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Thread: Johnny Weir Guest Stars On 'Dora The Explorer'

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    Well Charles Schulz already did the real skating competition cartoon with little kids competing here:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yH_RlC6Ahe8

    Peppermint Patty manages a single axel

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    Quote Originally Posted by Skater Boy View Post
    What Dora can't do a 3T???!!!??? At her age - what is she - six it is all over. She can probably only do the same jumps as Alissa Czisny and Caroline Zhang minus the mule kick. She might as well pack it in and prepare to serve frozen yogurt for life. Darn that ice witch. She is going to win it all. And we all know what rhymes with witch.
    Maybe they could get Scott H to commentate and make the Ice Witch Russian

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    Quote Originally Posted by dorispulaski View Post
    Well Charles Schulz already did the real skating competition cartoon with little kids competing here:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yH_RlC6Ahe8

    Peppermint Patty manages a single axel
    Peppermint Patty is also working on her 3rd figure test

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    Peppermint Patty is the Sonia Henie of cartoon figure skaters.

    What's cool is that Charles Schultz is in the U.S. Figure Skating Hall of Fame.

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    Peppermint Patty has a much better spiral than Sonja Henie. She is the cartoon Cecilia Colledge. She does a spiffy single axel too.

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    My kids just watched the Dora the Explorer Skating Spectacular (even though they are a bit past the target demographic) in the hope they would see Johnny Weir, and I watched part of it. We were all very disappointed - Johnny did not make it into the actual special! (On the plus side - Dora landed her last winning jump backwards with a proper landing position.)

    If I were a judge, I'd award the medal to Peppermint Patty.

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    Hey, no fair. A bait and switch! Here it says that Johnny appears only in a "promotional spot" for the show, not in the televised show itself.

    http://www.figureskatersonline.com/j...november-25th/

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    Weir is taking new steps in other directions as well, as he has announced a new management team as of beginning of December:
    http://www.figureskatersonline.com/j...nagement-team/


    "I would like to announce a wonderful change in my career. I am pleased to announce that I am now working with Laina Cohn of Cohn/Torgan Management as my official manager and management team. I am also happy to announce that I will be working with Monica Barkett of Global Artists Agency."

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nigel View Post
    Weir is taking new steps in other directions as well, as he has announced a new management team as of beginning of December:
    http://www.figureskatersonline.com/j...nagement-team/


    "I would like to announce a wonderful change in my career. I am pleased to announce that I am now working with Laina Cohn of Cohn/Torgan Management as my official manager and management team. I am also happy to announce that I will be working with Monica Barkett of Global Artists Agency."
    Yeah, saw this yesterday. What do you all make of it? Pretty big deal to leave Tara Modlin, who has been not only his manager but a very close friend. and why make the switch now?

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    Did Tara run a figure skating show saying that donations would be given to a charity, but instead kept the money for herself?

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    Yes, I heard that.

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    Also, didn't Tara manage to alienate Yuna Kim, so that Johnny wasn't invited to Yuna's productions?

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