article - Johnny Weir

article - Johnny Weir

Post by Vick444~No Sp.. » Thu, 27 Dec 2007 15:17:52


excerpt:
Weir doesn't mind comparisons with Lysacek, who dethroned
him as U.S. Champion last season. His 22-year-old rival
has included quads in both his short and long programs
this season, bringing added focus to the jump.

"I think our rivalry adds some interest to the sport,
which is sorely needed," Weir said. "I had the
second-highest (point) total this fall (to Takahashi), so
I think Evan and I are neck and neck. I do consider us
the favorites in Saint Paul, but last year, I was a
victim of that thinking and I wound up third (behind
Lysacek and Ryan Bradley). So I know there are other guys
who are capable of challenging us.

LINK TO THE ENTIRE ARTICLE:
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article - Johnny Weir

Post by Pidg » Fri, 28 Dec 2007 12:55:22

Quote:

>excerpt:
>Weir doesn't mind comparisons with Lysacek, who dethroned
>him as U.S. Champion last season. His 22-year-old rival
>has included quads in both his short and long programs
>this season, bringing added focus to the jump.

>"I think our rivalry adds some interest to the sport,
>which is sorely needed," Weir said. "I had the
>second-highest (point) total this fall (to Takahashi), so
>I think Evan and I are neck and neck. I do consider us
>the favorites in Saint Paul, but last year, I was a
>victim of that thinking and I wound up third (behind
>Lysacek and Ryan Bradley). So I know there are other guys
>who are capable of challenging us.

>LINK TO THE ENTIRE ARTICLE:
>http://web.icenetwork.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20071221&content_id=39...

Ooooh, thanks for the link.   I love the pic, too.

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