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    Keepin' it real gsk8's Avatar
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    News Wagner skating on a mission, for self and country

    From the Washington Post

    ...American women have failed to earn that [third worlds] berth back over the past three seasons. Wagner hopes that will change in her first world championship appearance this week in Nice..

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    Well, she is skating well, no injuries, has two recent golds going in, sounds confident, not just talking talk. Good luck Ashley. That picture reminds me of a cat. Give her two whiskers. She is a cute girl, it just hit me. Maybe I look at my cat too much, LOL

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    Quote Originally Posted by gsk8 View Post
    From the Washington Post

    ...American women have failed to earn that [third worlds] berth back over the past three seasons. Wagner hopes that will change in her first world championship appearance this week in Nice..
    She competed at worlds in 2008, placing 16th

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    Good to see such a write up on Washington Post. Let's hope there will be a higher profile for and more interest in figure skating in the US. Success from the Ladies champion should help greatly.

    The article does contradict itself on Ashey's appearances at Worlds.

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    I would love to see Ashley do exceptionaly well at Worlds. It is great to see those who work hard and are willing to make big changes rewarded for their efforts.
    I was never a big fan of Ashley's till now when I saw how hard she is working. I hope she wins big.
    Last edited by Bentley; 03-21-2012 at 09:56 PM.

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    If she can medal it would be really hard for Alissa to screw up bad enough to lose 3 spots. I think if Alissa could limit herself to 3 falls in the entire competition and Ashley finishes top 3 or 4 we'll get the spots back.

    Go Ashley! Go Alissa!

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    I feel confident for her to medal because she has figured out what it takes to win.

    “If I can get into the mentality that I got into at nationals and Four Continents,” Wagner said, “worlds will not be that big of a mountain to climb.”


    Too bad Jeremy has not mastered that yet.

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