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    Totilas fluffed 2nd pirouette. Patrik Kittel was "spoken to" in warm up bt stewards.

  • #2
    Originally posted by ceffyl View Post


    Totilas fluffed 2nd pirouette. Patrik Kittel was "spoken to" in warm up bt stewards.
    I knew it I knew it, when my sister was appointed as a steward at 's Hertogenbosch I knew that she was trying to arrange a date with Patrik. I told her that he was happily married but she didn't want to listen.


    • #3
      Perhaps.... if she brought him a bacon sandwich....?
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      NO! What was the question?


      • #4
        video - Totilas' Grand Prix


        Interesting, Gal lets out a "phew" at his final halt and salute rather than his usual happy smile.
        Last edited by alicen; Mar. 26, 2010, 08:46 PM.


        • #5

          Interview with Pattrik starts about 25 minutes in. He is actually happily engaged to be married.

          I also heard the steward asked for a date....


          • #6
            I find the drama created over this on other websites very interesting. I mean, isn't this what everyone wanted?

            It's sport. The same person does not win every time. There are marginal differences but then E. Gal has a "TRAGEDY" ?? because he does not come first every time. Anky tsk tsktsk way down in the scores.

            When the scores are a few marks higher they are "WIELDING THE AXE OF POWER!" Wtf? insert Roll eyes here. That's journalist talk. You won't hear the riders spouting such foolishness.

            OH MY! If you win every time the judges are corrupt and if you don't win every time it's a tragedy and you should hang your head in shame or jump off a cliff.

            Um, this is sport . Sometimes you have a good day and sometimes you have a less than good day and score A FEW POINTS lower. It's never a tragedy FCS just because your score did not come out on top every single time.

            People are soooo funny. You can't ever please them.


            • #7
              St Georg magazine has managed to sink to new lows in journalism.... These folks are on par with the likes of The Enquirer and the Star as far as creative reporting is concerned.
              Siegi Belz
              2007 KWPN-NA Breeder of the Year
              Dutch Warmbloods Made in the U. S. A.


              • #8
                eggie, you gonna make yourself crazy following this (and other) BB. You've got far to much practical, not-so-common sense; the consensus (ha!) on this stuff is just going to drive you nucking futz.
                "One person's cowboy is another person's blooming idiot" -- katarine

                Spay and neuter. Please.


                • #9
                  The "TRAGEDY" and "AXE OF POWER" commenrts were not from st g but from another bastion of tabloid journalism. Can't remember the name but it's something like Eurotrashage.


                  • #10
                    I found this to be an utterly charming and totally baffling Google translation from the St. Georg article: About Parzival and Cornelissen, " In the supine position, they drove their fox by the task."


                    • #11
                      Gotta love those google translations!

                      FWIW, H&H has a nice report on Adelinde's ride:

                      Back on topic, the Kur is supposed to be live streaming now?

                      I keep getting a message that the system is down?
                      However, the live scoring works?

                      edit to add: Maybe they are on break?


                      • #12
                        Got a live stream! 10:51 But, oops, this doesn't look like the WC Kur.


                        • #13
                          got a message on the screen saying 0nly live streamed in the Netherlands.

                          I saw some jumping but I guess it was archived footage.

                          Now there is a great signature for someone:

                          In the supine position, they drove their fox by the task."


                          • #14
                            Whoo Hoo!!!

                            Adelinde & Parzival 82.85!



                            • #15
                              Imke/sunrise close behind- 82.15!


                              • #16
                                " In the supine position, they drove their fox by the task."[/QUOTE]

                                I suppose, egon, I should claim it as my signature......as a reminder of how ultimately silly it all is.


                                • #17
                                  Totilas - 89.8

                                  his fox was obviously driven more supinely today


                                  • #18
                                    his fox was obviously driven more supinely today[/QUOTE]

                                    Sticky note to self, write on barn whiteboard, " Drive your fox in supine position today."


                                    • #19
                                      So there's no interest here because there was no TRAGEDY? I guess it was FRAGILITY then,

                                      Looking forward to seeing the videos.


                                      • #20
                                        Totilas was much more supine today than the GP test. There were little mistakes here and there but Edward kept the ride on track *masterfully*.

                                        I watched the rides for the GP and read the St. Georg articles and keep wondering if we had watched the same tests...
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