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P&G & Walmart Tribute to American Legends of the Ice~Wed,December 11 @ 7:30 P

Discussion in 'Great Skate Debate' started by dardar1126, Sep 18, 2013.

  1. Sylvia

    Sylvia Anticipating JGP season!

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    Catching Up with Gold Medalist Brian Boitano
    Olympic champion Brian Boitano talks about his role on the Tribute to American Legends of the Ice and his latest projects.
    (6 min. 30 sec. video): http://www.nbcnewyork.com/video/#!/...Up-with-Gold-Medalist-Brian-Boitano/233560351

    http://www.dissonskating.com/our-shows/pg-and-walmart-tribute-to-american-legends-of-the-ice/
    Kristi Yamaguchi and Michael Weiss (co-hosts)

    Cast & Special Appearances: Dick Button, Evan Lysacek, Sarah Hughes, Tara Lipinski, Kristi Yamaguchi, Brian Boitano, Carol Heiss Jenkins, Hayes Jenkins, Tenley Albright, Nancy Kerrigan, Sasha Cohen, Tanith Belbin & Ben Agosto, Paul Wylie, Rosalynn Sumners, Kitty & Peter Carruthers, Linda Fratianne, Ashley Wagner, Max Aaron, Marissa Castelli & Simon Shnapir, Gracie Gold, Ross Miner, Adam Rippon, Agnes Zawadzki.

    Rippon and Gold are new additions.
     
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  2. fenway2

    fenway2 Well-Known Member

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    :rofl:
     
  3. aliceanne

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    Rosalynn Sumners said she was going to do a duet with Linda Fratianne (if this is the event she was talking about in the interview I read). She didn't feel up to a solo so Disson arranged it. I would guess they want Evan to at least make an appearance as he is the reigning Olympic Champion. They could hardly not invite him.
     
  4. moebius

    moebius Well-Known Member

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    Maybe he's not planning to go to Nationals.
     
  5. euterpe

    euterpe Well-Known Member

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    I am going to this, too!
     
  6. SkateFan66

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    The advertisement states "Cast & Special Appearances." There is no specific listing of which skaters will skate & which will make a special appearance. ;-)
     
  7. NadineWhite

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    Gee, I would love to go to this, here's hoping it's televised. :)

    Seriously, all those names I love, and I can only imagine how fabulous the skating will be! :cool: Brings back so many memories of skating specials in the past...
     
  8. paskatefan

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    ^ airdate is February 1, I think (just in time for the Olympics)
     
  9. dardar1126

    dardar1126 Well-Known Member

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    Posted: Tuesday December 3, 2013 3:33 AM

    Legends hope to get skating back into spotlight

    Read More: http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/20...g.the.spotlight.0753/index.html#ixzz2mRJESyFp

    EDIT: I fixed this link. :shuffle:
     
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  10. Sylvia

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  11. RD

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    Should be a good one I think - looking forward to it!
     
  12. Sylvia

    Sylvia Anticipating JGP season!

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    Tanith Belbin tweeted this photo of herself, Ben Agosto, and Peter Carruthers:
    Madison Chock/Evan Bates have been added to the cast: http://www.dissonskating.com/our-shows/pg-and-walmart-tribute-to-american-legends-of-the-ice/

    NBC Airdate
    Saturday, February 1, 2014
    2:30 – 4:30 PM EST
    (Check your local listings)

    Looking forward to your photos! :)
     
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  13. operagirl

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    I don't think Evan will be competing at Nationals. Phil Hirsch all but confirmed it.
     
  14. Spun Silver

    Spun Silver Well-Known Member

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    I have one extra ticket available at a very steep discount -- if anyone is interested please PM me. It should be a great seat based on what we paid for it (sec 121). You would be sitting next to my hubby and me.
     
  15. twizzlesizzle

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    With what proof? He's not the be-all-know-all of American Men's Figure Skating. Last I checked Phil is no more than just a reporter. If he said Evan was running for President, would it be true? Phil = nobody. We'll all just have to wait and see what happens.
     
  16. judiz

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    Article in today's Bergen Record mainly about Scotty McCreedy but does include quote from Nancy saying she will skate her Olympic program minus the triple jumps. On a side note, the Ice Vault skating Rink will hold two clinics the day of the show and cast members will be attending the clinics.
     
  17. Frau Muller

    Frau Muller #1 Dick Button Fan

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    Evan just announced that he will not compete in any events this season (no Natls; no Sochi) - on the TODAY Show a few minutes ago. Funny that he made no mention of this event....just said that he is taking time off to get healthy. So will he be in East Rutherford? Probably yes but it would have been odd to tell TODAY Show viewers that he would be skating in a cheese-fest show one day after announcing that he would not compete for the season.
     
  18. Sylvia

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    Lysacek could still skate a watered down show program or make a non-skating appearance with the other legends. We'll find out soon enough.

    Gracie Gold tweeted yesterday that she will debut her new short program at this show.
     
  19. NadineWhite

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    Thanks, paskatefan, for providing the airdate of February 1st, 2014! :cheer2: I must've missed your post before until I re-read this thread. :)

    Can't wait to hear first hand accounts of how everybody did, especially G.G.'s new SP. :smokin:
     
  20. Sylvia

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    Photos/short vids from today:

    Hidden talents of figure skaters #AmericanLegends https://vine.co/v/hQQJjH3n3lb

    Alissa Czisny with her new friend, Snowplow Sam! http://pic.twitter.com/V6GukepPZD (looks like Alissa is a last-minute addition to the cast :))

    Marissa, Madison C., Ashley group hug: http://instagram.com/p/hwOOTLm330/

    Ashley, Agnes, Marissa: https://vine.co/v/hQxugBMTTq7

    A sampling from the #AshAdam Q&A session on Twitter earlier this evening: http://instagram.com/p/hwtWlQG32t/
    http://instagram.com/p/hwtwlPm33U/
     
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  21. RD

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    Really??

    I found it odd that she was at that Skatefest nonetheless.
     
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  22. lauren329

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    Love Alissa but I thought the cast was exclusively olympic medalist & 2014 hopefuls?

    So pumped if Gracie is truly debuting the short tomorrow and I can be there to watch!
     
  23. Sylvia

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    I don't know for sure, but Alissa's photo with Snowplow Sam looks like it was taken at the same rink and tweeted around the same time today:

    That's a good looking group #AmericanLegends http://pic.twitter.com/OrY6VHcAff

    However, I guess it's possible Alissa could have appeared at USFS' Skatefest only.

    ETA: RD, please tweet tomorrow night if Alissa skates in the show! :)
     
  24. RD

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    Definitely will do. Stay tuned...
     
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  27. Garden Kitty

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    Awww, looking forward to seeing them back on the ice together.
     
  28. dardar1126

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    I haven't seen Max in any of the rehearsal pictures...hope he's well, and didn't have travel problems. :confused:

    I follow a guy on Twitter who recently went to Denver on business, and then was stuck there for 2-3 days waiting for a flight back to Texas.
     
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  29. RD

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  30. Sylvia

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    I just realized that Czisny's photo has replaced Ross Miner's on the event page. I hope he's recovering well from the injury that led to his WD from TEB.

    ETA: It sounds like Lysacek will appear at the show tonight: http://www.fsuniverse.net/forum/sho...ympic-season&p=4076720&viewfull=1#post4076720
     
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