11-17-2013, 05:45 PM
Midwestern Sectionals from the Lansing Skating Club in East Lansing MI
Ladies Short Program is Friday, November 22nd at 6:20 pm EST
Ladies Free Skate is Saturday, November 23rd at 1:25 pm EST
You can follow the live updates on IceNetwork.
At the end of each competition, the protocols are immediately available
11-17-2013, 07:47 PM
Well she should have maybe been penalized and treated by the fans like rachel flatt; rachel has been villainized in the past comparatively to Czisny who is no better. I don't begrudge either = they want what they want; which in their best interests screw the world. That's life.
Originally Posted by leafygreens
11-17-2013, 09:07 PM
Hope she is in good health and training well to deliver satisfying performances at Sectionals
11-17-2013, 09:11 PM
At 2011 Worlds, Rachael Flatt was injured but at least she landed some of her triples, finished 12th and guaranteed herself two GP slots. She returned for 2012 Nationals in San Jose and finished 6th. She took time off from skating to try to heal her chronic injuries and resumed training in the summer of 2013.
At 2012 Worlds, Alissa finished 22nd, landed no triples and guaranteed herself a damaged reputation in the eyes of the judges. She had surgery a few months later and tried to return for 2013 Nationals, but reinjured herself and had to have a second surgery. She started training again in June 2013 and her first competition was Regionals in September.
Neither of these skaters is doing harm to anyone other than (possibly) themselves.
Rachael seems to be balancing school and skating rather successfully. Injuries are for her a question of keeping pain at a manageable level while regaining and maintaining skating skills.
In Alissa's case, the question is whether she can get back her skating skills without incurring another setback or causing a worse injury.
11-17-2013, 10:13 PM