Will La La Land save Ashley Wagner's Olympic dream?

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  1. truebluefan

    truebluefan Administrator Staff Member Administrator

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    Ashley Wagner dropped her "Moulin Rouge" program after a disappointing run of results

    A true trouper, Ashley Wagner always finishes what she starts. That was why it was so jarring to see her slip out of sync with her long program music last month at the Skate America Grand Prix event, shaking her head as the chorus of "One Day I'll Fly Away'' echoed in the rink. She glided quietly over to the boards to have a word with her coach, then crossed the ice to the referee's table to say she couldn't continue.

    An infected ankle, caused by a boot chafing against her skin, prompted Wagner to withdraw from a performance in progress for the first time in her career, capping a frustrating stretch. Wagner acknowledged the crowd, her face a stoic mask. She saved her tears until after she was out of the crowd's sight.

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