Patrick Uber Thread - from Vancouver to Sochi

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  1. luckiest1

    luckiest1 Well-Known Member

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    If you are on Twitter, make sure you follow @SportsWkndScott (Scott Russell from CBC). He is tweeting pictures of Patrick on the Olympic ice already....first man on practice! Also, saw a picture on Skate Canada's facebook page of Patrick as the first athlete through outfitting to get his team outfit. I think our guy is raring to go! :)
  2. pani

    pani Well-Known Member

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    Cool! Go, Patrick!
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    luckiest1 Well-Known Member

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  4. spikydurian

    spikydurian New Member

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    Thanks for the heads up, luckiest1. Patrick is in serious driver mood! Yeah, go Patrick.
  5. VarBar

    VarBar Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for the alert, luckiest1.

    Skate Canada þ@SkateCanada 15h
    .@Pchiddy was the first Canadian athlete to go through outfitting and get his team outfit! #CanadaSkates #Sochi2014


    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/BfVZbFHCcAAJtQc.jpg:large

    Scott Russell þ@SportsWkndScott 33m
    Talking it over with coach Kathy Johnson @pchiddy @Sochi2014 @SkateCanada @CBCOlympics 3 Time + reigning World Champ


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    Scott Russell þ@SportsWkndScott 4m
    Always the first to arrive! "I need to get the lay of the land." @pchiddy @CBCOlympics @SkateCanada @CDNOlympicTeam


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    Here is hoping Patrick will be able to keep his nerves under control and will not forget to enjoy himself because I have to agree with what blueglass said earlier that sometimes he seems to be worrying too much about everything.
  6. pani

    pani Well-Known Member

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    omg the Olympics suddenly seem real now. Good luck Patrick!!

    Any reports on how the practice went? It's probably a little awkward being the only one there.
  8. pani

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    Martinez from Philippins are also there
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  11. fscric

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    pani, thank you so much for the reports and videos on Patrick, much appreciated.
  12. Corianna

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    Surely it would be ideal to have the chance to be alone on the ice, with no one to watch or watch out for on the first go.
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    Go Patrick!
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    Thank you, pani.
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  16. spikydurian

    spikydurian New Member

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    Thank you everyone for the pictures and Pani for the article. For those who may not have Google Translate on their computer, here's a snippet of what Patrick said:
    Can anyone tell me whether this huge rink is only the practice rink or it will be rink where the competition will be held?
  17. pani

    pani Well-Known Member

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    practice rink
  18. PeterG

    PeterG Argle-Bargle-ist

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    Seven photos from yahoo sports:

    Patrick Chan trains in Sochi before the Olympics open

    The second photo is amazing!! :respec:

    ETA: Oops, the link is now bringing up the cool pic as the first one. It's the one with complete SOCHI 2014 filling out the whole photo and Patrick skating in front of it.
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  19. sequins

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    Awesome photos thanks! New desktop wallpaper:) Can't wait, getting very excited!
  20. IceAlisa

    IceAlisa Port de bras!!!

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    His skating is dreamy. :cheer2:
  21. spikydurian

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    Thanks PeterG for the pictures. Can we address you as a Chiddy Biddy?:p

    Some of you within Canada would have watched this. An interview with Buttle and his SP for Chiddy. Buttle is looking soooo nerdy with his glasses and suit. :lol: I love both skater and choreographer to bits. What a treat. :)
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  22. luckiest1

    luckiest1 Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for all the pictures and links, keep them coming! I am trying so hard to take this whole thing in and not miss anything. I really wish I could just take two weeks off of work to sit at home and revel in it all. Spiky I hadn't seen that interview with Jeff yet so thank you so much!
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    I'm lovin' the pics, etc. Too busy following curling this week to go looking :). Peter G. can be our Witty Chiddy Biddy.
  24. VarBar

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    The competition will be held in the same arena where Patrick skated at the 2012 Grand Prix Final.:)

    New practice photos.

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    I love that photo too
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    Thanks everyone for the wonderful pics.
  28. Corianna

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    Thanks indeed, and please, we are all begging for more. There should be happy reunion of friends today and tomorrow, as more and more pile in.
  29. spikydurian

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    Yay.... I second it. Peter G for Witty Chiddy Biddy!:cheer:


    I have been looking out for more pictures of the rest of the team. Can't wait to see everyone together. Go team .... :kickass:
  30. Corianna

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    Eric R has tweeted a pic of him and Dylan in their new gear.
  31. ali_dorate

    ali_dorate New Member

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    Thank you sooo much everyone for vids, pics and precious information.

    Excited to imagine Patrick skate alone on the ice in Sochi. He is beautiful.
    I hope he'll enjoy every moment.
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  33. PeterG

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    How about Pwetty Witty Chiddy Biddy??
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  34. girlscouse62

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    We can go awing wid dat:)
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  36. spikydurian

    spikydurian New Member

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    ^^ Thanks Domshabfan. Practice's looking good for Chiddy.

    Pwetty Witty Chiddy Biddy for PeterG!:40beers:

    Is that Canadian slang? :p

    Thanks rv. Everyone is looking good and cheerful.

    Chiddy is supposedly listed as one of the 'steamiest' Sochi athlete. Steamiest? :eek:
  37. luckiest1

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    Hee, good for Patrick! I bet he'll like that designation. ;) Thanks for the video, he's looking great, and nice to see him land that axel after a miss on the quad! :) :) :)
  38. professordeb

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    Well he *did* get some of his fans tossing panties onto the ice :D ;)
  39. VarBar

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    Cam Cole ‏@rcamcole 7h
    Watched @pchiddy and Kevin Reynolds skate this a.m. Chan still struggling w triple Ax, getting kinks out. Nice practice rink.


    Nick McCarvel ‏@NickMcCarvel 3h
    3-time world champ Patrick Chan (@Pchiddy) hits two quads in his free skate run through. One step out on 3-3 combo


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  40. spikydurian

    spikydurian New Member

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    Thanks VarBar for the updates.

    Article on Chiddy. Not much that we don't know of.:)