowman took her fourth straigth Winter X Games title in January.She was slowed by a hip injury last winter, cutting her season short, and underwent surgery in November, ruling her out this season.That leaves Vonn as the major story heading into 2016.It will end with Vonn chasing another record as the healthiest elite U. However, Vonn won zero races at the biggest event of the year, the World Championships near her Colorado home in February. Miller, though, has said there is a “good likelihood” he returns to racing, but a run for a sixth Olympics in 2018 is “really unlikely.” Mikaela Shiffrin, who in 2014 became the youngest Olympic slalom champion, repeated as World champion in the slalom and three-peated as World Cup champion. 12 crash and is unlikely to race again until next fall.Ted Ligety three-peated as World champion in his best event, the giant slalom, but was kept from a third straight World Cup season title in March by Austrian rival Marcel Hirscher.Based on his public appearances, endorsement deals with Ralph Lauren, and Instagram photos, Lysacek definitely has an eye for fashion.He has impeccable taste and experience working with some of the best designers, including Wang, so there's no doubt that he will succeed in his new career.
This scandalous matchup definitely has members of the skating and fashion world alike raising eyebrows.Yes you did read that correctly the 63 year old newly divorced clothing designer Vera Wang has been seen canoodling with 27 year old Evan Lysacek.The skater has reportedly shacked up with Vera in her sprawling Beverly Hills estate and the couple has been spotted together on several different occasions. Well it turns out that Vera is a former skater herself and she has designed several skating costumes for Lysacek in the past. When he steps out he’s dressed to the nines sporting the latest trends in Men’s’ fashion.“It’s really interesting to see what goes into a collection.That kind of creativity is extremely important, especially now in a world that is less about money." The two were even rumored to have dated after the designer separated from her husband in 2013, but Wang denied dating Lysacek, and insisted that their relationship was purely professional."I’m his mentor, his true mentor I hope for his ongoing life after sports," Wang said.A more pressing matter is the World Cup overall title, the biggest prize this season with no Olympic or Worlds.