ISU Гран При 2011/2012 || ISU Grand Prix series 2011/12

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Re: ISU Гран При 2011/2012 || ISU Grand Prix series 2011/12

Postby cekoni » 23 Oct 2011, 09:28

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Skate America - Ontario, CA, USA 21-23.10.2011

http://www.isuresults.com/results/gpusa2011/SEG003.HTM

Ladies - Short Program
1 Alissa CZISNY USA 64.20 33.03 31.17 7.79 7.46 7.96 7.82 7.93 0.00 #9
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YQbqMT9pbqA
2 Carolina KOSTNER ITA 60.23 30.66 29.57 7.46 7.21 7.36 7.46 7.46 0.00 #10
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=deuIorP3HEs
3 Caroline ZHANG USA 55.05 29.36 25.69 6.50 6.21 6.36 6.50 6.54 0.00 #2
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wWg63tysTdY
4 Haruka IMAI JPN 54.67 28.75 25.92 6.57 6.18 6.46 6.57 6.61 0.00 #4
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zGDsbNkXYbw
5 Viktoria HELGESSON SWE 51.13 26.10 25.03 6.32 6.04 6.21 6.39 6.32 0.00 #6
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ee06EceL3ZM
6 Joelle FORTE USA 48.86 26.61 22.25 5.68 5.39 5.64 5.57 5.54 0.00 #1
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zWzDjwISSwA
7 Ksenia MAKAROVA RUS 45.95 20.84 26.11 6.64 6.43 6.32 6.71 6.54 1.00 #8
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4y0_wOXBVB8
8 Joshi HELGESSON SWE 45.03 22.15 22.88 5.75 5.50 5.64 5.89 5.82 0.00 #3
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3cfwj7wM_5Q
9 Valentina MARCHEI ITA 43.19 20.30 23.89 6.07 5.64 6.04 6.04 6.07 1.00 #5
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Q3fj2_9Hw8
10 Elene GEDEVANISHVILI GEO 42.51 17.78 24.73 6.39 5.93 6.14 6.29 6.18 0.00 #7
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XSON0lU0n38

Judges Scores (pdf):
http://www.isuresults.com/results/gpusa ... Scores.pdf

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Live play-by-play coverage: Skate America ladies' short program:
http://www.examiner.com/figure-skating- ... rt-program
Confidence rules: Czisny comfortably in first at Skate America:
http://www.examiner.com/figure-skating- ... te-america
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Skate America - TV Schedule

Postby cekoni » 23 Oct 2011, 09:33

http://tv.eurosport.com/tvschedule.shtml
http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/
(Central European Time)

23.10.
Eurosport 2
10:00 Pairs Short Programme (60min) - delayed
19:30 Ladies Short Programme (45min) - delayed
22:00 Pairs Free Programme (60min) LIVE
Eurosport 1
23:00 Pairs Free Programme (45min) LIVE
23:45 Ladies Free Programme (90min) LIVE

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(Moscow Time)
24.10.
00:01 — Пары. Произвольная программа — Прямая трансляция на Sportbox.ru и ТК «Спорт 2»
01:40 — Женщины. Произвольная программа — Прямая трансляция на Sportbox.ru и ТК «Спорт 2»
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Re: ISU Гран При 2011/2012 || ISU Grand Prix series 2011/12

Postby cekoni » 23 Oct 2011, 12:58

ARTICLES

Official Online Home of SKATING Magazine - Blog:
http://skatingmagazineblog.com/category ... rica/feed/

Skate America Day Two - Part 1:
http://loopaxles.blogspot.com/2011/10/s ... art-1.html
Skate America Day Two - Part 2:
http://loopaxles.blogspot.com/2011/10/s ... art-2.html

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PHOTOS

2011 Skate America: Pairs short:
http://www.universalsports.com/photos/g ... airs+short
2011 Skate America: Ladies short program:
http://www.universalsports.com/photos/g ... rt+program
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Re: ISU Гран При 2011/2012 || ISU Grand Prix series 2011/12

Postby cekoni » 24 Oct 2011, 05:23

Biritish Eurosport :plush45:

2011 SA Michal Brezina LP B ESP:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7vT1qrTmZ5c

2011 SA Takahiko Kozuka LP B ESP:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3SteSVluSHE

2011 SA Daisuke Murakami LP B ESP:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QyokVgfbeRc

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2011 SA Davis White FD B ESP:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cm31DX8oWs4

