40 greatest female athletes: Michelle Kwan #20

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  1. topaz

    topaz Well-Known Member

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  2. kwanatic

    kwanatic Well-Known Member

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    The Kween is so awesome.

    She had a truly remarkable career and is still the standard when it comes to things like consistency, focus, mental toughness, grace, class, etc. Seeing all of these other skaters come and go with just a few stand-outs in between really makes me see the freak of nature Michelle actually was. She had so many amazing qualities in a combination that seems so hard (if not nearly impossible) to find nowadays. Definitely a one-in-a-million skater and so worthy of being included on this list. :encore:
     
  3. fenway2

    fenway2 Well-Known Member

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    Hooray for the Kween! :D I wonder if any other skaters will make the list? Surely Babe will be #1 and a big :rolleyes: for Mary Lou making the list
     
  4. skatesindreams

    skatesindreams Well-Known Member

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    I'm happy to see Michelle receive her due - and rightful - place in athletic history.
    It sends a message to those that don't consider figure skating "sport", as well.
     
  5. kwanette

    kwanette Fetalized since 1998

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    Well said.
     
  6. skatesindreams

    skatesindreams Well-Known Member

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    Absolutely, kwanatic!
    The sport is only now really appreciating what it had in her.