Skater Weir says he's target of anti-fur threats

Feb 13, 2010 Full story: Seattle Post-Intelligencer

In this Jan. 17, 2010 file photo, Johnny Weir competes during the men's free skate at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships in Spokane, Wash.

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#1 Feb 13, 2010
Did anyone happen to notice how much fur was being worn by other nations'competitive athletes as they entered the opening ceremonies? Indigenous people from the arctic areas also used fur to survive. In light of the opening ceremony, one would think that we would embrace global differences and the many cultures of Canada, the host country. Just let the man concentrate on skating. Death threats have no place at the games. It's supposed to be a "time out" from the terrors of our world.

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