> "I think it was Punsalan and Swallow who petitioned the USFSA or something. A
> beautiful couple on the ice, but obviously not off of it. It was an awful
> thing for them to do. Turned out they didn't need to do it at all, since Renee
> Roca injured herself either after Nat'ls or right before the Olys."
> Roca and Sur actually helped train Punsalan and Swallow. There was lots of
> sympathy for Punsalan, since her brother shot and killed her father, a
> physician, while P & S were at the '94 Olympics. But then Punsalan and Swallow
> chose to stab their friends and teachers, Roca and Sur, in the back. I never
> enjoyed any of P & S's performances after that--usually electing to use their
> time on the ice to change channels or, when I saw them in person, to use that
> time for a food or bathroom break. Also I seem to remember an incident where a
> skater (can't remember who it was) asked Swallow to tell a bus driver he would
> be right back, not to leave without him. Swallow did not, and the skater
> missed the bus. P & S are not nice people, that's for sure.
It's always a disappointment when someone you admire turns out to be,