Distance causes Chan, Laws to split
World silver medalist Patrick Chan has split with coach Don Laws on the eve of the Canadian championships and a month before the Olympics.
Chan has spent the last few weeks training in Colorado Springs, Colo. But Laws, who guided Scott Hamilton to four world titles and the 1984 Olympics gold medal, has a full-time role at a new skating facility in West Palm Beach, Fla.
"They wanted me to stay on and just join him at championships, and that's not the way coaching is done," Laws said ...
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