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    Virtual Program and Preview NHK Ice Dance

    In all the confusion of trying to arrive at Thanksgiving on time, I don't have as much time to get too fancy with the previews, but I couldn't miss a chance to talk about Ice Dance this year! It's been a great year, in general.

    NHK is the last competition of the Grand Prix season. There are 4 teams here that have a good chance to go to the Grand Prix final. If Pechalat and Bourzat win NHK, they will qualify for the GPF with 26 points (first tiebreaker is the first place placement).
    If Faiella and Scali win, they will qualify for the GPF. If they finish second, they could also go, depending on the second tie breaker with Belbin and Agosto. (They would also have 26 points)

    If either Samuelson and Bates or Gorshkova and Butikov win, they would have 24 points. They could qualify for the GPF if F&S finish 3rd or lower.


    The paso doble is the CD picked for Skate Canada. For those who'd like a refresher on the steps and would like to view some videos of the great dancers of the past dancing the paso doble, here's my reference file:
    http://www.goldenskate.com/forum/showthread.php?t=22951

    For those competing at NHK who have already skated the paso, this is how they scored the last time:
    Place Team Total TES PCS EVENT
    2 Federica FAIELLA / Massimo SCALI ITA 34.46 17.12 17.34 (FRA)
    2 Nathalie PECHALAT / Fabian BOURZAT FRA 33.90 16.96 16.94 (Can)
    3 Kimberly NAVARRO / Brent BOMMENTRE USA 31.67 16.20 15.47 (Can)
    5 Kristina GORSHKOVA / Vitali BUTIKOV RUS 30.50 15.48 15.02 (Can)
    7 Ekaterina BOBROVA / Dmitri SOLOVIEV RUS 28.42 14.34 14.08 (Can)




    1 Kaitlyn WEAVER / Andrew POJE CAN 1 (COC)

    Coach: Matthews Gates, Shae-Lynn Bourne
    Choreographer: Shae-Lynn Bourne, David Wilson
    Former Coach: Paul McIntosh
    Training Towns: Toronto and Connecticut/USA

    OD: Swing Brother Swing by Conrad Korsch and Jonathan Smith; Harlem Nocturne by Conrad Korsch and Jonathan Smith;
    FD: Dr. Zhivago Suite (soundtrack) by Maurice Jarre

    Personal Best Total Score 174.36 Four Continents Championships 2008
    Personal Best Score Compulsory Dance 30.94 Four Continents Championships 2008
    Personal Best Score Original Dance 54.95 Four Continents Championships 2008
    Personal Best Score Free Dance 88.47 Four Continents Championships 2008


    Previous partners: Graham & Poje, Nino & Poje, Weaver & Clavey

    Second Alternates for the 2007 Junior Grand Prix Final

    Competitive Results
    2008 Cup of China 6 6 6 6 (157.20)
    2008 World Championships 20 17 17 17 (154.84)
    2008 Four Continents Championships 5 5 4 5 (174.36)
    2008 Canadian National Championships 3 2 4 2 (175.61)
    2007 Trophée Eric Bompard 7 7 6 7 (154.20)
    2007 Skate Canada 8 8 5 6 (148.77)
    2007 World Championships 18 23 20 20 (140.14)
    2007 World Junior Championships 6 4 2 3 (151.51)
    2007 Canadian National Championships 7 3 3 3 (160.65)
    2006 JGP Liberec 5 2 2 3 (142.18)
    2006 Chinese Taipei Cup [JGP] 3 3 3 3 (140.08)


    Videos
    2008 4C's FD Blues for Klook
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xe7J_ofdBxw
    2008 4C's OD Gypsy Dance
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s9J6P...eature=related
    2008 4C's CD Yankee Polka
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mxnCPLGFsGE
    2007 Jr Worlds CD Silver Samba
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_xNh9...eature=related
    2007 Canadians FD Madame Butterfly; Gladiator
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NTHI12JcGGA

    Articles
    An article about Weaver and Poje, their life, and their Worlds 2008 experiences
    http://slam.canoe.ca/Slam/FigureSkat...041711-cp.html
    Shae Lynn Bourne about coaching Weaver and Poje
    http://www.shaelynnbourne.com/icedance032308.htm
    After being beaten by Hann McCurdy / Coreno at 2007 Skate Canada, Weaver & Poje changed coaches and lots else.
    http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servl...ry/GlobeSports
    Their icenetwork bio
    http://web.icenetwork.com/skaters/de...d=38886&mode=P

