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Carolina Kostner: "I had to go back to my roots to find peace in my skating"

Discussion in 'Great Skate Debate' started by Sylvia, Jul 14, 2014.

  1. Sylvia

    Sylvia Preparing for U.S. club comp. season!

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  2. Dr.Siouxs

    Dr.Siouxs Well-Known Member

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    Nice interview, she's a jewel.
     
  3. barbk

    barbk Well-Known Member

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    Great interview. A lot of other skaters peaked early and had declining senior careers, but Kostner really became much better in the last third of her senior career.
     
  4. shine

    shine Well-Known Member

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    I love, adore and respect Carolina.
     
  5. Sylvia

    Sylvia Preparing for U.S. club comp. season!

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  6. VIETgrlTerifa

    VIETgrlTerifa Well-Known Member

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    Excellent interview! You really get insight into her personality and I love the questions that were more about the process behind the skating and choreography.
     
  7. Sylvia

    Sylvia Preparing for U.S. club comp. season!

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    The interviewer sometimes drops by FSU and maybe will see the positive feedback here. :)
     
  8. Anita18

    Anita18 Well-Known Member

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    Love it! Can't wait to see her on Saturday! :cheer:
     
  9. zigzig

    zigzig Active Member

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    She's such a class act! I love her candor and transparency - what a gift to the sport! :cheer2:
     
  10. leigh466

    leigh466 Well-Known Member

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    I hope she is an inspiration to young skaters to not give up too quickly. The best is often yet to come!
     
  11. museksk8r

    museksk8r Holding an edge and looking dangerously sexy

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    Caro is an inspiring angel on the ice! Her skating has been a true gift to watch all these years and her experiences on the ice have provided many thoughtful life lessons on what it means to be a survivor who never gives up and who continues to fight no matter the circumstances, much like her idol, Michelle Kwan. I wish her much happiness and greatness in all she pursues in life! :encore::cheer2:
     
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  12. briancoogaert

    briancoogaert Well-Known Member

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    So true. :swoon:
     
  13. reut

    reut Well-Known Member

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  14. museksk8r

    museksk8r Holding an edge and looking dangerously sexy

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  15. Wiery

    Wiery Well-Known Member

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    Thank you for the wonderful interview!
     
  16. LilJen

    LilJen Reaching out with my hand sensitively

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    Two great articles/interviews. It's been a privilege to watch her skating develop over the years.
     
  17. lauravvv

    lauravvv Well-Known Member

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    Thank you for posting the Absolute Skating interview, reut :).
     
  18. npavel

    npavel Well-Known Member

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    two wonderful interviews. Thank to everyone
     
  19. Hanna

    Hanna Politicking for more stationary lifts

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    :swoon: I'm curious too.
     
  20. olympic

    olympic Well-Known Member

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    I've read something similar to the above quote in another thread. It seems being free from CoP was really important to her and her skating.
     
  21. Doubletoe

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    "I'm curious what I can do if I invest all that time (earlier spent worrying about rules) being creative, creating something enjoyable for the audience, something that really fits the music."

    Remember when a successful amateur competitive skating career actually led to a professional career in ice shows that paid decently? It's too bad ice shows seem to have lost their audience because this should be the reward for those who proved what they could do under the pressure and demanding technical requirements of competition.
     
  22. Amantide

    Amantide Well-Known Member

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