Quote Originally Posted by silverlake22 View Post
I'm surprised they named Joey to the World Team like that. Kevin has had much better international results recently and Joey, on top of being really inconsistent, seems to get very low scores internationally even when he does skate decently. I'm happy to see Joey go to Worlds, I just fear that he tanks and doesn't make it to the FS...
The selection criteria is the same as last year. Joey Russel earned the spot. As for tanking, there's no garantee Kevin would not implode like he just did. Nobody knows now what will happen, including the skaters, who certainly do not wish to tank. Happens to some of the best nonetheless.