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07-18-2010, 07:57 PM
The 1997 World Figure Skating Championships did not take place.*

* That's a book by Jean Beaudrillard, by the way.

07-18-2010, 09:57 PM
- Dagmar Lurz was also a competitive speed skater.
- Jan Hoffman was, in fact, Superman (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NaiGf7xd6Bw) in 1970's "European Films".
- Katarina Witt's 1981 SP (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ko71UFJpvME)was a tribute to her secret love affair with Sweetums from the Muppets (http://images3.wikia.nocookie.net/__cb20090520005124/muppet/images/archive/e/eb/20090520005419!Sweetums-portal.jpg).

Polymer Bob
07-19-2010, 01:21 AM
Yu-Na Kim of South Korea holds the world record for the greatest margin of victory in an ISU figure skating event.

Junior or senior .... all 4 disciplines.

07-23-2010, 08:54 PM
Nancy graciously took a dive, because she knew Oksana needed the Gold more than she did.