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.
I also hope Yu Na fans aren't too angry about this comment:Toller Cranston, the Olympian who revolutionized figure skating with his poetic artistry, says guest-judging on the CBC reality show Battle of the Blades could make him vomit.
"I am sort of disturbed about participating in it," he says while straddling a wide bench at the museum, a pose that brings to mind the split jumps of his heyday. "It's the antithesis of everything I believe, in art and skating....
At least we all know Phil Hersh disagrees with the above.He finds that most Canadians can't name the 2010 female Olympic gold medalist, South Korean Kim Yu-Na.
"It's because the performance, unlike an Evelyn Hart, was not emotionally memorable. It was technically dazzling, but out of sight, out of mind. Technique is just a stepping stone for something far more important."