Toller Cranston Interview

Discussion in 'Great Skate Debate' started by VIETgrlTerifa, Jan 2, 2011.

  1. VIETgrlTerifa

    VIETgrlTerifa Well-Known Member

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    Here's a new Toller Cranston interview and he certainly has a lot to say...again. I do appreciate his honesty though because even if you don't agree with what he says, you have to admit there's a kernel of truth is most of what he's saying.

    http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/en...ston-wields-razor-sharp-blades-105988663.html

    I also hope Yu Na fans aren't too angry about this comment:

    At least we all know Phil Hersh disagrees with the above.
     
  2. WildRose

    WildRose Well-Known Member

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    This is an old article from October when he was in Canada for BOTB. It was discussed at the time in the Battle of the Blades thread, along with other interviews he did.
     
  3. VIETgrlTerifa

    VIETgrlTerifa Well-Known Member

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    I just came across the article and got too excited about the snark factor that I didn't notice the date the article nor pay any attention when the article stated that Cranston was to appear in the "November 7 and 8" shows of BOTB.

    Sorry about that.
     
  4. WildRose

    WildRose Well-Known Member

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    No problem - I always enjoy Toller's snarks too. :)
     
  5. Figga

    Figga New Member

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    The guy seems to be a bit preoccupied with Stojko :) This is the second interview I've seen where he mentions him in a none too kind way.
     
  6. RumbleFish

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    :lol::lol:
     
  7. equatorial

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    I agree with him re Yu-Na :shuffle:
    Although I wouldn't even call her performances "technically dazzling".
     
  8. Figga

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    I wouldn't be surprised if most Canadians couldn't name any figure skater, even Joannie Rochette.
     
  9. Japanfan

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    Probably because Stojko also lives in Mexico - and perhaps because of Stojko's biases about men's skating, which Toller would strongly disagree with.
     
  10. aliceanne

    aliceanne Well-Known Member

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    I love Toller's skating and artwork, (I even own some of his paintings) but I don't take his snarking too seriously. He loves the spotlight and despite his rants about artistic integrity he'll do a lot of things just for money (he forgets he describes all of this in his books) which is why he is doing this show.

    He does seem lacking in a sense of humor these days and that is sad.


    Thanks for posting. I live in the U.S. and we don't get much Toller news.