I was watching a documentary on Harding the other day and I felt sorry for her. I dont really think she sabotaged her own career and talent as some claim but the USFSA sabotaged her. She should have won the 89 Nationals and gone to the 89 worlds where she would have won atleast silver behind Ito, but politics kept her at home. She would have been in shape for the 92 Olympics and most likely won the gold with Yamaguchi and Ito both making mistakes (her Skate America and 91 National performances would have won the gold there given the other performances), but she was forced to stay home until last minute, made to be jet lagged, and showed up heavy legged and unable to skate well and didnt even medal. She should have gone to the 93 worlds even with her bad performance at Nationals but was kept home in favor of journeywomen Kwiatkowski. USFSA even made her go back with Jeff Gillooly and warned her she wouldnt make the 94 Olympic team even in the 2nd spot behind Kerrigan if she didnt. That is what led to her being implicated in the whole Jeff attack. She probably should have won the 91 worlds even with her mistakes, since her triple axel was huge and Kristi also made a mistake and wasnt as artistically superior as 92 yet. Kristi also didnt have a true triple-triple yet unlike 92. Judges went with the USFSA and Kristi though. USFSA ruined her career. Tonya didnt. Nicole Bobek is a better example of someone who wasted her talent.