Meagan Duhamel

Discussion in 'Great Skate Debate' started by FSWer, Nov 24, 2012.

  1. FSWer

    FSWer Well-Known Member

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    Anyone know what she's doing these Days?
  2. victorskid

    victorskid Skating supporter

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    Last time I checked, she and her current partner, Eric Radford, were preparing to represent Canada in the Grand Prix Final in Sochi, Russia next month :)
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  3. kates8

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    Maybe you mean Jessica Dube?
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    Jeschke Well-Known Member

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    :D
  5. Mevrouw

    Mevrouw living every minute

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    Meagan is well and skating well with her partner Eric Radford.
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  6. Really

    Really No longer just a "well-known member" Yay!

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    ^^^Pointing to Mevrouw's signature -- we have no idea what goes on in people's lives and why they may or may not know information some of us take for granted.
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  7. The Accordion

    The Accordion Well-Known Member

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    Well said.

    FSWer - you should look up Duhamel and Radford's performances this year on the Grand Prix Circuit!
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  8. lulu

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  9. AragornElessar

    AragornElessar Well-Known Member

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    I'll also be seeing her and Eric skate in a few weeks during a Celebration On Ice tour stop. Can't wait, as it'll be the first time Megan's been home w/Eric to skate/perform since she and Eric won their National Title in January. The ol Arena will be rocking in a few weeks. :D
  10. halffull

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    This!!!
  11. Sylvia

    Sylvia Whee, summer club comps!

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    FSWer has mentioned that YouTube videos can't be viewed on the webtv browser/Internet connection on his computer. That's probably why he asked here recently why NBC doesn't show pairs (or dance) because that's the only way he can watch figure skating.

    Here's a new article on Meagan Duhamel about her and Eric Radford's busy December schedule :): http://www.thesudburystar.com/2012/11/22/duhamel-wins-another-silver
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  12. PeterG

    PeterG Argle-Bargle-ist

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    Maybe this thread was started because it's about time Meagan got her own thread! :cheer2: :D Meagan sat behind me at the 2008 Canadian Championships. I wanted to wish her good luck for Worlds, but there didn't seem to be an appropriate time to jump into their conversation. And I got shy. :eek: But she seemed very sweet. And pretty. :)
  13. alilou

    alilou Crazy Stalker Lady

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    Oh yes, she is so pretty.
  14. The Accordion

    The Accordion Well-Known Member

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    Pretty and looks like she could break you in half with her arms! What a combination! :) She is a feisty one!
  15. PeterG

    PeterG Argle-Bargle-ist

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    We are at post #15 about a Canadian skater and there have been zero comments about how much she/he is over-marked.
  16. Really

    Really No longer just a "well-known member" Yay!

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    Now you've done it...they'll come crawling out of the woodwork any moment!
  17. aftershocks

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    To the contrary ... D/R are NOT over-marked, IMO. Their fp performance at last year's Canadian Nationals was the stuff of magic -- they were in a zone and their reactions right after their performance said it all (even before they received any marks). Skating in the end is all about magic and living up to and realizing your dreams. :)
  18. Skate Talker

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    I watched the CBC coverage of the Pairs Free Skate from TEB and though I realized it was pretty good and I was very happy for them as I like them a lot, it wasn't until they showed a replay without commentary the next day that I realized how much magic there was in that performance too. Of course I could also relax more then as I already knew they had the best free skate of the day.

    Would someone outside Canada please test out this link and see if this TEB performance is accessible - not geoblocked? If it works then maybe FSWer will be able to see it too as it is not YouTube. You have to watch a couple of ads first but that's all.

    http://www.cbc.ca/video/watch/Sports/Updates/ID=2305894968
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  19. lulu

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    When I clicked on the link provided or when I pasted the link into the address bar-I was not taken to the video, but to the cbc.ca/player homepage. On the homepage, I put Meagan Duhamel's name in the search box, and was able to get a listing on the videos that way. I'm in the U.S. and was able to watch the video, without being geoblocked. :)
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  21. PeterG

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    P.S. to Eric, in case he's reading this: We love you too!! :D
  22. lulu

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    That version works perfectly.
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    They are so adorable people. I ask them an autograph at the TEB and Eric even speak to me in french with the cutest accent ever. Meagan was a bit disappointed about her mistake (it was after the SP), but she was very available.
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    LOL. But they are not overmarked. I am seriously thinking they have a great shot at Bronze at GPF and Worlds. They are getting better, more consistent and more interesting all the time. Love them, love their athleticism and their attitude. And I am not Canadian :D.
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    The vid works fine in France.
  26. clarie

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    ;) You? Shy? PeterG?
  27. clarie

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    Yes...Megan is very buff, but still very tiny......and a very pretty girl :). She always seems so animated and I find that charming.
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    This link is good. Thank you!
  29. Chele615

    Chele615 Let's go Anacode!!!

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    I think one of the most endearing qualities about Meagan is that she is as much of a skating fan as she is an accomplished skater!!! You can tell that she loves every aspect of skating so much....she's definitely one of the best ambassadors for the sport!!
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  30. screech

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    While I find they sometimes look slightly junior-ish, I do think that Meagan and Eric have some of (if not THE) best side by side spins in the world today. Their unison is just outstanding.
  31. PeterG

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    You know...me and the pretty ladies... :lol:

    Seriously though, she sat with a large group of people and I guess it was the first they saw her after her LP skate. So everyone had lots to say and I waited for a break so as to not interrupt and so my latent shyness overcame me eventually. Plus I have not had much (any??) luck approaching skaters at various events.
  32. Ziggy

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    The best thing in figure skating ever: Meagan Duhamel analysing their performance in detail in the K&C. <3
  33. quartz

    quartz Point of Know Return

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    I've loved Meagan for years, she is a total rock star. I just wish they would do a program that would hilight her spirit and firecracker-ness. And her Chatty Cathy post-skate analysis is always a delight.
  34. aftershocks

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    Is there a Canadian pairs thread somewhere? I'll look in Trash Can.

    There is a thread in Trash Can -- I found it. I went there to post some thoughts about the top Canadian pairs.
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  35. Garden Kitty

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    Meagan has been nominated for the Great Vegan Athlete of 2012 award :cheer: Click here to vote for Meagan

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  36. Rock2

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    Same here. The fan base for skating is small so I believe the federation encourages skaters to interact with fans to develop the sport. As a result, the skaters are usually nice and available. Still, I don't have much to say other than some lame variation of "love your work", which is why I'd rather say nothing rather than strike up an awkward conversation you can't then get out of...lol. It's a chat gift that some people, like me, just don't have.
  37. Kati

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    I heard that Meagan's family is of Finnish origin, that her grandparents left from Finland in 1950's. Never heard that before! I saw her competing in singles in JGPF Helsinki, 2004. Maybe her Finnish relatives were in the audience, cheering for her? :)
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    Thanks Kati for reminding me that! Heck, I would have had a good reason to iinterwiew her in GPF because of that.
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  39. Catherine M

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    Word from :sekret:is that Meagan is really tough on Eric, that she really pushes him hard. Since all his other pair partners have been pretty crappy I don't think Eric has a problem with Meagan's intensity. If he does, he hides it well.
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    Isn't that the truth?! :lol:
    I was always afraid Eric would be a wasted talent - he's been one of my very favourites since he won junior nationals in 2004 in singles. Very happy to see him succeeding with a great partner!