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Sylvia
02-11-2012, 11:30 PM
Coach Mr. Nobuo Sato was honored by the World Figure Skating Hall of Fame during Four Continents in Colorado Springs on February 10, 2012 - here are newswire photos (including ones of him posing with daughter Yuka): http://www.daylife.com/search/photos/1/grid?__site=daylife&q=nobuo+sato+2012+colorado+spr ings

ponta1
02-12-2012, 12:29 AM
Coach Mr. Nobuo Sato was honored by the World Figure Skating Hall of Fame during Four Continents in Colorado Springs on February 10, 2012 - here are newswire photos (including ones of him posing with daughter Yuka): http://www.daylife.com/search/photos/1/grid?__site=daylife&q=nobuo+sato+2012+colorado+spr ings

How nice! And boy, does Yuka look beautiful!!

berthesghost
02-12-2012, 06:32 AM
Coach Mr. Nobuo Sato was honored by the World Figure Skating Hall of Fame during Four Continents in Colorado Springs on February 10, 2012 - here are newswire photos (including ones of him posing with daughter Yuka): http://www.daylife.com/search/photos/1/grid?__site=daylife&q=nobuo+sato+2012+colorado+spr ings:huh:
He was inducted in the hof 2 years ago!

floskate
02-12-2012, 11:27 AM
:huh:
He was inducted in the hof 2 years ago!

Really? Maybe he couldn't be at the ceremony back then? Midori Ito was actually inducted at Worlds in 2004 but didn't actually receive her plaque until Worlds 2007!

midori
02-12-2012, 11:54 AM
Really? Maybe he couldn't be at the ceremony back then? Midori Ito was actually inducted at Worlds in 2004 but didn't actually receive her plaque until Worlds 2007!

http://mainichi.jp/enta/sports/general/figure/news/20120212k0000m050046000c.html
According to this article, the ceremony was originally planned to be held at 2011 Worlds in Tokyo, then got postponed.

berthesghost
02-12-2012, 01:55 PM
Thanks!

Sylvia
02-13-2012, 02:56 PM
More on Mr. Sato being honored in Colorado Springs with touching quotes from daughter Yuka: http://web.icenetwork.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20120212&content_id=26672662&vkey=ice_news

maureenfarone
02-14-2012, 09:36 AM
Thanks for the links!

Marco
02-14-2012, 09:45 AM
Congrats on Mr Sato. Why didn't they wait til Worlds in Nice though? I thought they usually induct people into the HOF at Worlds?

kwanfan1818
02-15-2012, 02:50 AM
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/text/sp20120208it.html
At the end is a mention of 2 new books on Takahiko Kozuka as well as:
I ordered the photo book, "Takahiko", from amazon.co.jp:
http://www.amazon.co.jp/%E5%B0%8F%E5%A1%9A%E5%B4%87%E5%BD%A6%E5%86%99%E7%9 C%9F%E9%9B%86-%E7%B7%92%E6%96%B9-%E7%A7%80%E7%BE%8E/dp/4054051499/ref=sr_1_fkmr0_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1329273710&sr=8-1-fkmr0

It cost more to ship (3,000 Yen) to the US than for the book, but as a Kozuka uber it was worth it alone for a wonderful photo of him and Yuka Sato.

Here's the link to "Step by Step":
http://www.amazon.co.jp/%E3%82%B9%E3%83%86%E3%83%83%E3%83%97-%E3%83%90%E3%82%A4-%E3%82%B9%E3%83%86%E3%83%83%E3%83%97-%E5%B0%8F%E5%A1%9A-%E5%B4%87%E5%BD%A6/dp/4163748504/ref=sr_1_fkmr0_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1329273710&sr=8-2-fkmr0

kittyjake5
02-15-2012, 01:25 PM
Congratulations to Mr. Sato. Great photos, thanks for the links.

Penniless Rostrum
02-15-2012, 08:44 PM
Have Reed & Reed retired or are they injured? They have been at only one competition this season.

kwanfan1818
02-15-2012, 08:48 PM
Injured.

peibeck
02-15-2012, 10:58 PM
I don't see anything about here (maybe it is in the 4CC thread) but at the small medal ceremony at 4CCs they allowed questions from the spectators to the medalists.

One of the questions for Mao was if she wanted to put in 2 triple axels into her free for Worlds. Mao responded that she wanted to keep working on improving her triple axel and was satisfied with landing it in the free. She hopes to keep improving it and would wait and see if she would change the layout of her long program.

When the announcer asked Ashley Wagner if she was going to up her content, she joked she was going to add a "quadruple lutz." :lol:

Mao also said the altitude made her more tired at the end of her program, but she did not feel it affected her too much, and that she felt the crowd was very, very appreciative of her skating and she wished she had done better for them (although this American found her completely captivating all week).

bruno6
02-15-2012, 11:33 PM
I thought the Reeds had retired to, it seemed that every competition they entered this year,
They were beaten by younger up coming teams.