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    Skating Lesson Podcast: Rudy Galindo

    A new Skating Lesson Podcast is up with Rudy Galindo! I'm looking forward to listening to this.

    http://theskatinglesson.com/2013/01/...-rudy-galindo/

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    For some reaon, I can't get it to play.

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    Another great interview!! Rudy was very down to earth, loved hearing about his early career with Kristi. Amazing to think about how successful the two of them could have been, I can't even imagine how difficult that breakup was for him. So happy he had the time to shine later in his career. Loved the part at the end when Jenny and David shouted out names and Rudy would say a word to describe them. Suzanne Bonaly..totally forgot about her!!

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    What a terrific interview. It was especially sweet to learn that Rudy is now coaching Kristi's daughter.

    He really wears his heart on his sleeve, which is especially remarkable given how much heartache he's faced. But Rudy is the embodiment of success through perseverance, and his 1996 free skate remains one of my all-time top skating moments. 17 years later, it still stands up as one of the greatest kiss & cry moments ever.

    Anyone know who his coaches were before he turned to his sister, Laura?
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    He is so great!

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    Loved this interview!
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    I have tremendous respect for Jennifer, David, and Rudy. This is skating gold. I love the three of you.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BittyBug View Post

    Anyone know who his coaches were before he turned to his sister, Laura?
    Coleen Blackmore - singles
    Jim Hulik - pairs
    John Nicks - pairs
    Rick Inglesi- singles
    John Brancato and Kevin Peeks - singles
    (I have his autobiography.)

    I can't get the interview to work

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    Great interview, as always.

    BTW, who was the "Bible Belt judge" Rudy was referring to?
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    Quote Originally Posted by aliceanne View Post
    Coleen Blackmore - singles
    Jim Hulik - pairs
    John Nicks - pairs
    Rick Inglesi- singles
    John Brancato and Kevin Peeks - singles
    (I have his autobiography.)
    Thanks!

    I can't get the interview to work
    It's in QuickTime, so if you have an iPhone, you could try it that way.
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    Quote Originally Posted by LKR View Post
    Great interview, as always.

    BTW, who was the "Bible Belt judge" Rudy was referring to?
    It was Janet Nowicki. A bible beater. Enough said.

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    Here is another link to the Rudy interview for those having trouble listening:
    http://auntjoycesicecreamstand.blogs...interview.html

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    Tsk tsk, one would think having been stereotyped so often when he was competing that Rudy would have learned his lesson to not propagate stereotypes himself...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Alex Forrest View Post
    It was Janet Nowicki. A bible beater. Enough said.
    No, not really. I haven't listened to what Rudi said in this interview, but at the competition in question she gave marks lower than the other judges to some other skaters as well. I think it's a little simplistic for you to dismiss her opinion simply because of her religious beliefs.
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    Thanks for the link, I especially enjoyed hearing Rudy talk about his pairs skating days.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BittyBug View Post
    Thanks!

    It's in QuickTime, so if you have an iPhone, you could try it that way.
    It works now, I couldn't connect to the server earlier.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Alex Forrest View Post
    It was Janet Nowicki. A bible beater. Enough said.
    AKA Janet Lynn

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    I thoroughly enjoyed the last podcast with Tai Babilonia and now this one with Rudy too! If any of you are wavering on whether or not to listen, once I started listening, I couldn't stop! Lol.

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    Quote Originally Posted by triple_toe View Post
    AKA Janet Lynn

    Really, one and the same Janet Lynn is Janet Nowicki?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lacey View Post
    Really, one and the same Janet Lynn is Janet Nowicki?
    Yes. "Lynn" is her given middle name.

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