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Davison Out For The Season - Dube To Skate Singles

Discussion in 'Great Skate Debate' started by kimkom, Nov 9, 2010.

  1. kimkom

    kimkom Two Pot Screamer

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  2. Ziggy

    Ziggy Well-Known Member

    That's extremely serious.

    I doubt he's going to return to competitive skating.

    I mean it's very much possible (cue Shen/Zhao) but after 3 months hardly moving his leg, it's going to take him an extremely long time to return to shape.
  3. brina

    brina Well-Known Member

    Wow, good luck to her. I hope he recovers fully and quickly!
  4. Jun Y

    Jun Y Well-Known Member

    Broken bone chip in the knee joint. I had that 18 years ago. I did not have surgery (since I was and am no athlete) but they put my knee in a cast for 6 weeks. It took me months afterward to get over the limp, but eventually it recovered to normal (sort of). I don't think the injury itself is necessarily fatal to his career but who knows ...
  5. vmfan89

    vmfan89 Member

    So sorry to here about Bryce, I hope he can recover and that this won't end his skating career.

    If Jessica does singles, do you think she might be able to qualify for worlds or four continents considering the caliber of the women's field in Canada without Joannie?
  6. kates8

    kates8 Active Member

    Sorry to hear about Bryce :(. Just wondering if Jessica did Sectionals in singles? Doesn't one have toqualify in Sectionals to go to Challenge?
  7. genevieve

    genevieve drinky typo pbp, closet hugger Staff Member

    Wow, I didn't realize Bryce had had such a serious injury. Best of luck to Jessica.

    ETA: and to Bryce, of course
  8. Ziggy

    Ziggy Well-Known Member

    I would imagine they'd give her a bye.
  9. JerseySlore

    JerseySlore Active Member

    Dube has all triples up to lutz, no? Her speed and carriage are superior to most Canadian ladies barring Rochette, so she should be in contention.
  10. dramagrrl

    dramagrrl Well-Known Member

    This makes me extremely sad. I know I'm in the vast minority here, but now that S&Z are retired, D&D were by far my favourite pair, and they were one of the few teams I was actually looking forward to seeing in this season's very depleted field. :(
  11. Norlite

    Norlite Well-Known Member

    The article said she skated singles in jr. but I'm sure she skated senior ladies last Canadians I was at. Ottawa, 05 maybe?

    I might be wrong and it was only Bryce?
  12. LilJen

    LilJen Reaching out with my hand sensitively

    Ouch, that's definitely worse than the vague "knee injury" we'd heard about. Poor Bryce.

    How long has it been since Jessica did singles? A couple of seasons?
  13. alilou

    alilou Crazy Stalker Lady

    Me too :(
  14. halffull

    halffull Life is a beautiful thing

    Best of luck for a full recovery to Bryce.

    Intersting training if Jessica does singles, she and Cynthia would really push each other I hope.
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  15. lowtherlore

    lowtherlore New Member

    It seems the couple has had their share of injuries and accidents.
    We’ve seen quite many injuries and surgeries this season so far. Lepisto, Nagasu, Bates, Virtue and now Davison, to name a few. Nothing would be more frustrating for the athletes than being sidelined for a long period with a serious injury. Wish a fast and complete recovery for each of them.
    Best wishes for Dube, too.
  16. kimkom

    kimkom Two Pot Screamer

    I'm pretty sure she skated singles as a senior. I seem to remember that when people started to take notice of them as a pair, she was still skating singles. Or am I thinking of Meagan Duhamel....:lol:
  17. Choupette

    Choupette Well-Known Member

    Pretty sure of that too... I would say 2006 and 2007 Canadian championships at the very least.
  18. geoskate

    geoskate Well-Known Member

    She didn't (Quebec sectionals just finished this weekend) and one does have to qualify. Perhaps there is some provision for discretion on the part of Skate Canada somewhere in the rulebook.

    This really could change the feel of the pairs competition at Canadians, since I think the other pairs assumed they were fighting for silver or lower. Now they would be fighting for the gold.

    This has got to be very tough for both of them, but especially Bryce. Sorry to hear about this.
  19. dramagrrl

    dramagrrl Well-Known Member

    She skated in seniors a few times. The last time, I believe, was in 2008, when she finished sixth overall.
  20. skategal

    skategal Bunny slave

    Jessica was 8th in 2006 Senior Ladies and 18th in 2007 (this was the year she only skated the short program.) :rollin:
  21. HeatherC

    HeatherC Go Team SW Florida! =)

    I hope Bryce recovers well from his injury and best of luck to Jessica as she skates in singles this year. They will be missed at Canadians in the pairs competition. :(
  22. margiemo

    margiemo New Member

    Maybe Jessica can skate with Cody Hay he's looking for a partner.
  23. dramagrrl

    dramagrrl Well-Known Member

    Sacrilege! :eek: :mad: :p :lynch:
  24. stjeaskategym

    stjeaskategym Well-Known Member

    I'm sure Bryce would LOVE that. :lol::mad:

    I've never heard of this injury, but hopefully Bryce is able to make a full recovery and can skate again by next season. He is young and athletic, so that should help the rehab process. It's sad that D&D won't get to compete this year. :(
  25. victoriaheidi

    victoriaheidi New Member

    Sorry for Bryce. That sounds awful, and I hope he recovers quickly!

    As for Jessica...3 cheers for her! I hope she has a successful season!
  26. seaner00

    seaner00 Member

    Holy crap this is a shock to the pairs system.
    I hope Bryce can recover well and keep active in some way with the injury.

    I'm now looking forward to see what Jessica can do in singles
  27. screech

    screech Well-Known Member

    While Jessica can land the jumps, she isn't a strong (or consistent) jumper. I could see her making the top 10, but with the looks of how Amelie Lacoste, Cynthia Phaneuf and Myriane Samson are able to skate, and if Joannie comes back, I highly doubt Jessica will make the world team.
  28. victorskid

    victorskid Skating supporter

    Since it has been announced that Joannie will be doing the US Stars on Ice tour, it would appear that she is not intending to compete this season.
  29. shutterbug

    shutterbug Well-Known Member

    Me three. :(

    Ouch, that’s extensive. :yikes: Poor guy, he’s going to be miserable being laid up for so long. Best wishes to him for a full recovery. And good for Jess to keep herself busy in the meantime. It'll be nice to see her skate again, but a bit sad to see her skating alone. :(
  30. The Accordion

    The Accordion Well-Known Member

    Jessica can skate with Scott Moir while their partners heal! But which discipline? Can he jump? Can she dance? Inquring minds want to know!