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The Best Figure Skating Magazines

If you love everything to do with ice skating, you are probably wondering what are the best figure skating magazines to subscribe to or read.

The good news is that you have some great options for ice skating magazines and most are available online!

In the post we will review the top figure skating magazines so you can see which one you want to read.

Keep reading to get a free issue of Figure Skating Magazine too!

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Back in the day, you could only get a magazine if it was available in your country or you had access to a international newsstand.

Luckily nowadays, many figure skating magazines are available as digital issues so you can read them from your iPad or phone.

Here are our top picks for magazines that will keep you up to date on everything figure skating (note, for the purposes of this site, we are only reviewing English language magazines).

1. Figure Skater Fitness

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This magazine is from the creators of the off ice program, Flexafit.

The digital only magazine is a great reference for figure skaters that includes off-ice workouts, interviews with top international skaters and the latest in figure skater fitness.

Although this is a Canadian based magazine, it covers more than just Canadian figure skating news.

Number of Issues: 4 a year

Cost: CAD $23.96 a year


  • Off Ice workouts
  • Skater interviews
  • Skater nutrition tips

Free Issue? Yes, head to their website and sign up for the newsletter to get a free back issue

2. SKATING Magazine

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SKATING is the official publication of U.S. Figure Skating and has been published since 1923.

This magazine is only available to USFS members via the members only portal. In the portal you can also read the 100-year archive which is extremely interesting.

Number of issues: 10 per year

Cost: USD $32.50 a year


  • Profiles on US figure skaters
  • Stories on national, international and Olympic events
  • Off-ice training tips and workouts
  • Events and ticket information

Free Issue? Click here to read last month’s issue of SKATING magazine for free.

3. International Figure Skating Magazine

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This 28 year old magazine features the best of international skating and

Number of Issues: 6 per year

Cost: USD $29.99 per year for the print copy


  • Olympic and international competitions
  • Athletes from around the world
  • Detailed interviews with current figure skating stars

Free Issue? Not available

4. Professional Skater Magazine

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The Professional Skaters Association is the official coaches education certification and training program for U.S. Figure Skating and Ice Sports Industry.

Their magazine is a bi-monthly publication that is free to read on their website. It is not completely figure skating focused but is a noteworthy inclusion in this list.

Number of Issues: 6-7 issues a year

Cost: Free


  • Focus on US figure skating
  • Coaching development and training
  • Hockey and learn to skate include

Free Issue? Visit the website to read the current issue and back issues for free.

The Best Figure Skating Magazines – Final Thoughts

Looking for the best figure skating gossip and news? Ice skating magazines are a great way to stay up to date with all your favorite athletes and the world of figure skating today.

As most of them offer one free issue before you commit to a subscription, there’s no reason not to check them out!

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