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Kidnotes
March 23rd, 2001, 05:48 AM
Wait til you read this--Michelle's boot separated again when she landed her triple loop during the qualifying, and she still pulled off that program! Is our girl on or what?

Here's the link www.usatoday.com/olympics...s-kwan.htm (http://www.usatoday.com/olympics/winter/2001-03-22-skating-worlds-kwan.htm)

jojocat
March 23rd, 2001, 06:35 AM
Whew..... That could have been disastrous. And what a fantastic job MK did even with the boot slightly separated during her performance!!! I really hope it is secure for the SP & LP, but then I am sure Danny will make certain it is!!

kjesse
March 23rd, 2001, 07:20 AM
"Immediately afterward, she said: "I felt really at ease. ... I wanted to take this opportunity to do the triple-triple. I never think of backing down."

Just one of the many reasons I respect and admire this young woman so much.

Valerie
March 23rd, 2001, 07:40 AM
What an extraordinary woman. Truly admirable. Glad Danny pulled an all-nighter, and praying that her boots are fine for the rest of the competition!

kjesse
March 23rd, 2001, 07:48 AM
It's also nice to see the trust on confidence they have in each other as father and daughter.

fdevine
March 23rd, 2001, 08:18 AM
So thankful that Michelle wasn't injured. Prayer works, folks. :-)

Grannie Frances

Sharon
March 23rd, 2001, 08:18 AM
I posted this in another thread, but it's just so wonderful, so here it is again :) :
<!--EZCODE QUOTE START--><blockquote>Quote:<hr> " and maybe a few bottles of Krazy Glue, a screwdriver and some 1 1/2-inch screws. Those last three are the items Danny Kwan found himself buying at a 24-hour Home Depot in the wee hours Thursday. He returned to his hotel and stayed up until 5 a.m. to make sure his daughter's skate boot and her chances for a fourth world title this weekend were secure."<hr></blockquote><!--EZCODE QUOTE END-->*SNIFF*SNIFF* Isn't he <!--EZCODE BOLD START--> <!--EZCODE ITALIC START--> GREAT<!--EZCODE ITALIC END--><!--EZCODE BOLD END-->?

skateguru
March 23rd, 2001, 09:53 AM
She continues to amaze me on and off the ice. She's really an extraordinary young lady. Not only is she blessed with the talent to skate, but she's also blessed to have such great parents.

dec5
March 23rd, 2001, 03:32 PM
God held that skate together.!!:)

Anita18
March 23rd, 2001, 04:55 PM
LOL sorry it's just that I think it's so sweet how her dad stayed up all night to make sure her boot was okay! :)

Googoo
March 23rd, 2001, 05:43 PM
AWWWWWWWWWWW! What a sweet dad!
Anyway I can't BELIEVE the heel separated while she was skating too! Yet she skated the best she has all season. I call that GUTS! I hope it's really secure now! :) :)