Monday, December 24, 2012

This and That

Caroline Zhang at the East West Ice Palace Holiday Show.

Grant Hochstein at the East West Ice Palace Holiday Show.

Marissa King says to Watch Out For The Gators in 2013

Workout Wednesday at Metroplex featuring Lizzy Leduc

Louis Smith is looking to cash in on winning Strictly Come Dancing and is willing to turn his back on gymnastics for a TV career. He indicated that he will not be back in competition until 2014 at the earliest.

Gabby Douglas was names the Female Athlete of the Year by the Associated Press, the youngest recipient since Mary Lou Retton. It is quite simply a huge honor that underscores the impact Gabby Douglas made on the world this summer with her Olympic wins. The last three female gymnasts to be named Athlete of the Year were Olga, Nadia and Mary Lou. Peggy Fleming is the only figure skater to ever win the award.

Russian Nationals Schedule and Results

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Ashley Wagner performed at the Galleria. She recently added Pandora to her list of endorsements. Already with Nike, expert Wagner to become earn big with the Olympics looming should she repeat as National Champion and earn a medal at Worlds. After seven years of shifting champions, the USFSA to eager to crown a repeat champion.

Gymnastics photographer and former message board owner/moderator Pam Mayer was killed in a car accident. RIP to a real talent.

Japanese Nationals Exhibitions:

Daisuke Takahashi

Yuzuru Hanyu

Takahito Mura

Mao Asada

Kanako Murakami

Akiko Suzuki

1 comment:

  1. ..and yet it still doesn't seem like Ashley has a lot of diehard fans. They are just really trying to grab onto to someone...anyone.