Time to catch up! Everything you may have heard recently that I didn't blog on!
*Lori Nichol will be choreographing Mao Asada's new programs this upcoming season...no word yet on who the new coach is.
*Last Saturday, Michelle Kwan gave the commencement address at Southern Vermont College.
*U.S. Figure Skating announced the Team Envelopes for 2010-2011. Don't read too much into the fact that Lysacek, Weir, Belbin/Agosto, Cohen, and Bradley still appear on the lists.
*Lots of splits and new pairings. Gilles/Summerssett...split. Bereswill/Young...new pair. Craziest new pairing...Fedor Andreev and Jana Khoklova! Who will they compete for? Canada? Russia? Azerbaijan? Federated States of Micronesia? Poor Sergei Novitski...wamp wamp.
*Joubert is considering working with a North American coach...intriguing?
*Rachael Flatt got accepted to Stanford...but she isn't going this year.
*Johnny Weir will be a judge on Miss USA Pageant...and has a spat currently with Chelsea Handler...and is recording a single...and is trying to out Evan Lysacek...and getting blasted back at by Evan Lysacek...it never ends with this guy!
*Meissner has left Florida to train in Virginia with Chris Conte, Alissa Czisny is staying in Detroit but is now working with Yuka Sato.
*Liang, Castile/Okolski, and Navarro/Bommentre have officially retired.
*Olympic Bronze Medalists Savchenko and Szolkowy will continue competing for the next four years.
Did I miss anything?