Quote Originally Posted by samson View Post
I wonder how many seasons back we could go before we couldn't pinpoint at least one elite athlete who pointed to "boot problems" as affecting their ability to skate.
Skaters who have had (well known) boot problems leading to injury/"meltdown skates": Jeremy Abbott (back), Michelle Kwan (toe), Ashley Wagner (Nationals), Evan Lysacek (shoulder caused when a blade snapped), Michael Weiss, and the ultimate Tim Goebel's career was ended...