    Website
    http://weaverandpoje.ice-dance.com/

    2 Xiaoyang YU / Chen WANG CHN 2 (COC)

    Coach: Hongyan Xi
    Choreographer: Igor Shpilband, Maria Zueva

    Training Towns: Harbin and Beijing

    OD: Swing by Big Bad Vodoo Daddy; Foxtrot
    FD: Romeo and Juliet

    Personal Best Total Score 148.19 Four Continents Championships 2008
    Personal Best Score Compulsory Dance 29.47 Four Continents Championships 2005
    Personal Best Score Original Dance 45.90 Cup of China 2008
    Personal Best Score Free Dance 76.98 Four Continents Championships 2008

    Competitive Results
    2008 Cup of China 9 9 8 8 (139.66)
    2008 World Championships 23 23 23 22 (139.20)
    2008 Four Continents Championships 8 8 8 8 (148.19)
    2008 Chinese National Championships 1 1 1 1 (145.34)
    2007 Trophée Eric Bompard 9 9 9 9 (135.63)
    2007 Skate America 10 10 10 10 (135.29)
    2007 Four Continents Championships 10 8 9 9 (131.28)
    2007 Asian Winter Games 3 3 3 3 (138.36)
    2007 Winter Universiade 7 5 6 6 (139.49)
    2006 Cup of China 11 11 10 11 (124.09)
    2006 Skate Canada 10 11 11 11 (126.36)
    2006 World Championships 23 23 22 22 (136.14)
    2006 Four Continents Championships 9 7 6 7 (144.12)
    2005 Cup of China 10 10 10 10 (127.37)
    2005 Four Continents Championships 10 11 11 11 (135.63)
    2005 Winter Universiade 9 9 9 9
    2004 Trophée Eric Bompard Cachemire 11 9 9 9 (128.34)
    2004 Cup of China 10 10 10 10 (126.27)
    2004 Four Continents Championships 10 10 10 10
    2003 Cup of China 11 11 11 11
    2003 Skate America 10 10 10 10
    2003 World Junior Championships 8B 11B 18 18 18
    2003 Four Continents Championships 11 12 11 11
    2002 JGP Canada 12 12 12 12
    2002 JGP USA 8 8 8 8

    Videos

    2007 Asian Games OD
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uiWYWNaS7KA
    2008 Worlds FD - part of it appears at 1:20 on this video
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c2CVlLDEehI

    Articles
    Short note about their bronze at the 2007 Asian Winter games
    http://english.peopledaily.com.cn/20...04_347450.html
    Photos of Asian games ice dance podium and a little article
    http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/20...nt_5690723.htm
    Short ice-dance.com bio
    http://www.ice-dance.com/profiles/pr...?team=xiyuchwa

    Website

    3 Nathalie PECHALAT / Fabian BOURZAT FRA 3 (COC)

    Coach: Alexander Zhulin
    Choreographer: L. May, S. Olive (OD), J. Cottereau (FD)
    Former Coach: M. Zazoui, R. Haguenauer,A. Druet, P. Camerlengo
    Practice low season: h / week at Moscow/RUS
    Practice high season: h / week at Moscow/RUS


    OD: It Don't Mean a Thing by Puppini Sisters
    FD: La Notte di Favola by Nicola Piovani; La Marche des Gladiateurs; Jonglage by Maime Rodriguez

    Personal Best Total Score 190.51 World Championships 2008
    Personal Best Score Compulsory Dance 34.87 Cup of Russia 2007
    Personal Best Score Original Dance 60.67 World Championships 2008
    Personal Best Score Free Dance 95.02 World Championships 2008

    Fifth Qualifiers for the 2008 Grand Prix Final

    Competitive Results
    2008 Skate Canada 2 6 3 3 (159.06)
    2008 Masters de Patinage 2 2 2 (152.91)
    2008 World Championships 6 6 7 7 (190.51)
    2008 European Championships 5 6 5 5 (185.26)
    2008 Grand Prix Final 6 6 6 (140.82)
    2007 Cup of Russia 2 2 2 2 (184.38)
    2007 Skate America 2 2 2 2 (181.84)
    2007 Masters de Patinage 2 2 2 2 (179.99)
    2007 World Championships 14 13 10 12 (162.05)
    2007 French National Championships 2 2 2 2 (167.91)
    2006 Trophée Eric Bompard 4 5 8 7 (153.30)
    2006 Skate America 3 3 4 3 (167.28)
    2006 Masters de Patinage 2 3 2 2 (177.50)
    ...
    2003 Winter Universiade 3 3 3 3 3
    2003 French National Championships 3
    2002 Trophée Lalique 8 8 9 9
    2002 Skate Canada 9 11 11 11
    2002 World Junior Championships 7 7 5 6 6
    2002 Junior Grand Prix Final 7 6 7 7
    2001 SBC Cup [JGP] 2 2 2 2
    2001 JGP The Hague 4 4 4 4

