Long live the Kiss 'N Cry in figure skating
The music is pretentious. The costumes -- princess, ice princess, cocktail waitress/princess -- are frilly. The commentary can try the soul. He two-footed the quad! Still, there's one endearing, enduring quality that lifts Olympic figure skating beyond "Blades of Glory" ridiculousness and into the realm of must-watch athletic spectacle.
The inevitable waterworks.
Blubbery joy. Weeping despair. Dignified, corner-of-the-eye misting. Figure skating runs the salty-wet gamut, ...
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