Good news for Australia's Brooklee Han!

Discussion in 'Great Skate Debate' started by Sylvia, Dec 19, 2013.

  1. Sylvia

    Sylvia Whee, summer club comps!

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  2. falling_dance

    falling_dance The Scarlet Unlettered

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    Good luck to Brooklee Han in Sochi! :cheer2:
  3. Lara

    Lara Well-Known Member

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    So glad they reached a decision this soon! Congrats to Brooklee, she can relax and enjoy the holidays now. :)
  4. Kelvster

    Kelvster Well-Known Member

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    wheeeeee. it's brooklee, not kerry, that deserves to go to the olympics :)
  5. Frau Muller

    Frau Muller President of Dick Button Appreciation Club

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    Excellent news! :cheer2::cheer2::cheer2:
  6. SamuraiK

    SamuraiK Well-Known Member

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    Woooohooooooo,, Im happy Broklee's olympic dream didnt get crushed by others ...
  7. Lyinna

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    She must feel so relieved now! Congrats Brooklee :cheer:
  8. Fridge_Break

    Fridge_Break Well-Known Member

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    :cheer2: May Brooklee have a more enjoyable holiday now!
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  9. Sasha'sSpins

    Sasha'sSpins Well-Known Member

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    Awesome news! I'm glad that others did not succeed in ruining Han's Olympic dream which she alone earned. Now she can get ready for Sochi and enjoy the Holidays! Congrats Brooklee - well deserved! :respec: Enjoy the Olympic experience! :cheer::cheer2:
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    alilou Crazy Stalker Lady

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  11. ioana

    ioana Well-Known Member

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    Exactly; very glad this was decided early enough to give Brooklee plenty of time to get ready for Sochi. Here's to her Olympic trip & hoping for two good skates while she's there :40beers:
  12. Jarrett

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    Congrats! She earned it with her improved skating!
  13. CynicElle

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    Congratulations, Brooklee -- best of luck in Sochi! :cheer:
  14. PairSk8Fan

    PairSk8Fan Banned Member

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    This is good news for Brooklee, and if the Kerry family wants both of their kids to be Olympians, they better spend a lot more time developing Chantelle and hoping Brooklee will score high enough at Worlds to earn Australia two spots in the future.

    Otherwise, Chantelle should shut. up. and. skate.
  15. Robeye

    Robeye Curiously curious

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    Congratulations to Brooklee.

    Now that all of the legal mummery is over, and no longer a matter of rumor but of record, can someone explain to me, briefly, what the basis of Chantelle's challenge was? Was it strictly a matter of technicality, or was there an argument on the basis of equity (i.e. fairness)?

    I personally do not intend to be overlong examining things in minute detail, but I would like to understand what the yelling and screaming was all about in the first place.
  16. OliviaPug

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    This is great news! :)

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  17. Sylvia

    Sylvia Whee, summer club comps!

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    Why do we need to rehash in this thread? Everything that is known publicly is posted in the original thread, starting with post #1. Feel free to ask any questions there (ETA: though I doubt we will find out any official details unless a summary of the CAS hearing is made public).

    I titled this new thread the way I did because I did not want to encourage additional negativity towards Chantelle Kerry and wanted to focus on Brooklee Han's success.
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  19. Sylvia

    Sylvia Whee, summer club comps!

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    Thanks, Angelskates! Brooklee's latest blog was published on Dec. 18th (titled "Back to School") and is also linked at the end of this local Connecticut article: Report: Redding Figure Skater Will Go To Olympics For Australia
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    I am glad for her, good luck in Sochi!
  21. misskarne

    misskarne Spirit. Focus. Ability. Tenacity. Aussie Grit.

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    I'm pleased all the fuss is over now and Team Australia is complete! Next stop, Sochi! (all stations via Four Continents...)
  22. Aussie Willy

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    Pleased this is sorted and Brooklee can now focus on preparations.
  23. eurodance2001

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    Congrats to Brooklee and pleased with her upgrades that she showed at Nationals..
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    I wonder if they'll room together at 4 CC :p
  25. Ziggy

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    Great to see the decision coming before Christmas, allowing Brooklee Han to enjoy her holidays. :)

    She's been improving steadily over the last couple of seasons and I hope she can have two performances at Sochi she will be proud of.

    Brooklee Han + Danielle O'Brien
    Chantelle Kerry + her coach/mother

    Problem solved. ;)
  26. Frau Muller

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    Congrats to Brooklee Han! On to Sochi!!!
  27. modern_muslimah

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    Good for her! I'm glad she'll be able to compete. She has a very pleasing style and always seems engaged with her programs. I'm glad her Olympic dreams will come true.
  28. essence_of_soy

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    Han has worked very hard and in the 9 months since the world championships, she has increased the technical content in both her short and free programs.
  29. Susan M

    Susan M Well-Known Member

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    I'm glad this was resolved fairly quickly so Han gets to enjoy all the anticipation of going to the Olympics, with no lingering doubts.