US Figure Skating Championships 2011
January 29, 2011 by staff
“I use it for you guys to me quote,” Nagasu said.
The group of journalists gathered laughed and seemed ready for the next question, but Nagasu was not finished yet.
The skater proceeded to go into a thorough explanation of a tweet that had received a few problems this week, one in which she made fun of a rule that does not allow competitors to take bottled water off the reception room.
Apparently, the joke did not make the Internet much more than a few people, and Nagasu makes every effort to try to remedy the situation.
“I was a bit annoyed they would not let me take on water, but it is environmentally friendly and I’m here to help the environment, too,” Nagasu said. “People are entitled event arena, and I was wrong. ”
Nagasu explanation is that social networking has become so much of figure skating in recent years, with many top skaters from around the world followed on Twitter and Facebook.
Two main competitors for the women’s title Nagasu, Rachael Flatt and Ashley Wagner, also regularly connect to Twitter to keep current fans. And in case of Wagner, it was said that there was any lighting news conference.
Still coughing from the flu, Wagner was able to take only two minutes worth of questions after his short program.
But she could not tell journalists in the window of two minutes on his seventh-place performance, it expressed its more than 4,500 followers.
“That’s it! I give this short program! Lol not my best. Not as bad as Nats 09. Eight points. Here we go, “Wagner tweeted about him, @ AshWagner2010.
“Would not be citizens without a court sht!” Later, she tweeted.
With social networking sites set up information and responses about figure skating could not be easier for casual fans.
The U.S. Figure Skating Championships 2011 has its own Twitter page (@ NC2011) and hashtags (# NC2011), making it easy to see the views of observers and competitors throughout the week.
And instantanlysis of fans around the world to a competitor’s performance is as simple as typing in his or her name on Twitter’s search function.
Most figure skaters also a fan page on Facebook regular updates on their training and competition.
Three months after being placed on retirement through a campaign of fans on Twitter and Facebook, Ryan Bradley stole the show twice-national champion and Jeremy Abbott won the short program Championships U.S. Figure Skating in Greensboro.
And it was not all that close. Program flawlessly and fabulously entertaining Bradley “Bugle Boy of Company B” has earned him 80.39 points, placing him just two points ahead of Abbott. Brandon Mroz is a distant third in the freestyle on Sunday.
Earlier Friday, Olympic and world silver medalists Meryl Davis and Charlie White, took a big step toward another title from the United States with a victory dance in the short command. They are almost six points ahead of fellow training Maia and Alex Shibutani, with free dance today.
Nathalie Pechalat and Fabian Bourzat got their first major figure skating title by winning the ice dancing at the European Championships in Bern, Switzerland. Pechalat and Bourzat, a French couple who train in Moscow, had a total score of 167.40, more than six points ahead of champions Russia Ekaterina Bobrova and Dmitri Soloviev.
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