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Archive for March, 2006

Bring On the Next Generation of Skaters

There was a lot of discussion around the fact that none of the Olympic champions would be going to Worlds in Calgary. While that fact seemed to bother a number of figure skating columnists it certainly didn’t bother me. I say bring on the next generation of skaters! In the past I’ve found Worlds after [...]

CBC Figure Skating Commentary

Ex-skaters like myself can easily understand what Barb Underhill and Paul Martini are on about on the CBC coverage of Worlds. But, I feel for less educated skating fans who don’t understand the difference between a toe loop and a lutz. I don’t understand why commentators don’t explain the differences between jumps and clarify which [...]