Discussion in 'Great Skate Debate' started by Jenna, Jan 19, 2012.
Wonderful ... and it will be more fun if Evan comes back also. They can hog the media attention, while Jeremy, Richard, Adam et. al. all train in peace ...
Well, I hope it's seriously intended and he trains a Quad. That's the only way he'll be relevant
Which competition? Project Accessory?
I'll believe it when I see it, same as with Evan. More power to both of them if they do it.
The article says he could only get a grand prix assignment as a host pick, but wouldn't he eligible for two as a comeback skater?
Announced just in time so it can be talked about all during Nationals next week. Good work Johnny.
I love him, but I'll believe it when I see it.
and if he wins, will be be the first married mens' national champ?
It kinda doesnt seem like a great idea to announce it like this.
Its like he wants the publicity. ???
If hes serious about it, he should just start quietly training to get back in form and ready to go when he finally competes and surprise everyone.
I dunno. Just my impression and humble opinion.
And im not a total Johnny basher and actually like his skating, for the record.
Michael Weiss was married by the time he won 1999 US Nats, I believe.
Michael Weiss was married. Weir would be the first to be married to another man.
It would be nice to see, but I'll believe it when he's out on the ice.
What? You expect him to pass up a chance to get attention And I find the timing of this interesting. He can now spend next week commentating on IceNetwork by promoting his comeback.
I think you have to have an Olympic medal for the "comeback" pass to GP events.
I'll believe it when I see it.
Based on the wording in the 2011-12 GP announcement [2.1 (c)], a comeback skater can get 2 GP assignments as long as they have ever been top 6 at Worlds:
Photo tweeted by Johnny of himself at the press conference: http://yfrog.com/ob15469868j
Johnny tweeted the following:
Johnny is commentating on IceNetwork next week?
Johnny wants publicity?? You're KIDDING.
He used to have a gorgeous triple axel. I'd love to see that again!
so... I assume he qualifies, but... he was 3rd at his last worlds, but then skated for two more seasons, he just didn't go to worlds.
I don't think so. Didn't Michael Weiss win U.S. Nationals at least once? He got married when he was very young, around 20 or so.
considering that Turner, Niles, and Christenson were 33, 40 and 51 respectively, I hope they were married, for their sakes.
He's keeping his last name----thought he might hyphenate---or change, since he is so en enamored of things Russian. Hope he has the discipline to make a real go of it.
In that case I don't think he meets the criteria. Sounds like he had to top 6 his last season
Go for the moon, Johnny!
I hope that he gets SA. Johnny puts butts in seats.
I wonder if he's already negotiated a contract with USFSA.
My first reaction:
My second reaction:
Well, that's tactful.....
He loves Russia-- I imagine he is very motivated to be there.
It will be interesting to see how the ISU interprets its own wording on the comeback clauses.