Former figure skater and HUGE figure skating fan.
Pairs Free Skate
Here is the starting order for the pairs free skate:
Warm-Up Group 1
1 Marissa CASTELLI / Simon SHNAPIR USA
2 Huibo DONG / Yiming WU CHN
3 Amanda SUNYOTO-YANG / Darryll SULINDRO-YANG TPE
Warm-Up Group 2
4 Mylene BRODEUR / John MATTATALL CAN
5 Yue ZHANG / Lei WANG CHN
6 Kirsten MOORE-TOWERS / Dylan MOSCOVITCH CAN
7 Narumi TAKAHASHI / Mervin TRAN JPN
Warm-Up Group 3
8 Meagan DUHAMEL / Craig BUNTIN CAN
9 Caitlin YANKOWSKAS / John COUGHLIN USA
10 Dan ZHANG / Hao ZHANG CHN
11 Keauna MCLAUGHLIN / Rockne BRUBAKER USA
Brodeur/Mattatall CAN - Pairs Short - Four Continents 2010
She fell on all her jumps and one throw. FS 90 something
Wow, looking at the live results page indicates that every pair that has skated so far has had a deduction, no clean skates yet....
My phone autocorrects "Yuna" to "Tuna" (Sorry!)
Is there a live feed at the moment?
Yue ZHANG / Lei WANG CHN
Beautiful triple twist to start, SBS triple toe double toe, lack unison but successful, she falls on next double axel. wonky start to first lift, not a lot of speed, far apart and little off in sinc, beautiful body line on spiral sequence, nice throw triple loop, nice throw sal (I think). nice death spiral but ends in poor exit, one handed exit from star lift, beautiful aerial position, slow comb spins, she's crying; wonder if she's hurt just mad. she looks hurt, PJ likes their finess, nice body match. very attractive young couple Score is 51.20 42.24 -1 total FS 92.44 total 146.60 1st place
Moore Towers/Moscovitz CAN FS Pairs 4CC 2010
First ISU international, all over the place on SBS triple toe and double axel to open, nice triple twist, throw triple loop with her hand down, lasso lift is ok, messes up a throw triple sal with two foot landing, hand down on SBS triple toe, last lift and all their lifts have innovative entry, nice low death spiral, PJ says "not a text book perfect performance, but you can see the potential", "even with mistakes, nice quick recovery" (PJ is the nicest commentator on air). 46.24/41.76 -1 FS total 87.00 total 135.76
My phone autocorrects "Yuna" to "Tuna" (Sorry!)
[CENTER]If anyone else wants to watch, the competition can be viewed here:
Last edited by aftertherain; 01-28-2010 at 01:30 AM.
I'm pretty sure M/M skated in one of the Grand Prix events this season.
Originally Posted by aurora100
Takahashi/Tran JPN - Pairs Long - Four Continents 2010
Trains in Canada; music by Vanessa Mae, SBS double axels. JGPF silver medalist; throw triple loop, nicely done; nice air position on lift, he has a problem entering into SBS spin, loses sync; she has a nice stretch on lifts, great arch on her back, two foot landing on throw triple sal; she doubles SBS triple sal double toe combination; he has a nice stretch on spiral sequence; they are very very happy with their performance; Score: 54.33/43.75 total 98.09 NSB Final score 151.83. Currently in 1st.
Beliver in Sasha's Perfect Program
I hope Keauna and Rockne can hold it together. Just a clean skate please!!!!
They just showed 4CC short programs of the top three pairs. The last group is warming up. So happy the Zhang's changed their hedious costumes they wore at Skate America. They look so much better now. Top two are so close. I hope Duhamel and Buntin does a nice program.
Originally Posted by Tinymavy15
I hope they skate well, too. Keauna landed a very good 3S-2T in warmups.
Meagan and Craig up... They did a pretty good 3T 3T sequence. Then they aborted a lift and she had a bad fall on a throw later in the program. :(
Duhamel and Buntin CAN Pairs Long - 4CC 2010
SBS triple toe, triple toe sequence, she doubled; nice spiral sequence, they look very relaxed; nice double flip twist; one hand lift and lift came down prematurely; he set her down early for safety reason PJ says; they are flying across the ice; nice SBS double axel ; nice speed to throw triple loop; he is smiling in this lift; terrible fall on throw triple lutz, she turned but landed too hard and ended up flat on her stomach, my goodness, PJ says it was too forward leaning at the landing; Meagan has her glasses on Score 51.80/50.32 -1 102.12 Total 158.02
Caitlin and John... Everything was going pretty well until she fell on the throw triple loop and then she stepped out of a 2A. I like their Pearl Harbor music!
They are just barelyyyy in 2nd. Less than a point behind Meagan and Craig.
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yankowskas/coughlin (US) 4CC 2010 Pairs long
beautiful triple twist, throw triple sal landed; SBS triple toes successful; looks very close and in unison for SBS spin; she has a very light easy way of getting up into her lifts says PJ; she took a long time getting into her throw triple loop and botched the landing sliped on her edge; struggle in SBS double axel double toe she missed the landing; another nice lift; a short death spiral; very quiet crowd all evening; they look happy with their skate; score 54.31/48.08 -1 101.39 NSB total 157.49 Currently in 2nd place by very narrow margin. By .51 they are off the podium.