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Did you see this '99 FS Documentary on DISC Channel?

Discussion in 'The Trash Can' started by aftershocks, Mar 7, 2012.

  1. aftershocks

    aftershocks Well-Known Member

    Kind of sad and cautionary seeing the profile on young Naomi Nari Nam. Did she ever make an Olympic team?

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z21SevLRrBc Pt 1

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tgW_Z02T_kE&feature=related Pt 2

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MBF0F356e9E&feature=related Pt 3

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qd2frB9gQAM&feature=related Pt 4

    Interesting to see pic of young pairs skater, John Nicks, and to see him working with Naomi. Also, Kristi Krall appears and its interesting to see how she looked in 1999, as she talks about the physical and mental demands of figure skating.
  2. falling_dance

    falling_dance Coaching Patrick

    Sadly, no. She never competed in a senior-level ISU championship, either. Her last appearance as a singles skater at US Nats was in 2000, when she finished in eighth place. She withdrew due to injury in 2001.
  3. essence_of_soy

    essence_of_soy Well-Known Member

    Whoah! Krall looks completely different without glasses and darker, longer hair.
  4. aftershocks

    aftershocks Well-Known Member

    Yes, she does. I don't remember whether I ever saw this before. It seems that the technical, computerized aspect was started around the time this was filmed, to help skaters maximize their jumping abilities. So it appears that Krall was one of the forerunners in finding new ways to help skaters ... which led to the current dartfish system? And later, to Patrick Chan coming to the U.S. to train with her?
  5. BmcC102

    BmcC102 Active Member