Elene Gedevanishvili Makes Coaching Change - Nikolai Morozov

Discussion in 'Great Skate Debate' started by Daba, Apr 22, 2011.

  1. Proustable

    Proustable New Member

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    It's clear to me that I don't know most of the story (in general) with regards to Morosov.
     
  2. Ziggy

    Ziggy Well-Known Member

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    I hope I'm going to be proven wrong but it looks like Elene is a lost case.

    She needs more training time and less extra-curricular activities. A disciplinarian kind of coach. I was hoping Wagner would be just that.

    But it seems that she either wasn't that or that she was and it still didn't help. In that case, what she needs is a very good sport psychologist.

    It's simple:
    a) he's a racist
    b) he screws everything that moves

    Is that defined clearly enough for you? ;)

    To get a sense of perspective, what he said in the story quoted above is what Galliano lost his job and is now being prosecuted for.
     
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  3. Southpaw

    Southpaw Saint Smugpawski

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    You're an attractive man, what else was he supposed to do with you? :lol:
     
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  4. pinky166

    pinky166 Well-Known Member

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    Idk, I know the puberty monster wasn't particularly kind to her, but she is still capable of a huge Sebestyen like 3lutz and 3t-3t-2t combos, and she's flexible and can spin and all that, consistency is really her biggest weakness, she's actually pretty a pretty well-rounded skater otherwise. I mean I don't think she'll ever be able to medal at worlds, but I do think if she can become more consistent she could medal at GP events and Euros, maybe even win those kind of events.
     
  5. LadyNit

    LadyNit moving right along Staff Member

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    Seriously, IMO she's grounded by her ginormous boobs and will never make good on the potential she showed in Torino.

    I'm hoping Morozov will give her a techno Swan Lake program. :p Anything is better than the show tune razzamataz numbers she tends to use. :scream:
     
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  6. overedge

    overedge Well-Known Member

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    I guess it will depend on which tracks on the three CDs he owns that haven't been assigned to other skaters yet :p
     
  7. julieann

    julieann Well-Known Member

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    :rofl:
     
  8. skateboy

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    As far as him screwing everything that moves, I really don't care--it takes two to tango.

    But racist comments are VERBOTEN!
     
  9. Jackie Sparrow

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    I am probably wrong but I think he limits himself to the female human species.

    I think that comment does not apply when the woman is dependent on the man and many years younger, if not even under age.
     
  10. poths

    poths Well-Known Member

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    He's basically the teacher/mentor/ in a position of trust and power.

    The root of all of his problems is his dependency on alcohol. I think if he was ever to confront that issue, he'd be a different guy.
     
  11. poths

    poths Well-Known Member

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    And the fit, agile, athletic, well kempt side the species. ;) Just think, you could have been on that list........:drama:
     
  12. hanca

    hanca Well-Known Member

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    Glad to hear that I am safe then! :lol:
     
  13. Jackie Sparrow

    Jackie Sparrow Well-Known Member

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    I consider myself old and intelligent enough not to fall for such a guy, so no, I could no thave been on that list ;)
     
  14. Ziggy

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    I've heard gossip saying otherwise but it's never been corroborated. ;)

    It's totally wrong but I'd actually do him, even though he's such a total slimeball. :D

    Yep, that's what really bothers me here. It's not a level playing field under those conditions.
     
  15. shine

    shine Well-Known Member

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    Are you saying him and Arakawa dated too???? Please tell me no.
     
  16. Jackie Sparrow

    Jackie Sparrow Well-Known Member

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    Some people have standards, others don't. That's the way it is.
     
  17. Cheylana

    Cheylana Well-Known Member

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    :eek::yikes:Seems unlikely since he coached Shizuka for such a short time only.... no?
     
  18. Ziggy

    Ziggy Well-Known Member

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    What a diplomatic way of saying: You're a shameless slag! :D
     
  19. Jackie Sparrow

    Jackie Sparrow Well-Known Member

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    Innit ;)
     
  20. smarts1

    smarts1 Well-Known Member

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    What I find most interesting is how much you guys know about skaters' and coaches' personal lives...
     
  21. oubik

    oubik Well-Known Member

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    Well, wouldn´t the switcher or whip be more usable to psychologist? :lynch::lynch::lynch:
     
  22. hanca

    hanca Well-Known Member

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    I think it is because the skaters and coaches don't live in vacuum. They have to attend public places. For example, they have to train at a rink (where other people are skating), they go to competitions (where plenty of fans go too), in the evening they have to go somewhere for a dinner or drink... Because they are famous, they are obviously recognisable. Thanks to the internet, all they need is to meet one fan and everyone knows what had happened. :lol:
     
  23. Marco

    Marco Missing Ziggy

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    Morosov students have typically lost their styles and artistry but gained consistencies once under him (excuse the pun :p). Elene is down to 3 types of triples and not really landing them even. I don't see why not give it a try.

    Miki was ... :rolleyes: top-heavy too but she managed to be rather consistent all these years. Elene is going to be an even bigger challenge methinks. :shuffle:

    That means either you eyed one of the women he had his eyes on, or you stole some of his hair gel. :lol:

    Did you go along with it?
     
  24. pinky166

    pinky166 Well-Known Member

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    Miki's not top heavy, she's not flat as a board like Mao, but she's pretty darn skinny, all over. Elene is fit and tiny but is much curvier than Miki.
     
  25. orbitz

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    You mean everyone thinks he knows what had happened. :p
     
  26. krenseby

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    What's a girl supposed to do about her breasts? Pray that they shrink?
     
  27. MacMadame

    MacMadame Cat Lady-in-Training

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    Well, in the case of fred, I'm pretty sure he knows what happened between him and Morosov. ;)
     
  28. orbitz

    orbitz Well-Known Member

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    Breasts reduction surgery.
     
  29. smarts1

    smarts1 Well-Known Member

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    Miki is very skinny, and I have seen Miki a lot (at the Ice House) in person. On top of that she's pretty tall (5'5"-5'6"ish)... The TV is a very deceptive device.
     
  30. smarts1

    smarts1 Well-Known Member

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    What I mean is that people seem to be intentionally stalking these people... I mean, for example, I have never seen the picture of Miki being caught on Morozov's balcony.