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Thread: Fumie withdraws from Japan Challenge

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    Fumie withdraws from Japan Challenge

    Apparently she has a groin injury.

    http://asia.news.yahoo.com/050928/kyodo/d8ct480g1.html
    Last edited by nymkfan51; 09-28-2005 at 01:09 PM.

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    Two weeks to recover. I guess she's out of Campbell's as well.

    All these injuries. This is definitely a young person's sport. By the time you hit your mid-twenties, it seems like it is one thing after another.

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    She's over practicing on salchows. JMO.

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    This is going to be a stressful season for every skater.....not to try to be 'smart' but I think the 'Injury' will hit when the GP gets going....

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    I am so sorry to learn of this news. I hope Fumie will have enough time to recover so that she will have a strong chance to make the Japanese Olympic team.

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    Not good. It makes me wonder how many similar announcements we'll get this season. This is when the training kicks into high gear and the skaters prepare for the Olys.

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    Quote Originally Posted by iluvtodd
    I am so sorry to learn of this news. I hope Fumie will have enough time to recover so that she will have a strong chance to make the Japanese Olympic team.
    I share your sentiments. Fumie is one of my faves, and I sure hope to be watching her performances come Oly's!!

    Fingers crossed for Fumie and a speedy (oops - cross that out) FAST recovery.

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    That's too bad. I hope she can have a speedy recovery. Fumie is a lovely skater and she shone last season in presentation, much better than before IMO and much prettier. I hope she can get her loop back (do I remember it right?) I, too, would like to see her in the olympics.
    Last edited by hongligl; 09-28-2005 at 07:55 PM.

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    As desperate as we are to see some skating I would rather do without the GP series and have more skaters healthy for the Olympics.

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    Apparently this injury is not a serious one fortunately, I understood from the article. I´m wishing a speedy recovery to Fumie!

    Well, injuries are connected with every athletic sport, I believe. And athletes are there to compete in events, in many events during a season. Not just to participate in shows, cheesefests, their own Nationals and Worlds/Olympics.

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    A groin injury is not always that serious, sometimes it's nothing really, but you must let it heal cause it can get worse.

    Get well soon Fumie!!!

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    I hope she recovers quickly I am rooting for her this season.

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    I also wish the best for Fumie. She is one of the very few female skaters right now who has got a pure artistry and genuine feel for the music, a real joy to watch. It would be a pity if she misses out on the Olympics...

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    Thanks for joining us Urmaniac (great name ). It is always a pleasure to hear views from around the world.

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    Is she still in Japan training with Mr. Sato?

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