This is just as true today (and maybe more so) as when it was written two and a half years ago…..your sport is competing for the entertainment dollar, and just maybe you should do what is suggested.
I really don’t know Suzy that well. We have met and talked on several occasions but are not really close friends. But there is really something about her that portends well for the future of the game (and obviously I am not the only one to see that.)
Suzy is taller than you think, obviously very strong, and a hell of a skater and, very importantly, very charismatic. If I were to compare her to skaters of my day, you would automatically think of Ann Calvello because of the aura around her. However, she is a much better athlete than Ann, and remember that showmanship was a big part of our game – and Ann portrayed it to the max. Probably the one woman skater I admired the most for her agility and physicality was Judy Arnold, and she didn’t stay with us that long.
It is hard to…
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