I understand why Shizuku Arakawa got higher points than Sasha on
jumps. (even though she, too, doubled elements)...
I DO NOT UNDERSTAND why she got higher points than Sasha
on choreography, steps, transitions, spins...etc...
Could someone explain this?
In other words, the only area where she should have exceeded
Sasha was in juumps.
Putting the two programs together, Sasha should have been
way ahead on total points.
Sasha's basic skating is lightyears ahead of the others just
as Plushenko's jumps are far beyond his peers.
So she should have been rewarded for that and had a large lead.
This just shows that skating is still biased towards jumps
and that the COP system does NOT work.