New video of Nicole Bobek

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  1. Spinner

    Spinner Where's my book?

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    Sorry if this has been posted elsewhere (didn't see it in my quick search, please move/merge if I missed it). Filmed Feb 12, she's apparently training for an upcoming show. She looks like her old self again (YAY!) and to be in great shape and very happy--hope she stays healthy!

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ARcvJduNx-0&feature=related
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  2. AxelAnnie

    AxelAnnie Well-Known Member

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    WOW! Good for her! That must take a lot of courage. She looks great.
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  3. JerseySlore

    JerseySlore Active Member

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    Thank you for the link!
    Yes, good for her :) She looks great.
  4. John 3 17

    John 3 17 Well-Known Member

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    Thank you!!

    She's looks terrific, which is a miracle. I'm thrilled to see that famous smile back on her face. Keep on keepin' on, Nicole!

    -Bridget
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  5. Willowway

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    Great to see her on a positive path - I wish her all good things.
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  6. Yazmeen

    Yazmeen Well-Known Member

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    Definite signs of good ol' spunky Nicole there. Thanks for posting this, GO NICOLE!!!!!
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  7. hirshey girl

    hirshey girl New Member

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    She is looking like her old self again. It's great to see! :D Glad to hear that she's skating and that she'll get to perform again soon.
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  8. Rock2

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    Trust me. I was very afraid to click on this thread given the title. Had no idea what to expect.

    Glad it's something positive. I'll echo: she does look pretty good. Hopefully it's as clear to her as it is to us that one of the more likely paths to happiness and stability in her life runs through a rink. I wish her health and good fortune.
  9. museksk8r

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    YAYYYYYYYY! My Beautiful Bobek is Back!!! <3 She is looking so great and it's so wonderful to see that sparkling smile of her's back! This seriously brightens my day so much! She and Alicia Sacramone could easily pass for sisters, both are very talented, captivating, bubbly and beautiful. :encore::D
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  10. love skating

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    I see she had some previous videos to show her progress. I wish her the best. She will always be one of my favorite all time skaters. I agree that the best thing about the video is that her wonderful smile is back! :)
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  11. Jarrett

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    Im very happy for Nicole!
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  12. Triple Butz

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    Wow, those are some HUGE, airy doubles. She is such a talent.
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  13. Spinner

    Spinner Where's my book?

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    Weren't they though? :) And that Axel!!! :swoon:
  14. MikiAndoFan#1

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    Nicole looks great! I'm very happy for her! :)
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  15. Aimless

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    Brought a tear to my eye. This would be the comeback to beat all comebacks. I hope she hangs on to the dream of performing again and makes it a reality. I'd love to see that spiral. She was the first to have that outstanding extension. I remember the first time I saw it, my jaw dropped.
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  16. paskatefan

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    She looks great in the video. I hope she continues to do well (and stays away from people who have been involved with drugs).
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  17. Rob

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    How nice to see!
  18. skatesindreams

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    That's the person I remember.
    Good for her!
  19. PUNKPRINCESS

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    Go, Nicole!
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  20. leafygreens

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    Nicole looks so happy. I'm glad to see she has risen above her past troubles.

    Anyone know what she's practicing for? An exhibition or something?
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  21. Jammers

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    I thought she was in jail.
  22. DFJ

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    Obviously not.

    She looks fabulous. I saw her a few years ago in Vancouver...she's absolutely beautiful on the ice.
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  23. Sylvia

    Sylvia Whee, summer club comps!

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    At the beginning of the clip she says she's practicing for a show in April. I'd love to see her do a spiral again.

    I think the reference to having finished her "hours" probably referred to her court-mandated community service hours.

    I hope she keeps it together now. Fingers crossed.
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  25. Beefcake

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    :cheer2: the spart is back!

    Hope she is - and remains - happy and motivated.
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    Good for her! I wish her the best!
  27. Jammers

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    How do you deal meth and still not go to jail? Just asking. It's not like she hasn't been in trouble since she was a teenager.
  28. Sylvia

    Sylvia Whee, summer club comps!

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    Jammers, please let's not rehash that topic all over again in this thread.

    Feel free to read through the old Bobek threads (ETA: There's a 21-page thread was locked but still in GSD.)
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  29. Jenna

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    Oh, I'm so happy she was able to get her life back on track. She looks wonderful. :)

    Nice doubles!
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  30. Aussie Willy

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    I took that to be that she had finished work for the day.

    Thanks for posting the clip. She looks great and really happy. So nice to see.
  31. Frau Muller

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    Good for Nicole. Says that she is "working for a show in April." Probably a local spring show where she lives (Florida? New Jersey? ... forget where). Step by step. Maybe, in time, she'll work her way up to the Disson shows? I really wish her the best.

    "Finished the hours" most likely means that she finished the mandated community-service hours portion of her sentence. She's on probation for five years but the community-hrs portion is over.
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    Nicole is scheduled to appear April 16, 2011 in Skate for Love, a Susan G. Komen fundraiser for breast cancer. The show is in Morris County, New Jersey.
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  33. Bonita

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    I'm glad for her, loved her skating and her graciousness to her fans over the years. That was really nice.
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    She seems really upbeat! Good for her. Wishing her the best.
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    :scream: I'd rather watch Tonya Harding chew with her mouth open in the Burbank Airport.
  36. Jenna

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    Why. Seriously...why. You take a person filled with joy after overcoming drug addiction and turn it into snark. :blah:
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  37. Cloudy_Gumdrops

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    I'm so glad Nicole is getting her life back on track. I still think she has the best spirals ever.

    She looks great.
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  38. bardtoob

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    You can go ahead and celebrate the conspirator to distribute meth as part of a drug ring because she is no longer on meth, herself, and that she skates pretty again if you like, but that is not all the damage she caused and I could not watch her again knowing that.
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    I'm not advocating her drug use and her selling of drugs in any way. In fact, I think she is very, very lucky not to be in prison. But Nicole was given a gift, a second chance at life, and I am extremely glad to see she is putting it to good use.
  40. Spinner

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    Exactly. She could be on skating message boards waspishly bitching about reformed skaters actually using their talent, but she isn't. ;)