Michelle's new exhibition
program, which she debuted at the Worlds exhibitions, is "Dante's
Prayer" by Loreena McKennitt. Check out the lyrics
to the song. At the Worlds exhibitions (which air on Thursday,
April 9 from 8-10 pm on ABC) Michelle landed a 3x lutz, 3x toe and
doubled her flip. Jodi, our Worlds reporter, was surprised that
she didn't do a 2x axel. Finally, if you haven't already, check
out the Photo
of Michelle Kwan in the exhibition.
Michelle is the 1998 World
Champion!! Her long program was breathtaking as always, even with
a few technical flaws. And in her last eligible competition, Tonia
Kwiatkowski finished 6th! Congratulations Michelle! Check out this
from the long. Also, read about it in Kwan
adds world title to 1998 U.S. crown
Michelle is in first place
after the short program at the World Championships. Check out the
Complete Results. She
received a perfect 6.0 for artistic merit, plus 2 5.8s and 6 5.9s.
Her technical scores ranged from 5.5 to 5.8. Read more about her fabulous
performance in the article
Kwan easily wins short program
Also, check out these pictures from the short program:
Michelle came in first
place in her qualifying round! The other US lady, Tonia Kwiatkowski,
finished 4th in the same round. Also, check out this Photo
of Michelle Kwan in the qualifying round. More articles and photos
from the qualifying round can be found in my Articles
about Michelle page.
Michelle has a great draw
for the short program. Out of 30 skaters, she goes 25th! Tonia has
an even better draw...she goes 27th!
Michelle had a great first
practice at Worlds!! She also got a huge ovation from the crowd. For
a first hand account, read Jodi's Worlds
report for March 29.
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