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Archive for April, 2009

Canadian Team Primed for 2010

Apologies for the very late posting on my thoughts on Worlds! For what it’s worth, here’s my two cents: What We’ve Got Here is a Failure to Communicate The pairs event was a tough way to start the competition for the Canadian team. But, I think Dube and Davison’s mediocre showing was a much-needed reality [...]

Skate Canada Wants Athletes to ‘Man Up’

Apparently the figure skating TV viewing audience in Canada is way down because figure skating is just too darn gay. In this article, Skate Canada says it’s encouraging skaters and officials to use words like “strength” and “power” when they talk about the sport. Skate Canada is also asking athletes to tone down their costumes. [...]