The women's Olympic figure skating competition began last night and the standout performance came from Canadian Joannie Rochette, a 24-year-old skater from Quebec who delive! red her best short program of the season just two days after her mother's sudden death. Her score put her in third place going into the final, but her courage and beauty were the embodiment of the Olympic spirit. The women will take to the ice again on Thursday for the free skate.
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