Posted by: Andrew | February 26, 2010

“C’est pour toi, Maman.”, Part 2

She did it!  Joannie Rochette gets the bronze for Canada with another good skate.  It was a bit tense at the end, as she skated second from last.  The last skater was Mirai Nagasu from the USA,  who put in a very, very good skate indeed to get a personal best way above her previous one.  Then there was an agonizing wait for the final score.  Light of My Life was quite blubby. (Ahh!).  Normand Rochette, Joannie’s father looked very very proud.  Not a dry eye in the house…

The Gold medalist Yu-Na Kim, was coached by Brian Orser, a Canadian Olympic Silver Medallist himself.  (Memo to Skate Canada: hire him!).

Of course this will be overshadowed by the gold medal won by the Canadian Women’s Hockey Team. But it shouldn’t be…

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