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USFS Hall of Fame 2012-The Kween!

Discussion in 'The Trash Can' started by victoriaheidi, Dec 15, 2011.

  1. victoriaheidi

    victoriaheidi New Member

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    This year's sole inductee is Michelle Kwan: http://www.usfigureskating.org/

    I better be able to go see this!


    Congrats to Michelle on this achievement. I can't think of anyone more worthy of being the one and only. :)
     
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  2. OliviaPug

    OliviaPug Well-Known Member

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    Congratulations, Michelle!

    BUT why is this thread in the trashcan?

    O-
     
  3. AYS

    AYS I'd rather have a pug for my president

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    :cheer: :cheer2: Congratulations to the Kween! :encore:

    And seriously, yes, this thread should not be in the trash can! It is most certainly news!!
     
  4. Jarrett

    Jarrett Firebird for worlds!

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    $100 a pop!!! Hmm..
     
  5. sk9tingfan

    sk9tingfan Well-Known Member

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    Skating Magazine Blog is presenting each of Michelle's seven Skating Magazine covers over the next seven hours.

    They can be seen at www.skatingmagazineblog.com

    Now up her first at the age of 13
     
  6. VIETgrlTerifa

    VIETgrlTerifa Well-Known Member

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    As Michelle Kwan is my favorite skater of all-time, I am thrilled. But I'm not happy that she's the sole inductee as I seriously wanted Rudy Galindo to be inducted in San Jose as well.
     
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  7. DimaToe

    DimaToe El Chen-te Fernández

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    YEAAHHH!!!!!!!! :cheer2::respec::encore::rollin::cheer2: ABOUT TIME!!!!

    So quick question, why is this in the trash can?, since it is actual skating news.
     
  8. query5

    query5 New Member

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    congrats michelle
     
  9. UMBS Go Blue

    UMBS Go Blue CLINTON / KWEEN 2016! YES WE KWAN!

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    :encore: :glamor: :cheer2: :cheer2: :glamor: :encore:

    Congratulations Michelle!

    :encore: :glamor: :cheer2: :cheer2: :glamor: :encore:
     
  10. Sylvia

    Sylvia Still recovering from Worlds...

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  11. Angela-Fan

    Angela-Fan Well-Known Member

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    I am so shocked!;)
     
  12. emason

    emason Well-Known Member

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    I feel your pain; I think he should have been selected also.
     
  13. attyfan

    attyfan Well-Known Member

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    I wish Galindo had been inducted, also (although I think the USFS thought that Michelle's induction would upstage everone else). What about a campaign next year to get him in? Congratulations to Michelle, though.
     
  14. Jarrett

    Jarrett Firebird for worlds!

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    Yes, I'm sure that is what they are thinking. I hope Rudy gets in next year. :kickass:
     
  15. Jarrett

    Jarrett Firebird for worlds!

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    Looks like they changed the schedule! Yipee now I don't have to attend the Men's SP. lol

    Saturday January 28

    12:00pm Championship Dance Free Dance (Session 17)

    4:00 pm Championship Ladies Free Skate (Session 18)

    HALL OF FAME IN-ARENA RECOGNITION AND CHAMPIONSHIP DANCE AND LADIES AWARDS

    8:30pm Championship Pairs- Early Groups 1 & 2 (Session 18)
     
  16. MikiAndoFan#1

    MikiAndoFan#1 Well-Known Member

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    :cheer: :respec:
     
  17. UMBS Go Blue

    UMBS Go Blue CLINTON / KWEEN 2016! YES WE KWAN!

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  18. newbatgirl

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    If that's the reason, it's bullsh#t in my opinion. Vote on the merit of the person's career, not on how you want to present the show.

    I suppose every sport does nonsensical things with their HOF voting/inductions. Why should skating be any different?
     
  19. Jammers

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    It's obvious that they didn't induct anyone else this year simply because they want it to be Michelle in the spotlight. They want the show to be all about her and no one else. I think she earned it.
     
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  20. berthesghost

    berthesghost Well-Known Member

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    I understand the added value of inducting Rudy in SJ, but he's been eligible for nearly a decade now. If they really wanted him in the HOF, why diss him for an entire decade? It seems this is not the first year they've decided there are other people more important to them than Rudy.
     
  21. kwanette

    kwanette Fetalized since 1998

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    If Nats were in Omaha this yr or Bumble Flutz, Missouri, we wouldn't be discussing Rudy. I feel really bad for him and it would have meant a lot to him and his SJ supporters for him to be inducted there. Conversely, I can understand why they want MK to be inducted alone. According to Phil Hersh, no one else reached the 51 % to be inducted.
     
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  22. walei

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    Noooooooooooooo this means the Kween won't skate in Sochi !!!

    Will they show this on TV? It better be on youtube!!! Yay Kween!!!
     
  23. Pierre

    Pierre New Member

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    I feel bad for Rudy.
     
  24. nubka

    nubka Well-Known Member

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    Me, too. :( :( :(...
     
  25. Bournekraatzfan

    Bournekraatzfan Well-Known Member

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    Congratulations, Michelle! :cheer:
     
  26. paskatefan

    paskatefan Well-Known Member

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    I am ecstatic for Michelle (what took so long?), but I feel that Rudy should have been nominated for this year as well. I hope he gets his induction honor within the next few years!
     
  27. kittyjake5

    kittyjake5 Well-Known Member

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    Congratulations Michelle!!!!
     
  28. kwanatic

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    Exactly how it should be: all about Michelle.:D No one in recent history has done what Michelle has done for skating in the United States. As I always say, Michelle Kwan is US figure skating. I love Rudy a lot, but I get and appreciate why this will be all about Michelle. Her competitive career, all of the future champions she's inspired, the standard of excellence that she set that has yet to be matched...She deserves a night, scratch that, a week of praise and admiration from the USFSA. She carried the torch for so long and she deserves a huge plaque, a giant trophy, a thousand roses and a rousing chorus of "Michelle is our Kween" from the arena. :rollin:

    I hope NBC or whoever's airing nationals makes sure to air the ceremony. This will definitely be the highlight of San Jose for me! I can't wait!! :swoon:

    Long Live the Kween!!:cheer2::cheer2:
     
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  29. Maureen

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    So excited for Michelle. Congratulations. I am also excited that my husband and I will be there to see the presentation.