Susan Chun

Susan Chun is the founder and chief skating officer of, a website described by International Figure Skating as not only “unbelievably current, but it’s wickedly comprehensive and beautifully designed … This is one-stop shopping with a personal shopper.”

Since its launch in 2007, Lifeskate has published more than 1,000 articles on figure skating and more than 100 original interviews and skating videos, attracting more than 100,000 monthly visitors during the peak of the season. The site also sponsors a popular YouTube channel, Lifeskatedotcom, which has had nearly 1 million visitors.

Susan’s work has been featured in U.S. Figure Skating’s Skating magazine, German Vogue, CBS’s The Insider, International Figure Skating magazine, and Susan also has been quoted in The Wall Street Journal and appeared in skating photo shoots for The New York Times and Crain’s New York Business. A full archive of’s video interviews can be found at here.

Susan, an attorney with a New York law firm, graduated from Fordham University School of Law and Johns Hopkins University. A long-time New York City resident, she skates frequently at the famous Rockefeller Skating Rink, where she has worked as an instructor, and at Sky Rink at Chelsea Piers.

  • Coverage of New York Fashion Week events, including exclusive interview with national champion Johnny Weir [link, link]
  • Coverage of 2008 gala for Ice Theatre of New York, featuring olympians Nancy Kerrigan and Surya Bonaly [link]
  • Jeremy Abbott wins US Nationals and contemplates the Olympics [link]
  • Ice dancers Tanith Belbin and Benjamin Agosto: Perfectly positioned for the Olympics [link]
  • New world champion Evan Lysacek in New York City [link]
  • Japanese champion Nobunari Oda channels Charlie Chaplin [link]
  • Profile of Helsinki's Rockettes, 2008 world champions in synchronized skating [link]
  • Johnny Weir rings in 2010 Russian style [link]
  • Olympic gold medalist Oksana Baiul enters the world of fashion [link]
  • Catching up with skating icon Dorothy Hamill [link]
  • Tania Bass, dressing Olympic and World competitors for over 15 years [link]
  • Profile of Figure Skating in Harlem and coverage of their annual gala [link, link]
  • California couple wins sixth ice dancing title at U.S. Adult Figure Skating National Championships [link]