Davis & White #33: If the path be beautiful, let us not ask where it leads.

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  1. girlscouse62

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    It's really great that Meryl has made friends with the people from DWTS. Must be wonderful for them to be able to broaden their friendship base outside the skating world.
     
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    Their ice bucket challenge was so adorable! I could watch it over and over again!

    Hope we get some reports from the Sun Valley show this Saturday. I'm dying to know if Meryl and Charlie are debuting their new program there.
     
  3. flippedstargirl

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    I agree! I think that they needed DWTS to put themselves out there a bit, and it also game them the time to do so. For example, after the competition at the Olympics ended they were doing press for days after which is so time consuming. Other skaters seemed to have more time to go out and meet and mingle with more Olympians.
     
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    Great to hear in some GSD threads (Kovtun interview and U.S. Ice Dance News) that Charlie White has been mentoring/ giving advice to other skaters. In his recent linked interview, Kovtun talks about learning from Charlie during the Japan tour. And Maia and Alex have reported on Facebook that Charlie is mentoring them. :)
     
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    Awww...that's nice of Maxim to say that. I started following him on twitter last month because I saw a video of his recent exhibition program that I really enjoyed. I'm very curious to see how his skating develops this season.

    I also follow Adelina Sotnikova on Instagram and noticed she is following Meryl because she just *liked* a pic Meryl posted today of herself with Jenna Johnson, a troupe dancer from Dancing With The Stars. Apparently, Meryl and Jenna have become very close.
     
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    In Salt Lake City airport on our way to Sun Valley just ran into D/W chilling in an empty lounge. Stopped to say a quick hello, they were gracious as usual. Will see their show tomorrow night.
     
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    That's awesome. Have fun at the show. :)
     
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  9. TanithandBenFan

    TanithandBenFan U.S. Ice Dance Junkie

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    I saw on the Dallas Galleria website that Meryl and Charlie will be at the Christmas tree lighting show on Nov 29. I might be able to make it there!!
     
  10. mollymgr

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    I hope you can make it.:cheer: They have quite a few activities in the next few months.

    Practice video from their '09 appearance.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zgAo-r8Ug9I
     
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    We have had lots of Meryl/Charlie encounters. They were on our flight to Sun Valley and they were scoping out the rink while we were skating this morning. They still seem to get embarrassed at being treated like celebrities. After we were done our session we watched the pro session. Most of the skaters practiced their show numbers. Ryan Bradley did huge triple toes, Jumping Joe did a triple as well they both did their backflips. Ashley Clark had my favorite number and got big applause. D/W practiced Scherezade and Rach. A skater who looked like Alexe Gilles was practicing. Craig Heath, Frank/Anita were skating, as well as Kim /Brent.

    Craig Heath, Ashley Clark, Josef Svabotchek, Brent Bommentre, Ty Cockrum were at the rinks all morning doing lessons. Everyone is friendly and greets everyone.
     
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    Sylvia On to GP & U.S. Sectionals!

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    I'm going to be in Dallas for Thanksgiving. I can't believe I'm actually going to be in the same place as Meryl and Charlie--I'd pretty much given up ever seeing them in person. :cheer2::wuzrobbed:biggrinbo
     
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    TanithandBenFan U.S. Ice Dance Junkie

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    That's awesome!!!! I hope to see you there! :biggrinbo
     
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    Thanks for the reports aliceanne! I'm glad you're having a good time. :)
     
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    So good for them to be able to give openly to such worthwhile causes, and return goodwill to a community which has so faithfully supported them over the years.
     
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    Meryl has been nominated for Sportswoman of the Year by The Women's Sports Foundation. You can vote for her here.

    wspr.tc/VoteTeamSOY2014
     
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    Thank you for sharing. That was a wonderful article. In addition, Meryl and Charlie looked really good in those pictures. :)
     
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    Aw. The picture of Charlie lifting that girl is seriously adorable.
     
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    They have "gold medal" hearts and character.
    Those attributes can't be taught.

    Thanks, Meryl and Charlie for knowing, and sharing, what really matters.
     
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    Quality over quantity. :D
     
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