Stefania Berton and Ondrej Hotarek was attended at the "italia's got talent"

Discussion in 'Great Skate Debate' started by dicataldo, Oct 8, 2013.

  1. dicataldo

    dicataldo New Member

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    Stefania Berton and Ondrej Hotarek was attended at
    the Italian TV competition "Italia's Got Talent",
    skating to the music of Dirty Dancing.
    The television judges have expressed their vote
    promoting them to the semi-finals which will take place in the coming weeks.


    Congratulations for giving honor to the Italian figure skating.

    Some links below.

    http://www.ascoltitv.it/42143/itali...ton-ondrej-hotarek-italias-got-talent-2013-1/
    http://www.corriereadriatico.it/SPETTACOLI/italia_amp_39_s_quarta_puntata/notizie/335712.shtml
    http://www.video.mediaset.it/video/.../411736/stefania-berton-e-ondrej-hotarek.html
     
  2. Sk8swan

    Sk8swan Well-Known Member

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    Honestly I'm *really* surprised that they competed there! Isn't ISU very strict about amateur skaters attending such events??? :/
     
  3. pingu

    pingu Well-Known Member

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    It's not a competition, they just performed there. It's a tv show :)
     
  4. Sk8swan

    Sk8swan Well-Known Member

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    I eventually checked ISU rules and Art.102 reads:

    It says just "skating" not even "competing"... so IMO that was a *very* risky move from them... :wideeyes: ...maybe someone else knows better? :confused:
     
  5. pingu

    pingu Well-Known Member

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    Do you mean that skaters are not allowed to perform in a TV show? That's what Berton/Hotarek did, and as far as I know it's allowed by the ISU.