Evan Bates injured

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  1. inthemiddle

    inthemiddle Active Member

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    According to Aunt Joyce Evan was injured:
    This is really bad news. I wish him the speedy recovery.
     
  2. MikiAndoFan#1

    MikiAndoFan#1 Well-Known Member

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    :(

    Poor guy. I hope everything turns out fine. I wish him a speedy recovery.
     
  3. Snowgirl

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    Get well soon, Evan! Hope there is nothing really bad.
     
  4. Quintuple

    Quintuple papillon d'amour

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    Yikes! That must have been traumatic to have happen, for both of them! And traumatic to witness! Hopefully, as with athletes and medicine these days, he can recover and skate without a problem.
     
  5. BittyBug

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    Oh dear - this sounds pretty serious. :(

    I hope he's able to recover quickly. I love S&B and was so looking forward to seeing their new programs this season. :fragile:
     
  6. Lanie

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    Oh, no! That's horrible. I hope he has a speedy recovery.
     
  7. DORISPULASKI

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    That is absolutely awful.

    May he have a speedy recovery.
     
  8. pani

    pani Well-Known Member

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    Hope he will be OK soon.
    I cant waite to see there competition with D-W at Nationals, but with this injury......
     
  9. Meredith

    Meredith what a glorious day!

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    Oh no. Hope the surgery/rehab are successful.
     
  10. paskatefan

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    So do I! A complete and speedy recovery to Evan!
     
  11. kirkbiggestfan

    kirkbiggestfan Well-Known Member

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    Sliced it through the boot?
     
  12. shan

    shan Well-Known Member

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    :eek:

    Poor Evan and Emily. I hope he has a speedy recovery...
     
  13. LilJen

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    OW OW OW. Poor guy. I hope his recovery is complete and quick. What rotten luck.
     
  14. BlueRidge

    BlueRidge AYS's snark-sponge

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  15. mollymgr

    mollymgr Well-Known Member

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    Wow…that is very sad news…hopefully he can recover quickly and it isn't very serious. It is easy to forget that this can be quite a dangerous sport. :(
     
  16. shutterbug

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    Dance boots are cut low in the back to allow for better toe point. Most likely she nailed him just above the boot. Ouch (shudder). Best wishes to Evan for a speedy and complete recovery. Is this not the second time they’ve had a cut injury? I seem to remember something about them withdrawing from a competition because Emily had been cut.
     
  17. LadyNit

    LadyNit moving right along Staff Member

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    This sounds so serious. Get well, Evan. We'll miss your smiling face until you're back on the ice again.
     
  18. purple skates

    purple skates Shadow dancing

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    He skated over her fingers.

    I hope this isn't extrememly serious and he can get back on the ice soon after his recovery and physical therapy. (((Evan & Emily)))
     
  19. Rock2

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    Exactly how I would have said it.

    I don't want to be alarmist, but achilles tendon injuries are not a simple recovery. For a singles skater (Bonaly, Derochie) that can effectively end your career as much of your jumping goes away. For pairs/dancers, better chance to return to competition but I believe mobility can be affected.

    I love love love this couple and wish them a full recovery. Don't care how long it takes....let it heal....even if it means to forget this season.
     
  20. Polymer Bob

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    Darn. This sounds bad. :( I hope he gets well soon.
     
  21. skatesindreams

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    My feelings exactly.
    I wish him a complete recovery.
     
  22. HisWeirness

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    I really hope that Evan can recover fully from this. I was really interested in seeing how S/B had progressed this season. :(
     
  23. Cloudy_Gumdrops

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    Ouch, that sounds horrible! Poor guy. :(

    Best wishes to a full recovery.
     
  24. maggylyn

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    :( So sad to hear this.

    I hope he recovers quickly. I was so looking forward to their programs this season.
     
  25. Cherub721

    Cherub721 YEAH!

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    This.
     
  27. barbk

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    This makes me feel really queasy. I'd be surprised to see them back this season with achilles surgery -- the rehab is a ****. So sad.
     
  28. Cloudy_Gumdrops

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    I know, upon reading that it was a sliced achilles, my first thought was that they'll be out for the season. :(
     
  29. chipso1

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    Oh my God. :( This is devastating news.
     
  30. pingu

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    Plus, if you have a surgery on the achilles tendon the recovery itself is very painful...I'm so sorry for him :(
    I hope the surgery will find out the damage was not very serious