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Polina Edmunds Endorses Her "Fan Face"

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    John Zuchelli
    NBC Bay Area employees Shawn Murphy and Damon LaRose hold up Polina Edmunds fan faces. February 2014

    Sure, "selfies" are hot.

    The next step is getting your selfie on a "fan face."

    And on Friday, hundreds of Polina Edmunds' fan faces - created by NBC Bay Area - will be for sale at an Olympic Ceremony party at the San Jose Sharks Ice arena - where the 15-year-old San Jose sophomore trains.

    Fans, friends and strangers can buy a "fan face" for $2, and root on the Archbishop Mitty High School sophomore from afar.

    The faces - OK'd by Polina's parents, Nina and John Edmunds, show the 98-pound skater's cheery face, with her blond hair pulled back in a black and white headband.

    All proceeds will go toward the American Cancer Society's Courageous Kids Day.

    Polina obviously liked the face. She retweeted a photo of NBC Bay Area employees Shawn Murphy and Damon LaRose - her fan face covering their mugs - on Thursday  from Munich, where she's hanging out and training before she heads to Sochi later this month.

    For more details on the Opening Ceremony/Party click here. The public is invited to attend. The event runs from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

     Sharks Ice is at 1500 S. 10th Street in San Jose. Call 408-279-6000 for more information.