Entry Lists Up
The LADIES competition is going to be tough.
13 Rumi SUIZU
11 Sarah HECKEN
11 Diane SZMIETT
4 Joshi HELGESSON
If Alexei GILLES skates well in Mexico City, she's in the mix too.
Whatever the result, the competitors will have this chance to see Africa.
Team USA has been announced on USFS' Assignments page as follows (same as the preliminary listing):
Amanda Dobbs, Alexe Gilles
Richard Dornbush, Andrew Gonzales
Madison Hubbell/Keiffer Hubbell and Piper Gilles/Zachary Donohue
Skate Canada's team as published on their Assignments page:
Diane Szmiett, McKenzie Crawford
Véronique de Beaumont-Boisvert / Sebastien Buron
A few others to think about:
Nishino, Suizu (Japan)
Antipova/Kudahev; Monko/Khaldiavan (Russia)
Sarah HECKEN had a rough SP at Nebelhorn, scoring only 36.18, and is almost 19 points out of medal position.
Originally Posted by Joesitz
Yuki NISHINO is out of JGP Capetown and has been replaced by Yoko ISHIKAWA.
ANTIPOVA / KUDASHEV and MONKO/KHALIAVIN are facing HUBBELL / HUBBELL and GILLES / DONOHUE. G/D beat A/K and M/K at Ostrava by 10 and 16 points, respectively. The Hubbells currently have the highest score posted yet by any dance team.