Evan Bates injury update; he and Samuelson will attend the FD at US Nationals

Discussion in 'Great Skate Debate' started by Sylvia, Jan 15, 2011.

  1. Sylvia

    Sylvia On to Nationals!

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    http://web.icenetwork.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20110114&content_id=16439968&vkey=ice_news
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  2. Carolla5501

    Carolla5501 Well-Known Member

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    Glad he is doing well! I think it's great that Emily is having the time to do the Europe study. You know there is no way she could have done that if they were competing so I am glad she took the opportuntiy when she had it! Hope she had a great time!
     
  3. Fergus

    Fergus Well-Known Member

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    Very glad to hear the good news! :) They will definitely be missed on the ice at US Nats. :(
     
  4. newbatgirl

    newbatgirl Well-Known Member

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    Good for them, I hope the do some interviews at Nats, Evan is always entertaining.

    On a side note, I have a lot of respect for all the skaters who train while attending college. It takes a lot of discipline to train on an elite level while going to school.
     
  5. genevieve

    genevieve drinky typo pbp, closet hugger Staff Member

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    I'm still :fragile: over not having them competing this season, but nice to see they are both making good use of the time. Hope they get some air time in the NBC coverage of Nats.
     
  6. Garden Kitty

    Garden Kitty Tranquillo

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    These two just seem so nice. I wish Evan a full and speedy recovery, and I'm glad Emily is getting a chance to use their time off the ice to do something interesting.
     
  7. UMBS Go Blue

    UMBS Go Blue KWEEN 2016! YES WE KWAN!

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    EYS, I hear Michigan's got some pretty darn good business classes and students. :sekret: :encore:

    :cheer2: :40beers: :respec:
     
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  8. The Accordion

    The Accordion Well-Known Member

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    Great news!
    I am looking forward to seeing them back in competition when they are ready!
     
  9. BittyBug

    BittyBug Kiteless

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    I'm glad that they both seem upbeat about their lives despite this setback in their skating, and I'm looking forward to seeing them back on the ice once Evan is fully healed. (Soon, I hope. :) )
     
  10. mia joy

    mia joy New Member

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    I miss them this season... hope he gets soon very quickly.
     
  11. MikiAndoFan#1

    MikiAndoFan#1 Well-Known Member

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    Great to know Evan is doing well! I miss them. :(
     
  12. Pikachuusb

    Pikachuusb Active Member

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    I am glad he is doing better. I'm sad they won't be able to compete this year. I'll be cheering loud & clear when they come back to competition :cheer2:
     
  13. Cyn

    Cyn Well-Known Member

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    :cheer2: This season has IMO has definitely been lacking without S/B competing - I cannot wait until Evan is healed enough for them to take to the ice again.
     
  14. Enthusiast

    Enthusiast New Member

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    I am so thrilled he's recovering so well. Very talented athletes and people:encore:
     
  15. DORISPULASKI

    DORISPULASKI Watching submarine races

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    So happy that he is nearing the point where he can train on the ice again!

    I really missed Evan & Emily in the GP series!
     
  16. Pratfall

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    I so hope he can overcome this setback. They are one of my favourite couples, and I was really looking forward to seeing them this year.

    Hope he gets the thumbs up following those tests.:)
     
  17. kwanette

    kwanette Fetalized since 1998

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    I love this team! What a wit he has!
     
  18. modern_muslimah

    modern_muslimah Thinking of witty user title and coming up blank

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    I've really missed them this and can't wait to see them again! I'm glad his recovery is going well and that they've been using the time off to their advantage.
     
  19. literaryfreak

    literaryfreak Well-Known Member

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    I'm going to Nationals for the first time and it seems so wrong that they won't be competing. I wonder if he'll throw down a UMichigan shirt/sweatshirt for Meryl and Charlie to wave in the K&C. And one for Alex too, for that matter.
     
  20. Theatregirl1122

    Theatregirl1122 Well-Known Member

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    Clearly he needs to throw UMich SOCKS.
     
  21. literaryfreak

    literaryfreak Well-Known Member

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    +5 bonus pts
     
  22. Gramps

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    No one misses them more than Emily's gramps & the family. I have skating withdrawal even when I have to go from March to the fall without seeing them. But it will be great being with them for awhile at Nationals. Everything seems to be going as expected. Hang in there guys. As it was said EVERYTHING WILL BE ALRIGHT.
     
  23. skatesindreams

    skatesindreams Well-Known Member

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    Add me to the number missing their skating and awaiting their return.

    Gramps, I can only imagine how worrisome this has been for you. Thanks for sharing your thoughts here..
    I'm so glad that you will be with Evan and Emily in Greensboro.
     
  24. Gramps

    Gramps New Member

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    Ya thanks. The family was going to have a mini reunion & watch them skate. We had bought over 100 tickets for the senior dance. Sec 114. Luckly we have been able to sell quite a few but do have some left if anyone still needs any. Awe the ups & downs of life.
     
  25. Jessica

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    Emily's lucky to have a grandparent like you.

    I'm so disappointed for them but look forward to them being back next season.