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Figure Skating Coach dies in plane crash

Discussion in 'Great Skate Debate' started by Capella, Mar 12, 2014.

  1. Capella

    Capella Guest

  2. Sylvia

    Sylvia Preparing for U.S. club comp. season!

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    Did a quick search online - Igor Novodran (should his name be added in the thread title?) previously coached British skater Harry Mattick in Pittsburgh, PA through the 2012-13 season. He also was listed as Amani Fancy's singles coach last season before she switched to pairs.

    He was a guest coach in Newark, Delaware last summer: http://www.pondfsc.com/news/summer2013guestcoachescampatthepond

    From a 2011 article about Mishin's camps in Europe: http://www.absoluteskating.com/index.php?cat=articles&id=2011mishingachinski
    Condolences to his family, friends, and anyone in the skating community who knew him.
     
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  3. skateboy

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  4. skatefan

    skatefan in the groove

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    Wow, sudden sad news, my sympathies to his family and friends - this news follows the death of another skating coach, Boris Uspenski, who died last week in the UK. He had been suffering from cancer for quite a while http://www.iceskating.org.uk/node/6827
     
  5. Eislauffan

    Eislauffan Well-Known Member

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    I have met Igor Novodran at several occasions, he was a very nice man. How sad.
     
  6. Johnny_Fever

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    A skating coach/aviation enthusiast. I respect his diverse interests. It could be a while before they determine the cause of the crash. Eventually they will publish the investigation results.
     
  7. NadineWhite

    NadineWhite Well-Known Member

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    My condolences to the family (there's been a lot of death this week, sad to say). :(
     
  8. Fan123

    Fan123 Active Member

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    Wow, how horrible. . He was such a kind person.
     
  9. lulu

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    my condolences to his family and all those who knew him. :(
     
  10. 2sk8

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    Still trying to process this - can't believe we won't be seeing him again and can't imagine the shock to his family. So sad.