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    Quote Originally Posted by heckles View Post
    Brandon's fan must be morose.
    Well at least he has one!

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    I miss Brandon. He is such a nice guy and such a talented skater.

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    When skaters get to the end of the skating road, I always wonder if they have something else, like school or an idea for a career.

    We sat near Brandon's family at US Nats this year. My memory is that it was not a great day and not a nice reaction from his team. I really really hope he is ok.

    But I will remember his big big jumps.

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    I saw Brandon skate in Cleveland at US Nationals and Four Continents in Vancouver in 2009. I really liked his programs and his attack.

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    I liked him too.

    I will miss him. I always thought he would be the "next" Tom Z Men's Nat'l Champ (TM) But instead it was Bradley, then Aaron. (and of course Abbott 3 more times-but Abbott had moved by then)

    It's kind of ironic....by all reports back around 09 Mroz was Tom Z's favorite male skater. But others went on to win, not Mroz. Kind of makes me wonder what happened- at least Tom Z thought he held promise.
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    Quote Originally Posted by essence_of_soy View Post
    I saw Brandon skate in Cleveland at US Nationals and Four Continents in Vancouver in 2009. I really liked his programs and his attack.
    I wasn't very fond of his programs, but boy oh boy, that quad he landed in the LP! I turned to the person next to me to confirm that it was, in fact, a quad. It looked so easy.
    BARK LESS. WAG MORE.

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    Posted on 4/15/14 in this thread:
    Quote Originally Posted by Sylvia View Post
    I noticed that Mroz is no longer listed in USFS' International Selection Pool for 2014-15, so it appears he may have decided to retire from competition at 23 (no official word yet).
    It has since been brought to my attention (by more than one person) that Brandon has NOT retired from competition. Apparently it was his own choice to be removed from the ISP.

    I apologize for jumping the gun.
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    "Randy [Starkman (1960-April 16, 2012)] lived by the same motto as the rest of us. The Olympics isn’t every four years, it’s every single day. He just got it." --Canadian Olympic kayaker Adam van Koeverden

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    Why would he do that? To take a year off or to skate for another country?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lacey View Post
    When skaters get to the end of the skating road, I always wonder if they have something else, like school or an idea for a career.

    We sat near Brandon's family at US Nats this year. My memory is that it was not a great day and not a nice reaction from his team. I really really hope he is ok.

    But I will remember his big big jumps.
    His bio says he wants to be a dentist.

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    Quote Originally Posted by olympic View Post
    After I posted, I remembered the 2 medals on the GP circuit in the Fall of 2010. He worked w/ Sandra Bezic IIRC that year. Perhaps that made a difference (but not sure whom he worked with since then). I stand by my statement that he needs to focus really hard on other elements of skating besides the 'hardest quads'.

    HIs bio does not mention that Bezic ever worked with him. Do you know which of his programs she is credited with?

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    Quote Originally Posted by kirkbiggestfan View Post
    Why would he do that? To take a year off or to skate for another country?
    If he does, not a bad idea. Lets face it, he is done as a U.S competitor internationally, other than maybe a B assignment somewhere.

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