If D/W go to Worlds and win, their competitive record will on paper be better than V/M's:
V/M: 1 Olympic gold, 2 World titles
D/W: 1 Olympic gold, 3 World titles, 5 Grand Prix Final titles
How could they turn that down?
I also want D/W to have a proper audience for their presumably last competition, one that appreciates them. I refuse to think D/W's last competitive performance would be to the Sochi audience who didn't bother to stand.
That's true, Japan has always been so receptive to Meryl and Charlie. Actually, the Japanese crowds are pretty great to all of the skaters. I wish the Olympics had been in Japan, that would have been magical.
Just 3 World titles for a US team is enough reason over DWTS and competing in Japan of course.
Evan has really shined for me since he partnered with Chock. Even in their first interview together, you could just tell their personalities complimented each other. He never really seemed like a performer, even though he was funny off the ice, until he started skating with her.
As for DWTS, who cares about the whiners. Absolutely nothing about that show is fair...which is why the only thing on the line is a tacky trophy. How is an Olympic athlete, from any sport, on the same level physically to dance every day for 6-8 hours a day as some of the older competitors? How is a young extroverted musician, with natural dance rhythm, on the same level as some of the competitors with health issues? How are people with dance training, like Jennifer G, Sabrina, Kelly P, and that one girl from the Disney channel fair? It's not, but it's a fun competition and you need good dancers to make the show interesting. Comedians are great, but you wouldn't want to see hours of fail. I think some people need to take life less seriously.
I don't care about them having more titles than V/M.They're both incredibly decorated at this point, plus or minus one won't make a difference. I also think without V/M being there it will ring a bit hollow. I think it's a hard choice because it's in Japan and Japan has been better to them than their own country.
"Eve was not taken out of Adam's head to top him, neither out of his feet to be trampled by him, but out of his side to be equal with him, under his arm to be protected by him, and near his heart to be loved by him."
I am so enjoying this moment in the sun for U. S. ice dance and for Meryl and Charlie! After so many years together and being so good for so long, it's exciting. I'm impressed that NBC really has given them plenty of coverage as America's ice darlings of these games. I was worried we would see minimal coverage along with bemoaning the lack of singles medalists.
I'd prefer one last World title won in Japan over a DWTS appearance, but whatever makes them happy makes me happy. The article that mentions them staying Sochi to train makes me hopeful for a Worlds appearance.
Bringing bitchy back like Anabelle Langlois