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    CBS' The Amazing Race Season 32

    Definitely rooting for Hung and Chee!
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    Skate Canada Replaces "Mohawk" and "Choctaw" In Its Terminology

    Congratulations! I took algebra at one point. That doesn't mean that I got anything out of the experience.
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    Skate America Fan Cutouts available for purchase

    If I was rich, I'd pack that freaking place with like 5000 Hyacinth Bucket's.
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    Nationalistic bias in figure skating judging, 2018-present

    Promoted (paid) tweets and pie charts...
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    What's Old Is New Again: New Articles Re: Figure Skating History

    The latest Skate Guard blog is up and can be found at http://skateguard1.blogspot.ca. I'll no longer be sharing each week's articles or discussing them on FSUniverse but as always, you will find 2 new articles shared on the blog's social media accounts - Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest. :)
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    Old Desert Island Discs Interviews

    Thank you both for taking the time to share these - they are great! :)
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    Skate Canada Alumni Podcast

    Part 2 of Debbi Wilkes' interview with Benoît Lavoie: https://alumni.skatecanada.ca/2019/07/episode-13-benoit-lavoie-part-2/
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    U.S. Pairs history at the World championships

    Until the 1959 ISU Congress in Tours, France, member federations were allowed to send as many skaters/pairs to Europeans & Worlds as they liked. A rule change permitted a maximum of 3 skaters/pairs per discipline. A similar rule pertaining to the Olympics had been passed in 1955. The 1959 rule...
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    U.S. Pairs history at the World championships

    I'll save you a little time. The results of 1972 Worlds are in the May 1972 issue of "Skating" magazine. There were 3 American teams - Starbuck and Shelley, the Militano's and Brown and Berndt. As I suspected, the error is on Wikipedia. The result list there currently states that Linda Connolly...
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    CBC Revives Battle of the Blades Skating Show!

    "We are not the U.S. This is Canada and CBC TV exists to inform and entertain Canadians." Yes, it does, and CBC does a marvellous job of what they do. Schitt's Creek, Murdoch Mysteries, Frankie Drake... the content hasn't been this good in years. Also, not only is the idea of a hybrid...
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    What's Old Is New Again: New Articles Re: Figure Skating History

    The latest Skate Guard blog explores the story of Dr. Hulda Berger: https://skateguard1.blogspot.com/2019/07/you-cant-handle-tooth-dr-hulda-berger.html
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    The ALL NEW Youtube thread!!

    30 new videos from the 1995 Canadian Championships in Halifax: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL6c_NN6KdCfJApDU_s8sS8oQNMdY1Jc4Y Toller Cranston's exhibition to "Méditation" from "Thaïs" from the 1994 Toyota Canadian Professional Figure Skating Championships in Hamilton, Ontario...
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    What's Old Is New Again: New Articles Re: Figure Skating History

    Two very special blogs to share this week! Tim Brown: http://skateguard1.blogspot.com/2019/07/rockers-and-risks-tim-brown-story.html The 1995 Canadian Championships (featuring 30 'New To You(tube)' videos from the event)...
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    What's Old Is New Again: New Articles Re: Figure Skating History

    This week's Skate Guard blogs are up! Edith Secord: https://skateguard1.blogspot.com/2019/07/a-champion-of-two-countries-edith.html The 1957 U.S. Championships: https://skateguard1.blogspot.com/2019/07/the-1957-us-figure-skating-championships.html
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    What's Old Is New Again: New Articles Re: Figure Skating History

    This week's Skate Guard blogs... Walter Arian: https://skateguard1.blogspot.com/2019/07/a-game-changer-walter-arian-story.html The 1964 Canadian Championships: https://skateguard1.blogspot.com/2019/07/the-1964-canadian-figure-skating.html
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