On April 22, there was the next release of the program "Ice Age. Children" on the first channel. The young figure skater from Perm Mark Lukin takes part in the show. 10-year-old boy just won the hearts of the jury, acting as Quasimodo from the musical "Cathedral of Our Lady of Paris".
"Mark skated brilliantly", commentators of the show could not resist and expressed their opinion before the decision of the jury. However, it came to the same conclusion.
"I simply skated superbly. You did everything 100%. This is how men's singing should be, "Tatiana Tarasova turned to the boy.
Mark's mentor in the project is Ilya Averbukh. Tatiana Navka noticed the similarity between the pupil and the teacher.
"It seems that this little Ilya is skating here," she said after the performance of Perm.
-Baby project on the ice, I wanted to do a very long time - said "VM" Averbukh. -Our project can be considered missionary. One of our goals is popularizing figure skating.
Already now there is a surge in the popularity of this sport, parents are leading children to schools and sections, which can not but rejoice. Speaking for the whole country, the guys feel a great responsibility.
Therefore, they train with complete dedication. For someone, our show will be remembered for life and will be the brightest moment in your career, for others it will be only a step to great victories. I hope that the children will receive a new impetus to further development and will grow into real figure skating stars.
According to Averbukh, there are future champions among the participants.
"I've already singled out six guys who have a great future in figure skating," the coach said. -Possibly, in a few years, we will congratulate one of them with the Olympic medal.
New releases of the programs will be interesting, but at the same time tense.
Someone from the participants will be injured during the performance, and there are those who can not go out on the ice at all. It is also worth expecting piercing numbers dedicated to the Great Patriotic War, as Victory Day is not far off. We will not disclose all the secrets. Turn on Channel One on Sundays and see for yourself.
Parents of the small participants of the show "Ice Age. Children "explained why they gave their children to this sport:" My daughter was born in 2007, when the first season of the adult show started. We fell in love with the telecast, so we gave our daughter to figure skating. "
Also, the presenter Evgeniya Medvedeva admitted that she herself had been watching the first seasons of the ice show as a child, like many future figure skaters.
In the project "Ice Age. Children" began the competition for elimination. After the first stage, the mentors in the teams left nine singles. It is they who open the second competition stage.
Athletes need to execute in the program three jump elements, a path of steps and two rotations. Judges evaluate the technique and artistry of participants on a six-point system. According to the results of the stage, the three participants who scored the least points leave the project.
The theme of the second competition stage is "Hits of the XXI century".
In the jury: Tatiana Tarasova, Oleg Vasilyev, Adeline Sotnikova, Natalia Bestemyanova, Gennady Karponosov.
Trainers: Tatyana Navka, Maxim Trankov, Roman Kostomarov, Ilya Averbukh.
Presenters: Alexey Yagudin and Yevgenia Medvedeva.
Comments are made by Alexander Grishin and Vladimir Gomelsky.