In wake of loss, Rochette inspires
VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- How could anyone possibly quantify what Joannie Rochette did Tuesday night? It defied any scoring system. It defied belief.
The crowd at the Pacific Coliseum roared when Rochette and four other figure skaters spilled onto the ice to warm up for the ladies' short program, then quieted. If you hadn't been aware of the cataclysmic event that had just cleaved her life into two parts, Before and After, you never would have known that anything ...
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