Lacoste Perfume can bolster Canadian Olympic hopes at worlds
For Canadian skaters, there is a good deal riding on the results in the Planet Figure Skating Championships in Good, France. Patrick Chan is defending his men's title, although dancers Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir are looking to reclaim
theirs just after finishing second in 2011 to Americans Meryl Davis andto be able to send two women subsequent year, Lacoste has to finish in the topI've been pondering a whole lot lately regarding the preparation that the athletes are presently undergoing to obtain prepared for subsequent week's Planet Figure Skating Championships in Good, France.
For Canadian skaters in particular, there's quite a bit riding on the final results this year. Patrick Chan is defending his men's title, though dancers Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir are looking to reclaim theirs immediately after finishing second in 2011 to Americans Meryl Davis and
But I believe in some ways by far the most difficult competition will be for Canadian champion Amelie Lacoste, who's the country's lone representative inside the ladies' occasion. In order for Canada to be capable to send two women subsequent year, Lacoste has to finish in the top Earning as most entries as possible in subsequent year's worlds has taken on improved efficiency this year. That is mainly because in 2013, when the worlds return to Canada in London, Ont., nations will be vying for the amount of spots they're going to qualify for the 2014 Olympics in Sochi, Russia.
Is Lacoste as much as the challenge? It seems so by the enthusiastic post the Delson, Que., native produced not too long ago on her Facebook wall. Translated from French, it reads: "10 days just before the fantastic commence! Wow! I am so excited! :)"
There's been a great deal of speak in regards to the lack of depth in women's skating in Canada, but I do not come across it entirely fair. Right after all, the final time that Canada certified only one woman to compete at worlds was in 2002. Jennifer Robinson had to bear the burden of her poor 15thplace finish from the year just before, in conjunction with the equally disastrous 21stplace displaying posted by teammate Annie Bellemare. The result was only one woman competing for Canada in 2002 at each the world championships and the Olympics.
In this generation of Canadian women's skaters, Joannie Rochette has been the "world beater." It's true that her absence has left a hole in the ranks. But it's also true that her performances varied wildly at world championships, exactly where she completed as higher as second place and as low as 17th. In other words, just about every competitors gives a exceptional chance to either succeed or fail.
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Patrick Chan has his sights set squarely on claiming Canada's initially Olympic men's singles gold medal in Sochi, and also the figure skater decided to devote the summer season around the rink.