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TEN REASONS WHY PEGGY FLEMING IS A SKATING ICON
In the 1960s, Peggy Fleming shaped figure skating history! One of the most legendary #TeamMK skaters of all time (alongside Michelle Kwan and Meryl Davis & Charlie White, of course), we thought we’d s
5 Times #TeamMK Skater/Coach Interactions Made Us Smile
The relationship between skater and coach can vary greatly, but most skaters will agree that their coach provides an irreplaceable amount of support and guidance.
#TeamMK Celebrates End of Season at #TeamChallengeCup
We’re slowly coming to terms with reality after this past weekend of skating – the 2015-2016 competitive season is officially over!
#TeamMK Prepares for Team Challenge Cup
We’re just three days away from the season’s most unique event – the #TeamChallengeCup!
5 Times #TeamMK Made the Record Books This Season
With the 2015-2016 season drawing to a close, we’ll be the first to admit that we’re already suffering from a serious case of post-season blues!
Quads, Twizzles & Medals - #TeamMK Rocks the World Stage in Boston
#Worlds2016 has finally come to an end, and it’s not one we (or the record books) will be forgetting any time soon.
MK LAUNCHES THE DOUBLE VISION - THE FIRST EVER TWIN BLADE FEATURING NEXT-GENERATION TECHNOLOGY
First MK gave you the Parabolic. Then the Revolution. Now we bring you the Double - a twin bladed skate with double toe pick researched and developed by Team MK's leading pro athletes.
Worlds 2016 #TeamMK Preview
It’s official – #Worlds2016 is less than one week away!
#TeamMK Claims Top Dance & Pairs Spots at #WJCDebrecen
Another Junior World Championships is in the books, and to say that #TeamMK dominated is an understatement!
#TeamMK Chats Blades with Professor Mishin
Here at MK, we live and breathe blades.
Our 5 Favourite Worlds Moments
It’s official, Worlds is less than 3 weeks away!
MK's Best Dressed of the 2015-2016 Season
From glitter to frills, to the endless debate between over- and under-the-boot-tights…let’s face it, fashion is an important part of competitive figure skating.
#TeamMK Steals the Show at #4CCTaipeiCity
What a super weekend of skating at Four Continents! Not only did our ice dancers sweep the podium, but #TeamMK claimed the top two spots in the mens competition.
WIN: #WhatWouldYou-GiveUp for your MK Blades?
Let’s play a game of #WhatWouldYouGiveUp…
Carolina Kostner Announces Return to Competitive Skating
She’s back! #TeamMK superstar Carolina Kostner has announced her return to competitive skating for the 2016-2017 season in September.
#TeamMK Dominates the Ice Dance Competition at Europeans 2016
#TeamMK had an exciting and busy week at #ECBratislava.
#TeamMK Rocks U.S. & Canadian Nationals
Oh, what a week it was at U.S. & Canadian Nationals!
5 Things You Didn’t Know About St. Paul, Minnesota
The U.S. National Championships are finally here, and we couldn’t be more excited to watch some of our favourite #TeamMK skaters compete for gold.
#TeamMK Gears Up for U.S. & Canadian Nationals
It’s that time of year – our friends across the pond are getting ready to duke it out against their fellow countrymen & women for a shot at a national title, and we can’t wait to see how everything un
#TEAMMK TWIZZLE THEIR WAY TO THE TOP OF THE PODIUM
With a little help from our Dance blades, #TeamMK twizzled their way to the top of the Ice Dance podium at the Russian National Championships.
Counting Down 2015's Top #MKMoments
Another year’s in the books, and it sure was a great one for #TeamMK.
Our Top 5 MK Dance Moments from #GPFBarcelona
The 2015 Grand Prix Final in Barcelona has come to an end, and we’re still on cloud nine from watching our #TeamMK ice dancers’ amazing programs.
FIVE #TEAMMK MOMENTS THAT MADE THIS YEAR’S GP SERIES
This season #TeamMK totally brought their A-Game to the Grand Prix Series, winning gold medals and setting phenomenal world records.
