For now, he is certainly helping the sport gain more exposure for the time being. It remains to be seen whether this will be sustainable long-term, but I agree with golden411 that he is at least defying the conventional wisdom in the short-term. Gracie Gold, who?
Originally Posted by wallylutz
For the nth time, there is nothing "Gold" about Gracie's look. This girl has some real challenges in not knowing how to dress. From the Icenetwork pic where she looked a lot older than she really is and not in a good way, to the much ridicule grandma' pearls when she did TV interview after the U.S. Nationals - you are one of the very few aside from somebody with sky in the handle who thinks Gracie has "Gold" look. As pointed out already, somebody like Gracie wouldn't even make the Vogue magazine today. Wanna see a real blonde beauty? Try Kirra Korpi instead here : Kiira Korpi
Originally Posted by Skater Boy