    Videos:
    2008 Masters de Patinage FD - Clowns
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IfvwWUCyD3Q
    2008 Masters de Patinage OD - It Don't Mean a Thing by Puppini Sisters
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-6W1z...eature=related
    Exhibition Chacun pour soi Tenue Soiree
    http://www.dailymotion.com/relevance...r-soi-te_sport

    2008 Worlds OD Flamenco (with fan) excellent!
    http://www.dailymotion.com/relevance...worldsod_sport
    2008 Worlds FD Madness
    http://www.dailymotion.com/relevance...worldsfd_sport
    2006 Olympics FD Les Miserables
    http://www.dailymotion.com/relevance...mpics-fd_sport
    2002 World Jr Championships Spanish Medley OD (Flamenco and Spanish Waltz) 6th place
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vl2G6...eature=related

    Articles:
    They now train in Moscow with Alexander Zhulin and like it
    http://web.icenetwork.com/news/artic...&vkey=ice_news

    Website
    Currently under construction
    http://www.pechalat-bourzat.com/

    4 Federica FAIELLA / Massimo SCALI ITA 4 (TEB)

    Coach: Pasquale Camerlengo, Anjelika Krylova, P. Mezzadri
    Choreographer: L. Vlasova, C. Giordani, B. Melica
    Former Coach: Roberto Pelizzola, Walter Rizzo, Brunhilde Bianchi
    Practice low season: 27 h / week at Bloomfield Hills/USA
    Practice high season: 27 h / week at Bloomfield Hills/USA


    OD: Tap Dance: Follow the Fleet; Slow Foxtrot: Let's Face the Music and Dance; Tap Dance: Let Yourself Go
    FD: Moonlight Sonata by Ludwig van Beethoven

    Personal Best Total Score 201.91 World Championships 2008
    Personal Best Score Compulsory Dance 37.15 World Championships 2008
    Personal Best Score Original Dance 63.55 World Championships 2008
    Personal Best Score Free Dance 101.21 World Championships 2008

    Former Partnerships: Ottaviani & Scali; Faiella & Milo

    Second Alternates for the 2008 Grand Prix Final
    Third Alternates for the 2007 Grand Prix Final

    Competitive Results
    2008 TEBC 179.58 2 1 2 2 (179.58)
    2008 World Championships 4 5 4 5 (201.91)
    2008 European Championships 4 4 4 4 (190.95)
    2008 Italian National Championships 1 1 1 1 (216.31)
    2007 Cup of China 3 3 2 3 (181.10)
    2007 Skate America 3 3 3 3 (172.28)
    2007 World Championships 7 9 11 9 (170.75)
    2007 European Championships 4 5 6 6 (170.26)
    2007 Italian National Championships 1 1 1 1 (192.15)
    2006 Trophée Eric Bompard 3 3 3 3 (176.62)
    2006 Skate Canada 2 5 2 3 (170.73)
    2006 World Championships 9 10 8 8 (172.10)
    2006 Olympic Games 10 21 10 13 (164.37)
    2006 European Championships 6 7 10 7 (167.86)
    2006 Italian National Championships 2 2 2 2 (186.62)
    2005 Trophée Eric Bompard 3 4 4 3 (157.23)
    2005 Cup of China 3 4 6 6 (156.35)
    2005 World Championships 9 9 9 9 (186.90)
    2005 European Championships 6 6 5 5 (181.89)
    2005 Italian National Championships 1 1 1 1 1
    2004 Cup of Russia 4 3 3 3 (191.27)
    2004 Trophée Eric Bompard Cachemire 5 5 4 5 (177.94)
    2004 World Championships 5 9 9 9
    2004 European Championships 6 6 6 6
    2003 Cup of Russia 6 6 5 5
    2003 Bofrost Cup on Ice 3 3 3
    2003 Skate America 4 4 5 4
    2003 World Championships 6 11 11 11
    2003 European Championships 8 8 8 8
    2003 Italian National Championships 1
    2002 Cup of Russia 5 5 5 5
    2002 Skate Canada 5 5 5 5
    2002 Nebelhorn Trophy 1 1 1 1
    2002 World Championships 14 16 16 16 16
    2002 Olympic Games 18 18 17 18 18
    2002 European Championships 14 15 13 12 12
    2002 Italian National Championships 2
    2001 Skate Canada 7 7 7 7
    2001 Karl Schäfer Memorial 2 2 2 2
    2001 Nebelhorn Trophy 2 2 2 2

