View Poll Results: Since SLC Oly's 2002, what retired skater, do you miss most?

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  • Alexei Yagudin

    86 41.55%
  • Todd Eldredge

    18 8.70%
  • Elvis Stojko

    11 5.31%
  • Maria Butyrskaya

    12 5.80%
  • Jennifer Robinson

    2 0.97%
  • Marina Anissina & Gwendal Peizerat

    36 17.39%
  • Sale & Pelletier

    44 21.26%
  • Elena & Anton

    54 26.09%
  • Ina & Zimmerman

    18 8.70%
  • Other-

    23 11.11%
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Thread: Who do you miss the most

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    Who do you miss the most

    Of all the skaters who retired after the SLC Olympics, who's skating do you miss the most?

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    Who has made figure skating not feel the same, since they retired?
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    Well, I don't really miss any of them, because that is pretty much the cast of Stars on Ice. So we can still see them performing -- better than ever!

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    Quote Originally Posted by CzarinaAnya
    Of all the skaters who retired after the SLC Olympics, who's skating do you miss the most?

    You can pick more than 1 option.

    Who has made figure skating not feel the same, since they retired?
    I miss both Alexei and B & S in eligible skating.

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    I really miss Alexei, Sasha Abt and Anissina/Peizerat.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mathman
    Well, I don't really miss any of them, because that is pretty much the cast of Stars on Ice. So we can still see them performing -- better than ever!
    Thank goodness! But I still wish there were more "serious" pro competitions for them - a "pro" Grand Prix series. I know we've had that discussion before, but I can dream, can't I?

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    My picks:

    Pairs: B/S - I wonder if they would have stayed eligible for four more years if that scandal in SCL had not occurred?

    Men: That was difficult - I miss Alexej a lot, but on the other hand, I don’t think he could have done any better: he fully realized his potential and won every major title one could win in his eligible career.
    I'm most missing Sasha Abt – I really wish, it would have been possible for him to hang on until Turino, especially with the major splatfest we’ve seen here at the mens’ event. It might have been his chance to really shine!

    Dance: Lobacheva/Averbukh - However, despite I’m missing them a lot on the eligible scene, I’m very happy about the shows they are organizing in Russia, I simply love them! And with having had the chance to watch a few of them live, I might be even quite satisfied with their decision to turn pro.

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    Sasha Abt...B/S...I/Z were lots of fun...

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    What's Russian for 'emptiness'?

    I'd say Anjelika Krylova & Oleg Ovsyannikov,although with the comments I've been hearing about his weight,perhaps he would have made further programs look absurd.

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    I miss Yags!

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    I miss Bereshnaya & Shikeralidze, there is no pair in amateur that compares to them at the moment.

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    I miss Bourne & Kraatz so much, from those on the poll I put B&S, I miss them second...

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    I miss Sarah.

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    I miss Alexei Yagudin the most, but I have a soft spot for Marina and Gwendal as well...

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    I miss Alexei, Elena and Anton, Shae-Lynn Bourne and Victor Kraatz, Sasha Abt.

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    I miss Alexei. (Big secret huh??)

    Dee

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