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    Hi, everyone! It's great that there is such forum which unites people around the world with the same interest, figure skating..It'll be great, I think, if we could know more about the members, old and new, of this forum
    That's why I'd like you to tell just some info about yourself)) Like some kind of introduction=))))It is great if you can share your photo!
    Answer some of these questions:
    1)What's ur name?
    2)age
    3)Where are you from?
    4)Who is your fav skater?))
    5)When did you start watching fs?
    6)What are your hobbies?

    Just share some facts about you!That'll be awesome)) I really want to know smth about people here)))

    Let's start with me!
    1)Vika/Viktoria
    2) 22
    3)Moscow,Russia
    4) I think I started watching fs because of Plush/Yag..Right now I'm a fan of young promising russian juniors)
    5)Yag/Plush
    6)I looove painting - my father is an artist) And I'm absolutely bad on my skates Eeverytime I go to rink, I say it's my 1st time

    And photo...
    http://s51.radikal.ru/i133/1109/fe/f5aec76fe9dc.jpg
    Here you can have a look)
    Looking forward to seeing your replies!=)
    Last edited by koatcue; 11-04-2012 at 03:32 PM.

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    Please don't post photos unless you are over 21!

    1 My name is Doris (really)
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    4. I have lots of favorite skaters, most of them ice dancers
    5. I started watching skating during the 1960 Olympics. Carol Heiss won the ladies. I thought she was wonderful. My fandom was really sealed though at the 1964 Olympics. The Protopopovs were beyond wonderful They were a total revelation
    6. This board & skating fandom in general is my main hobby but I love my garden, boating, cooking and reading and travel, when I can afford it.
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    5. 1989 after seeing Scott Hamilton skate live in a Disney on Ice show.
    6. I enjoy photography, scrapbooking, travel, and my sportfandoms are mushing, football and skating (i dont particpate in any of them).

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    5. Started watching skating during the '97 Worlds Men comp when I discovered Elvis Stojko and Yags. Stopped watching after Yags retired. Started watching again March '11 when I was awed by the three above!!!
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    5. always watched Olympic figure skating since 1968. Had the Dorothy Hamill wedge cut for several years. Became a diehard fs fan during the 1988 Calgary Winter Olympics (The Battle of the Brians, G&G, & Midori Ito did it for me). So sorry we didn't follow the comps between 1984-1988! Then there was no turning back. We try to attend regional comps, shows, when possible, and we skate recreationally.
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    Rooting for Adrian, Javi and Kevin R!!! :) aemeraldrainc's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by koatcue View Post
    Hi, everyone! It's great that there is such forum which unites people around the world with the same interest, figure skating..It'll be great, I think, if we could know more about the members, old and new, of this forum
    That's why I'd like you to tell just some info about yourself)) Like some kind of introduction=))))It is great if you can share your photo!
    Answer some of these questions:
    1)What's ur name?
    2)age
    3)Where are you from?
    4)Who is your fav skater?))
    5)When did you start watching fs?
    6)What are your hobbies?

    Just share some facts about you!That'll be awesome)) I really want to know smth about people here)))

    Let's start with me!
    1)Vika/Viktoria
    2) 22
    3)Moscow,Russia
    4) I think I started watching fs because of Plush/Yag..Right now I'm a fan of young promising russian juniors)
    5)Yag/Plush
    6)I looove painting - my father is an artist) And I'm absolutely bad on my skates Eeverytime I go to rink, I say it's my 1st time

    And photo...
    http://s51.radikal.ru/i133/1109/fe/f5aec76fe9dc.jpg
    Here you can have a look)
    Looking forward to seeing your replies!=)
    Aww! You're so pretty, Vika!

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    Rooting for Adrian, Javi and Kevin R!!! :) aemeraldrainc's Avatar
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    Great idea for a thread!
    1) Abbey
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    3) Currently living in Virginia, USA
    4) Many, Yags, of the current skaters: Kevin Reynolds, Nobunari Oda, Javi, Adrian Schultheiss. too many to mention.
    5) Around the '98 Olympics
    6) following figure skating!! I'm pretty boring, but other than that, I like music, movies, traveling, sightseeing, learning about different cultures, reading, blah, blah.

    Photo: Are we allowed to post fb links?

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    Facebook is fine! (GS is on facebook, too) To be polite to nonfacebookers, it's nice to say it's a facebook link, before copying in the link.

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