    Videos:
    2008 First Italian Test Skate OD Follow the Fleet
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pcIj8qgED0A
    2008 Clown program/Pierrette & Pierrot? to Moonlight Sonata; First Italian Test Skate
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h1QeR...eature=related
    2008 Worlds OD Pizzica Dance
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0GEcMg6vth0
    2008 Worlds FD Papa Can You Hear Sing the 2 Butterflies (Yentl)
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6YOeSb3j720
    2008 Worlds Exhibition In the Arms of the Angels
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qoydR8E4r_c
    2006 Olympics FD The Mission
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AKfGNADpAfU
    2005 Worlds FD Aretha Franklin Medley
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9T2EeV63YHo
    2004 Worlds FD Piazzola Tango
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SH-POVS3veM
    2003 Worlds Original Dances- a piece of Federica & Massimo's shows up at the 2 minute mark
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pMg8ywjbebY


    Articles:
    February 2008 Golden Skate interview with Federica and Massimo
    http://www.goldenskate.com/articles/2007/020308.shtml
    Ice Network bio
    http://web.icenetwork.com/skaters/de...d=38779&mode=P
    They fell during the 2006 Olympics
    http://figureskating.about.com/od/fa...Scali-Fall.htm

    Websites:
    Official website
    http://www.faiellascali.com/

    5 Isabella PAJARDI / Stefano CARUSO ITA 4

    They are last year's Italian junior champions. They qualified for the JGPF this year. This is their first senior Grand Prix appearance.

    Coach: Valter Rizzo, Brunilde Bianchi, Luca Mantovani
    Choreographer: Shae-Lynn Bourne
    Training Towns: Simsbury/USA, and Pinzolo, and Zanca, Sesto San Giovanni, Italy

    OD: No Info
    FD: No Info

    Personal Best Total Score 155.36 ISU JGP Sofia Cup 2007
    Personal Best Score Compulsory Dance 30.40 ISU JGP Sofia Cup 2007
    Personal Best Score Original Dance 50.15 ISU JGP Sofia Cup 2007
    Personal Best Score Free Dance 74.81 ISU JGP Sofia Cup 2007


    Sixth Qualifiers for the 2008 Junior Grand Prix Final

    Competitive Results
    2008 World Junior Championships 14 8 8 9 (144.13)
    2008 Italian National Championships 1 1 1 1 (163.71)
    2008 Junior Grand Prix Final 6 6 8 7 (140.19)
    2007 Sofia Cup [JGP] 2 1 1 1 (155.36)
    2007 Vienna Cup [JGP] 4 3 4 3 (143.45)
    2007 Italian Junior National Championships 3 3 3 3 (136.71)
    2006 JGP Liberec 9 7 8 8 (125.73)
    2006 JGP Courchevel 9 5 13 11 (122.02)
    2006 Italian Junior National Championships 3 3 3 3 (133.10)
    2005 Gdansk Cup [JGP] 8 8 9 8 (122.19)
    2005 Italian Junior National Championships 4 4 4 4 4
    2004 Junior Pavel Roman Memorial 6 5 5 5
    2003 Czech Skate 10 9 10 10
    2003 Italian Junior National Championships 6
    2002 Junior Pavel Roman Memorial 13 11 11 11

    Videos
    2008 Italian Championships, Juniors, FD
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CIC-o...eature=related
    2008 Italian Championships, Juniors, OD
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CKPSDA8RjRc


    6 Cathy REED / Chris REED JPN 5

    Coach: Nikolai Morozov
    Choreographer: Nikolai Morozov
    Former Coach: Shae-Lynn Bourne, Galit Chait, A. Stroukoff, S. Kelley
    Practice low season: 50 h / week at Hackensack/USA
    Practice high season: 30 h / week at Hackensack/USA


