In her performances, Elizaveta Tuktamysheva no longer focused on gymnastics and acrobatics. Alexey Mishin’s student does not do quadruples and does not chase crazy combinations like her younger rivals. However, this makes watching her skate no less enjoyable.
Tuktamysheva compensates for the not-so-high complexity of her programs with natural grace and wit. The latter is especially evident in demonstration performances, where you can give freedom to your imagination.
There was a time when Lisa’s striptease number, which she performed after winning the Grand Prix stage in Canada, resonated around the world. The fans were simply ecstatic!
The figure skating Grand Prix of the 2018/2019 season was a great success for Russian athletes. After all the stages and the final, our team won a total of 29 medals, of which 9 were gold. The second place was occupied by the Japanese and the third, the United States.
The second stage of the competition was the Skate Canada tournament. Russian skaters were also very successful there. Victoria Sinitsina and Nikita Katsalapov won silver in ice dance, Alexandra Boykova and Dmitry Kozlovsky won bronze in the pairs competition. Well, in women’s skating Tuktamysheva shone and won gold. True, Lisa did not have a big advantage: the Japanese Mako Yamashita, who took second place, was only 0.22 points behind. By the way, Tuktamysheva was not the only Russian who stood on the podium at the Canadian tournament. Third place went to Evgenia Medvedeva.
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The most interesting thing awaited the fans at the end of the competition. At the demo performances, Tuktamysheva performed a number that literally left fans speechless.
The public is delighted.
As soon as Lisa appeared on the ice, the audience began to applaud, waiting for a brilliant performance. The figure skater appeared before the public wearing a sequin stewardess costume and holding a tray of drinks in her hands. A Russian woman’s voice came from the speaker, speaking in English:
“This is the ship’s commander. My name is Elizaveta Tuktamysheva, welcome aboard. We operate a flight from St. Petersburg to Vancouver. Pleasant flight.”
After these words, Tuktamysheva rolled to the opposite side and handed drinks to the fans in the front row. Then the song “Toxic” by Britney Spears began to play. This is where the main part of the program began. Lisa took off her cap and ran away…
It was clear how the figure skater enjoyed her own skating. Not even a knockdown from a triple Axel bothered Tuktamysheva. She continued to cross the Canadian ice with pleasure, periodically inserting very explicit movements into the program. The erotic component of the performance generally prevailed over the technical one, although even the most moral connoisseur of figure skating would not dare to accuse Lisa of crossing some boundaries. Everything was very talented, appropriate and in good taste.
At the end of the program, Tuktamysheva began to unbutton her dress. The spectators who saw this applauded in advance. The figure skater sped up, crouched down and, in one spectacular move, removed the top of her costume as she walked, leaving her in just her bra. The fans’ enthusiastic shouts even drowned out the music for a moment. Then Lisa also let her hair down and skated on the ice on her knees, demonstrating incredible plasticity.
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The show ended with Lisa picking up the empty tray she had thrown at the start of the performance. The audience applauded, the Russian smiled and breathed deeply. After that, Tuktamysheva performed a striptease act several more times, and each time it was a great success.