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Archive Monthly Archives: January 2015

Kevin Reynolds and the magic slippers

Kevin Reynolds has found his magic slippers. And that, boys and girls, spells trouble for the rest of the men’s contingent at the Canadian figure skating championships next week in Kingston, Ont. Reynolds has been living a personal hell over the past year and a half, with boots that just won’t fit – just as […]

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Pair skaters: start your engines

Meagan Duhamel and Eric Radford have really started something, what with that high-flying quad throw of theirs, the envy of their peers at the moment. Right now, they are on top of the world, having thrown down a gauntlet that, so far this season, is leaving the competition in the dust. They are changing the […]

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Alaine Chartrand on the rise

This is a story I did for the Skate Canada website, which appeared today:   http://www.skatecanada.ca/2015/01/kingston-to-feel-like-home-territory-for-alaine-chartrand/

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Kaetlyn Osmond speaks

Kaetlyn Osmond’s twitter account has been buzzing non-stop today, ever since the news broke that she decided to forget about competing this season. It was not an easy decision. It’s been a roller-coaster ride for the 19-year-old native of Marystown, Nfld., ever since she broke the fibula bone in her right leg last fall, an […]

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Osmond finished for the season

Kaetlyn Osmond has done the smart thing, the hard thing: she’s calling it quits for this season. The 19-year-old two-time Canadian champion won’t be back to defend her title in two weeks at the Canadian national skating championships in Kingston, Ont. She won’t compete at all this season. It’s heartbreaking, especially in light of her […]

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