    OD: no information
    FD: Spanish Medley

    Personal Best Total Score 158.47 4CC's 2008
    Personal Best Score Compulsory Dance 28.16 Worlds 2008
    Personal Best Score Original Dance 49.64 4CC's 2008
    Personal Best Score Free Dance 81.77 4CC's 2008

    Competitive Results
    2008 World Championships 18 18 16 16 (155.15)
    2008 Four Continents Championships 7 7 7 7 (158.47)
    2008 Japanese National Championships 1 1 1 1 (166.41)
    2007 NHK Trophy 10 8 7 8 (143.85)
    2007 Skate America 9 9 9 9 (142.63)
    2007 Four Continents Championships 7 9 6 7 (144.17)
    2007 Japanese National Championships 2 2 2 2 (150.04)
    2006 Golden Spin of Zagreb 4 4 4 4 (139.58)
    2006 U.S. Novice National Championships 2 2 1 1 (98.15)
    2006 U.S. Eastern Novice Sectionals 1 1 1 1 (86.35)
    2005 U.S. Eastern Novice Sectionals 5 4 5 5
    2005 U.S. North Atlantic Novice Regionals 1 1 1 1
    2004 U.S. Eastern Novice Sectionals 10 9 10 10

    Videos
    2008 Worlds OD
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HBaTL8NphJI
    2008 Worlds FD
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HBaTL8NphJI

    7 Ekaterina BOBROVA / Dmitri SOLOVIEV RUS 6 (SC)

    Coach: Elena Kustarova, Svetlana Alexeeva
    Choreographer: Natalia Ulianova

    Training Town: Moscow

    OD: Mack the Knife from Die Dreigroschenoper by Kurt Weill
    FD: Romeo and Juliet (soundtrack) by various composers

    Personal Best Total Score 164.72 World Championships 2008
    Personal Best Score Compulsory Dance 35.52 World Junior Championships 2007
    Personal Best Score Original Dance 54.13 World Junior Championships 2007
    Personal Best Score Free Dance 82.72 World Championships 2008

    2007 World Jr Champions
    First Qualifiers for the 2007 Junior Grand Prix Final
    Seventh Qualifiers for the 2006 Junior Grand Prix Final

    Competitive Results
    2008 Skate Canada 7 5 6 6 (151.62)
    2008 World Championships 16 12 13 13 (164.72)
    2008 Russian National Championships 4 3 3 3 (178.35)
    2007 Cup of Russia 3 3 6 4 (161.51)
    2007 Skate Canada 6 4 6 5 (151.97)
    2007 World Junior Championships 1 1 1 1 (161.89)
    2007 Junior Grand Prix Final 1 3 3 3 (149.69)
    2006 JGP Budapest 1 1 1 1 (159.61)
    2006 JGP Courchevel 1 1 2 1 (155.96)
    2006 Junior Grand Prix Final 7 7 8 7 (133.96)
    2005 Gdansk Cup [JGP] 2 2 2 2 (152.11)
    2005 JGP Montréal 2 2 2 2 (137.51)

    Articles:
    Golden Skate on their 2006 win of the CD, Silver Samba with long interview (articles by Rosaleen Kaye)
    http://goldenskate.com/articles/2006/022807_cd.shtml
    Golden Skate on the 2006 OD
    http://goldenskate.com/articles/2006/030307_fd.shtml
    Golden Skate on their 2007 FD and overall gold medal performances
    http://goldenskate.com/articles/2006/030307_fd.shtml


    Videos:
    2008 Worlds OD Kalinka (BBC) Nicky & Simon love this!
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Up2GO...eature=related
    2008 Worlds FD
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v8KEvlQreWI
    Montage of Bobrova and Soloviev which shows glimpses of their earlier programs
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4DbMuz5eioA

    8 Kristina GORSHKOVA / Vitali BUTIKOV RUS 6 (SC)

    Coach: Elena Tchaikovskaia, Ksenia Rumiantseva
    Choreographer: Elena Tchaikovskaia
    Former Coach: Tatiana Kuzmina
    Training Town: Moscow

    OD: Too Many Tears by Harry Warren; Bei mir bist du schoen
    FD: Godfather (soundtrack) by Nino Rota

