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Randy Gardner

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Plushenko pulls out

February 13, 2014

Watching Evgeni Plushenko pull out of the Olympics moments before his short program was stunning.  It doesn’t happen often in this sport. To see  a skater glide over to the judging table and tell the referee “I...


  Next week the nation’s finest skaters will descend on Boston for the US Figure Skating Championships..  Every four years this competition deterimines who will make the United States Olympic Figure Skating Team. It will be...


There are 16,000 athletes competing in the London Summer Games in hundreds of events. Simple math confirms the vast majority of these competitors will be going home without a medal.  Most of these athletes are...