What is Oksana Baiul doing these days?

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  1. BigB08822

    BigB08822 Well-Known Member

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    That is a neat pic because the background almost matches her shirt so it looks like she is just holding up a piece of glass to her shirt while wearing the medal. :lol:
     
  2. TDsk8

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  3. BigB08822

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    Are the other medals her World gold and the European silvers?
     
  4. TDsk8

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    Yah :)
    Here's me fooling around with her La Isla Bonita dress. I was tempted to take out hee pink Olympic dress. LOLOL. http://twitpic.com/69sb1v
     
  5. Cherub721

    Cherub721 YEAH!

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    Thanks, TDsk8, that's so cool! Oksana looks great. :)
     
  6. LilJen

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    Yeah, Tim, seems like it would be a great look on you! :)
     
  7. leafygreens

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    Thanks for posting this. I always wonder what skaters do with their medals. How did you get to take these photos, are you friends with her?

    It would just be nice to see her do something else.
     
  8. TDsk8

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    It was a thrill to see the medals and her Olympic costumes. Yes, I'm good friends with Oksana. This was last week at her place before heading to the show at Elmsford.
     
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    Great photo. She sounds like she is pretty down to earth and fun.

    A friend of mine skated in the gay games to swan lake, complete with tutu. The best bit was when he was blowing the feathers he had on the shoulder of his costume off his face.
     
  11. BigB08822

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    I think I see you on her FB a lot, Tim. At least she mentions a Tim a lot.
     
  12. TDsk8

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    That sounds so cute and funny, did he record the performance. I would love to see it :)
     
  13. TDsk8

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    She calls me Timka :) LOLOL
     
  14. Yazmeen

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    So do Byzantine (formerly Greek) Catholics. I've always crossed myself right shoulder first.

    Tim: glad to see in the photo that she finally got the medal back. Didn't Galina take it and have it for years?
     
  15. TDsk8

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    :eek: really? that's very interesting, I didn't know that
     
  16. Spartacus

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    Thanks for the photos! I Love her so much!!!
     
  17. TDsk8

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    I love her too :) I just emailed her your note
     
  18. julieann

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    Thanks for sharing the photos, they are awesome to see :)
     
  19. leafygreens

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    Why would Galina take her medal?

    You saw her feathertail pink outfit? :eek:
     
  20. Yazmeen

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    I remember reading years ago that after the awards ceremony, Galina put Oksana's medal on and was showing it off (and bragging about it being hers). Don't know if that's really true. I do, however, remember, an interview with Oksana after she had broken away from Galina, where she mentioned that Galina had kept her medal. It was not long after their parting of ways, and at the time, Oksana seemed unsure of how to get it back.

    Again, old recollection, not sure I'm fully correct here.
     
  21. TDsk8

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    Yeh it's inside a large ziploc bag, I wanted to take it out so bad. LoL, next time. I almost fell over her white and black swan
     
  22. TDsk8

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    Hey Yaz, that's awesome you have a Joe D quote, he skated at my 2nd OSC. They were fantastic
     
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    I've always heard Oksana's Olympic ex referred to as "The Dying Swan" like the one legendary ballerina Anna Pavlova did:

    Anna
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QMEBFhVMZpU&feature=related
    Oksana
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oxyZtAIxEt4

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Dying_Swan
    The Dying Swan (originally The Swan) is a ballet choreographed by Mikhail Fokine in 1905 to Camille Saint-Saëns's cello solo Le Cygne from Le Carnaval des Animaux as a pièce d'occasion for the ballerina Anna Pavlova.
     
  26. TDsk8

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    As of today, August 29 - Monday, she has exceeded the amount of friends she can have - so Oksana started her official FB fan page :oksana1:
     
  27. aemeraldrainc

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    I didnt know there was a limit on how many fb friends you can have. Weird.
     
  28. Sasha'sSpins

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    It's kind of sweet she's posing with the U.S. flag for her profile photo. :cool:
     
  29. TDsk8

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    Yeh, just like Evan Lysacek's & Brian Boitano's when it goes beyond 4500 it stops adding ppl.

    Yes after the show, we had a brief photo shoot for a special event.
     
  30. Vash01

    Vash01 Fan of Julia, Elena, Anna, Liza, and Sasha

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    Is she a naturalized citizen of the USA? If so, when did she naturalize? (enquiring minds want to know :lol:)