Whom would you name as the 2003 Figure Skater of the Year (The period covers ONLY 2003 and goes through the end of the Grand Prix Finals.)
PAIRS AND DANCE COUPLES will be counted as ONE SKATER
I am listing my reminesences(sp) of 2003, in no particular order. Please dispute oradd your own choices to describe.
Evgeni Plushenko The quad man had his problems this season but managed to win Gold at the Worlds and 3 more gold medals at the GP events.
Michelle Kwan She took on the season with renewed vigor and copt the Worlds Gold. But she avoided the GP events.
Emmanuel Sandhu An unfortunate skater for so long and finally he copts the Grand Prix Gold Finals. Wow!
Sasha Cohen The bicoastal skater continues to thrill the audience with exquisite flexibility and garnered 3 golds at GP events.
Kevin Van Der Perren A breakout European skater whom we will have to watch in the forthcoming year(s).
Fumie Seguri This lady who was consistently an 'also on the podium' skater made her way to the top of the podium Gold at GP Finals.
Song Gao Another breakout skater this time from Asia and one we will be watching closely in competitions to come.
Shizuka Arakawa What a lovely lyrical skater who captures your heart in every competition.
Shen and Zhao What more can be said after Worlds Gold; 2 gold GP events; and Gold GP Final. Whether Puccini or Tschaikowsky they are tops.
Navka and Kostomarov Hard work after last years so so performance brought this team to 3 gold GP event and a Gold GP Final.
Now choose one from the list or add your own, and ONLY ONE as your "Figure Skater of the Year.