Joannie goes shopping for bronze.

And manages to come up with exactly that in figure skating, the first such metal since 88. It’s also Canada’s 17th metal of these olympics. For Joannie Rochette, though, it’s probably a hell of a lot more. Her mother died of a heart attack while in Vancouver to watch this very performance. I’ll bet my monthly below minimum wage income she wasn’t even thinking olympics when she pulled it off. I wouldn’t be.

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