Actually, Booya, kindness is one of the keys to a successful
partnership/relationship, and the success of the relationship/partnership is the
key to all those gold medals. Without all the drama associated with other
pairs/ice dancers, Meryl and Charlie can concentrate on their skills and art,
and this concentration is what sets them apart from almost all of their
Booya: I would think in terms of a partnership like couples figure-skating,
kindness would be an important factor in keeping a duo together. It keeps egos
in check, and facilitates cooperation. Where timing and coordination are so key
I could see how it's one of those factors that matters but isn't a
technical skill that's trained.
Kindness is not the key to longevity and gold medals. That is not true at all.
Kindness has absolutely nothing to do with gold medals.