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Olympics – 1980 Lake Placid – Pairs Figure Skating

DOG COMMENTARY:

If you didn’t know by now….I love sports….sports of all kinds…..that’s why I’m a sportsphile…..not a sports file…..cuz I truly love them all….it must be the competitiveness that is present at every good sporting event….no matter what the sports……and there are a few sports that I find myself riveted to the TV…..I mean, the graceful elegance of the strength and athleticism that is displayed in figure skating….as if it were simple to do….jump, make multiple rotations…..land on the edge of a razor sharp blade….on ice….I can almost feel the impact after returning to Earth from an incredible jump upwards….returning to the ice with a landing like they are landing on a cloud….not face down like an NFL helmet to helmet infraction….and done as if it were nothing at all.  WOW   So, you can see how a sports fan could just be enthralled by figure skating..  These athletes make disciplines that are difficult to achieve a mastery off…and yet as a fan….you never feel the devastation of the punch….cuz you’re not allowed to….but heck….even their falls are graceful…..jumping right up and getting back into the fray.  Think about how difficult it is to jump off the ground and do multiple 360 rotations…  off any hard surface.like ice….plus, I have said a word about landing on a slick surface….I mean, I can’t jump off anything, trampoline included….and  do multiple rotations….but it sure does bring   

Figure skating is unique unto itself…..but the athletes are incredible…..and all of them are tough…..cuz it seems to this lil ole Chiweenie that figure skaters are as tough as they come….and I think they probably have to have very high thresholds for pain…..and that’s tough to me.  You know, it is easy to land in a foam pit ….but the hard slick ice….so, my hat goes off to these beautiful tiny dancers….and there is no way a sports fan can’t enjoy this video.

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