A scan of their twitter pages reveals that the blonde gymnast has tweeted to Lysacek no less than seven times since the Vancouver Olympics began -- while the figure skater has mentioned her just once.
Naturally, he is a contender to medal at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang next February.And bear in mind, Chen is skating this well and landing that many quads at just 17 years of age."It's really great to see somebody who not only is really pushing it to evolve the sport technically, but it's even better to see an American do it," said 2002 Olympic bronze medalist Timothy Goebel."Essentially, since I was out of competition, the Americans have been technically behind.Here’s master asshat Elvis Stojko talking abt his problem with feminine skaters: People in the gay community have to realize they’ve got to take themselves out of it. I’ve been getting heat for this, but there are people behind me saying that they appreciate it. Criticisms of effeminate skaters aren’t so much about sexual identity as they are gender expression.It’s about what people can identify with when they’re watching the sport. Effeminate men can identify with effeminate skating. When I watch it, I can’t identify because I don’t move like that. And male effeminacy is often just as frequently derided and condemned in many gay subcultures as it is in the mainstream.
Here’s the source of my initial concern: Coming as it did immediately after his gold medal win, and in the midst of his very public disagreement w/ silver medalist Evgeny Pleshenko — a disagreement that’s heavily gendered as feminized artistry (Evan’s focus on expression of details) vs.