Ross Miner re-launches his official website

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  1. Sylvia

    Sylvia On to GP & U.S. Sectionals!

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    Here's the link: http://www.rossminer.net/

    I like what he wrote on the front page of his site - excerpts:
    His March 2012 blog recaps his 2011-12 season: http://www.rossminer.net/blog/files/f9472af23b6d548c60fd23eaadd0e70b-0.html

    Photo of Alex Shibutani giving a thumbs up on Ross' site from Hawaii: http://twitter.com/rossminer/status/205346185723117569/photo/1

    ETA: US Figure Skating in running a contest on their Twitter and Facebook in conjunction with the site launch.
     
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  2. kwanfan1818

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    Shibutani has been ribbing him non-stop on Twitter, which has been great publicity for the launch.
     
  3. Sylvia

    Sylvia On to GP & U.S. Sectionals!

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    kittyjake5 Well-Known Member

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    Thank you for posting the link to Ross' website. I have been a fan of
    Ross for a couple of years now, very talented young man.
     
  5. essence_of_soy

    essence_of_soy Well-Known Member

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    I love a skater's ability to laugh at themselves.

    He was awesome at Four Continents, Nationals and NHK last season, too.

    Go Ross!
     
  6. dots

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    Thanks for the link. I need my Ross fix at least once a week! :swoon: :swoon:
     
  7. lamarenee

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    www.rossminer.net

    It's worth checking out for the photos alone! Well done, Ross.
     
  8. Sylvia

    Sylvia On to GP & U.S. Sectionals!

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    I started a thread in the Trash Can yesterday :):
    [ETA: link removed now that the threads have been merged]

    (I may be wrong but am under the impression that all skater website threads belonged there and not in GSD?)
     
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  9. DORISPULASKI

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    The photo of the thousand origami cranes with his US bronze medal was awesome!

    Great blog writing (and skating) Ross!
     
  10. aftershocks

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    Sweet. I admire Ross a great deal! :)
     
  11. viennese

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    Cool site. I like this skater and hope he does well in coming seasons, all through Olympics.
     
  12. paskatefan

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    Same here. I hope he does the Liberty Summer Competition again!
     
  13. maureenfarone

    maureenfarone Well-Known Member

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    I really enjoyed his site! Until this season I thought of Ross as more of a technician, but that has changed. Can't wait to see his new programs. I really did not care for his short program music so am looking forward to something new.

    Love his attitute!! Go Ross:)
     
  14. skatedude4

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    Ross announced his new programs via an article on ice network: Link to article via his website rossminer.NET in PRESS under MULTIMEDIA.
     
  15. Sylvia

    Sylvia On to GP & U.S. Sectionals!

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    Great Q & A with Ross!

    He discusses his new programs and dishes on Boston being site of 2014 Nationals!

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=endscreen&v=o1HxluIJVbg&NR=1

    Very interesting responses to some of the questions --

    Ross loves Michal Brezina's triple axel, the emotion Dai has when he skates, and he thinks Jonathan Cassar's spread eagle is one of the coolest moves in figure skating.

    If he skated pairs, Ross would love to skate with Gretchen Donlan or Marissa Castelli.
     
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  17. aftershocks

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    Bumping this back up for those who may have missed it the first time around. :)
     
  18. lulu

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    Thanks for the bump. :) I love Ross's front page statement. :cheer: I'm not sure if anyone else if having the same problem, but when I click the website, the header photo covers up part of the text. For example, I am unable to read the first paragraph on the homepage b/c it's covered by the header.
     
  19. aftershocks

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    ^^ I don't have a problem with the header, but it is fairly over-sized. It might help if the designer cut it down a little. I have a problem with the text on the right side being cut off, but I changed the zoom setting on my computer to make the text smaller, and then I can use the right/ left scroll at the bottom of my screen. You might be able to use the zoom on your computer to make the text smaller and see if that helps.

    Ross's bio page is interesting to read too, and he's included some cute younger pics of himself. Also, under "Multimedia" he includes videos and short interviews during 2012 Nationals and 2011 Worlds.

    ETA:
    Looks like Ross needs to do some updating, but I'm sure he's kind of busy preparing for Nationals right now, so I can wait. :)
     
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  20. aftershocks

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    These tumblr pics and captions are fun and funny re Ross "Boss" Miner and other skaters, including Shibs, Adam, Ricky, 2012 U.S. Men's podium, 2011 U.S. Men's podium, 2012 NHK bronze medal club ;) et al. :lol:


    http://www.tumblr.com/tagged/ross-miner