The rough hewn nature of the travertine feels very akin to the stories held inside.
Sadly, because of the debt the museum has accrued, and low attendance, a dark cloud seems to hang over it.
The first Junior Grand Prix event wrapped in France this past weekend. Jason (see video below) had a tremendous performance in his Junior Grand Prix Debut.
As expected, Russia's Polina Shelepen took the women's title and did so by a healthy margin despite being in second after the short program. Russia added another gold in Ice Dance with Stepanova and Bukin taking the top spot. His Teammate, Max Aaron, pulled in for the bronze medal.
Junior National Champ Jason Brown won the men's free skate in an attempt to chase down Canada's Rogozine, coming up just short and settling with the silver.
In the ladies field Yasmin Siraj had a comeback performance to go from 6th to 2nd and take the silver medal.
Lambiel is known for his spins and is credited with popularizing some spin positions.
He won the junior national champion for the next two years and spent three years on the junior Grand Prix circuit, winning two medals during this time.
Tonight, Blumberg/Seibert, Wynne/Druar, Roca/Sur, and Punsalan/Swallow were avenged. Next Junior Grand Prix stop will be Brasov, Romania. It seems like every time I check out all the other amazing skating blogs, there is a whirlwind of activity! The new MBC series, 'Triple,' is about the dreams and loves of a figure skater and three passionate men from the advertising industry. Speaking of splits, Vise and Trent have decided to end their partnership, however, a bit more amicably than did Carron and Jost.Stéphane Lambiel (born 2 April 1985) is a Swiss figure skater, coach, and choreographer.He is a two-time (2005–2006) World champion, the 2006 Olympic silver medalist, a two-time (2005, 2007) Grand Prix Final champion, and a nine-time (2001–08, 2010) Swiss national champion.
It is billed as part of a new group of “museums of conscience,” along with the Museum of Tolerance, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and the National Civil Rights Museum.