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Skater's Biography: The Interesting, The Weird, and The Wacky

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kaeryth   

This thread is inspired by the Nebelhorn Trophy 2017 announcer wherein they comment on interesting facts about skaters while introducing them. If you find skaters with interesting and weird/wacky hobbies feel free to share that information this thread!

 

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kaeryth   

... and here's Piper and Paul's current ISU Bio:

 

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Piper GILLES

Hobbies: trapeze, riding elephants, unicycling, miming on street corners

 

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Paul POIRIER

Hobbies: fashion, watching hockey, football, cottage weekends

 

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kaeryth   

Keiji Tanaka's twitter bio translation:

 

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kurashiki university of science and the arts / from kurashiki, okayama prefecture / 1994 / figure skater / likes ghibli & evangelion / hajime-shacho videos are my solace / coffee & chocolate / no issues with performing household chores / prefer hanging laundry out to dry over folding

 

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I remember when they were introducing Tessa Hong at nationals last year: "Her hobbies include knitting, crocheting, and memorizing bible verses." a couple seconds later "Everyone's gotta have a hobby." :laughing:

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2 hours ago, kaeryth said:

The whole reason I actually made this thread :animated-smileys-hands-fingers-01:... My favourite weirdos Piper and Paul! This is their 2015 season ISU bio.

 

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:rofl:

2 hours ago, kaeryth said:

Shoma likes to golf? (again from the ISU bio)

 

 

Ooh.. Golf.. He's good at darts too.. Impressive :clap:Isn't that a pricey hobby though? Wondering if he is "rich"? 

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1 hour ago, kaeryth said:

Karen Chen likes to do artwork!

 

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my first thought: is that one of yuhana's vegetables? :laughing:

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xeyra   
1 hour ago, kaeryth said:

Piper and Paul's 2016 ISU BIO:

 

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OMG they're mad. I love this! 

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