Gazing at a Glorious Great Lakes sunset
- Aug 12, 2014
But that's about what you would expect any new pairing to say.
They're not going to release a statement that they look forward to presenting programs with stale content, haphazard emotional commitment, and boring music.
B..b...b...but you didn't comment on my points that Eric's injuries have completely healed over 3 years of retirement! And, also relevant, that Eric's height and Vanessa's could in fact turn out to be more pleasing, more compatible and maybe even less hard on Eric's body. (just kidding, of course, my friend
I look forward to seeing their programs; they'll have to show me. I'll either like them or I won't, but it's not going to be on the basis of what anyone says... either pro or con.
Right. I'm predisposed to like them because of the very short clips we've seen, but also because I can picture the skaters E & V were with their previous partners, and I can imagine the kind of long lines, fluid skating and emotional engagement that I like.
The following quotes are from the That Skating Show interview, and I think they were from Eric, but maybe Vanessa, as she was saying very similar things. They say they don't expect anything to be given to them, and I take them at their word.
"When it comes to making the Olympics, this is a sport. It doesn't matter how good you are. You have to go out and you have to do your job. And if you don't, then it doesn't happen.... Nothing is going to be given to us. We're going to have to work really hard and we're starting from really far behind."
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