The gymnasts of the 2012 Olympics are continuing their media appearances this week in record fashion.
Gabby Douglas gets a makeover and critics are still flipping out. Sheeeeeeeesh.
The Fierce Five become interns on The Colbert Report.
The line-up for the inaugural International Figure Skating Classic has been announced. It is a "Senior B" competition (ala Finlandia Trophy, Nebelhorn Trophy, etc) that will affect world rankings. Notable U.S. skaters include Gracie Gold, Agnes Zawadski, Ross Miner, and every announcer's nightmare - Lynn Kreingkrairut and Logan Guiletti-Schmitt.
In music news, Evgeni Plushenko is set to skate to "The Prophet" by Gary Moore for his short program. Screechy guitar + flailing arms = 9.75 interpretation score.
Agnes Zawadski will be skating to "Sex and the City 2" soundtrack. Expect a costume in lingerie.
So You Think You Can Dance and ice dance infusion? Why, yes. This season, a couple of the top ice dancers are turning to those famous in different dancing circles for their program's inspiration.
After Weaver & Poje's critically-acclaimed free dance last year, they have turned to contemporary dance for their inspiration this year. Season two So You Think You Can Dance finalist Allison Holker is helping them create a new modern dance piece unique to the ice.
I don't know about you...but I'm feeling a little fan-girlie over this:
Lynn Kriengkrairut and Logan Guillet-Schmitt are finding help from SYTCYD choreographer Stacey Tookey with their free dance this season and using the under-rated, virgin-piece of music by an artist named....Adele.
Poor quality clip of Ashley Wagner's new free skate. Samson & Delilah - overused. Yes. Good decision?
Mirai Nagasu's new programs from Glacier Falls competition (which she won).
Richard Dornbush's winning free skate:
Jason Brown's second place free skate: