If Nats were in Omaha this yr or Bumble Flutz, Missouri, we wouldn't be discussing Rudy. I feel really bad for him and it would have meant a lot to him and his SJ supporters for him to be inducted there. Conversely, I can understand why they want MK to be inducted alone. According to Phil Hersh, no one else reached the 51 % to be inducted.
Noooooooooooooo this means the Kween won't skate in Sochi !!!
Will they show this on TV? It better be on youtube!!! Yay Kween!!!
I feel bad for Rudy.
I am ecstatic for Michelle (what took so long?), but I feel that Rudy should have been nominated for this year as well. I hope he gets his induction honor within the next few years!
Exactly how it should be: all about Michelle. No one in recent history has done what Michelle has done for skating in the United States. As I always say, Michelle Kwan is US figure skating. I love Rudy a lot, but I get and appreciate why this will be all about Michelle. Her competitive career, all of the future champions she's inspired, the standard of excellence that she set that has yet to be matched...She deserves a night, scratch that, a week of praise and admiration from the USFSA. She carried the torch for so long and she deserves a huge plaque, a giant trophy, a thousand roses and a rousing chorus of "Michelle is our Kween" from the arena.
I hope NBC or whoever's airing nationals makes sure to air the ceremony. This will definitely be the highlight of San Jose for me! I can't wait!!
Long Live the Kween!!
So excited for Michelle. Congratulations. I am also excited that my husband and I will be there to see the presentation.
Yes, you're the Kween !!!
i just want to say thank you for all sports media who wrote, tweeted, talked about Michelle KWan Hall of Fame induction Class of 2012.
her fans appreciate it.
ALso to US Figure skating Nominating Committe for putting her in.
Ahhhhhh ! Michelle !!!!
Congratulations, Michelle! What a well-earned honor!
“I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” ~ Thomas A. Edison
Rudy was nominated for the US HOF, but did not receive the necessary votes (maybe according to Phil Hersh). He and Kristi were inducted into the San Jose Hall of Fame recently. I hope Rudy will be inducted in Omaha.
Thrilled for Michelle and very happy I will be there to witness it!!
I just watched a montage made and uploaded by USFSA on Youtube about Michelle's skating career and I'm having some chills still. I send out my deepest and happiest congratulations to Michelle hoping to see her skate in any shows, most possibly in Yuna's shows
Michelle You are the inspiration for everyone in and out of skating world, being the absolute awesomeness that you are, I have no doubt that you will definitely have the successful and best career on your current career path. Go Michelle!
It's really a magical and emotional montage feeling like I'm literally watching Michelle grow as a skater, artist, true inspiration