The #MustHaveBlades of #GPFBarcelona
After six exciting weeks of Grand Prix competition, the results are in and we know who has qualified for the Grand Prix Final in Barcelona.
Twizzle to the Top
#TeamMK has had a tremendous ice dance season thus far, with full podium sweeps at four of the past five Grand Prix events.
OUR THOUGHTS ARE WITH PARIS
Our thoughts are with the people of France and the friends and families of those affected by the horrific attacks in Paris.
The Skater Behind the Quad Lutz-Triple Toe…Boyang Jin
This weekend The Cup of China made the history books, thanks to a spectacular performance from a young and up-and-coming Chinese #TeamMK skater, Boyang Jin.
PATRICK CHAN, THE FIGURE SKATING COMEBACK KID
#TeamMK figure skating legend, Patrick Chan, has returned to competitive skating after a one-year hiatus.
Patrick Chan is BACK with GOLD at Skate Canada
This past weekend saw amazing things happen for #TeamMK in Lethbridge, Canada. Not only did we see Patrick Chan on top of the Skate Canada podium for the fifth time in his career, but we also saw Dais
MAX AARON AND CHOCK & BATES WIN GOLD AT SKATE AMERICA
#TeamMK had a superb weekend at Skate America, the first senior Grand Prix event of the season. Not only did Max Aaron win gold in his Phantom Revolution blades, but #TeamMK swept the ice dance podium
Team MK Prepares for Skate America
#TeamMK is gearing up for the first Senior Grand Prix event of the season – Skate America!
WEAVER AND POJE CLAIM THE GOLD AT FINLANDIA TROPHY 2015
Kaitlyn Weaver and Andrew Poje, #TeamMK ice dancers and Canadian National Champions, took home the gold at their first international event of the new season at the Finlandia Trophy this weekend.
Watch Patrick Chan's New Free Program
We loved Patrick Chan’s energetic short program to Mack the Knife the first time we saw Skate Canada’s 15-second preview on Instagram, way back in June.
MK DANCE SWEEPS PODIUM AT 2015 NEPELA TROPHY
#TeamMK swept the podium at the 23rd Ondrej Nepela Trophy in Slovakia.
MAX, MADISON AND EVAN MEDAL AT NEBELHORN TROPHY
This weekend a fantastic line-up of international skaters attended the Nebelhorn Trophy in Oberstdorf, Germany. Among the competitors were Team MK skaters Max Aaron, Madison Chock and Evan Bates who a
Take a look at Kanako Murakami’s new short program
This weekend the ISU Challenger series kicked off with the US International Classic at Salt Lake City, a series of events for senior level skaters to try out their programs in competition.
FIVE REASONS WHY WE’D LOVE TO BE BEST FRIENDS WITH DICE!
Daisuke Murakami - aka ‘Dice’ – has to be one of the nicest guys in figure skating.
MCNAMARA AND CARPENTER WIN GOLD AT JGP COLORADO SPRINGS
Ice Dancers Lorraine McNamara and Quinn Carpenter have been making waves with their lifts, spins and twirls in the Junior circuit over the past two seasons.
FIVE TIMES MAX AARON KEPT IT COOL
When they made Max Aaron, they mixed up the ice hockey and figure skating moulds to create someone who was awesome at both.
CHOCK & BATES ANNOUNCE PROGRAM MUSIC
In a season exclusive, Chock & Bates - U.S National Champions and World Silver Medalists - teamed up with us to announce their new free dance to Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No. 2.
SURYA BONALY – REBEL ON ICE
In 1973, Surya Bonaly was adopted by French couple Suzanne & Georges Bonaly and became interested in gymnastics and figure skating thanks to her Mum’s work as a physical education teacher.
10 THINGS ICE DANCERS DO DURING THE OFF-SEASON
The break between seasons is coming to an end and our favourite ice dancers are hitting the ice to train and perfect their programs ahead of competitions. Where have they been and what have they been
Thank you to everyone who entered our #MyMKBlades competition. From selfies with blades to creative close-ups, we received so many fantastic entries, it was impossible for us to judge.
