Quotes From Fluff
Quotes From Competitions
NOTE: Dick Button (DB), Peggy Fleming
(PF), Terri Gonnon (TG), Scott Hamilton (SH)
2004 Worlds – Long Program
she settle the whole audience down and focused them down on her performance.* It's quite a talent. --- PF
2004 Nationals – Long
“Even when she makes mistakes, where were they? That’s the wonderful heart she has
shown.” --- DB
brillience of Michelle Kwan once again, on display. If there were any doubts about the next Olympic games, they've just been
erased. --- TG
Button said “Oh my god” 3 times regarding Michelle’s seven out of nine perfect 6s and two 5.9s.
2003 Worlds – Long
this young woman has more heart, more resilience, and has touched more people than any other skaters in the world. --- PF
Look at the face! I love
it I love it! --- DB
is loving what she is doing right now. This is where she really belongs. --- PF
She was really out there feeling every moment of it and enjoying it. Relaxed,
confident, she was awesome --- PF
I think she skated with heart. She skated with emotion and passion, and you can't
ask for more than that. She lifts you off your seat. --- DB
2002 Olympics – Long Program
"It wasn't perfect, but it was courageous. She never gave up on the performance. She skated
throughout. Beautiful artistry. --- SH
"She's got to know that she's one of the most respected skaters ever to step on the ice." ---
2001 Nationals – Long Program
"In basketball there's MJ, in figure skating MK, Michelle Kwan." ---
1999 Nationals –
Notice the delicacy of her movements. She is strong and fast and powerful.
Everything is very light and easy. --- DB
Almost anybody else can fall and you don't think twice about it. When Michelle falls it's like
national news. --- DB
1998 Nationals - Short Program
There is such a joy to her skating, she seems to embrace us with it.
I think that the overall aspect of her skating is so brilliant, so full of ease and joy, delicacy.
You know I just forget that we are watching a short program when I see her do
this, she just blend all these elements, so beautifully. --- PF
* A man with a tutu on, no shirt, was on the
ice while Michelle was on the ice warming up right before her long program.
Quotes From Fluff