I have to say, she does look noticeably smaller than she has in the past. Her legs, especially. Tiny, tiny. She looked beautiful, though, and she's much better spoken than she used to be. She sounds much more mature and appreciative.
I was very pleased to see her back.
I heard her say it too. She said she was thinking about her stomach the whole time and then a comment about her having an extra two pounds as she rubbed her stomach in the kiss and cry. She was talking to her coach. Hopefully, if there is a problem, he will get her the help she needs.
Did anyone else notice that they replayed jumps in slow motion for almost everyone but Sasha. I wanted to sees hers slowly to see if Scott's comments about possible underrotation were accurate. Interesting no replays - no obvious judging controversy.
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And what if Ashley had also been dinged for her flutz, as some say she should have been, hmm? You don't seem as fussed about that. Anyhow, I think it was right on to put Ashley fourth and leave her with a chance to medal, perhaps be on the team. Despite the fall, the rest of her program was gorgeous. I'm sad she fell, though. I wonder where she would have been if she hadn't? Above Flatt? Above Cohen? Maybe even first???? But Ashley will have her day. Maybe tonight!
As someone who's worked in media for almost two decades, I took NBC's decision not to show slo-mo replays of Sasha's program purely as a decision not to take the cameras off live Sasha -- to capture all of her reactions -- so it didn't faze me at all. And because we got to listen to her banter with Mr. Nicks, we also got to hear him mention "jokers." I LMAO'd!
Artistically speaking (interpretation and execution) Cohen and Flatt were really good IMO.
personally, i would much rather see live Sasha than a slo-mo replay of her jumps.
Sasha and Mr. Nicks are so cute together...esp when they are happy.
After watching the Ladies SP on TV, the lady skaters who have excellent posture are Caroline Z. and Sasha.