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Sunday morning surprise : first time since 1971

Postby Patrick » Sun Mar 04, 2012 11:14 am

This might not be a big deal in the US skiing, but I would think that its pretty big in Canada.

First time since 1971 that a Canadian won a slalom race.

Sunday morning surprise : Erin Mielzynski. First time since 1971
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Re: Sunday morning surprise : first time since 1971

Postby longshanks » Sun Mar 04, 2012 7:24 pm

Awesome! 41 years between W/C Victories in Slalom does not diminish the sweetness :-s
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Re: Sunday morning surprise : first time since 1971

Postby EMSC » Mon Mar 05, 2012 2:28 pm

Patrick wrote:This might not be a big deal in the US skiing, but I would think that its pretty big in Canada.


I always think a WC win is a big deal - even if it's just Lindsey winning yet again. None of them are easy wins IMHO. Congrats to Erin.

How about Resi of the US finding her way into 2nd place too.
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Re: Sunday morning surprise : first time since 1971

Postby Patrick » Tue Mar 06, 2012 11:20 am

EMSC wrote:
Patrick wrote:This might not be a big deal in the US skiing, but I would think that its pretty big in Canada.


I always think a WC win is a big deal - even if it's just Lindsey winning yet again. None of them are easy wins IMHO. Congrats to Erin.

How about Resi of the US finding her way into 2nd place too.


I meant that its pretty rare in the technical events in Canada. First time in slalom in 41 years or only 6th time (men and women) since the World Cup started in 1966-67. I'm pretty such the US had a few wins between Bode and the Mahre twins.

Didn't say it that Lindsey's results aren't a big deal, but its not a surprise. I guess its like Admin scoring a powder guys, its a big deal, but not a surprise. :lol:
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Re: Sunday morning surprise : first time since 1971

Postby Marc_C » Tue Mar 06, 2012 12:14 pm

Patrick wrote: I guess its like Admin scoring a powder guys, its a big deal, but not a surprise. :lol:

Oh my. I never knew of that aspect of Admin's life. Not that there's anything wrong with that.
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Re: Sunday morning surprise : first time since 1971

Postby Admin » Tue Mar 06, 2012 12:16 pm

Marc_C wrote:
Patrick wrote: I guess its like Admin scoring a powder guys, its a big deal, but not a surprise. :lol:

Oh my. I never knew of that aspect of Admin's life. Not that there's anything wrong with that.


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Re: Sunday morning surprise : first time since 1971

Postby Patrick » Tue Mar 06, 2012 1:04 pm

Admin wrote:
Marc_C wrote:
Patrick wrote: I guess its like Admin scoring a powder guys, its a big deal, but not a surprise. :lol:

Oh my. I never knew of that aspect of Admin's life. Not that there's anything wrong with that.


:rotfl:


Great brain cramp on my part, I meant 'days' or did I? What happens in Utah, stays in Utah. :mrgreen:
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Re: Sunday morning surprise : first time since 1971

Postby BryAn » Fri Mar 09, 2012 8:44 am

Patrick wrote:This might not be a big deal in the US skiing, but I would think that its pretty big in Canada.

First time since 1971 that a Canadian won a slalom race.

Sunday morning surprise : Erin Mielzynski. First time since 1971
http://madpatski.wordpress.com/2012/03/ ... ince-1971/


Awesome!
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Re: Sunday morning surprise : first time since 1971

Postby Patrick » Sat Mar 10, 2012 2:20 pm

BryAn wrote:Awesome!


Awesome and terrible news from Europe regarding Canadians today.

Great to Terrible News in Europe : Gagnon and Zoricic
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