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SENIOR PROFILE: Tim Goebel

Discussion in 'Great Skate Debate' started by jlai, May 19, 2010.

  1. jlai

    jlai Title-less

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  2. Lacey

    Lacey Well-Known Member

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    Wow. A math major. I'm impressed.
     
  3. icedance21

    icedance21 New Member

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    Good for him. :) I'm also impressed by the math major. I just took statistics and college algebra in college, and even that was :shuffle:. I think his volunteering, teaching, and coaching activities are fantastic.
     
  4. Aussie Willy

    Aussie Willy Hates both vegemite and peanut butter

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    I want to see the blue mohawk.

    However I am very impressed to read of where he is at in his life. It is obviously very successful for him personally. Good for him.
     
  5. overedge

    overedge where's the remote?

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  6. rhumba

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    Very impressed with his achievements and volunteering. Not too many elite skaters share his/her talents with underprivileged kids like he did. He's a great role model for young skaters.
     
  7. Garden Kitty

    Garden Kitty Tranquillo

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    Thanks for the article. Nice to see him accomplishing so much off the ice, in addition to all he accomplished in his skating.
     
  8. skatesindreams

    skatesindreams Well-Known Member

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    Tim's a great guy and we always look forward to him coming back to Chicago during school breaks. He is a very good coach who helps out during his visits.
     
  10. leafygreens

    leafygreens Well-Known Member

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    He looks so hot with the mohawk!
     
  11. Dilng

    Dilng Well-Known Member

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    Really????? I always thought Tim looked kind of goofy, but he sounds happy and he certainly has a great future!!
     
  12. Kelleys6th

    Kelleys6th Active Member

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    I like his approach in life. Help the next generation while enjoying what you have. I always knew he was a good guy! :smokin:

    :cat:
     
  13. CantALoop

    CantALoop Well-Known Member

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    I think a lot of skaters could learn and benefit from working with him. :COP:
     
  14. missflick

    missflick New Member

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    When I saw the thread title, I thought, "he isn't THAT old"! :lol:
     
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  15. IceAlisa

    IceAlisa discriminating and persnickety ballet aficionado

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  16. aftershocks

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    Great for Tim, and nice to hear how he's doing and what he's been accomplishing since he retired from competitive skating. I remember that he seemed very upset and disappointed at the time he ended his skating career, so it's wonderful to see that he's discovered there's life after skating. Also, good to see that he's gotten to a place where he realizes the signficance of what he accomplished in skating and the importance of giving back. Kudos, to Tim, he's a great role model.
     
  17. leafygreens

    leafygreens Well-Known Member

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    Oh definitely, but I have a soft spot for the goofy looking guys. :smokin:
     
  18. DORISPULASKI

    DORISPULASKI Watching submarine races

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    I hope his back and other old skating injuries are healed. And I am so glad to hear he's graduating and doing well, and doing good for others, too!
     
  19. TAHbKA

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    well done. Goebel
     
  20. BigB08822

    BigB08822 Well-Known Member

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    I agree. I also think mohawks are for kids and punks. He should have gone the fauxhawk route.