04-15-2012, 10:59 PM
Wagner clearly should have won in 2008. Rachael beating her down to 3rd was a crime.
Originally Posted by Mathman
04-15-2012, 11:02 PM
Exactly, Czisny and Flatt have already been given more than enough opportunities and both have managed to deliver a respectable showing at Worlds only 1 of 3 tries. Both have also been repeatedly overscored at Nationals, Czisny in a huge way in 2009 and 2012, and Flatt every year until this year really, but especialy 2008 and 2011. Both are now on the downside of their careers and on visible decline. It is time to move on to other options. The USFSA already wisely disposed of Flatt in 2012, and now it is time to do likewise with Czisny in 2013.
Originally Posted by R.D.
The U.S #1 post should be Wagner's to lose at this point and I am pretty sure it is. Unless someone like Gold proves to be much more competitive internationally than even a good Wagner or Wagner completely loses her newfound consistency, Wagner will enter Nationals only needing to deliver steady performances to win, although hopefully with her growing confidence she can do better than that. The U.S #2 post should be there for the taking for Gold, Zhang, an revived Nagasu, a steadier Agnes, or any of the surprise youngsters who can really step it up.
Last edited by pangtongfan; 04-15-2012 at 11:05 PM.
04-15-2012, 11:04 PM