2011 SA Pechalat Bourzat FD B ESP:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8s_0vRISux0

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2011 SA Zhangs SP B ESP2:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dnKCNZ4fwXU

2011 SA Bazarova Larionov SP B ESP:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6r0BoKa-I-w

2011 SA Moore Towers Moscovitch SP B ESP2:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UuGZKxo8-SM

2011 SA Savchenko Szolkowy SP B ESP:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JHnI552NLIc

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2011 SA Alissa Czisny SP B ESP:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3UZWjmyf9Hc

2011 SA Carolina Kostner SP B ESP:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FLW0EP9eERs
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Re: ISU Гран При 2011/2012 || ISU Grand Prix series 2011/12

Postby cekoni » 24 Oct 2011, 05:36

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Skate America - Ontario, CA, USA 21-23.10.2011

http://www.isuresults.com/results/gpusa2011/SEG006.HTM

Pairs - Free Skating
1 Aliona SAVCHENKO / Robin SZOLKOWY GER 124.53 60.41 64.12 7.96 7.93 7.93 8.25 8.00 0.00 #4
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lhhrNnwvFDI (British Eurosport)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=isW3K3zSo0Y (russian)
2 Kirsten MOORE-TOWERS / Dylan MOSCOVITCH CAN 117.83 61.65 56.18 7.21 6.71 7.11 7.04 7.04 0.00 #5
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UDjz0txUkQU
3 Dan ZHANG / Hao ZHANG CHN 115.81 56.96 58.85 7.54 7.14 7.32 7.54 7.25 0.00 #8
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i9TE_ewp8RU
4 Caydee DENNEY / John COUGHLIN USA 115.78 59.36 56.42 7.11 6.54 7.43 7.07 7.11 0.00 #7
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MB8Vi7pojLo
5 Vera BAZAROVA / Yuri LARIONOV RUS 114.32 58.72 55.60 7.25 6.89 6.79 7.11 6.71 0.00 #6
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j7wi0WfACe4
6 Tiffany VISE / Don BALDWIN USA 103.87 53.00 50.87 6.50 6.11 6.43 6.39 6.36 0.00 #2
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bDlfJBbUJiM
7 Maylin HAUSCH / Daniel WENDE GER 92.60 46.25 46.35 5.86 5.54 5.71 6.07 5.79 0.00 #1
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kCG1ndQXUqE
8 Mary Beth MARLEY / Rockne BRUBAKER USA 88.64 44.28 47.36 6.21 5.82 5.64 6.18 5.75 3.00 #3
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XSU0MitApIY

Judges Scores (pdf):
http://www.isuresults.com/results/gpusa ... Scores.pdf

FINAL RESULT
1 Aliona SAVCHENKO / Robin SZOLKOWY GER 183.98 5 1
2 Dan ZHANG / Hao ZHANG CHN 178.66 1 3
3 Kirsten MOORE-TOWERS / Dylan MOSCOVITCH CAN 177.43 4 2
4 Caydee DENNEY / John COUGHLIN USA 175.40 2 4
5 Vera BAZAROVA / Yuri LARIONOV RUS 173.94 3 5
6 Tiffany VISE / Don BALDWIN USA 155.42 7 6
7 Mary Beth MARLEY / Rockne BRUBAKER USA 144.80 6 8
8 Maylin HAUSCH / Daniel WENDE GER 141.54 8 7

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Live play-by-play coverage: Skate America pairs' free skate
http://www.examiner.com/figure-skating- ... z1beu9DaD8


Dan Zhang/Hao Zhang CHN - Totentanz - side-by-side triple toe-double toe-double toe (solid), triple twist, side-by-side triple salchows (Dan doubled hers), messy on the side-by-side spins, throw triple loop, throw triple salchow (step out), two mistakes should give Savchenko/Szolkowy the title - TES 56.96, PCS 58.85, FS TOTAL 115.71, FINAL TOTAL 178.66

Caydee Denney/John Coughlin USA - Turandot - side-by side triple toes on the side (nice), triple twist, double axel-double axel sequence (Denney singled second), throw triple loop (clean and smooth out), throw triple flip (looked lower than usual but just fine), really superb GP debut for this pair - TES 59.36, PCS 56.42, FS TOTAL 115.78, FINAL TOTAL 175.40

Vera Bazarova/Yuri Larionov RUS - Doctor Zhivago - side-by-side triple toe (Bazarova two-foots and threes out, maybe underrotated?), triple twist (beautiful), throw triple flip (nice), side-by-side double axel-double axel sequence (a bit rough on the landings for Larionov), throw triple loop (two-footish) - TES 58.72, PCS 55.60, FS TOTAL 114.32, FINAL TOTAL 173.94

