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Researchers have recently detected a strong link between pinching rosy cheeks and a disease known as vasculitis...
And did you know that:
The salchow is the only jump where the quint is actually easier to achieve than the quad?
Jeremy Abbott has a superstition where he paints every other toenail black before he competes? If he wins, he removes all the nail polish afterwards. If he loses, he paints the others red and keeps it that way until his next competition.
Tomas Verner has a huge tattoo of a cactus on his left hip?
Caroline Zhang's all-time favorite skater is Trixi Schuba?
Ashley Wagner's favorite mixed drink is Sprite and coffee?
Emanuel Sandhu prefers sleeping in a bathtub rather than a bed?
Irina Slutskaya wanted to give birth on horseback?
Rachael Flatt and Kevin Reynolds are identical twins separated at birth but were taken to differente sides of the border so NBC couldn´t make tons of fluff on ´sibblings going to the Olympics´shit?
Did you know that:
Michelle Kwan's middle name is Mildred?
Nancy Kerrigan was Julia Robert's stunt double in Erin Brockovich?
Alexei Yagudin is actually Dick Button's grandfather's neighbor from a previous life?
Kurt Browning was born in 2054 and is aging backwards?
Tanith and Ben are not U.S. citizens; they are Korean?
Karel Zalenka really does have five? (See 2006 Worlds costume.)
Speedy Cinquanta came in 1567th place in Men's at the 1943 Europeans?
Maya Usova's paternal-paternal great-grandmother was a dragon?
Johnny Weir stole his glove, "Camille," from Frank Carroll's private collection?
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And did you know that?
Sandra Bezic invented botox.
Qing Pang spends her free time running a blog for sumo wrestlers.
Victoria Volchkova suffers from a rare balance disorder; she actually stuffs her bra to help give her proper spinal alignment.
Nobunari Oda has been known to secretly take HGH to increase his size and musculature.
Yuna Kim eats three Snickers bars before every long program at a competition to give her an energy boost.
Tomas Verner gets paid extra every time he screws up his LP.
Mao is dating Edward Cullen, and because he is a vampire he often bites her neck and gives her hickeys and so she wears choker necklines in all of her costumes to hide those marks.
Christina Gao is a body builder in her spare time.
All the skating costumes Eric Millot ever wore were from the wardrobe of the movie Les parapluies de Cherbourg.
Claudia Kristofics-Binder could spin in two directions at the same time but was told not to by the Austrian federation.
Jenni Meno is the secret mother of Blanket Jackson.
Stefan Lindemann has designed fonts since the age of 6 and his best known typefaces are Verdana and Comic Sans.
Furthermore, did you know that:
Michael Weiss was taught tap-dancing by the Nicholas Brothers in the early 1980's and was juvenile boys tap champion from 1984-1997?
Madonna is Adam Rippon's grandmother?
Emily Hughes has her own vegetable garden on the roof of Sky Rink?
Evgeni Plushenko is the current owner of snoopysnake's first car, a 1978 Dodge Omni?
Steven Cousins has been married to every skater who's ever been in the Grand Prix Ladies' final?
Toller Cranston is deathly afraid of Kellogg's Rice Krispies?
Every year on her vacation Maria Butryskaya paddles a canoe the entire length of the Mississippi River?
Robin Szolkowy and Miki Ando are both Swedish and are 6th cousins?
Charlie Tickner is the founder and CEO ex-officio of Ticketmaster?
Rosalynn Sumners' real last name is Wintners?
Did you know that...
Emanuel Sandhu once played semi-professional hockey in Finland as the team's enforcer?
Michelle Kwan is working on an exhibition number with Jeffrey Buttle and Stephane Lambiel to the music of Britney Spears' "3"?
Sasha Cohen moonlights as a waitress at a Pomona, CA Dave and Buster's to make ends meet?
Tatiana Totmianina served two years in a Russian prison for smuggling illegal elephant tusks into the country?
he is now a resident of the henry vilas zoo in madison, wi. under the name Bucky.
Originally Posted by falling_dance
Evan Lysacek’s natural hair color is orange?
Johnny Weir’s favorite fragrance is Jean Naté?
Patrick Chan is from Atlanta, Georgia and in private life speaks with a drawl?
Katy Taylor narrates Viagra commercials to earn money for college?
Sasha Cohen’s favorite drink is Colt 45 Malt Liquor?
Sasha Fadeev has competed in seven Olympics as center on the Russian basketball team?
Rudy Galindo is the singer of the “Give Me Back that Filet-O-Fish” jingle?
Katarina Witt’s bra size is 30 quintuple-A?
Tara Lipinski is suing AARP for age discrimination because she wants their discounts?
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Until 13 years old, Carolina Kostner used to train in both Figure Skating and Windsurf.
Brian Joubert supports himself working as a ballet teacher.
Barbara Fusar Poli's grandmother was a Veela.
Evan Bates is actually shorter than Emily Samuelson: he buys his boots from the same shoemaker of Silvio Berlusconi.
Miki Ando is obsessed with chainsaw sculpting; in fact, this is what led to her original shoulder injury. She refuses to give up her craft and her sculptures are now greatly in demand and help to support her skating.
And did you know that:
- Keauna McLaughlin's great-great-great-great-great-great grandfather (who is 345 years old) is John McLaughlin of "The McLaughlin Group?"
- Alissa Czisny is secretly married to Mick Jagger?
- The Shibutani's have been endorsing Lamborghini in Italy for a decade and spent 3 years in prison for underage driving in a commercial?
- Peter Carruthers has many secret illegal uses for Smucker's Cherry Jam?
- Evan Lysacek is the reigning singles double-dutch jump rope champion of Illinois and California?
- Jenny Kirk is the actual writer of all the songs in the musical, "Chicago."
The plot of Bizet's "Carmen" was originally a backstage musical -- a light hearted romantic triangle set in a 19th C. Spanish high school.
An Olympic gold medalist figure skater could not win Dancing with the Stars ......... but a short track speed skater could.
........... um ........ Wait a minute.
IMHO, I thought that Apolo was a far better dancer than Evan was, and his transformation was unexpected and far more pronounced. Who would have ever thought that a short track speed skater would have excelled to the extent that he did?
Originally Posted by Polymer Bob
Did you know that Michelle Kwan and Apolo Ohno have secretly had seven children together?
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