Michelle Kwan gets married today 19-01-13

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  1. kwanatic

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  2. Sylvia

    Sylvia Whee, summer club comps!

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    Phil Hersh is tweeting play by play ;) from the wedding reception: http://twitter.com/olyphil
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  3. Lucy25

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    Wonderful tweets from Phil about what's going on at the reception. Almost like a play by play.
  4. rfisher

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    PML that MK's brother toasted that Clay would be known as Michelle Kwan's husband
  5. Anita18

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    :lol:

    "That was Hillary Clinton's husband!" ;)

    D'awwwww! :wuzrobbed:
  6. DBZ

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    Is Frank in attendence?
  7. mrinalini

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    This I'd really like to know.
  8. aftershocks

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    ^^ Apparently not, or it would have been mentioned by now. I'm sure Frank sent his best. :)

    Phil tweeted that he didn't recognize Paula Abdul at MK's wedding. I wonder when MK and Abdul hooked up ... maybe at LA Lakers games. ;)

    Toast by MK's brother, Ron, is funny, and true! :lol: And, Ron should know, since he is forever known as Michelle Kwan's brother. Not such a bad association. Sounds all good to me. :)
  9. IceJunkie

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    Awwwwww. Michelle looks lovely and Clay is quite handsome in his dress blues. Much congrats to the couple!
  10. aftershocks

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    (((Tissues))) kwanatic. I get ya. Might it help to throw an MK video marathon before the weekend is out? Oh but there will surely be more tears and laughter too. At the end you could look at a replay of Kween's great keynote speech upon receiving her honorary doctorate, and also view a replay of her Hall of Fame induction from last year. Personally, I'm hoping manleywoman will one day nab Kween for a podcast interview. :)

    In the meantime, here's the USFS HOF tribute montage from last year:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZGQFLkAvdzE

    I'm getting the chills ... She grew up right before our eyes ... :sniff: :wuzrobbed (tears of joy)

    http://news.providencejournal.com/b...olympian-michelle-kwan-marries-clay-pell.html

    Beautiful smile, beautiful Kween!


    Philip Hersh ‏@olyphil
    Clay Pell's sister said she was always amazed at his comfort zone with being a nerd. #Kwanwedding

    A guy comfortable in his own skin, who's also brilliant, kind and generous, along with being husband to the Kween. :rollin:


    Philip Hersh ‏@olyphil
    Michelle Kwan cut the cake with the ceremonial sword her new husband wore with his Coast Guard dress blues ...

    Awwww... Would be nice to see pics/ vids of the cake-cutting.
  11. liv

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    She does look absolutely lovely. And exactly the kind of dress you'd imagine she'd wear too, lol. congratulations to the happy couple.
  12. Capella

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    Wouldn't he already be at nationals? (Canadian and/or U.S.)
  13. aftershocks

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    ^^ Definitely preparing for Nationals I should think or likely in Omaha already. Even Michelle's brother-in-law Peter O had to miss the ceremony due to coaching obligations.
  14. Sasha'sSpins

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    Yeah, I was just thinking that Michelle only just got engaged in September barely four months ago and now she's married. Perhaps some would-be guests already had U.S. Nationals pencilled in their calendars back then and could not commit to attending her nuptials in January. Her wedding was awfully close to the Nationals. Didn't she miss Karen's wedding due to competition a few years ago?
  15. snoopyskater

    snoopyskater New Member

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    How is Michelle going to be able to skate at Nationals with this wedding taking place? :lol:
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    Not worried, she can do it all! Congrats Michelle and Clay.
  17. Anita18

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    Definitely more than likely.

    I wonder if they tried to take Nationals into account re: the potential guest list, then figured it was no use unless they wanted to postpone the wedding all the way AFTER Worlds. "Fine, we will just have it whenever because there is no accommodating everybody!" :lol:
  18. my little pony

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    bitch please, we both know you will frame that magazine and set it off with some recessed lights
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  19. IceAlisa

    IceAlisa Port de bras!!!

