Plushenko Fan Thread - Road to Sochi

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  1. lala

    lala Well-Known Member

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    Elvis Stojko @Therealestojko · 14h
    Great skate for @EvgeniPlushenko with lots of pressure on him. Great to see



    Michal Brezina @brezinamichal · 9h
    Great program from @EvgeniPlushenko last night!! It's really an inspiration to see what he can do at his age!!! #Olympics2014 #Sochi2014


    Alessandro DelPiero..

    http://www.alessandrodelpiero.com/news/ ... e_411.html

    E un in bocca al lupo speciale al mio amico Evgeni Plushenko, che gioca in casa...

    (google translation)
    And a special good luck to my friend Evgeni Plushenko, who plays at home ...
     
  2. Vash01

    Vash01 Fan of Julia, Elena, Anna, Liza, and Sasha

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  3. MrLucky

    MrLucky New Member

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    Chan has complained about not being appreciated and not making enough money.

    Here is Plushenko's story.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jmT5g_hSU4E

    Sorry, but there is not much to compare between the whining of the spoiled chosen one and the Russiian boy who overcame the greatest of odds in his rise to the top of the skating world.

    Doesn't matter to me how it all turns out in Sochi - but for sure, I am in awe of Plushenko's life story and incredible career. I hope he continues to amaze us and we will never see another like him again.
     
  4. Vash01

    Vash01 Fan of Julia, Elena, Anna, Liza, and Sasha

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  5. Vash01

    Vash01 Fan of Julia, Elena, Anna, Liza, and Sasha

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    It's great to read other skaters respect and appreciate what he has done.
     
  6. lala

    lala Well-Known Member

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    Dick Button ‏@PushDicksButton 6h

    Re: Plushenko. In my book, #PushDicksButton, I explain I only criticize skaters I think are really talented. (1/2) #Sochi2014

    Dick Button ‏@PushDicksButton 5h

    Plushenko has theater in his blood. That's why we watch and comment on him. ;) (2/2) #PushDicksButton #Sochi2014 #figureskate




    https://twitter.com/okarataitan/status/431748477526102018/photo/1
    https://twitter.com/chihiRomangaart/status/431666550307692545/photo/1

    many pics..http://itar-tass.com/sport/944494
     
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  7. tchaikovsky_177

    tchaikovsky_177 New Member

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    When was this?
     
  8. MrLucky

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    When he returned from a tour of China a couple of years ago he whined " if I was skating for China ....blah ,blah.

    Did you miss that?
     
  9. lala

    lala Well-Known Member

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  10. Cherub721

    Cherub721 YEAH!

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  11. myhoneyhoney

    myhoneyhoney Well-Known Member

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    I'm not a Plushy fan but..... WOW, what a performance! It was nice seeing him on the ice and performing like that.
     
  12. Cherub721

    Cherub721 YEAH!

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    Plushy did a 4-3-2 in practice

    http://sochi2014.rsport.ru/sochi2014_figure/20140208/721821600.html
    Plushenko became the first skater to have fulfilled cascade "4-3-2", it was in 1999.

    On Saturday morning training Plushenko also performed all the basic elements of the jump, including a cascade triple axel - triple toe loop, at the end he skated his long program layout.
     
  13. Vash01

    Vash01 Fan of Julia, Elena, Anna, Liza, and Sasha

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    I hope he has the stamina to skate the entire LP clean.
     
  14. lala

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    Plushenko News_Eng ‏@PlushenkoNews 3h

    FS "Best of Plushenko" - planned elements. 4T+3T, 4T , 3A, 3Lo, FCSp, StSq, 3A+2T, 3Lz, 3S, 2A+2A+SEQ, CSSp, ChSq, CCoSp #Sochi2014

    Plushenko News_Eng ‏@PlushenkoNews 2h

    Zhenya @EvgeniPlushenko - just do your BEST and everything will be good! We love you and believe in you! <3 UDACHI !https://twitter.com/PlushenkoNews/status/432462140562079744/photo/1

    Mariangela Vacca &#8207;@MariangelaVcc 1h

    Russian people! I'm chanting with you: &#65533;&#65533;"Zhe-nya, Zhe-nya, Zhe-nya"&#65533;&#65533; &#65533;&#65533;&#65533;&#65533; Go Plushy, Go! &#10084;&#65039; @EvgeniPlushenko #Sochi2014 https://twitter.com/MariangelaVcc/status/432480902011449345/photo/1

    + Lilyshenka + &#8207;@Lily_shenka

    &#21475;&#20803;&#12384;&#12369;&#20284;&#12390;&#12427;&#65367; https://twitter.com/Lily_shenka/status/432117574570999808/photo/1 https://twitter.com/Lily_shenka/status/432424433815277568/photo/1

    &#1063;&#1080;&#1093;&#1080;&#1088;&#1086; @ prince &#1046;&#1077;&#1085;&#1103; &#8207;@chihiRomangaart

