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Archive for October, 2006

A Well Deserved Reward

Last week Skate Canada announced that Shae-Lynn Bourne and Viktor Kraatz will be inducted into the Skate Canada Hall of Fame. After a decade of remarkable success the reward is well deserved. I’ve never been much of an ice dance fan, but I do remember the first time I saw Bourne and Kraatz on TV. [...]

Why Don’t These Skaters Retire?

Why won't Michelle Kwan, Sasha Cohen and Emanuel Sandhu retire? Okay, I can see the temptation for Sandhu to hang on for the Olympics in his hometown, but the US ladies must know that their time has come and gone, especially after what happened in Turino. Sasha Cohen registered to compete in this year's US [...]