No, so many ppl ragging on Sasha!lol
I'm not sure of the validity of the statements she made about Michelle, but even if she did make those comments I would totally support her in vying for another Olympic berth. I think most of us @ 1 pt. or another have said something hippocrytical or changed opinions on things as time passed, so if she's made that choice (whatever that may be,since the quote is pretty amiguous [crosses fingers]) then I say go for it!
I do agree w/a lot of you though that it would be tough for her to even make the team with the new code, her jump inconsistencies, how late it is in the Olympic cycle & all that momentum coming from the newcomers. But I never want to count her out for sentimental reasons probably- I mean her artistry & elegance captivates me whether or not that equates to being able to get on a podium.
Last edited by lmarie086; 07-17-2008 at 10:14 PM. Reason: to fix the quote
IIRC what Sasha said (quite a bit before 2006) was something to the effect that, "when I was younger and immature I thought, why doesn't Michelle move on and give us our chance to shine?" The implication being that with maturity she got past that way of thinking.
In 2006 I am pretty sure she answered all questions about Michelle with, I am just concentrating on my own skating.
In fact, she was criticised on the skating boards for taking that attitude in her famous interview with Katy Curric. Curric tried to draw Sasha into the controversy, or at least to say that she sympathized with Michelle's injury. Sasha did not rise to the bait, saying only that her focus was on her own programs.
Anyway, I look forward to seeing both Sasha and Michelle in Vancouver.