Friday, January 18, 2008

Will Michelle Kwan Be Part Of NBC's U.S. National's Team?

"I'm definitely interested," Kwan said in a telephone interview.

That is a change from Kwan's attitude after she withdrew from the 2006 Olympics because of an injury.

Then, she declined an opportunity to work for NBC because she would have felt uncomfortable commenting on skaters she had been preparing to compete against. Now Kwan feels she has enough distance to be an objective observer.

"You have commentators that can be really critical and really mean, and I'm not that type of person," Kwan said. "You can say, 'Her leg was at an odd angle, and it doesn't look right,' or you can say, 'This looks ugly.' I will never be that kind of person that will criticize in a very negative way."

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Source: LA Times

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