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Mafke
04-16-2012, 09:59 AM
we all know the old story of Artur Gachinski having a Plushenko clock in his bedroom.


I have to say I initially misread this.... :eek: :yikes:

misskarne
04-16-2012, 01:13 PM
I have to say I initially misread this.... :eek: :yikes:

:yikes::yikes::yikes::yikes::yikes::yikes::yikes:

ciocio
04-16-2012, 03:53 PM
and Evgeni Pluschenko is Evgeni Pluschenko :cool:

:rofl::rofl::rofl:

When he was younger he admired Petrenko, Browning and Boitano.
But now,:shuffle: who knows...;):plush:

skatak
04-16-2012, 09:51 PM
Brian also mentionned he liked Stojko.

EricRohmer
04-17-2012, 05:01 AM
btw I think it was mentioned, Yuna is also a fan of Chan

As far as I know, Yuna has not ever said especially about Chan.
Although I predict she will think that Chan is a great skater.

l'etoile
04-17-2012, 07:21 AM
As far as I know, Yuna has not ever said especially about Chan.
Although I predict she will think that Chan is a great skater.

Well, Yuna did mention before Chan's Tango de exilados as one of her favorite programs.

jl22aries
04-17-2012, 09:35 AM
Han Yan, the current Junior World Champion says his favourite skater is Chan.

EricRohmer
04-17-2012, 10:56 AM
Monika Simancikova(from Slovakia)'s favorite is Sasha Cohen & Yuna Kim.
http://absoluteskating.com/index.php?cat=interviews&id=2012monikasimancikova

EricRohmer
04-17-2012, 10:57 AM
[in January 2000 korean article..]
Yuna Kim is in the third grade of Sinheung elementary school. (...snip...)
Kim says that her favorite skater is Michelle Kwan who skates well.
http://img38.imageshack.us/img38/7228/icingg.jpg

[in December 2007 IFS article..]
Asked if there was a skater she admired as she was growing up Kim answered without hesitation. "Michelle Kwan."

[in April 2011 korean article..]
"When I was little, my idol was figure skater Michelle Kwan. Her performance at the 1998 Nagano Winter Olympics inspired me.
I watched Michelle's performance hundreds of times and I would imitate her expressions and sometimes try out my own versions.
I was deeply impressed by her incredible talent and her devotion for figure skating.
I always admired the way she would captivate the audience with her charismatic performances, and how seriously she took figure skating.
I also respect Michelle for her devotion and hard work in another field, walking toward a new chapter in her life after her skating career."
http://old.feverskating.com/fevers/fevers_media/50910903


I love Yuna's consistency of admiring Kwan. lol :)

figuristka
04-18-2012, 01:44 AM
Here is a clip of Patrick when he mentions he would like to skate like Lambiel, and if he could skate pairs it would be with Yu na Kim.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tA6CXRIi-6U&feature=fvwp&NR=1

kwanfan1818
04-19-2012, 09:22 AM
In this new interview Reut did with Stephane Lambiel for Absolute Skating, Lambiel said when asked about the scoring system,

"On the other hand I think it's interesting because the fantastic champions still, even with all those rules, find new things and bring more than just the elements. That's why I love Tessa and Scott (Virtue/Moir), because when you watch them you don't see the rules, you see the story, the emotion."

http://www.absoluteskating.com/index.php?cat=interviews&id=2012lambiel

jl22aries
04-23-2012, 01:27 AM
Meryl Davis said she really admired Abbott's skating and his musicality (something to that affect).