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    I think Lou Marsh and Lionel Conacher are the biggies. Then there the different media picking their own - CBC, SportsNet, Postmedia, etc. 3 more days to go.

    Is there a Golden Skate Skater Of The Year Award?

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    ^ Put up a poll!

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    "I don't necessarily want to top what I've done,'' he said.
    I am glad he is taking this approach instead of trying to add another quad and hit the 300 mark. This season he needs to be conservative and avoid injury. Save the best for the Olympics!

    His new Ex number is a keeper!

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2fyG_W0Sq6Y
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    Quote Originally Posted by Boeing787 View Post
    His new Ex number is a keeper!

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2fyG_W0Sq6Y
    Mannish Boy


    Everythin', everythin', everythin's gonna be alright this mornin'
    Ooh yeah, whoaw
    Now when I was a young boy, at the age of five
    My mother said I was, gonna be the greatest man alive
    But now I'm a man, way past 21
    Want you to believe me baby,
    I had lot's of fun

    I'm a man
    I spell mmm, aaa child, nnn
    That represents man
    No B, O child, Y
    That mean mannish boy

    I'm a man
    I'm a full grown man
    I'm a man
    I'm a natural born lovers man
    I'm a man
    I'm a rollin' stone
    I'm a man
    I'm a hoochie coochie man

    Sittin' on the outside, just me and my mate
    You know I'm made to move you honey,
    come up two hours late
    Wasn't that a man
    I spell mmm, aaa child, nnn
    That represents man

    A man
    I'm a full grown man
    I'm a man
    I'm a natural born lovers man
    I'm a man
    I'm a rollin' stone
    I'm a man child
    I'm a hoochie coochie man

    I'm a natural born lovers man
    I'm a rollin' stone
    I'm a natural born lover
    I'm a hoochie coochie man
    Well, well

    Oh yeah, hey
    I'm a natural born lovers man
    Well
    I'm a natural born lover



    Nice commemoration of his 21st birthday coming up. You go Hoochie Coochie Man!
    Last edited by Violet Bliss; 12-28-2011 at 08:28 PM. Reason: Need to have the lyric he actually uses, i.e. with Hoochie Coochie Man

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    This child is going to be better than Kurt B-b-br (Dare I say it out loud?)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mathman View Post
    This child is going to be better than Kurt B-b-br (Dare I say it out loud?)
    *death glare*

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    Well, Kurt says Patrick is the best male skater he's ever seen. And he's seen 'em all.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SkateFiguring View Post
    Well, Kurt says Patrick is the best male skater he's ever seen. And he's seen 'em all.
    he says he doesn't like watching his own skating so...

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    Patrick may be the best male skater Kurt has seen, but he isn't the best male skater I've seen....That's Kurt.


    *joins Tonichelle in death glare*

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    Patrick agrees.

    "First of all, Kurt doesn't remember what he says," Chan said with a laugh. "He may regret saying that. Maybe it's a good thing but I don't even think I'm at that point yet. As much as these guys tell me I'm at that point ... I could never compare myself to Kurt. I'm telling myself every day, that's what I'm working to. I'm still working on it, I'm still working for that point of being a showman, not just being a competitor. As much as people may tell me I'm one of the best, it's still not enough for me."
    Give the man-child some time. I think for the short time he's been on the scene, he's demonstrated a range and versatility already. Just look at his programs from the recent two years. Kurt's artistry really shines after his competitive career and he has had such longevity, which I'm not sure Patrick is going for. So I'll enjoy whatever he brings while he's at it.
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    Don't worry, SF. It's going to be fun waiting to see how Patrick will grow, and I'll be thrilled if he becomes as good as his potential suggests. If one loves skating, it's always a wonderful thing to see someone new who turns out to be amazing. When Yagudin came along, none of us said, "Oh, dear, there's no room left at the top. We can't go encouraging this guy." We just said, "Wow!" And after Yagudin, there turned out to be room at the top for Takahashi. The more the merrier!

    Of course, Kurt's still the unparallelled one for me. Probably now and forever. I suspect that Patrick will be all that for you in the years to come, SF.
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    ^^^ You left out Stephane Lambiel.

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    Ooh, ooh, ooh! I did, I did. Thanks so much for adding him in, SF. Definitely up there at the top.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SkateFiguring View Post
    Another award:

    Patrick Chan named Postmedia male athlete of the year

    How many of these Athlete Of The Year Awards are there in Canada?! Patrick is cleaning up this year!
    I thought the media, journalists, press etc voted for the Lou Marshal award? And now they have their own award? Isn't that kinda redundant?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mathman View Post
    This child is going to be better than Kurt B-b-br (Dare I say it out loud?)
    Simply delusional, MM. Everyone who is anyone in skating knows kurt will never be surpassed by Chan or any current wannabe. Seriously, me thinks there has been a little too much rum eggnog over the holidays, Mr math!

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