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The Plain Truth from Patrick Chan
Turin, Italy -- Refreshing. That's the way Patrick Chan is - refreshingly honest.  And he discusses matters in such a way that he separates himself from most other elite athletes out there. "It stinks," he said of his fifth-place finish at the Vancouver Olympics.  "Then it settles in and you understand that you're not the only star here Patrick.  You're not the only one working his butt off to get somewhere." That qualifies as an epiphany. Click Here to Read More. ...
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Off to Torino for Worlds!
Hey Everyone! If there's anyone out there like me who was obsessed with the Olympics, the red mittens, and all the hype that surrounded it than you'll all feel like life has gotten way too monotonous since then.  Regular tv just doesn't cut it anymore and even my favorite tv shows have lost its luster compared to the reality and the raw emotion that the Olympics had.  Another four years! Don't steal my idea but I intend to search for hotel rooms and flight tickets sometime soon for SOCHI 2014! Anyways, Patrick is off to Italy today....
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Chan takes inspiration from Lysacek’s rise to gold
Patrick Chan says Olympic gold medalist Evan Lysacek helped him “feel better and move on” after a disappointing fifth-place finish at his first Games last month. It’s not what the 25-year-old American figure skater said or did. Quite the opposite, in fact. First, there is Lysacek’s gold – not the one around his neck in Vancouver, but the one he didn’t win four years ago at his rookie Games in Turin. If Lysacek could rebound after a fourth-place finish, 20-year-old Chan figures he could trade fifth for a podium in four years, too. Read More: http://www.theglobeandmail.com/sports/chan-takes-inspiration-from-lysaceks-rise-to-gold/article1504085/...
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Chan wants it all
Patrick Chan may not need a quadruple jump in his routine to win at future global events or the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, but he definitely wants one. It just won't be next week in Turin, Italy, at the 2010 world figure skating championships. The three-time national champion, who finished fifth at the Olympic Games in Vancouver, told a conference call on Wednesday the big jump is on the to-do list. Read more: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/figureskating/story/2010/03/17/spf-chan-worlds-quad.html#ixzz0iXVW3xhy...
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