Friday, August 22, 2008

Castile, Okolski look toward Vancouver

Brooke Castile and Ben Okolski are pair skaters that sometimes talk more like single competitors. At the recent Indy Pairs Challenge, the duo attempted side-by-side triple Salchows in their short program to the Memoirs of a Geisha soundtrack. Although Castile took a small step on the landing, the jumps counted. "Our goal was to do the triples in the program and we did," the 22-year-old Castile said. "We've really worked on our individual skating in the off-season and I think it shows. We have a lot more work to do but we also have time to work out the kinks. We're on the right track." "I would have just come out and done the triple Salchow and gotten off the ice, so I was really happy," added her 23-year-old partner.

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