Friday, September 5, 2008

Ice dancers Wester and Barantsev ready to go

The weather report Wednesday was showing rain, and ice dancers Jennifer Wester and Daniil Barantsev were deciding whether to drive from Detroit to Ardmore, Pa., that night or Thursday morning. Once in Pennsylvania, they'll be showing off their original dance and free dance for the 2008-09 season at a monitoring competition. Although Wester didn't think she'd finish sewing her free dance dress in time, she was eager to show the new programs to the judges. "We're happy right now. We're definitely pushing to get back to the skating we wanted to show everybody two years ago," said Wester, who is finally healed from a knee injury she suffered shortly before the 2007 State Farm U.S. Figure Skating Championships and the surgery that followed.

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