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    Question Which Skaters Have Tattoos?

    Ever since I saw the three beautiful tattoos that Evgeni Plushenko got recently, I've been curious about which skaters have them?

    So far the only thread I was able to find in GS's "search" option about this was this one (but it's about forum members, *not* skaters): http://www.goldenskate.com/forum/sho...hlight=tattoos

    From my own internet investigating the past day, I've found the following skaters have tattoos (accompanied with pics):

    Evgeni Plushenko ~ http://img829.imageshack.us/img829/2347/x2275c863.jpg

    Denise Biellmann ~ http://www.blick.ch/people/schweiz/g...o-kunst-152125 (six pages full! WARNING: lots of "skin" shown)


    I couldn't find any more pictures, but I did read that Patrick Chan wanted to get one after the 2010 Olympics: http://www.thestar.com/sports/olympi...han-ice-prince

    Also, I thought I read that Joannie Rochette got one? And for some crazy reason I thought Stephane Lambiel and Brian Joubert had them as well?

    Thanks for indulging my curiousity everyone, but I find this topic totally fascinating; getting a tattoo is a glimpse into one's soul, especially when the tattoo is esoteric in nature (re: Zhenya).

    p.s. this reminds me of a fascinating book I once read entitled "The Gargoyle" by Andrew Davidson.

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    i think Sinead Kerr has one, anyway , because it showed a bit over the top of her hot pants in their OD last year..I don't think it was make -up, because it was mostly covered up anyway.

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    Is tattoo beautiful?!
    Last edited by Bluebonnet; 09-07-2010 at 10:42 PM.

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    Shucks, I was honestly hoping to see some pics of more skaters with tats. :( It would've been fun to decipher the meaning behind the more esoteric ones. In the meantime, I'm left to wonder what more tattoos Evgeni plans to add in the future...

    Lol, I have a guilty pleasure of wanting to see him with a particular one that starts on the right side of his chest and then winds itself up & around his neck.

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    Jeremy Abbott

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    I think skaters may get tattoos but as to not offend judges ther never show them, I mean it is basically a conservative sport

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    Quote Originally Posted by gmyers View Post
    Jeremy Abbott

    http://cdn04.okcdn.okmagazine.com/wp...emy_Abbott.jpg

    I think skaters may get tattoos but as to not offend judges ther never show them, I mean it is basically a conservative sport
    That's the Chinese character for luck (fu). Maybe he has it for better success on the larger international circuit

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    Wasn't Lloyd Eisler known for getting tattoos to commemorate competitions? Not sure about Isabelle Brasseur, though.
    Last edited by iluvtodd; 09-08-2010 at 07:34 AM.

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