    Personal Best Total Score 172.85 World Juniors 2008
    Personal Best Score Compulsory Dance 33.84 ISU JGP Croatia Cup 2007
    Personal Best Score Original Dance 55.46 World Juniors 2008
    Personal Best Score Free Dance 83.87 World Juniors 2008

    Reigning Jr Worlds Bronze Medallists, behind Crone/Poirier
    Fourth Qualifiers for the 2008 Junior Grand Prix Final
    Fifth Qualifiers for the 2007 Junior Grand Prix Final

    Competititive Results
    2008 Skate Canada 5 2 4 4 (157.83)
    2008 Finlandia 158.86 2 3 3 3
    2008 World Junior Championships 4 3 3 3 (172.85)
    2008 Junior Grand Prix Final 2 3 3 3 (168.63)
    2007 Junior Pavel Roman Memorial 1 1 1 1 (172.44)
    2007 Pokal der Blauen Schwerter [JGP] 1 1 1 1 (164.26)
    2007 Croatia Cup [JGP] 1 1 2 2 (168.84)
    2007 World Junior Championships 3 8 5 4 (146.84)
    2007 Junior Grand Prix Final 4 4 4 4 (139.13)
    2006 Spin of Norway [JGP] 2 2 4 2 (138.91)
    2006 Harghita Cup [JGP] 1 1 1 1 (147.09)
    2005 Croatia Cup [JGP] 3 2 3 3 (146.58)
    2005 JGP Slovakia 8 5 5 5 (135.42)
    2004 Skate Long Beach 6 5 5 5 (123.07)

    Videos:
    2008 Finlandia CD Viennese Waltz
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L2gQaWKK8x8
    2008 Finlandia OD Too Many Years (costumes very black and white for ice dance) Bei Mir Bist Du Schoen (instrumental charleston)
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v8nET...eature=related
    Future Stars 2014 Exhibition
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o7-csXuVqls
    Total Eclipse of the Heart FD
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7sdxu...eature=related

    Articles:
    http://goldenskate.com/articles/2008/091408.shtml

    9 Kimberly NAVARRO / Brent BOMMENTRE USA 7 (SC)

    Coach: Robbie Kaine, Cheryl Demkowski Snyder
    Choreographer: Louis van Amstel (OD), Barry Lather (FD)

    Practice low season: 35 h / week at Philadelphia, PA and Aston PA
    Practice high season: 30 h / week at Philadelphia, PA and Aston PA

    OD: Swing: Hey Pachuco, Slow Foxtrot: Why Don't You Do Right by Sinead O'Conner
    FD: Weapon of Choice by Fatboy Slim; The Rockafeller Skank (Mulder's Urban Takeover Remix) by Fatboy Slim;
    Soul Surfing by Fatboy Slim

    Personal Best Total Score 180.65 Four Continents Championships 2008
    Personal Best Score Compulsory Dance 34.36 Four Continents Championships 2008
    Personal Best Score Original Dance 56.67 Four Continents Championships 2008
    Personal Best Score Free Dance 89.62 Four Continents Championships 2008

    Competitive Results
    2008 Skate Canada 3 4 5 5 (157.54)
    2008 World Championships 12 13 14 12 (165.90)
    2008 Four Continents Championships 3 3 3 3 (180.65)
    2008 U.S. National Championships 3 3 3 3 (187.94)
    2007 NHK Trophy 6 6 6 6 (156.08)
    2007 Skate America 6 6 6 6 (159.93)
    2007 Four Continents Championships 6 5 5 5 (157.82)
    2007 U.S. National Championships 4 3 4 4 (175.68)
    2006 Skate Canada 6 6 6 6 (152.57)
    2006 Skate America 8 6 6 6 (152.78)
    2006 Karl Schäfer Memorial 2 3 2 3 (149.09)
    2006 U.S. National Championships 5 6 4 5 (173.76)
    2006 U.S. Eastern Sectionals 1 1 1 1 (160.79)
    2005 Karl Schäfer Memorial 7 5 4 5 (146.06)

    Videos:
    2006 US Nationals FD How Sweet It is to Be Loved by You; I'm Feeling Good (they got the PSA award for this performance)
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=664k3...eature=related

    Articles
    Philadelphia Inquirer video interview
    http://www.philly.com/inquirer/multimedia/16620076.html

    Website
    Official website
    http://www.ice-dance.com/navarro-bommentre/

    10 Emily SAMUELSON / Evan BATES USA 7 (SA)

    They still have the highest technical score of the season at 47.40 (Second to them are D&W at CoR with 47.20)