CAN YOU #GUESSTHESKATER? #1
How well do you know your favourite #TeamMK skaters? As the athletes knuckle down to perfect their programs ahead of the 2015-2016 season, we thought it would be fun to take a look back at their skati
FIVE REASONS WHY WE’RE EXCITED TO SEE PATRICK CHAN COMPETE THIS SEASON
Patrick Chan is making a welcome return to competitive figure skating after a yearlong break from events. Following eight years of continuous senior level competition and the pressure from Sochi 2014,
10 things you didn’t know about where your blades are made
Our competition winning, world renowned blades are made in Sheffield, England - a city steeped in steel history and manufacturing. Here’s 10 things you didn’t know about where your blades are made…
FIVE TIMES MERYL DAVIS MADE FIGURE SKATING FASHION LOOK EFFORTLESS
Meryl Davis is arguably one of the most fashionable ice dancers of all time! From Indian princess to Flamenco dancer, her costumes are nothing less than perfect.
MAX AARON WINS FREEZER AERIAL CHALLENGE!
We had so much fun sponsoring the first ever Freezer Aerial Challenge at the Broadmoor Open at Colorado Springs on Friday. If you missed it, the competition focused purely on jumps – the bigger and hi
Figure Skating Fashion – Know the Rules
Picking out your figure skating costume and customising it is a lot of fun! You can add crystals, glitter, sequins and embellishments to turn it in to something that truly reflects you and your progra
FIGURE SKATING FASHION THROUGH THE YEARS
Figure skaters invest lots of time and money into creating their figure skating costumes.
Our favourite #MyMKBlades entries so far!
Our blades help you to skate, spin, jump, lift, dance and more! And our #MyMKBlades competition shows the very best of this. We’re having so much fun looking through your entries and wanted to showcas
Counting down our Top 10 moments of the season… #1
In our final favourite moment of last season, Madison Chock and Evan Bates achieved a career best score in their short dance at the World Championships.
Counting down our Top 10 moments of the season… #2
After winning silver at the U.S. National Championships, Alex and Maia Shibutani gave us possibly the most breath-taking and beautiful gala performance of the season.
Counting down our Top 10 moments of the season…#3
We did a double take during the World Team Trophy gala exhibition when some of our favourite ice dance duos switched partners mid program.
Counting down our Top 10 moments of the season…#4
There’s nothing quite like winning a gold medal on home turf – just ask Daisuke Murakami.
Counting down our Top 10 moments of the season…#5
If there was a gold medal for being the King of Cool, Misha Ge would be the reigning champion.
Counting down our Top 10 moments of the season…#6
There’s nothing more exciting than watching competitors skate for first place in their free program following a difficult performance in their short
MK announces sponsorship of 1st Annual Freezer Aerial Event
MK Blades is proud to announce its sponsorship of the Freezer Aerial Figure Skating Challenge, hosted by the Broadmoor Skating Club, Colorado Springs, on June 25-26 as part of the Broadmoor Open.
#MyMKBlades – your chance to win!
To celebrate the end of another amazing season and to say thank you to you, our loyal skaters, we’re giving you the chance to win a new pair of MK Blades*!
Counting down our Top 10 moments of the season… #7
The World Team Trophy saw Max Aaron debut his Black Swan program in his final international competition of the season.
Counting down our Top 10 moments of the season… #8
We missed Meryl Davis & Charlie White in competitions this season, however their show performances and gala programs made sure we got our Davis & White fix! Of all their skates, this was by far our fa
Counting down our top 10 moments from the season… #9
And the award for the best use of a selfie stick this season goes to…
Counting down our top 10 moments from the season… #10
From medals to mayhem, the 2014-2015 season has been one to remember for Team MK. As the off-season gets underway, we thought we’d take a trip down memory lane and look at some of our favourite moment
Max Aaron debuts his new program … and it’s amazing!
The World Team Trophy 2015 saw Max Aaron debut a spectacular new program to Black Swan.
World Team Trophy 2015!
