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Why Do Sports Reporters Dislike Figure Skating?

I know, I know, there are lots of reasons to be down on figure skating. There's all that dodgy scoring, diva personalities and crazy costumes. Plus, it's hard to learn how to identify all those jumps. But, the coverage in the Vancouver Sun this weekend has been a real downer. For starters, they they printed [...]

Why I Love Canadians

Two days into the senior competition at the Canadian Figure Skating Championships in Vancouver and I dig this competition more than ever. Maybe it's because Canadians was my ultimate goal as a skater, or perhaps it's because most of the skaters at this competition are experiencing their career highs this week. The intensity and excitement [...]