    My HERO!!!!Evgeni Plushenko https://twitter.com/chihiRomangaart/status/431666550307692545/photo/1

    Sigrid &#8207;@mirrorhands Feb 6

    Can we talk about this Judge? Can we be besties? https://twitter.com/mirrorhands/status/431509871142256641/photo/1

    consuelo valoppi &#8207;@lelo546 23h

    here's entries and schedule: http://www.isuresults.com/results/owg2014/ where we can see a judge gave plush 4.50 for TR. Maybe Sissy Kirck?


    http://wintergames.ap.org/columbian/article/russia-verge-gold-1st-olympic-team-event Russia on verge of gold in 1st Olympic team event

    This is so funny http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WXncNOaAdXk&feature=youtu.be the russian radio reporters are singing a supporter song for Zhenya!

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=seEPCc0KbAg Russian team..
     
  15. Cherub721

    Cherub721 YEAH!

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    He really doesn't need two quads for this... why Plushy why? Just skate clean!
     
  16. tchaikovsky_177

    tchaikovsky_177 New Member

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    So amazingly athletic! I'm just blown away by this guy.
     
  17. museksk8r

    museksk8r Holding an edge and looking dangerously sexy

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    I love Evgeni Plushenko! He is such a charismatic personality. What an amazing athlete and competitor! All my respect and admiration to him! What he is doing is phenomenal! I will be happy if he medals in the individual event. :) :cheer2:
     
  18. liv

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    He is a legend in Russia and I'm glad he skated so well in the short and was ok in the long. He deserved the standing ovation and cheering that was given for all his years and accomplishments for Russia. That was a great moment for him. there is nothing like doiing well on home soil.
     
  19. Vash01

    Vash01 Fan of Julia, Elena, Anna, Liza, and Sasha

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    He doubled a couple of jumps late in the program. That worries me. He said he felt pain in the back but plans to skate the individual event. I hope he does. In the meantime congrats on the Team OGM Plushy! You were a big part of this.
     
  20. Cherub721

    Cherub721 YEAH!

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    Four Olympic medals. :)

    This was my dream - to see him come back and lead his teammates to the gold medal. I almost don't want him to do the individual because this is the storybook ending. This makes up for the suckiness of Vancouver. Well not really but it is great. :)

    For those that don't get NBCSN, there were some nice moments:

    -Tara & Johnny said in practice Plushy went up to Jason Brown and told him he likes his skating. Jason shrieked and was like - NO, I love YOUR skating! :D Jason and Yuzuru both watched Plush at the Olympics as children and are very inspired by him.

    -Andrea Joyce interviewed Plush and he said he was happy he did the quad and two axels. She asked what he thought about his doubters who didn't believe he would be here, and he smiled and said "Thank you very much! I love them!" :lol:

    -They reported he has been joking about staying for 2018.

    -There was a segment about Maria Sharapova at Russia house. She said he is a huge star in Russia. They showed her watching his SP and when he just made the axel, she was all "he didn't put his foot down, right!?" :lol: She's a true skating fan! And gave him a standing O at the end.

    http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/10/s...rst-gold-in-sochi-in-team-figure-skating.html

     
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  21. lala

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    Yes, he did mistakes. :(
     
  22. lala

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    Thank you Cherub for your post :)
     
  23. ItalianFan

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    The BBC commentators I was listening to seemed to think the doubles instead of triples were due to a momentary loss of concentration rather than a physical problem, tiredness etc. They mentioned he seemed tense at the beginning but also said that he seemed strong and didn't think he lost power in the second half of the LP. Great Plushy! you've gone down in history.

    If it's true, I love that fact that he complimented Jason brown. I think he'll be there on Thursday.
     
  24. DreamSkates

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    Kudos to Plushy and what he has does in his Sochi journey, however it turns out. Gotta respect the guy for daring to compete with 18 year olds, my goodness. I've never been a fan of his skating but he's truly, one of a kind!
     
  25. Johnny_Fever

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    Just finished watching the male team event. Plushenko was super.
     
  26. caseyedwards

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    Great accomplishment and skating 3/5 layout which I think was responsible for doubles along with some back pain. I got skeptical and posted a joke road ends sign but he's so superior to what he did at Russian nationals fs! Maybe trying for second quad was too much that day.
     
  27. Vash01

    Vash01 Fan of Julia, Elena, Anna, Liza, and Sasha

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    When Plushenko won his first world medal (bronze in 1998), Julia Lipnitskaya wasn't even born. Hanyu and Jason Brown were 3 year olds, and probably not even skating yet (or may have just started skating as toddlers). This speaks volumes about not only his longevity, but his strong determination to continue to compete. Bravo Zhenya! You are a part of figure skating history.
     
  28. falling_dance

    falling_dance Bravo, Patrick.

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    :respec:
     
  29. Cherub721

    Cherub721 YEAH!

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    Damn... that is so :respec: for both of them!
     
  30. lulu

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    Congrats to Evgeni! :cheer: