U.S. Olympians Visit the White House, D.C. area

Discussion in 'Great Skate Debate' started by Sylvia, Apr 20, 2010.

  1. Sylvia

    Sylvia On to Nationals!

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  2. Wyliefan

    Wyliefan Well-Known Member

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    That's actually tomorrow, April 21. (Don't do that to me! I have a big deadline coming on April 22, and I just about had heart failure when I first saw your post, before I checked the calendar. :lol: )
     
  3. Frau Muller

    Frau Muller President of Dick Button Appreciation Club

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    Wooohooo! I live & work just blocks from the White House. Welcome, Olympians!!! (I sure hope to see Johnny! I wonder how he'll dress?)
     
  4. sk9tingfan

    sk9tingfan Well-Known Member

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    Yeah, and this time he'll actually have reason to attend after his absence in 2006 ;)
     
  5. Snowgirl

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    Is Johnny going there? According to his twitter he went home from LA and didn't mention Washington at all, and plans to work on his show number tomorrow.
     
  6. Frau Muller

    Frau Muller President of Dick Button Appreciation Club

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    Perhaps only the medalists were invited? There were enough US medalists in Vancouver to fill the East Room, LOL! I'm sure that Evan's Flexjet will be landing in Reagan National Airport soon.
     
  7. freezin'rinkmom

    freezin'rinkmom New Member

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  8. Sylvia

    Sylvia On to Nationals!

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    I've heard all the U.S. skaters will be there except for Evan and Johnny.
     
  9. Rottie

    Rottie Well-Known Member

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    Perhaps Obama is planning to invite those two to come have a beer with him and Biden and bury the hatchet. ;)
     
  10. psycho

    psycho New Member

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    :lol::lol::lol:
     
  11. Jot the Dot Dot

    Jot the Dot Dot Headstrong Buzzard

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    Happy for Rachael. Obama might just name her as the next Surgeon General.
     
  12. azskatefan

    azskatefan New Member

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    Evan is NOT attending but haven't read about Johnny.
     
  13. Jaana

    Jaana Well-Known Member

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    Yeah, I´d suppose that Evan must be way too busy because of the SOI and DWTS schedule and practicing.
     
  14. azskatefan

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    I'd say that's great reasoning. I just saw he mentioned on his Facebook that he was not attending. Hopefully he can sleep in today before heading back on SOI.
     
  15. Frau Muller

    Frau Muller President of Dick Button Appreciation Club

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    I guess that Obama wasn't able to pay his appearance fee? Evan's manager wasn't able to get face time with Rahm Emmanuel beforehand... :lol:
     
  16. sk9tingfan

    sk9tingfan Well-Known Member

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    Patti Weir twittered that both of her sons are home and that she has a family commitment.
     
  17. Valentina

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    :lol::lol:


    Both Tanith and Jeremy twitted about been in DC area. I guess the stars on ice cast is going to DC.
     
  18. Sugar64

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    Can't wait to hear what Mirai says to the President!
     
  19. azskatefan

    azskatefan New Member

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    Twitter is lighting up with tweets/pics.
     
  20. Valentina

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    some funny tweets

    this guys are so fun...i love their tweets :D
     
  21. silverstars

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    Tanith's tweet is adorable!!!
     
  22. Frau Muller

    Frau Muller President of Dick Button Appreciation Club

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    I just want to know if Pres. Obama bowed to our skaters!
     
  23. Sylvia

    Sylvia On to Nationals!

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    Some photos: http://web.icenetwork.com/gen/photogallery/year_2010/month_04/day_22/cf9494326.html

    From an article link that I posted in the Rachael's plans thread:
     
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  24. Cheylana

    Cheylana Well-Known Member

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    Awwwww, that is sooo cute! Thanks Sylvia!
     
  25. Sylvia

    Sylvia On to Nationals!

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  26. jlai

    jlai Title-less

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    Mr. Abbott goes to Washington
    http://web.icenetwork.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20100506&content_id=9840582&vkey=ice_news

    Glad to see a Jeremy article during off-season! I'm so glad he gets to post something that isn't a tweet. :)

    My nitpick is that he could improve his narrative pace a bit (there's a lot of telling in the form of "after x, y happened"). But hey, I only learned to improve on that sort of thing when I was in college.

    Great picture! :)
     
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  27. Cheylana

    Cheylana Well-Known Member

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    ^ Hey, thanks for posting this! :)

    Is Jeremy's crossed arms and serious face trying to imitate JFK's portrait behind them?
     
  28. gkelly

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    Probably. Meryl has the crossed arms also, but not the serious face.