Okay, I need to add my 2cents to the CCCP jacket and Johnny Weir, and figure skating judges. At the national level these people are conservative old buffalos. I recogonize the SAME judges as when I was a skater, and they were conservative THEN. I guarantee you that when I was competing, I would have LOVED to own a CCCP jacket, BUT my coaches and other skating folks would have warned me NOT to wear it at a national competition-or heck-any competition. Skating is subjectively judged (STILL), and from the time you are a juvenile lady you are warned about offending judge A or B. Prejudices and attitudes DO sneak in, and you wish not to go into competition with two knocks against you. I wish there were not as many 'beauty pageant' elements to figure skating, but the fact is, there are, and these elements apply to the 'gentlemen' as well.