Is everyone ready to feel REAAAALLLLY old?

Discussion in 'The Trash Can' started by Spinner, Jul 3, 2010.

  1. Spinner

    Spinner Where's my book?

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    The Kween turns 30 on Wednesday.

    I can distinctly remember the tiny 13 year old wunderkind capturing the attention of the skating world in 1993. I still have my copy of Skating magazine with her first cover... :fragile:
  2. Melly80

    Melly80 New Member

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    Time flies! I'll turn 30 in December.:scream:
  3. DickButtonFan

    DickButtonFan New Member

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    I'm remember around Lillehammer there was an article about her. I was reading how she was 12 or 13 and she could do triple lutzs I remember being so jealous lol and I made it a goal to jump like that by the time I was her age... well never happened lol. Had no idea I'd be looking up her for the rest of my life. Happy bday Michelle you're amazing.
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  4. MOIJTO

    MOIJTO Banned Member

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    When is her comeback?
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    ltnskater New Member

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    2014! Sochi Olympics!
  6. Spinner

    Spinner Where's my book?

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    If Rena Inoue and Xue Shen can compete in their 30s...
  7. shan

    shan Well-Known Member

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    Wow, I can't believe that!!! Time just flies by!!
  8. Mafke

    Mafke New Member

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    You dirty, rotten kids STAY OFF MY LAWN!!!! That's it! I'm coming after yoooo ah! I've fallen and I can't get up!
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  9. IceAlisa

    IceAlisa Port de bras!!!

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    Yup. Feeling old. :scream:
  10. IceJunkie

    IceJunkie Well-Known Member

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    Happy birthday to Michelle!

    I remember when she was 17 at the 1998 Olympics, which now seems like an eternity ago. Granted I was like 8 at the time, but still!

    The Kween for 2014 Sochi! :p
  11. briancoogaert

    briancoogaert Well-Known Member

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    LOL, I am from the same year. And my father asked me recently : "how old is Michelle Kwan ? She might be a grandma now !"
    I felt very, very old !
  12. Aussie Willy

    Aussie Willy Well-Known Member

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    :lol:

    Yep feel old. Will feel older when Tara turns 30.
  13. Simone411

    Simone411 aka IceSkate98

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    I made up a solution for that a long time ago. I always turn my age around backwards (if it's the right year). Yep, Michelle will be 3 years old on Wednesday and I will be 25 in September. :p
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  14. Spinner

    Spinner Where's my book?

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    but will you be 65 in 4 years? ;)
  15. Karpenko

    Karpenko Well-Known Member

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    Wow, been a fan for over half of my life. Hope she's having a happy birthday :)
  16. leafygreens

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    Is Michelle still at Tufts? There are many rinks in that area and I have not heard about her going to any of them even for a sporadic practice. Is she skating at all now?
  17. Sylvia

    Sylvia Whee, summer club comps!

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  18. Stormy

    Stormy Well-Known Member

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    I remembered that, she has the same birthday as my husband and he will be 30 as well.
  19. Rex

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    How'd she suddenly get to be a year older than me? That's strange....
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  20. FGRSK8

    FGRSK8 In Search of a Lost Chord

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    Hell, I remember Laurance Owen...

    Feeling positively jurassic....
  21. Cheylana

    Cheylana Well-Known Member

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    Oh wow. Yes. Feeling very old!
  22. SmallFairy

    SmallFairy Well-Known Member

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    we share birthday, I'll be 33 tomorrow!:) I do feel a tiny bit old....but more so when I realise I'm twice the age some of the young girls on my hockeyteam lol

    Happy tomorrow birthday Michelle**
  23. JamieSix

    JamieSix New Member

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    SHUT UP. I still see her as that adorable 15 year old competing in her first Worlds! *pouts*
  24. UMBS Go Blue

    UMBS Go Blue KWEEN 2016! YES WE KWAN!

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    I first saw her skate when she was 13 and I was 16. I remember being so amazed that she was only 13 years old and almost made the Olympics.(On a side, note, I also went to a house party that year with about 40 11th graders and everyone was drinking beer watching the ladies short program to see what happened with Tonya and Nancy. Not what you would typically see at a hight school party LOL)

    Things sure are different and i do feel old!

    Happy Birthday Michelle!!!
  26. aftershocks

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    All you people in your thirties, wake up and smell the roses before it's too late. :p

    Happy Birthday, ma belle, Dr. Michelle :cool:
  27. briancoogaert

    briancoogaert Well-Known Member

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    LOL, indeed, we are old !
  28. meggonzo

    meggonzo Well-Known Member

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    She was actually 13 at her first worlds...
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