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U.S. skating turns to Gold standard

Discussion in 'Great Skate Debate' started by Sugar, Apr 6, 2012.

  1. Sugar

    Sugar Well-Known Member

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  2. Sylvia

    Sylvia Still recovering from Worlds...

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  3. agalisgv

    agalisgv Well-Known Member

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    Idk--I can't find another recent Gold thread in GSD. All the announcement threads re: WTT have been closed. What else is there?
     
  4. The Fly On The Wall

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    I wish Phil et al would let Gracie Gold skate senior for a year before declaring her the second coming of Kwan.
     
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  5. fenway2

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    Kwan's name isn't even in the linked article. Can you point out an article or tweet where he's declared her the second coming of Kwan? I must have missed it.
     
  6. Jammers

    Jammers Well-Known Member

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    lol Gracie fever it taking over this board.
     
  7. Vash01

    Vash01 Fan of Yuzuru, Medvedeva, T&M, Shibs, P&C

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    Not a bad article. He is not crowning her right now. The title was a bit misleading. My first thought when I saw the title was- Oh no! Another worshipful article about Gold. However, it is a pretty balanced article, I think. He is giving due respect to Adelina and the senior ladies. Gracie and Adelina will have the most difficult jumps content; the rest of the field will have the presentation. It will be interesting to see how the judges score them.
     
  8. The Fly On The Wall

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    You know darn well what I meant. OK, "I wish people would give her a year of skating senior before declaring her THE SAVIOR OF U.S. LADIES' FIGURE SKATING." There, you happy now?
     
  9. Ozzisk8tr

    Ozzisk8tr Well-Known Member

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    Sort of like Yellow Fever, but a little more sparkly.
     
  10. kwanatic

    kwanatic Well-Known Member

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    AMEN.
     
  11. fenway2

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    That's what I thought.
     
  12. eurodance2001

    eurodance2001 Well-Known Member

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    Good luck to Gracie!
     
  13. jatale

    jatale New Member

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    Calm down. Gracie is a ray of light in an otherwise pretty bleak US ladies landscape so it is understandable that she is being promoted now. Also she is very talented, so she deserves the attention. I don't recall anyone calling Gold "THE SAVIOR OF U.S. LADIES' FIGURE SKATING", I think that is just hyperbole. Take some valium and relax.
     
    Last edited: Apr 7, 2012
  14. apatinar

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    I think there was some kind of fever when a private message was sent :rolleyes: :rolleyes: