Carolina will keep skating competitively until Sochi 2014

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  1. eleonorad

    eleonorad New Member

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    Carolina will keep skating competitively until Sochi 2014!
    Official announcement on her web site, official facebook and twitter pages :)

    http://www.carolina-kostner.it/
    https://www.facebook.com/carolinakostner
    https://twitter.com/msKOSTNER

     
  2. lily

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    I hoped she will and I'm really glad she does! She's one of the few very interesting lady skaters.
     
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  3. Eislauffan

    Eislauffan Well-Known Member

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    Great news. I'm looking forward to see Carolina competing for two more seasons and wish her the best of luck.
     
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  4. IceIceBaby

    IceIceBaby New Member

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    I was already prepared that she would retire. Why give such statements then?
     
  5. eleonorad

    eleonorad New Member

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    she said after Nice that the chances were 50-50. I couldn't choose if I was her. Eventually she didn't want to regret anything I guess (like giving one last shot for the olympics)
     
  6. masofs

    masofs New Member

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    I'm so relieved. :)
     
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  7. rosewood

    rosewood Wheeee! Wonder babies!

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    :cheer2::cheer2:OMG!!Great news!!
     
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  8. Celine82

    Celine82 Well-Known Member

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    Yay, forza Carolina! :cheer2:
     
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  9. Jeschke

    Jeschke Well-Known Member

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    i´m not kostners biggest fan, but cudos to her for staying in the game for such a long time.

    as many mentioned before, maybe kostner will never standing on the top of the podium again, with her big rivals coming back and young rivals entering the game.

    but it´s really nice to see her stick around and may improve her olympic results before. her pcs will always keep her on the top, she needs to get her technical level back.
     
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  10. tut88

    tut88 New Member

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    I'm so happy !!

    She deserves an Olympic gratification !!!
     
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  11. ChelleC

    ChelleC Well-Known Member

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    Great news!!!
     
  12. ali_dorate

    ali_dorate New Member

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    Thank you, Caro!!
    YES, I will keep supporting you all the way. :cheer2:
     
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  13. pollyanna

    pollyanna Don't blink

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    Very happy to hear this! :biggrinbo
     
  14. kwanette

    kwanette Fetalized since 1998

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  15. lauravvv

    lauravvv Well-Known Member

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    Yes, wonderful news :). I so want to see what her programs for next season will be.
     
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    :respec:
     
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  17. aka_gerbil

    aka_gerbil Rooting for the Underdogs

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    Wooohooo! Yay!
     
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  18. Marta24

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    Yes! May her new programs be as amazing as last year!
     
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  19. berthesghost

    berthesghost Well-Known Member

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    Kim announces she will compete.

    Then caro announces she's unsure, only to decide a couple of days later she will compete.

    Someone's desperate for attention me thinks. :lol:
     
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  20. jiggs

    jiggs Well-Known Member

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    She never announced that she is unsure in an official statement. The press collected those quotes from various interviews she gave post worlds where she stated that she hasn't decided about her future yet, and that the chances are 50/50 for her to retire.

    Now, the statement from today seems to be an official reaction to the articles spreading around the web last week.
     
  21. l'etoile

    l'etoile New Member

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    :encore:YAY:encore:

    Yuna, Carolina, Ando, Suzuki, Asada, Ashley, AND Gracie, Liza, Adelina, Julia(plus, Mirai & Zhang & Alena looking good:D)
    Ladies field in Sochi will be the dream competition for skating fans!
     
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  22. Jeschke

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    let´s hope for that.
     
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    I predict it will be an ultimate thriller :) The build up might even exceed last Olympics with this amount of talent competing, the thrill, the spills, the shrills (from certain fans).

    How many formal WC / Jr Champs, plus GPF Champs? It sure is a deep field. For the record, I also wouldn't count Alissa out (top10)! I know i know... but Akiko has last this long so why not Alissa. :cheer:
     
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  24. BittyBug

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    This is terrific news. I feel like Carolina reached a different plane of performance complexity and maturity this past season, but one that she has not yet exhausted. I hope she can maintain the freedom and abandon in her skating, and more so, I hope that she will enjoy the next two years and continue to blossom artistically.
     
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    I actually liked her even more because she lost some of her earlier abandon and skated with more control -especially when it comes to her jump approach. Either way, I'm throwing in my :cheer2: about her coming back for the next couple of years. Loved her modern dance look this last year and I'm looking forward to seing what she can do next!
     
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  26. MR-FAN

    MR-FAN Kostner Softie

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    YEAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHHHHHH BABY!!!!!!
     
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  27. floskate

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    Very happy to hear this. I hope she continues to set the bar high with innovative and beautiful programmes like the last two seasons. :cheer: :cheer:
     
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  28. elka_sk8

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    Yay! I hope Caro has a better Olympic experience next time around.
     
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  29. VALuvsMKwan

    VALuvsMKwan Wandering Goy

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    Very happy for her.
     
  30. snoopysnake

    snoopysnake Well-Known Member

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    Great news! Good luck to Caro for the coming seasons.
     
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