The Manleywoman SkateCast

The Podcast for Figure Skating Fans

Episode #30: Debi Thomas

AUGUST 2009 An interview with Debi Thomas, World Champion, National Champion and 1988 Olympic Bronze Medalist. 1 hour, 24 minutes, 47 seconds long. Thanks to Fiona McQuarrie for transcribing...

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Episode #29: Slavka Kohout, Part 1

JULY 2009 An interview with elite coach Slavka Kohout Button, who ran the Wagon Wheel Skating Ice Palace in Illinois, and was coach to Janet Lynn. 54 minutes, 53...

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Episode #29: Slavka Kohout, Part 2

JULY 2009 An interview with elite coach Slavka Kohout Button, who ran the Wagon Wheel Skating Ice Palace in Illinois, and was coach to Janet Lynn. 20 minutes, 14...

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Episode #28: Tai Babilonia

JUNE 2009 An interview with Tai Babilonia, who with her Pairs partner Randy Gardner was a two-time Olympian, World Champion, and star of Ice Capades. 1 hour, 30 minutes,...

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Episode #27: Charlie Tickner

MAY 2009 An interview with Charlie Tickner, 4-time US National Champion, World Champion and Olympic bronze medalist. 58 minutes, 30 seconds. Thanks to Fiona McQuarrie for transcribing these interview...

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Episode #26: Michael Cook

APRIL 2009 An interview with Michael Cook, who runs the off-ice training program at Skating Club of Boston. 34 minutes. Thanks to Fiona McQuarrie for transcribing these interview highlights:...

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Episode #25: Alexander Fadeev

MARCH 2009 An interview with Alexander Fadeev, 4-time European Champion, 1985 World Champion, God of figures, and now coach. 43 minutes, 14 seconds. Thanks to Fiona McQuarrie for transcribing...

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Episode #24: Lorin O’Neil

FEBRUARY 2009 An interview with Lorin O’Neil, member of all three ice shows (Ice Follies, Holiday on Ice and Ice Capades), coach, choreographer, and technical specialist. 1 hour, 23...

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Episode #23: 2009 US Nationals

JANUARY 2009 A compilation of interviews with various skaters and fans from the 2009 US National Championships in Cleveland, Ohio. 19 minutes, 3 seconds. Thanks to Fiona McQuarrie for...

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Episode #22: Jozef Sabovcik

DECEMBER 2008 An interview with Jozef Sabovcik, 1984 Olympic bronze medalist, 6-time Czech champion, and 2-time European champion, author and painter. 49 minutes, 19 seconds. Thanks to Fiona McQuarrie...

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Episode #21: Chris Howarth

NOVEMBER 2008 An interview with Chris Howarth, 1980 Olympian, coach, and commentator for British Eurosport.39 minutes, 15 seconds. Thanks to Fiona McQuarrie for transcribing these interview highlights: On his...

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Episode #20: Navarro & Bommentre

OCTOBER 2008 An interview with American ice dancers Kim Navarro and Brent Bommentre. 44 minutes 4 seconds. Thanks to Fiona McQuarrie for transcribing these interview highlights: (K=Kim, B=Brent, A=Allison)...

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Episode #19: Ron Ludington

SEPTEMBER 2008 An interview with elite coach Ron Ludington, himself an Olympic medalist, coach of too many incredible skaters to mention, and head of Delaware’s incredible skating program. 56...

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Episode #18: Richard Dwyer

AUGUST 2008 An interview with Richard Dwyer, also known as “Mr. Debonair” from Ice Follies. 38 minutes, 43 seconds. Thanks to Fiona McQuarrie for transcribing these interview highlights: On...

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Episode #17: Charlene Wong

JULY 2008 An interview with Charlene Wong, former Olympian from Canada, and coach of elite skaters including Amber Corwin and Mirai Nagasu. Still one of the smartest people and...

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