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  21. samiller

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    The Special Olympics in Seoul, South Korea will begin on January 29th and end about a week later. Michelle is on the Board of Directors and plans to be there. Tim Shriver, the big leader of the Special Olympics was at the wedding. Apolo Ohno is flying to Korea on Sunday night. (Perhaps Michelle and Clay will stay for one of Pres. Obama's swearing--ins--maybe not???)

    This is a tight schedule, but Michelle and Clay can work it out. Just look at the way they so quickly and quietly planned their wedding and reception.
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    Haven't read the thread, but wanted to add my well wishes too, to the most decorated American figure skater in history! :cool::hat1::kickass::respec:

    My how time has flown, Nationals is here again, and so is Michelle, just in a different capacity, now as a married woman. :saint: :)

    :40beers:CONGRATULATIONS MR. & MRS. PELL!!!:40beers:
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    I have Brian Boitano on my Twitter feed, so was looking at the odd pictures during Cdns. So surprised they got this planned w/out a slip from anyone. I know I was shocked when the first tweet from Brian hit the airwaves, so kudos to Michelle and Clay for pulling this off!!

    Michelle looks so happy and she was *stunning* today. Which is such a shock to all of us here I know, but... ;) Clay also looked amazing in his dress blues.

    I know how many are feeling about seeing Uncle Dickie there looking so healthy and happy, as I felt the same. Also felt it earlier tonight seeing Jean Beliveau before the Leafs/Cdns game during the Pre Game Ceremonies. Great hockey player of the past, but even greater Gentleman for all he's done off the ice over the years, suffered a pretty serious stroke last year and this was the first he's been seen in public since and looked so great too!!! So it was a good night all around on that front. :)

    The happiness of the both of them is just beaming off the screen and I'm so happy for them too. :D

    Congratulations to the Newlyweds and a long and happy life to them!!!!
  24. Finnice

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    She looks so happy and elegant! Great news!
  25. paskatefan

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    Haven't read the whole thread yet, but mazal tov to the happy couple! :encore:
  26. kwanette

    kwanette Fetalized since 1998

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    Grant Hochstein tweeted that he had been invited to the wedding but couldn't go because of Nats. I would assume, then, that Caroline Zhang must have been invited, also.
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    She was always a class act and to allow the fans to be a part, from the very start. Yeah for twitter and to everyone for posting the pictures and tweets. Thank-you.
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    I can't wait to see the People magazine coverage and I hope they have a good photo spread. Evelyn Kramer say a that Michelle had three dresses for the wedding: the formal one, a short dress for dancing and a red traditional dress.

    Congratulations to Michelle and Clay.
  31. SHARPIE

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    Aww this has made me smile so much. Actually, trying to explain to my bf why I'm all excited over a celebrity wedding when usually I barely read celeb gossip sites etc is amusing
  32. Jenny

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    Big thanks to all those who have hunted down pictures and shared them here! :encore:
  33. museksk8r

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    Many thanks for the posted pictures! Michelle is still so fit and healthy, like she has never missed a day or beat from rigorous training. Her body invokes both envy and inspiration. ;) She is so stunningly beautiful! :)

    Wonder what their honeymoon plans are? I hope the two of them enjoy the rest of their lives together! <3
  34. Frau Muller

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    Congrats to The Kween & Kwing! So will Baby #1 arrive before or after the Sochi Olympics???
  35. attyfan

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    Mazel tov to the happy couple ... much joy to them.
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    You would think Brennan would have a camera that did away with red-eye, especially being a journalist. lol
  37. GarrAarghHrumph

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    How great for Michelle and her new husband!
  38. peibeck

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    Grant is on the coaching staff at East West.
  39. Iceman

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    It's a bittersweet time------:(:)



    Were YU-na and Irina invited, I wonder?
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    ^^^ I wouldn't be surprised if they got the invitations with the understanding that they wouldn't make it due to the distance involved.

    It was a nice day in the North yesterday, so Michelle didn't have to endure freezing weather in her shoulder-less dress. Can't wait for the little Kwan to make an appearance :)