Kirsten Moore-Towers/Dylan Moscovitch CAN - those costumes are ridiculous - there's something goosebumpy about the music because of Wylie's 92 Olympic long program - side-by-side triple toe-triple toe sequence (strong start), loads of speed into triple twist, side-by-side triple salchow (Moscovitch falls out), throw triple loop (off-axis but no problem), epicly long lift, throw triple salchow (very smooth), well-paced program that doesn't sacrifice their power - and superb lifts as always - TES 61.65, PCS 56.18, FS TOTAL 117.83, FINAL TOTAL 177.43

Aliona Savchenko/Robin Szolkowy GER - great opening pose - throw triple flip (nice and big, as usual), side-by-side triple toe-triple toe sequence (Szolkowy doubles first, Savchenko two-foots second?), now that's a nice pair spiral sequence, cool little ditty into the double twist, side-by-side double axels, throw triple salchow at the end, great program - super innovative, quirky, but still about the skating - TES 60.41, PCS 64.12, FS TOTAL 124.53, FINAL TOTAL 183.98

Mary Beth Marley/Rockne Brubaker USA - Rhapsody on a Theme/Rach 2 - side-by-side triple toe-double toe (Marley off-axis and down on the first jump), triple twist, side-by-side triple salchow (Marley fall), out of sync side-by-side spins, throw triple lutz (foot down), throw triple salchow practically at the end of the program (fall) - TES 44.28, PCS 47.36, FS FALLS -3.00, TOTAL 88.64, FINAL TOTAL 144.80

Tiffany Vise/Don Baldwin USA - whoops, was that their SP music? - double twist (nice and smooth), inside Besti squats into throw triple loop (really strong), side-by-side triple toe-double toe (Vise singled second toe), side-by-side triple salchows (well done!), some cool ice dance lift-ish move into throw triple salchow (hand down), I've definitely underestimated this team for sure - nice ovation, that music snafu at the beginning really revved up the crowd - TES 53.00, PCS 50.98, FS TOTAL 103.87, FINAL TOTAL 155.42

Maylin Hausch/Daniel Wende GER - Is it me or does Wende seem to have a bunch of variations of the same costume? - triple twist (not the smoothest catch), throw triple salchow (nice!), side-by-side triple toe-single toe (Hausch falls out/hand down), side-by-side triple salchow (Wende doubles/steps out), throw triple flip (hand down and step out), kinda awkward on the ending pose there - TES 46.25, PCS 46.35, FS TOTAL 92.60, FINAL TOTAL 141.54

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Savchenko and Szolkowy rally for gold at Skate America:
http://www.examiner.com/figure-skating- ... te-america
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Re: ISU Гран При 2011/2012 || ISU Grand Prix series 2011/12

Postby cekoni » 24 Oct 2011, 05:49

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Skate America - Ontario, CA, USA 21-23.10.2011

http://www.isuresults.com/results/gpusa2011/SEG004.HTM

Ladies - Free Skating
1 Carolina KOSTNER ITA 117.12 55.45 61.67 7.75 7.46 7.79 7.86 7.68 0.00 #9
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-L-TNWnSSg4
2 Alissa CZISNY USA 113.28 51.37 62.91 7.96 7.71 7.68 8.00 7.96 1.00 #10
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wAUVq7jEiCI
3 Elene GEDEVANISHVILI GEO 97.61 48.15 49.46 6.39 5.96 6.29 6.14 6.14 0.00 #1
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JKcNu_EgMn4
4 Ksenia MAKAROVA RUS 96.72 45.20 52.52 6.86 6.32 6.54 6.54 6.57 1.00 #4
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f2RtjcZYagw
5 Viktoria HELGESSON SWE 94.62 44.41 51.21 6.50 6.21 6.36 6.43 6.50 1.00 #6
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_OBG5YSmU0c
6 Valentina MARCHEI ITA 91.98 44.21 48.77 6.32 5.64 6.14 6.14 6.25 1.00 #2
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aX2hcVzPFgo
7 Joelle FORTE USA 90.84 45.43 46.41 5.96 5.54 5.86 5.93 5.71 1.00 #5
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qt7Ta9590lA
8 Joshi HELGESSON SWE 88.95 43.57 45.38 5.86 5.39 5.68 5.75 5.68 0.00 #3
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hFijZ7Glo5U
9 Haruka IMAI JPN 88.27 39.08 50.19 6.50 6.11 6.18 6.36 6.21 1.00 #7
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HPRQJClt0MU
10 Caroline ZHANG USA 85.65 38.81 49.84 6.54 6.00 6.14 6.36 6.11 3.00 #8
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LGyWhxEdcWw

