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    Dream Podiums for Worlds

    What would you love to see happen? Can be totally unrealistic!

    Ladies:
    Mao Asada
    Mirai Nagasu
    Racheal Flatt

    Men:
    Jeremey Abbott
    Daisuke Takahashi
    Nobunari Oda

    Pairs:
    Aliona and Robin
    Dube and Davidson
    don't care. whoever skates well

    Dance:
    Davis and White
    Virtue and Moir
    Kerr and Kerr
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    Is it Stephane not coming?

    I won't have dream podium - too much heart breaking.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jennylovskt View Post
    Is it Stephane not coming?

    I won't have dream podium - too much heart breaking.
    Yeah I don't want to jinx any of my favorite inconsistent skaters....cough, Bradley, Verner, Joubert, Contesti

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    Quote Originally Posted by silverlake22 View Post
    Yeah I don't want to jinx any of my favorite inconsistent skaters....cough, Bradley, Verner, Joubert, Contesti
    Me neither but I can't resist:

    women:
    1. Yuna
    2. Mao
    3. Mirai

    Actually, I don't really care if Mao or Yuna wins gold as long as they are both at their best...

    Men:
    1. Daisuke
    2. Abbott
    3. Ryan Bradley (you did say we could be unrealistic )

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    We are just dreaming, right, since my choices aren't realistic!

    My dream podium:


    Ladies
    1. Mirai Nagasu
    2. Rachel Flatt
    3. Mao Asada

    Men
    1. Jeremy Abbott
    2. Johnny Weir
    3. Stephane Lambiel

    Pairs
    1. The Germans
    2. Pang/Tong
    3. Can't decide!!

    Ice Dancing
    1. Davis/White
    2. Virtue/Moir
    3. Can't decide!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Layfan View Post
    Me neither but I can't resist:

    women:
    1. Yuna
    2. Mao
    3. Mirai

    Actually, I don't really care if Mao or Yuna wins gold as long as they are both at their best...

    Men:
    1. Daisuke
    2. Abbott
    3. Ryan Bradley (you did say we could be unrealistic )
    Ryan has three quads planned so I wouldn't say a bronze medal is completely unrealistic! I would totally love a podium with Contesti, Verner, and Bradley and considering they are big headcases, if all three did manage to be clean, the judges might get excited and they could get really high scores . Realistically though, I bet they will not make the top 10, or they will squeak in there just barely. I'm not expecting much from Jeremy either - I'm trying to prepare myself for what happens all too often.

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    Quote Originally Posted by silverlake22 View Post
    Ryan has three quads planned so I wouldn't say a bronze medal is completely unrealistic! I would totally love a podium with Contesti, Verner, and Bradley and considering they are big headcases, if all three did manage to be clean, the judges might get excited and they could get really high scores . Realistically though, I bet they will not make the top 10, or they will squeak in there just barely. I'm not expecting much from Jeremy either - I'm trying to prepare myself for what happens all too often.
    If the US Men bomb they could lose a spot for next year. If we see Jeremy and Ryan struggle then Johnny would have to place pretty high to keep the three spots.

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    Quote Originally Posted by janetfan View Post
    If the US Men bomb they could lose a spot for next year. If we see Jeremy and Ryan struggle then Johnny would have to place pretty high to keep the three spots.
    I know. Realistically I think Johnny will do really well and be underscored, and Abbott and Bradley will pull there usuals and one will finish out of the top 10 and the other just barely in the top 10. But if Johnny finishes 5th and Jeremy 8th, then Bradley can afford to bomb and we still get 3 spots. I actually think the 5th and 8th is quite possible, and if all three men manage to be on their game, both Jeremy and Johnny could potentially medal and Bradley would be well in the top 10.

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    I would love to see Johnny medal in Worlds, thats all the dream right now

    stephane will not go to worlds, there is official announcement on his site , weeks ago.

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    Quote Originally Posted by silverlake22 View Post
    Ryan has three quads planned so I wouldn't say a bronze medal is completely unrealistic! I would totally love a podium with Contesti, Verner, and Bradley and considering they are big headcases, if all three did manage to be clean, the judges might get excited and they could get really high scores . Realistically though, I bet they will not make the top 10, or they will squeak in there just barely. I'm not expecting much from Jeremy either - I'm trying to prepare myself for what happens all too often.
    oh, of course I definitely think Ryan Bradley has upset medal potential ... - I just love his skating and his LP this year is to die for. His problem seems to be that he gets really excited after landing his first jumps and gets so into the performance he can't concentrate. But I am very happy to get to see his long program one more time this year.

    If the US Men bomb they could lose a spot for next year. If we see Jeremy and Ryan struggle then Johnny would have to place pretty high to keep the three spots.
    I hadn't even thought of that possibility. Kinda makes you appreciate Evan's competitiveness even more ... it'd be very sad if that happens not really because of the three spots themselves but because Jeremy and Ryan ARE so talented. I have hopes they will show the world what they can do though, especially Jeremy. And Johnny of course, I expect to do well. I'd be awesome to see him on the podium too and not impossible with Evan and Stephane out of the picture.

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    I want Johnny and Mirai to podium. I'd love to see Meryl and Charlie win. I want Brian to get himself together.

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    Ladies
    1. Carolina Kostner
    2. Yu-Na Kim
    3. Mirai Nagasu

    Men
    1. Jeremy Abbott
    2. Takahiko Kozuka
    3. Daisuke Takahashi

    Pairs
    1. Savchenko/Szolkowy
    2. Mukhortova/Trankov
    3. Kavaguti/Smirnov

    Dance
    1. Davis/White
    2. Virtue/Moir
    3. Kerr/Kerr
    Last edited by museksk8r; 03-14-2010 at 10:14 AM.

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    Men
    Takahashi
    Abbott
    Chan

    Ladies
    Kim
    Asada
    Nagasu

    Pairs
    Pang & Tong
    Dube & Davison
    Kawaguti & Smirnov

    Dance
    Virtue & Moir
    Davis & White
    Whoever...

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    This is a dream thread. WARNING: Mine are VERY unrealistic.

    MEN:
    Gold - Ryan Bradley
    Silver - Adam Rippon
    Bronze - Jeremy Abbott
    (I'd give Evan another gold, but... and like Plushenko or the Japanese will EVER end up off the podium.....)

    LADIES:
    Gold - Rochette (is she going?)
    Silver - Nagasu
    Bronze - Kostner or Flatt

    PAIRS:
    Gold - Dube/ Davidson
    Silver - Pang/ Tong
    Bronze - one of the American pairs (oh yes, dreaming much?)

    DANCE:
    Gold - Virtue/ Moir
    Silver - Kerrs
    Bronze - Samuelson/ Bates

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    Ok, this is fun.

    Ladies:
    1. Kim
    2. Lepisto
    3. Suzuki

    Men:
    1. Lambiel (hence the DREAM podium..)
    2. Takahashi
    3. Abbott

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