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    Jeremy Abbott

    Here is an article about Jeremy - his coaching change and his new life in Michigan.

    http://www.denverpost.com/sports/ci_...able.xanga.com

    Good luck at Natls Jeremy!

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    Loved the tidbit about black-and-white print of a canal scene in Amsterdam. That gave me an idea.

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    Thanks. Sounds like the move was more about growing up and leaving home than leaving Tom Z. Well that is good, and I am glad everything is working out. I can't wait to see him at nationals!!!

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    Well, after the article spent the first two-and-a-half paragraphs dumping on Detroit and Pontiac and finally got around to discussing Jeremy...

    Hey, guy, I've been to Denver. Except for the dinosaur museum I wasn't all that impressed.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mathman View Post
    Well, after the article spent the first two-and-a-half paragraphs dumping on Detroit and Pontiac and finally got around to discussing Jeremy...

    Hey, guy, I've been to Denver. Except for the dinosaur museum I wasn't all that impressed.
    I am not the biggest Denver fan - but drive 45 minutes west and it is like being in heaven!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mathman View Post
    Well, after the article spent the first two-and-a-half paragraphs dumping on Detroit and Pontiac and finally got around to discussing Jeremy...

    Hey, guy, I've been to Denver. Except for the dinosaur museum I wasn't all that impressed.
    There's some interesting cliff dwellings at Manitou Springs.near Colorado Springs.

    http://www.cliffdwellingsmuseum.com/

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mathman View Post
    Well, after the article spent the first two-and-a-half paragraphs dumping on Detroit and Pontiac and finally got around to discussing Jeremy...

    Hey, guy, I've been to Denver. Except for the dinosaur museum I wasn't all that impressed.
    Jeremy isn't from Denver. He was born in Aspen, several hours west of Denver, and he trained in Colorado Springs, about an hour and a half south of Denver.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hsuhs View Post
    Loved the tidbit about black-and-white print of a canal scene in Amsterdam. That gave me an idea.
    Now I am curious....like you are making a banner?

    When I read about the print I got the picture of people skating on frozen canals in NL since 1600.

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    Quote Originally Posted by snowflake View Post
    Now I am curious....like you are making a banner?
    Oh, that'd be great, but I'm not that creative, I'm afraid. I was thinking about buying someting in a gift shop, something related to Amsterdam, for the opposite wall in his apartment? Since I'm going to Worlds in March.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hsuhs View Post
    Oh, that'd be great, but I'm not that creative, I'm afraid. I was thinking about buying someting in a gift shop, something related to Amsterdam, for the opposite wall in his apartment? Since I'm going to Worlds in March.
    Aha, what a great idea! Because you are sure Jeremy will be there and you can throw this....?.....on the ice for him Find something nice, he is worth it

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    Quote Originally Posted by snowflake View Post
    Because you are sure Jeremy will be there and you can throw this....?.....on the ice for him
    I'm pretty much sure he'll be there Yes, I was thinking about something.. throwable. Or, could leave the present at the hotel desk (did it before, although have no idea if the skater got it, I hope he did).

    Quote Originally Posted by snowflake View Post
    he is worth it
    Oh absolutely.

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    Good luck to Jeremy defending his US title!

    I think he is such a wonderful, musical skater.
    Here is my favorite men's SP from this season:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KWyzS2svzMA

    Go Jeremy

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mathman View Post
    Well, after the article spent the first two-and-a-half paragraphs dumping on Detroit and Pontiac and finally got around to discussing Jeremy...

    Hey, guy, I've been to Denver. Except for the dinosaur museum I wasn't all that impressed.
    I'm with you Mathman... The best part about the city of Denver was the lack of humidity - and good hair days were had by all - I hope that a bit of the Motor City gives Jeremy the edge that he needs for success

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kwanford Wife View Post
    - I hope that a bit of the Motor City gives Jeremy the edge that he needs for success
    Congratulations to Jeremy - what great skates at Natls

    Many are giving credit to Yuka and Jason which seems well deserved .

    But I wonder if Kwanford Wife hit on something here.

    Has Motown rubbed off on Jeremy and made him a little tougher?
    I thought he looked a little edgier and that it was Evan and Johnny who looked nervous.

    Thankyou Yuka, thankyou Motown! Thankyou Jeremy!
    Here is a Stevie Wonder classic about the city.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mSRyf...rom=PL&index=3
    Last edited by janetfan; 01-18-2010 at 09:40 AM.

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    Detroit is definitely agreeing w/ him if his skating is any indication!

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