Figure Skating: Skate AmericaSascha Cohen
Posted 26 October 2003 - 07:45 PM
BTW, Jennie Kirk also skated the performance of her life. Very lovely, no mistakes! She placed second.
Cohen is skating to Swan Lake. Her program is nicely balanced, skated with feeling. I can't wait to see her as the year progresses. I am "hoping against hope" the demons of her past insecurities remain firmly in the past.
Posted 26 October 2003 - 07:47 PM
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Among other news is that Brian Boitano is planning to compete in his 10th Ice Wars on November 13th.
Posted 26 October 2003 - 09:46 PM
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Posted 27 October 2003 - 08:00 AM
Not enough ballet?
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Posted 27 October 2003 - 09:22 AM
I know several kids at our old club that have had injuries more severe and continue to skate. Most are tendinitos in the ankles or feet, a lot of knee problems, some stress fractures in the feet and other bone development problems. Not to mention the emotional toll that level of competition takes on a young child. My daughter is much happier and has never regretted her decision to quit skating. I admit, I do miss it a bit, but watching her dance and the light that sparkles in her eyes when she dances was worth giving up my visions of gold.
Posted 27 October 2003 - 10:39 AM
Wasn't it back-problems that Tara suffers from??
Enough said about that.
Whatever the problem is with his hip (or other body parts for that matter ) he developed to a wonderful skater. I remember the first time I saw him at Europeans along with Urmanov and Plushenko, I thought that Yagudin was another of those "jumping machines".
The step is very far to the short program to "Winter" wich I think certainly was one of the best single skates program I've ever seen (between 1989 and 2003), and I'm not even a fan of him!
So I'm really looking forward to see Sasha Cohen this season! I'm a little surprised that Kwan hasn't turned pro yet?
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