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Sale and Pelletier Make Commentator Debut

I've always been a fan of Jamie Sale and David Pelletier and believe it will be years until we see another pair with that kind of talent, artistry and passion. This weekend the couple made their debut as commentators on CTV. Though I haven't heard much of their work yet (one drawback of watching the [...]

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 [...]