Pairs Long Program
Warm-Up Group 1
1 Anais MORAND / Antoine DORSAZ SUI
2 Stacey KEMP / David KING GBR
3 Maylin HAUSCH / Daniel WENDE GER
4 Joanna SULEJ / Mateusz CHRUSCINSKI POL
Warm-Up Group 2
5 Amanda EVORA / Mark LADWIG USA
6 Vanessa JAMES / Yannick BONHEUR FRA
7 Stefania BERTON / Ondrej HOTAREK ITA
8 Anabelle LANGLOIS / Cody HAY CAN
Warm-Up Group 3
9 Vera BAZAROVA / Yuri LARIONOV RUS
10 Dan ZHANG / Hao ZHANG CHN
11 Jessica DUBE / Bryce DAVISON CAN
12 Caydee DENNEY / Jeremy BARRETT USA
Warm-Up Group 4
13 Yuko KAVAGUTI / Alexander SMIRNOV RUS
14 Maria MUKHORTOVA / Maxim TRANKOV RUS
15 Aliona SAVCHENKO / Robin SZOLKOWY GER
16 Qing PANG / Jian TONG CHN
If Zhang and Zhang are not held up for reputation, it is possible that Denney/Barrett could place 5th which would give Elvora/Ladwiq a better chance of making 13.
Joey Votto Fangirl
I just want Amanda & Mark to skate their very best and let anything else fall where it falls. They don't have any control over scores or placement and I don't think they'll be too overwhelmed with that either. I will be thrilled for them if they can skate as well or better than they did at the Olympics and I know they'll be happy with that too. Go Amanda & Mark!!
Z/Z has about 9 points lead. Assuming they get the same PCS, it's virtually impossible for D/B to beat Z/Z by 9 points on TES.
Originally Posted by Joesitz
I think unless there's a melt down for Z/Z, they will be in 5th place. D/B probably won't be able to hang on to 6th since they're only a point ahead of the overrated and overmarked Dube/Davidson.
I don't know. D/D seem insistent on keeping that very inconsistent SBS 3S. I could actually see D/D going down in the standings even with some slight overmarketing.
Originally Posted by FlattFan
Joey Votto Fangirl
If Caydee & Jeremy skate a rock solid LP like they did at US Nats and lose out on some points to a flawed Jess & Bryce (especially on the tech marks if they go clean and J&B don't skate well), that would be a travesty beyond words. I'm trying not to focus on other teams failing and instead focusing on the US teams skating really well. It's so tantalizing that they're so close to those three spots but it won't be a disaster if they aren't able to pull it off either. Let's just cheer for them to do well!
Beliver in Sasha's Perfect Program
If things were fair we could have a great chance of getting 3 spos next year. Denny and Barret should have been ahead of the Zhangs and D&D. So should Amanda and Mark.
Predictions: (taking into account the cheating in the SP)
Pang and Tong-win easily
Yuko and Alex- no quad but they redeem themeves from Vancouver
S&S- PCS holds them up, they both make mistakes
M&T- one mistake.
Zhang and Zhang- another performance of thr worst Sherezade ever. Big throws and twist, zero artistry.
THEE baby ballerina and her mediocre partner.
Americans somewhere down here due to underscoring.
I doubt that would be a travesty. Denney/Barrett have plenty of flaws of their own and only have a season's best of 105 points, which D/D can get with multiple mistakes. It will take a lot to beat D/D, but it's possible considering their tendency to collapse at times... And whoever mentioned Z/Z, there's no way D/B will pass them unless there's some epic Z/Z meltdown. Z/Z don't deserve great PCS, but neither do D/B if we're looking at it honestly.
Originally Posted by KwanFan1212
Last edited by gold12345; 03-24-2010 at 02:05 PM.