Amodio moving to Tom Z.?

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  1. ChibiChibi

    ChibiChibi Active Member

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    :eek: I just read International Figure Skating FB and it said Amodio left Russia and moving to Colo Sp for Tom Z. :eek:
  2. jlai

    jlai Title-less

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    :eek:

    He'll be Tom's new Abbott+Bradley in the pizazz dept. But let's see if he gets to maintain his pizazz or if he'll keep skating to MJ-ish programs
  3. MR-FAN

    MR-FAN Kostner Softie

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    :eek: :cheer2: :cheer2: :cheer2:

    :eek: :wall: :wall: :wall:
  4. olifaunt

    olifaunt New Member

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    Dear God, no.
  5. Cherub721

    Cherub721 YEAH!

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    April Fools???

    Right???

    RIGHT????????!!!!!!

    :slinkaway
  6. Wyliefan

    Wyliefan Well-Known Member

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    Well . . . that's marginally better.
  7. Domshabfan

    Domshabfan Well-Known Member

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    I will take Morozov over Tom Zzzzzzz... Hopefully this is not an enlightened decision of French Federation.
  8. olifaunt

    olifaunt New Member

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    Please tell me you're joking.
  9. BittyBug

    BittyBug Quadless

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    I believe he is there just for some summer training.
  10. gofigure

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    Interesting. Is this qualified information from a reliable source?
  11. ChibiChibi

    ChibiChibi Active Member

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    This is what's written on the International Figure Skating magazine FB wall post.

  12. triple_toe

    triple_toe Well-Known Member

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    Seriously, WTF IS GOING ON THIS OFF SEASON?!? :scream:
  13. victoriaheidi

    victoriaheidi New Member

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    This has been pretty crazy.
  14. Jenna

    Jenna Well-Known Member

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    I'm devastated!!!! How could such a musical and original skater do this? :eek: :wall:

    I hope this isn't true.

    BTW, if this is true (and I hope to God it isn't), will this be the first time Tom Zzzzz is coaching a non American?
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  15. pinky166

    pinky166 Well-Known Member

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    Interesting, Amodio goes to Tom Z just when all his other top skaters are leaving him....hmmm
  16. seabm7

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    No. One of Tom Z.'s students is Paul Bonifacio Parkinson, a former-Canadian Italian skater.
  17. wowonice

    wowonice New Member

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    Must wish him well and hope that the move is advantageous to him. Tom Z though? Odd choice as his other top skaters have just left him.
  18. casken

    casken Well-Known Member

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    This is one of the more odd skater/coach combos.
  19. Ozzisk8tr

    Ozzisk8tr Well-Known Member

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    :eek: Next thing you know he'll be going to Robin Wagner.
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  20. lmarie086

    lmarie086 Well-Known Member

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    Each year since I've joined FSU, I've felt like each off-season is even weirder than the last. Even when I don't think it can be possible for it be topped, it happens.

    This one is puzzling as well. Why Tom Z?

    Don't say it!!
  21. Domshabfan

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    His LP at the worlds and this move Tom Z makes me worry for his general well being.
  22. Cloudy_Gumdrops

    Cloudy_Gumdrops New Member

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    Oh good gods, why!? :wall:

    What the hell could TZ possibly offer him? He's not a jump doctor or anything like that and he's crap at packaging students.

    This is possibly the most baffling move of the offseason so far.
  23. reese

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    I refuse to believe this until it is confirmed by like 10 sources. What a terrible, terrible idea.

    Tom Zzzzzz... the only person who came away from these past World Championships looking like a more self-absorbed ass than Amodio himself.
  24. a56

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    Well, as long as Tom Z doesn't choreograph programs like that travesty of a long program Amodio had this past season. :scream:
  25. Zemgirl

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    I think Jeffrey Buttle has been working on choreo for some of Tom Z's skaters? Because the possibility of Amodio working with Buttle is kind of intriguing.
  26. sandra_persch

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    I so hope this is not true! Sorry but Tom Z gives me the creeps
  27. Jaana

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    I hope it´s not true and Amodio will start treaining with some other coach.
  28. Ladida

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    :eek::scream:
    Are actually Cappellini and Lanotte still training with Morozov? Or already gone as well?
  29. Autumn_girl

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    They stay, but Morozov isn't the only coach of C/L, AFAIK they spend about 2 weeks a month with him and other 2 weeks in Italy
  30. MarieM

    MarieM Well-Known Member

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    He's only there for a month and then he'll spend one month at Courchevel with Annick, then he'll be back to Morozov.
  31. blue_idealist

    blue_idealist Well-Known Member

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    I guess I won't say much until it's been confirmed exactly what he's doing, but this is surprising anyway.
  32. figurefan

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    I have to ask the same question...pretty weird off season with the coaching changes, Russia getting all selfish with their coaches, the unexpected breakups, etc.

    Can't wait for the season to start so we can see where all these off season chips fall.
  33. olympic

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    Is the USFSA sabotaging the French Fed.? :EVILLE:
  34. Wyliefan

    Wyliefan Well-Known Member

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    You did see Amodio's long program at worlds, didn't you? Anything would be better than continuing with that kind of garbage.
  35. senorita

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    thanx that makes more sense than a coaching change.
  36. ks1227

    ks1227 Well-Known Member

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    Tom Z, Annick, Morozov: This little tour is supposed to help Amodio? :lol:

    In all seriousness, I can't imagine what Tom Z. has to offer Amodio, even on a short-term basis.
  37. olympic

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    Maybe Amodio is trying to balance OTT with boring? :shuffle:
  38. BittyBug

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    Altitude training for endurance?
  39. kirkbiggestfan

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    Well, the only logical explanation would be that he is working on the quad with Tom Z.
  40. Frau Muller

    Frau Muller President of Dick Button Appreciation Club

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    So much for Amodio's flair. Now he can become a BGS - Boring Generic Skater.

    Maybe it was the suggestion of someone affiliated with one of his French rivals?