Judges Scores (pdf):
http://www.isuresults.com/results/gpusa ... Scores.pdf


FINAL RESULT
1 Alissa CZISNY USA 177.48 1 2
2 Carolina KOSTNER ITA 177.35 2 1
3 Viktoria HELGESSON SWE 145.75 5 5
4 Haruka IMAI JPN 142.94 4 9
5 Ksenia MAKAROVA RUS 142.67 7 4
6 Caroline ZHANG USA 140.70 3 10
7 Elene GEDEVANISHVILI GEO 140.12 10 3
8 Joelle FORTE USA 139.70 6 7
9 Valentina MARCHEI ITA 135.17 9 6
10 Joshi HELGESSON SWE 133.98 8 8

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Live play-by-play coverage: Skate America ladies' free skate: (DETAILS)
http://www.examiner.com/figure-skating- ... free-skate

Czisny edges a conservative Kostner by a fraction to win Skate America:
http://www.examiner.com/figure-skating- ... te-america
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Re: ISU Гран При 2011/2012 || ISU Grand Prix series 2011/12

Postby cekoni » 24 Oct 2011, 06:00

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Skate America - Ontario, CA, USA 21-23.10.2011

ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating: Hilton HHonours Skate America, Day 1:
http://www.isu.org/vsite/vnavsite/page/ ... tml?id=920

ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating: Hilton HHonors Skate America, Day 2:
http://www.isu.org/vsite/vnavsite/page/ ... tml?id=921

ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Hilton HHonors Skate America, Day 3:
http://www.isu.org/vsite/vnavsite/page/ ... tml?id=922

DOWNLOAD PROTOCOL (all scores...):
http://www.isuresults.com/results/gpusa ... otocol.pdf
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Re: ISU Гран При 2011/2012 || ISU Grand Prix series 2011/12

Postby MiLa » 24 Oct 2011, 21:45

:smu:sche_nie: I wanted to see Zhenya on Grand Pri
пока не меркнет свет
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Re: ISU Гран При 2011/2012 || ISU Grand Prix series 2011/12

Postby cekoni » 24 Oct 2011, 21:59

MiLa wrote::smu:sche_nie: I wanted to see Zhenya on Grand Pri

Who would not? :plush34:

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Savchenko and Szolkowy seize third Skate America title:
http://www.goldenskate.com/2011/10/savc ... ica-title/

Czisny wins gold at Skate America:
http://www.goldenskate.com/2011/10/czis ... e-america/

Axels, Loops, and Spins: Skate America Day Three
http://t.co/k1FBSxhH
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Re: ISU Гран При 2011/2012 || ISU Grand Prix series 2011/12

Postby cekoni » 25 Oct 2011, 07:12

British Eurosport videos :plush45:

http://www.youtube.com/user/frida340#g/u

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http://www.examiner.com/figure-skating- ... at-kostner

Opining on Skate America: How did Czisny beat Kostner?

Skate America took place this past weekend, and the first Grand Prix of the season is now in the books. A lot happened, for sure – some incredible, some perplexing, some unfortunate. I must say, it was more interesting of a competition than I had expected for whatever reason. Some parting thoughts below.

So how did Czisny beat Kostner? Breaking it down.

In a world of base values and grades of execution, there were plenty who were scratching their heads wondering how a relatively clean Kostner could have scored only a few points over a fairly messy Czisny in the free skate. Surely, had that been a 6.0 competition, Kostner would’ve won, ordinal-system notwithstanding, and probably convincingly so. You could imagine something like a 5.6/5.9 for Kostner and a 5.4/5.8 for Czisny. The free skate scores looked more like a 5.6/5.8 (Kostner) vs. 5.5/5.9 (Czisny).

But it’s necessary to look beyond the surface of errors. And fair warning, lots of numbers coming up.

The technical side of the free skates was vastly different, both in difficulty and in execution. Kostner and Czisny both hit a solo loop, and you can argue that Kostner’s flip equated Czisny’s first lutz. But while Kostner hit two more clean triples, Czisny hit only one more. But in the end, Kostner started with a more conservative set of jumps, while Czisny started with a greatly more ambitious set of jumps that eventually got underrotated and downgraded down to be more in line with Kostner’s base value. 35.92 for Kostner vs. 34.33 for Czisny (which dropped from an originally-planned 45.8).

