(I obtained these information from my European friends.)
Last edited by jennylovskt; 03-16-2010 at 01:39 PM.
There are extracts of this "test" here: http://jt.france3.fr/regions/popup.p...c86a_1214part1 (starts around 11:40) and here in a Preaubert interview: http://www.lequipe.fr/Ski/breves2010...fataliste.html
Let's not make Brian the victim here, like jennylovskt said he asked for the "test" himself.That's an interesting quote. If I was him, I would have thought if my federation still trusted me, they wouldn't have made me do a test skate in the first place. I'd love to see Brian skate well at Worlds.
This test was more of a PR work, that's why it was held only a week before Worlds. What was on almost every newspaper in France today? A small article in the sport section about Brian going to worlds because he won the "test"...
BTW There were no judges at this "test" only federation members and....journalists.
Thankfully not a lot of people were fooled and some journalist even called it a "complete farce". Alban himself said that the "test" should have taken place on the 1st of April