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Thread: Who Do You Think Will Show Up in Calgary?

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    Question Who Do You Think Will Show Up in Calgary?

    Will Arakawa show up?

    Will Kwan show up?

    Will Cohen go for a gold Worlds?

    Will Slutskaya want to end the season on a gold note?

    Will Emily definitely go for the podium?

    Will Kimmie want to show that she is now No.l in Calgary?

    Will Joannie be on the podium?

    Will Fumie now disappear from eligible?

    Will Gedenashvili show up?

    Will other European and Chinese Ladies show up with the long trip to Calgary?

    Will Mao Asada win the 2006 Worlds and end this Kwan Era?

    Enquiring Minds Want To Know

    If you're thinking, let's hear your thoughts.

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    So sorry that Ira didn't take gold! There will NEVER be another Irina! There will be more Kwan, Cohen, Joubert, and else, but there will never be another Carolina, another Irina and another Plushenko!
    Who will show up? Honestly, I think that Arakawa will not compete anymore. Hmm...I am not sure about Cohen. Carolina has chance!!! Forza Carolina!!!!!
    Others? Anything is possible!

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    IIRC Sasha has said she's going... and Irina has said the Olys were her final competition...

    Plushenko has waffled back and forth if he's going or not...

    Kwan can't go according to how the bye was worded, at least that's how I saw it, so if Sasha/Kimmie/Emily bows out Katy Taylor is next in line....

    Will Matt Savoie be in Calgary?

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    I will be surprised if any of the medalist except maybe Belbin/Agosto shows up.
    And everyone from 4th down who is not injured will be there.

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    I know Sasha is saying she will be at World's, but my gut feeling is that she will not. I read on Skatefans that Katy Taylor's name is off the list for Jr. Worlds; perhaps as a replacement for Senior Worlds?

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    Cohen confirmed that she is going, barring injury of course.

    When Irina was asked whether she would continue, she said something to the effect of "Let's see." She didn't outright say No, so maybe she might continue as well...?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lucy25
    I know Sasha is saying she will be at World's, but my gut feeling is that she will not. I read on Skatefans that Katy Taylor's name is off the list for Jr. Worlds; perhaps as a replacement for Senior Worlds?
    Hmm. Very odd. Maybe she just doesn't want to go? I find it hard to believe that Cohen would say she is going and then not go. If there was any doubt she should have said, "I'll see how things go" or something.

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    I am thinking more that her lingering injuries might get the best of her while training for Worlds.

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    I read somewhere that Irina's agent said she is rethinking her decision not to go to worlds since last night.

    I doubt very much Shizuka will be there, Fumie, Nakano and Ando should be able to secure 3 spots for the team.

    Sasha's groin is a huge concern, but I think she will crawl to worlds if she has to. With Arakawa out and Irina a question mark, this will be the best chance of her career to win worlds.

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    There will NEVER be another Irina! There will be more Kwan, Cohen, Joubert, and else, but there will never be another Carolina, another Irina and another Plushenko!

    Excuse me? I beg your pardon, but there will never be another Kwan or Cohen.

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    I am fairly sure that Matt Savoie plans to be at Worlds.

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    Will Arakawa show up? Doubtful, with the media frenzy she will be dealing with.

    Will Kwan show up? Worlds was never part of the agreement. Taylor would go instead.

    Will Cohen go for a gold Worlds? If her health holds, she will be there.

    Will Slutskaya want to end the season on a gold note? Turin was supposed to be her last competition, but there are rumors she is reconsidering.

    Will Emily definitely go for the podium? She will be there, but not on the podium.

    Will Kimmie want to show that she is now No.l in Calgary? Depending on who shows up she might have an shot at a medal.

    Will Joannie be on the podium? Possibly.

    Will Fumie now disappear from eligible? I think she will probably go and with either Slute or Arakawa out (possibly both) she could be on the podium.

    Will Gedenashvili show up? Don't know.

    Will other European and Chinese Ladies show up with the long trip to Calgary? Don't know.

    Will Mao Asada win the 2006 Worlds and end this Kwan Era? She is still too young to attend per the rules. 2007 will be her first.
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    I don't know who is going, but, Joe, babe, English teacher here. "whom" is not correct in your title. "Who" is correct. Though it doesn't look or sound nearly as cool, I know.

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    Elene Gedevanishvili is scheduled to go to both Junior and Senior Worlds this year, if I recall correctly.

    Nan

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