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Taryn O'Neill

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The Pros And Cons Of The New Men's Figure Skating Scoring

Posted February 20, 2010 | 10:23:10 (EST)

By this time, I'm sure you have heard that Evan Lysacek won the Men's Figure Skating event Thursday night. Yay Evan! It was a dramatic win and came down to one single point. So instead of rehashing it, I thought of the two things that struck me the most. First,...

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Vancouver Olympics Pairs Long Program Review

Posted February 16, 2010 | 18:30:06 (EST)

My earliest skating memories, even though I ended up being a competitive ice dancer, were of the pairs event. The heated battles in the 80's between the Canadians - Underhill and Martini - and the Russians- Valova and Vasiliev - are singed in my mind. The Canadians would always...

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View From The Ice: How Figure Skating Should've Been Judged

Posted February 15, 2010 | 16:17:56 (EST)

Produced by HuffPost's Eyes & Ears Citizen Journalism Unit

Yesterday evening, I was lucky enough to attend the pairs short program at the Pacific Coliseum. It was pretty interesting watching an Olympic skating event take place at a rink I know so well and used to skate at occasionally.

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