The World Team Trophy marks the end of the 2014-2015 season. A fantastic display of world talent, the USA took gold, beating Russia to the top spot by just one point, whilst the host team, Japan, cele
MK SKATERS COMPETE AT WORLD TEAM TROPHY
The World Team Trophy, which is being hosted by the Japanese team in Tokyo, starts in just a few days. As teams from Canada, Russia, China, France, Japan and USA get ready for the final international
SHINING THE SPOTLIGHT ON MK GOLD STAR
Claiming two top 10 spots at the World Figure Skating Championships, our Gold Star blades have had a fantastic season! Following amazing programs from Kanako Murakami and Mishe Ge, we’ve decided to th
Two medals for MK Dance Blades at #WCShanghai
The Ice Dance competition at the ISU World Figure Skating Championships was a fantastic display of elegant lifts, precise spins and beautiful artistry.
We ask the MK team ‘who are you most excited about seeing at Worlds?’
The World Championships are just over a week away and we’re already excited and nervous for our athletes! As the anticipation builds, we decided to take a tour of MK HQ and ask ‘who are you most excit
Yanovskaya and Mozgov take World Junior Ice Dance title!
Winning first place in both the short and free dance at the World Junior Championships 2015 in Tallinn, Anna Yanovskaya and Sergey Mozgov won the Ice Dance title by an impressive 9 points.
Sharing some of our favourite fan photos!
Each morning we arrive at the office and log on to Social Media to be greeted by posts and pictures from MK skaters and fans. It’s the favourite part of our day!
#TBT: Rhapsody on Ice
Today we’re taking a trip down memory lane to the 1980’s. To a golden era of figure skating when synchronised teams were thrust into popularity and toured the world.
Why Misha Ge is the ‘king of cool’!
We’re gong to let you in to a little secret - team MK are huge fans of Misha Ge. Placing eighth at the ISU Four Continents Championships, he didn’t medal but he certainly made sure he gave us a skate
Weaver & Poje win Gold at #4CCSeoul
The results for the Ice Dance competition at the ISU Four Continents Championships 2015 are in!
Will MK be #BestOnIce at #4CCSeoul?
The ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships kick off this week and as always we’re expecting to see some impressive performances from skaters on our blades.
The first waltz…
Ice dancing is arguably the most elegant winter sport. Combining grace and theatre on the ice, competitors work hard to choreograph effortless routines, charged with emotion and technical ability to m
MK Dance Blades Celebrate Double Podium
Less than a week ago we were writing about our predictions in the Ice Dance competition at the U.S. Nationals. Chock & Bates and the Shibutanis were hot favourites to win and this weekend we were incr
MK Dance Blades to take podium at U.S. Nationals?
The U.S. Nationals are underway at Greensboro Collesium in North Carolina and we’re eagerly anticipating superb performances from some of finest ice dance talent in the world: Madison Chock & Evan Bat
Countdown to U.S. Nationals
The U.S. Figure Skating Championships are less than a week away and we’re very excited to see what the MK skaters have been working on in practice over the past few months!
Make 2015 the year you challenge your imagination!
At MK Blades we’re very excited about 2015! Some of the world’s most imaginative, daring & dynamic skaters will be taking to the ice to dance circles around their competition and this year, we want yo
Grand prix gold and silver for MK
The Grand Prix came to a climatic end over the weekend, seeing Canadians Kaitlyn Weaver and Andrew Poje take gold in the Ice Dance, performing a flawless routine on their MK Dance blades.
Madison and Evan share the secrets of their success
Madison Chock and Evan Bates have been sweeping the board since Sochi.
MK storms Skate Canada
After a nail-biting weekend at Skate Canada, we were extremely pleased and proud to see two of our skaters take to the podium - Takahito Mura and Max Aaron.
Meryl Davis, Sportswoman of the Year!
The MK Blades team were very excited and proud to hear that Olympic champion, Meryl Davis, has been named Women’s Sports Foundation’s Sportswoman of the Year in the team sport category.
Skating, the super sport
Whether you skate professionally or for fun, there are so many fitness benefits to the sport.
Ice skating legends release autobiography
Ice skating legends, Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean have unveiled their new autobiography, Our Life On Ice.
Tessa and Scott to miss skating season
We’re sad to hear that Canada’s favourite dance couple Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir have decided not to compete during this upcoming season.
