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Melissa Gregory and Denis Petukov

Discussion in 'Great Skate Debate' started by FSWer, Jan 24, 2011.

  1. FSWer

    FSWer Well-Known Member

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    Say,I asked about Kimmie. But what about Melissa and Denis? Are they still competing? They've been really quiet lately too.
     
  2. MacMadame

    MacMadame Cat Lady-in-Training

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    Actually, they be been all over the place. I think you need to expand the places you look for figure skating news because you've been missing a lot!

    Are you on Facebook or Twitter? You can follow a lot of skaters there and keep up with what they are doing. From Facebook, I learned that Melissa won an award and Denis was on the Skating with the Stars show.
     
  3. Frau Muller

    Frau Muller #1 Dick Button Fan

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    Let's directly answer FSWer's original question: No. Melissa and Dennis last competed at an eligible event at Skate Canada 2007, where they had to withdraw after an accident during the warm-up to the FD.
     
  4. GarrAarghHrumph

    GarrAarghHrumph I can kill you with my brain

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    Denis appeared on the "Skating with Celebrities" show, and I believe he's said that he's putting together a skating show in Las Vegas.
     
  5. Frau Muller

    Frau Muller #1 Dick Button Fan

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    They are no longer competing in the eligible ranks. Haven't since Skate Canada 2007.
     
  6. FSWer

    FSWer Well-Known Member

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    So there just Show skaters now? After the accident they retired from competing?
     
  7. Aceon6

    Aceon6 Hit ball, find ball, hit it again.

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    IIRC, it was mostly a financial thing, not enough money to get it going again after the layoff. They started coaching about 3 years ago.
     
  8. FSWer

    FSWer Well-Known Member

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    Who got laid off?
     
  9. Spiralgraph

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    i think Aceon means that they had to take time off after the injury to recover, They both got hurt in that accident in the warm up.
     
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  11. Sylvia

    Sylvia Prepping for club comp. season!

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  12. Sylvia

    Sylvia Prepping for club comp. season!

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    Tweted on March 4:
    Here's the event page for the show (Friday, April 8 at ISCC in Simsbury, CT): http://www.eduskating.com/events/index/12
     
  13. Justathoughtabl

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  14. Sylvia

    Sylvia Prepping for club comp. season!

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    FSWer, can you go to Melissa/Denis' show in Simsbury, CT on April 8th?
     
  15. Sylvia

    Sylvia Prepping for club comp. season!

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