    Coach: Juri Tchesnitchenko, Jaroslava Netchaeva
    Choreographer: Juri Tchesnitchenko, Jaroslava Netchaeva

    Training Town: Ann Arbor, MI

    OD: Swing: Let Yourself Go by Irving Berlin
    FD: Amazonic by Tonci Huljic

    Personal Best Total Score 181.66 World Junior Championships 2008
    Personal Best Score Compulsory Dance 35.11 World Junior Championships 2008
    Personal Best Score Original Dance 57.84 World Junior Championships 2008
    Personal Best Score Free Dance 88.84 Skate America 2008

    Competitive Results
    2008 Skate America 5 4 3 4 (175.66)
    2008 Nebelhorn 2 1 1 1 (176.15)
    2008 World Junior Championships 1 1 1 1 (181.66)
    2008 U.S. National Championships 4 4 6 4 (175.16)
    2008 Junior Grand Prix Final 3 2 2 2 (171.85)
    2007 Vienna Cup [JGP] 1 2 1 1 (171.84)
    2007 JGP Lake Placid 1 1 1 1 (155.42)
    2007 World Junior Championships 4 2 - W
    2007 U.S. Junior National Championships 1 1 2 1 1 (167.65)
    2007 Junior Grand Prix Final 3 2 2 2 (151.98)
    2006 Chinese Taipei Cup [JGP] 2 1 1 1 (153.71)
    2006 JGP Mexico 1 1 1 1 (155.75)
    2006 World Junior Championships 10 10 11 10 (134.16)
    2006 U.S. Junior National Championships 2 2 2 2 2 (160.24)

    Videos:
    2008 Jr World Championships FD Luna by Alessandro Safini
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=azoyfCrL4GQ
    2008 Jr World Championships Exhibition Bittersweet Spell
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zwuxc...eature=related


    Articles:
    Icenetwork biography
    http://web.icenetwork.com/skaters/de...d=38008&mode=P
    2008 Icenetwork Article about their performance at Nebelhorn (bottom of page)
    http://web.icenetwork.com/news/artic...&vkey=ice_news
    2008 Goldenskate Article when they won Jr Worlds
    http://www.goldenskate.com/articles/2007/030908.shtml
    2008 Ice Network Article when they won Jr Worlds
    http://web.icenetwork.com/news/artic...&vkey=ice_news
    2005 US Figure Skating Article when they won the US Novice Championship (S&B details are 1/2 way into the article)
    http://www.usfsa.org/Story.asp?id=28447

    Fan Website:
    http://emily-evan.ice-dance.com/
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    It should be a better event here than watching an l8th century waltz win the OD in CoR. It was rather sugary and bland at that. Much prefer Belbin and Agosto waltz to the Carousel Waltz which was composed in the forties as was the other. I just do not think any waltz should have been permitted.

    Now a dance question. Would you say a Paso Doble (lit translate: Double Time) would also be a March? It's very upbeat and nothing to do with gypsies. It's pure Spanish having a good time.

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    1 Jana KHOKHLOVA / Sergei NOVITSKI RUS 59.33 31.00 28.33 7.45 7.25 7.50 7.45 7.60 0.00 #9
    2 Oksana DOMNINA / Maxim SHABALIN RUS 58.64 29.10 29.54 7.85 7.60 7.70 7.85 7.85 0.00 #10
    3 Anna CAPPELLINI / Luca LANOTTE ITA 54.25 28.70 25.55 6.60 6.45 6.80 6.80 6.95 0.00 #7

    Actually, Khokhlova and Novitski won the OD at CoR.

    The paso doble is a march. It's traditionally the march of the bullfighter into the arena. In that interpretation, the woman is his cape. In ice dance, a flamenco interpretation is also allowed, even in the CD. Pechalat and Bourzat were doing a flamenco interpretation at SC (and I presume they will here), and I presume that F&S intended that as well, although I was so distracted by his cut off Sherlock Holmes style smoking jacket top, that I'm not sure. D&W at SC were doing the toreador dancing with a flamenco dancer, thus hitting both squares at once.

    Delschoes had a Spanish lady and a pirate, which is surely stretching the rules a bit.

    I like the paso more than the Viennese, and I definitely like B&A's waltz best so far for the Viennese.

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    thank you so much for these, Doris!

    happy (early) Turkey Day!

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    Thanks Doris, you are the best!!

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