Taking routines to the Max
Max Aaron is putting on his MK Phantom Revolution blades and going back to his roots with his incredible Gladiator routine.
Carolina skips a season
Last week Olympic bronze medalist, Carolina Kostner, announced on Facebook she’s taking a season off.
See you soon, Meryl and Charlie!
The Olympics, Stars on Ice and Dancing with the Stars… it has been quite a few months and MK Blades has been there supporting throughout.
Meryl lifts the mirror ball
When we heard that two of our skaters were competing for Dancing with the Stars we knew that one of them would have it in the bag.
Why Not Synchro?
Since the beginning of the ISU World Synchronised skating championships in 2000, the competition has been mainly dominated by Finnish teams, making it unsurprising that it was two Finnish teams whole
Dancing with the ice stars
It’s that time of year where Dancing with the Stars fever sweeps the American nation and we tune in each week to find out just how well our favourite celebrities can move.
Carolina takes more glory at Worlds
Carolina Kostner is having a hugely successful year. Not only did she skate to bronze at the Winter Olympics, but followed it up with another bronze at the Worlds.
USA MK Dance their way to gold
It may have taken 38 years, but finally the U.S have won themselves their first gold medal in the Ice Dance program.
It’s an Olympic sweep for John Wilson and MK Blades
That’s it, the curtain has fallen on Sochi 2014 and the Winter Olympics are over for another four years.
Second World title for Davis and White
MK Dance skaters, Meryl Davis and Charlie White, are ice dance champs.
Sixth Consecutive Gold for Chan at 2013 Canadian Nationals
MK Phantom skater, Patrick, Chan has retained the Canadian Nationals title with ease.
Success for MK Dance skaters at 2013 Canadian Nationals
MK Dance skaters Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir produced a solid performance to collect their fifth Canadian National title.
Carolina Kostner skating at 2013 European Championships
Check out current World & European Champ, Carolina Kostner, skating at the Closing Gala of the 2013 European Championships on her, oh so quiet, MK Gold Star Revolution blades. Incredible.
Kostner wins fifth European title in Zagreb
World Champion Carolina Kostner took her fifth European title in Zagreb on her MK Gold Star Revolution blades.
Another Grand Prix Gold for Pechalat and Bourzat
MK figure skaters Nathalie Pechalat and Fabian Bourzat grabbed their second Grand Prix gold medal this season.
THIRD GRAND PRIX TITLE FOR PECHALAT AND BOURZAT
French ice dance pair and MK Dance skaters, Nathalie Pechalat and Fabian Bourzat, have started off their season with a win at the Cup of China 2012 in Shanghai.
Davis and White cruise to victory at NHK Trophy
MK Dance skaters Meryl Davis and Charlie White cruised to victory at NHK Trophy.
Asada clinches gold at NHK Trophy 2012
John Wilson Gold Seal skater Mao Asada of Japan edged out teammate Akiko Suzuki by just 0.5 to take Gold at the NHK Trophy.
INTRODUCING MK REVOLUTION TECHNOLOGY
PARABOLIC BY MK - THE PERFECT BLADE
ICE SKATING COACH FROM MINNESOTA DISCOVERS HOW MK BLADES ARE MADE
Ice skating coach, Elizabeth Peschges and her partner, Brant, were treated to a luxurious three-day stay in the UK complete with an exclusive ‘behind the scenes’ tour of their world famous MK Blades i
GOLD AND BRONZE FOR MK DANCE SKATERS AT SKATE AMERICA 2012
Reigning World silver medalists Meryl Davis and Charlie White achieved their third straight title at Skate America 2012 with a mesmerising free dance to music from 'Notre-Dame de Paris'.
MK BLADES: NEVER LEAVE UNATTENDED
Not only do MK Blades have a shiny new website, the brand is also benefitting from a targeted ad campaign currently running across the US.
WEAVER AND POJE ADD BRONZE AT CUP OF CHINA 2012
MK Dance skaters Kaitlyn Weaver and Andrew Poje produced a season’s best performance to take the bronze medal at the 2012 Cup of China.