Personally, I think it's curtains for Belbin and Agosto. The CD was supposed to be Davis and White's weakness, but the judges still placed Meryl and Charlie ahead of Tanith and Ben.
I doubt that the judges will put two Americans on the podium. I think the final podium will be the same as it is now, with only the order to be decided.
It looked bad and they should know that, at the Olympics, the camera is always on.Apparently the eye roll wasn't for v/m, charlie told meryl the russian's score after v/m's cd and meryl rolled her eye at that!!!
Shockingly, I thought the CD results were bang on for the 6 pairs I saw. Domnina/ Shabalin were pretty much flawless. Virtue and Moir had the best twizzles and appropriate lilt showing the true character of a Tango Romantica. Davis & White were pretty good. On one of the patterns, Belbin and Agosto had a messy section right in front of the judges.
What is happening to our world when the compulsory dance results are fair???
I gotta say I was impressed by Domina and Shablian, I really don't think they make the best image on the ice since she is so large, but the charachter was great as was the speed and cleanness. They both looked hot.
Tanith and Ben also looked better than I expected, but they did skate it much more as a Tango than a romantic dance, which I enjoyed, but maybe the judges not so much. I cant believe Linchuk put Tanith in that disaster of a dress, why black and white?
Davis and White looked sharp, but they looked a little disappointed in the scores and I didn't get such a believable interpretation from them as from the other top teams.
I thought Tessa and Scott were lovely, I think the whole crowd expected first. Not sure what they expected or deserved, i guess it could have gone either way. I thought Scott didn't quite express the dance that well, Tessa was great but I felt as if he was just holding back compared to Max and Ben.
Domnina and Shablian skated a hot tango, they deserved to be in the lead. Good for them!
Virtue and Moire were great, I would have had them third. Scott wasn't very expressive he looked nervous. But well deserved.
Davis and White skated good but I don't get a "romantic" expression from them. I was put off though watching her roll her eyes, I thought it was snobish.
Tanith and Ben skated beautifully, best OD I have seen them skate in a while. I would have had them second. I really enjoy them and hope they medal.
It seems they are going to do the same thing they did at euros and it makes me feel so depressed, I wish I wouldn't care for ice dance at all so I wouldn't mind all that injustice.
It makes me so sad to see DelSchoes basically off the podium after the CD, although they are a couple that has brought ice dance forward with their innovation and despite being the classiest team of all. IMO they are the only ones who have the grandeur of olympic champions.
On a side note, BelGosto and DelSchoe looked awesome. I was shocked by Samuelson/Bates. Purple and red???
Last edited by Audrey19; 02-20-2010 at 01:03 PM.