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Offline WTTCHMN

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The Asian American Pipeline in Figure Skating
« on: February 16, 2022, 11:45:32 AM »
The Asian American Pipeline in Figure Skating

Now imagine if the International Olympic Committee were to take a page from Harvard's playbook and proceed to multiply a "likeability" factor to each of the skater's scores, penalizing each Asian American by 30% in order to promote diversity in the competition.

https://www.nytimes.com/2022/02/08/sports/olympics/figure-skating-chen-asian-americans.html

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Re: The Asian American Pipeline in Figure Skating
« Reply #1 on: February 16, 2022, 01:06:27 PM »
Why do so many Asians get into figure skating?  At the skate classes I see when I'm at the rink, it's typically 90% Asian children in the figure skating classes.

 

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