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The Gracie Gold Cheer Thread!

Discussion in 'The Trash Can' started by FunnyBut, Jan 12, 2014.

  1. zigzig

    zigzig Well-Known Member

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    Aww! They'd be the Ken and Barbie of the Olympics and on their way to reality TV negotiations!
     
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  2. smarts1

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    Wtf is Kimmie at these games also? Anyways saw Ashley and Adelina going to the official practice this morning along with Haejin and Soyoun.
     
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  3. bronwynsings

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    He saves stray puppies, it'd be hard not to fall for that. :swoon:
     
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  4. aftershocks

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    Yeah I thought that was so sweet and cool of slope-style skier, Joss Christensen, to not just lament about the poor stray dogs, but to actually do something to try and help them. He certainly won me over with his talent and his humanity. Cool that he and Gracie are hanging out at the Olympics. :)
     
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  5. aftershocks

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    True. Max more than touched the boards at Worlds last year, and it didn't faze him in the slightest as a former hockey player. It was more like Max took the boards out! I think many of the skaters are used to getting close to the boards and have a sixth sense about managing it, whilst we as fans and viewers get more unnecessarily nervous for them.
     
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  6. campbellka

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    It's Gus Kenworthy, the silver medalist. Joss was the gold medalist.
     
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  7. Shaia

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  8. Robeye

    Robeye Curiously curious

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    Here is Gracie taking a cute, homemade fangirl selfie sometime before lol: http://instagram.com/p/keuo41rAjP/#

    BTW, in the pic you posted, adding to our previous exchange on another thread, Yuna and Gracie are pretty similar in height, and Gracie is 5' 6" (168 cm), according to Wiki.

    EDIT: I can see why Yuna is a role model for Gracie, from a skating point of view. If Gracie can maintain the consistency of her jumps (and also improve on ease and polish of technique) plus continue to grow in the artistic aspects, a la Yuna, then the sky is the limit for her going forward.
     
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  9. IceAlisa

    IceAlisa discriminating and persnickety ballet aficionado

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    The best two 3z/3t in the biz.
     
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  10. Karpenko

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    I love all of those Olympic pins she's got, cute. :) ^and ITA, best ever in the biz even.
     
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    BlueRidge AYS's snark-sponge

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  14. Dilng

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    Good luck tomorrow Gracie I wish you all the luck and may you land on the podium!!! Good job getting to 4th today!!:)
     
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  15. Spareoom

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    Great job from Gracie to battle through and land her jumps. Gracie from last season, heck, Gracie from earlier in the fall would have splatted a couple times. She's really strengthened her mental game and I love it.
     
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  16. FSfan107

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    Yes she really fought! I'm crossing my fingers she'll be more relaxed tomorrow and can fight for a podium position.
     
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  17. leesaleesa

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    Gracie is going to medal, along with Carolina and Yuna. I think it would be the tallest podium ever.
     
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  18. olympic

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    Your lips to God's ears.
     
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  19. islandiceskater

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    Hey new user here!

    So glad to see people who also love Gracie :cheer2:

    She gets a lot of unnecessary hate because people think she's cold and snobby when she really is just tightly wound and confidant. It's nice to see a female athlete who is unafraid to say what she's good at. People often forget that she acknowledges her faults and tries really hard to correct them too. I mean look at the improvement a couple months has made!

    I think she has a pretty good shot at podium right now. Her ability to keep her head in the game and deliver is seeming to be stronger than the two currently above her to put it lightly. :p
     
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  20. Dilng

    Dilng Well-Known Member

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    I hope you are right!!!!
     
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  21. mrinalini

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    She looked really beautiful in the short. Scarlet lips and costume offset against all that paleness and blonde hair, the tinkly opening notes of such choice music - trust Frank to package her just right. She looked like Disney's Aurora on ice. Considering that the 3T looked UR and the 2A was tight, coupled with her relative newness on the scene, I was expecting a lower score for her; thankfully, it seems that the judges like Gracie just fine. I enjoyed her program more than Kim's, to be honest.

    Let's hope Gracie does well in a few hours time.
     
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  22. NadineWhite

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    GG (Jr. National Champion, Sr. National Champion, Jr. Worlds Silver Medalist, 4th at her first Olympics) was the BOMB! :respec: The real deal. My God I thought she was going to get the Olympic bronze, but then the fall, but holy smokes she blew me away the most out of ALL the American women! :eek::40beers:

    I simply cannot wait to see what she has in store for all of us USA fans in the next quadrennial, as imho she has more *raw* talent then anybody since Tonya Harding. She's got the goods to be Olympic & World Champion, and she's only 18 years old. Oh my....
     
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  23. FSfan107

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    Congratulations to Gracie on an awesome free skate and her fourth place finish! :cheer:
     
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  24. liv

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    That was a pretty good performance...made even more so because of having to follow Adelina and all the adulation she received. It would have been easy for her to really falter, but she held it together. Good job.
     
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  25. love skating

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    Congrats to her! I hope she's proud and happy w/her Olympics... she did a great job... hope she'll do even better at Worlds. I went from being kinda 'meh' on her last year to really being a fan of her skating this year. She really has improved so much not only in her skating but her competitive toughness.
     
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    Frank's Magic Wand rules!
     
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    Nice job Gracie! You'll get 'em next time.
     
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  28. paskatefan

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    :cheer: So proud of her! All the best to Gracie @ Worlds, too!
     
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  29. zigzig

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    Gracie has totally blown me away this entire Olympics. She's been so poised the entire event and has really turned her skating and competitive reputation around. A clean and gutsy skate in the team event, fighting for every element in the short program and keeping her composure in the individual long amidst the aftermath of Adelina's skate and that horrible Russian audience. Hope to see her at Worlds where she'll skate well again and bring home some hardware. Go Gracie!
     
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  30. ros01

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    Very proud of Gracie. Very self-possessed, excellent skate despite the fall. If she had had another year with Frank, maybe she could really have contended. I really look forward to seeing how she develops. And it was so cute seeing her mom and twin in the stands.
     
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