The difference, really, came in the spins, where Kostner had one Level 4 and two Level 1s, Czisny had two Level 4s and one Level 3, which gave Czisny a 2.2 advantage in spins. Kostner actually got a Level 4 for her step sequence to Czisny’s Level 3, which was a 0.6 advantage. The spiral sequences cancel each other out base-value-wise.

When it was all said and done, Czisny’s free skate was still worth more in base value than Kostner’s by 0.01. Now, execution-wise, Kostner had the advantage for being cleaner, but the base value already took the cheated jumps into account and Czisny’s spins were much better executed than those of Kostner, so the GOEs weren’t that disparate. Add the fact that the judges gave Czisny slightly higher PCSs, and you’ve got a pretty close set of scores from the two.

Combine that with Czisny’s four-point advantage from the short, and the gold was decided by less than a quarter-point.

Now, for skating observers, Kostner being in a scoring quandary is nothing new, but she’s generally regarded as being on the overscored side of the equation (see: 2011 Worlds). Interesting to see it flip-flop in this occasion.

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http://www.examiner.com/figure-skating- ... innovative

Opining on Skate America: Quirky meets innovative

Skate America took place this past weekend. So I've crunched some numbers and channeled my inner Joan Rivers (good thing?), now it's time for some final thoughts - for real. And then we move on to Skate Canada!

Savchenko/Szolkowy go for broke.

Ok, throw triple axel in just a minute. I just want to RAVE about Savchenko/Szolkowy’s free skate, which moved them from fifth to the gold. In a field of continually reused music (I counted The Feeling Begins three times on the first day, twice in the men’s short program!), they have been pushing themselves to be more experimental in music, and this season, more experimental in movement. The result was an innovative modern-dance influence on their free skate this season, and it’s just incredible.

And then there’s the throw triple axel that they attempted in the short. It was a creditable attempt, for sure, nothing overtly negligent about how it looked. It wasn’t like he just tossed her in the air and crossed his fingers. The throw looked pretty decent, and it wouldn’t be a huge surprise if they actually landed by the season’s end. Great that they are pushing the technical side of their skating too, this pair is already one of the all-time greats, and these improvements might just push them over the top in Sochi.

Stamina issues or quick turnaround?

There was one common thread amongst the free skates in the singles disciplines – the utter messiness that was everywhere. In both cases, the winner skated lights out in the short and were able to hang on by a thread after subpar free skates. The silver medalists both had the best skates of the day, but not without their mistakes.

But the free skates overall were just all over the place. In the ladies’ event, there were six downgrades, 20 underrotations, and nine falls. Seven underrotations and eight falls in the men’s event, which wasn’t as egregious, but it was the fact that almost all ten of the men looked winded by the three-minute mark that was cause for concern. Maybe it’s the early-season factor, or maybe, in the men’s case, it was the quick turnaround from the short to the free in only about half a day. But the men’s and ladies’ free skates were certainly not all that exciting to watch with all the errors. Let’s see how they fare at Skate Canada this week.

Amodio at a crossroads?

At Worlds last season, Florent Amodio blatantly violating the rules and skating to music with vocals for his free skate was ok, with the caveat that he did it for the audience. Hmm. And the ridiculous thing is that the panel didn’t give him a deduction for it! Huh?!

But that episode rustled more than one person’s feathers. There was something Surya-Bonaly-Nagano about that, except Bonaly had resigned to being off the podium and wanted to retire with a bang, and Amodio is just establishing his reputation on his way to Sochi. And of course, there had already been a feeling that he was taking his free skate too much toward the exhibition route – and not because it was playing to the crowd, but because actual *skating* was being replaced by lots of standing around posing and pointing.

You wonder if that was still fresh in the judges’ minds at Skate America. Yes, he was lackluster in the short, but the free skate wasn’t that bad with six triples. But no slack from the judges at all, he still placed eighth in the free skate and ninth overall, with PCSs clumped with the likes Van Der Perren and Dornbush, which was certainly not the case last season. His free skate was once again filled with stationary segments. You just wonder if he’s dug a hole he wasn’t intending to dig. Let’s see what happens when he’s at home at Trophee Eric Bompard.

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Opining on Skate America: Costumes and empty seats:
http://www.examiner.com/figure-skating- ... mpty-seats
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