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    Rosalynn Sumners

    Hi there

    I have always been a great admirer of Rosalynn Sumner's skating. There are a few gaps in my knowledge of her career. I wonder if anyone saw her perform at the 1981 Skate America where she finished fourth. She once gave an interview where she said she landed five triples in that competition and I wondered what they were. I heard she was capable of doing the lutz. I also wondered what jumps she landed at the 1982 NHK Trophy where she finished second to Katarina Witt. And most intriguingly, what happened to her at the 1983 Zagreb Golden Spin where she finished second to Sandra Dubravcic? She must have missed a lot of her jumps. Does anyone have any details? Any knowledge much appreciated. I wish she would write an autobiography.

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    I don't remember the particular programs you ask about. I remember Roz mostly for her excellent 2A.

    Here's Rosalyn at Skate Canada 1980
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5R35_wRJ4R0

    Rosalyn 1979 exhibition in the summer
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iEZiUJNrZbI


    1982 Skate America
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yt9eY3gEnkU

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