Unless you are Russian then you dont need strong anything. Just show up and collect your gold medal. The glory days of the height of Russian politiks of the 70s and 80s are back in full force. Lets see if they continue it outside of Russia. Wonder how deep their pockets still are after all they shelved out to secure sweeping the golds at this competition pre Games.
Originally Posted by drivingmissdaisy
Skating is art, if you let it be.
Bonaly had some artistry too. It wasn't just the jumps. Her basic skating was horrendous, though.
Originally Posted by cptnhastings
If she had been taught proper technique from a young age, she would likely have won all three of those Worlds, and 1994 Olympics as well.