Florent Amodio's road to Sochi (Associated Press' series of articles)

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  1. Sylvia

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    Associated Press article by John Leicester on Florent Amodio: An Olympic life and 7 vital minutes at Sochi Games
     
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    Thnx Sylvia! :)
     
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    Thank you! Very nice article.
     
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    Thanks for the new article. I didn't know they get so much money from shows.
     
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    I thought the same. Maybe only bigger and more rich shows pay that much? It is of course great if skaters can make a bit bigger money on shows.
    So Art on Ice was the reason of Amodio's injury and being not well at Worlds... pity.
     
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    Some get even more. :)
     
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    Here's the third article in the series: http://www.sfgate.com/sports/article/On-skater-s-road-to-Sochi-Games-a-flight-of-tears-4821225.php
    Excerpt:
     
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    Re-posting a working link for the third article of the series (excerpt posted above in post #8):
    ETA link to Jean-Christophe Berlot's Sept. 14 article: Folle steps in as Amodio's new coach at Bercy

    Amodio was 2nd with 71.09 in SP (4S fall, 3A +2, 2Lz no combo) - French Masters SP protocol: http://www.ffsg.org/evenements/docu...LTATS/MAST2013_SeniorsMessieurs_SP_Scores.pdf
    His Masters SP: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wXJVhZVQykc
     
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    WOW, I love Florent's SP! :encore: Elegant, sophisticated, joy to watch. LOVE IT! :cheer2:

    I can definitely seeing him securing his 3rd National Title if skated clean. What a showdown it's going to be between him & Brian. :cool:
     
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    Here's the fourth article in the Associated Press' series on Amodio - re. costumes: http://summergames.ap.org/article/costumes-get-skater-character-olympics
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    Part 3 (Sept. 17): http://summergames.ap.org/article/skaters-road-sochi-games-flight-tears
    Part 2 (April 26): http://summergames.ap.org/article/olympic-year-half-battle-keeping-fit
    Part 1 (March 27): http://summergames.ap.org/article/olympic-life-and-7-vital-minutes-sochi-games
     
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    When I saw Mae Berenice Meite skate last night, I thought "she and Florent need to do a duet." She was rockin' it out!
     
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    They did an ex together in the gala at Master's ;) I hope they do it again at TEB so there'll be a good video of it!
     
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    Link to the interview: http://web.icenetwork.com/news/2013/10/29/63488306
     
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    LOL, not a mustache, just a stubble (like here) and not very complimentary light.
     
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    What reut wrote :). And Stephane is actually more often with stubble than without - the exceptions are when he is freshly shaven for a performance or something.
     
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    Shanetta Folle is coaching Amodio now? She's Morozov's assistant perhaps?
     
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    I thought she was Tarasova's assistant?
     
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    That was a while ago. Tarasova is a consultant to the Russian Fed now.
     
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    AMODIO HAS BEEN FREED! :cheer:

    Florent Amodio - ISU Biography

    He left Morozov in the Summer (and nobody has spilled the beans yet?) and is training with Shanetta Folle and Katia Krier now.

    Even better, his choreography has been done by an absolutely awesome combo of Stephane Lambiel, Marina Anissina and Diana Ribas!!!

    YES YES YES YES! :gallopin1
     
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    I've been posting articles in this thread for months now and you haven't bothered to open ANY links?? :drama:

    There was also this GSD thread started in July: Coaching change for Florent Amodio
     
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    This is what happens when you live under a rock during the vast majority of the off-season. :eek: :slinkaway
     
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    ^^^ Not an acceptable excuse when I even took the time to post excerpts from the articles in this (short) thread and you didn't even have to open any links to find out about his coaching change! ;)
     
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    I must have been sub-consciously avoiding any Amodio news as a result of his association to Morozov. ;)
     
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    So in the past when he showed crappy programs, we would blame Morozov.

    WHAT'S HIS EXCUSE NOW? :lynch: