does anyone know what happened to machida?
Does anyone know what happened to V/T?
1 Tatiana VOLOSOZHAR / Maxim TRANKOV RUS 57.91 28.57 29.34 7.61 7.18 7.04 7.46 7.39 0.00 #1
2 Caydee DENNEY / John COUGHLIN USA 57.56 31.80 25.76 6.43 6.14 6.64 6.43 6.57 0.00 #7
3 Maylin HAUSCH / Daniel WENDE GER 53.40 29.46 23.94 6.14 5.71 5.96 6.04 6.07 0.00 #4
4 Vera BAZAROVA / Yuri LARIONOV RUS 52.50 28.84 25.66 6.54 6.32 6.21 6.64 6.36 2.00 #6
5 Paige LAWRENCE / Rudi SWIEGERS CAN 48.97 25.88 24.09 5.96 5.75 6.04 6.07 6.29 1.00 #5
6 Jessica DUBE / Sebastien WOLFE CAN 47.17 23.19 23.98 6.07 5.82 5.96 6.07 6.04 0.00 #9
7 Tiffany VISE / Don BALDWIN USA 43.59 22.42 22.17 5.71 5.39 5.32 5.68 5.61 1.00 #2
8 Danielle MONTALBANO / Evgeni KRASNOPOLSKI ISR 37.30 19.36 18.94 4.82 4.68 4.64 4.82 4.71 1.00 #8
9 Mari VARTMANN / Aaron VAN CLEAVE GER 37.28 20.16 19.12 5.00 4.57 4.68 4.86 4.79 2.00 #3
NorthernDancers, I saw the video of R/H at Thornhill, and I was even less impressed than you..( or maybe you're more kind ) I too noticed some improvement in posture and line..but only minimal. If they haven't changed their costumes , hers looks more like Burlesque than Latin. Their gyrations and her facial expressions during the gyrations struck me the same way...
I saw both H/G's programs at BCSS..and I thought their music selections for the SD one of the worst examples I've heard so far this year in terms of reconciling the rhythm of the music with the rhythm of the Rhumba. Sure , they're both 4/4 , but the accents in the 4/4 are so different ,I found it very confusing, and I wonder if that could play a part in their Rhumba pattern scores ? ( Her costume wasn't very Latin to me either..more like beach wear.)
It's possible H/G could make up some ground in their FD..they have some very nice elements , good energy .. but one move ,in particular makes me worry about whether it's legal..I guess that depends on whether it's a lift or a transition..I thought they had a strange music cut toward the end..but judges may not be bothered by it.
OTOH , it's possible R/H could lose ground in the FD...All I've seen is pj's "highlight reel " of their program ( from the early pre-season )..but it makes me shake my head and wonder why a couple with their particular problem areas would try to tackle a Tango..didn't seem very promising to me.
with spots on the line , i don't know what to think.
Except..I know I'm dying to see Hubbell / Donohue and in pairs ..Denny / Coughlin..wowie scores.. will this hopefully start to push V/T away from Morozov ? ( I'm always looking for a bonus...)
Last edited by colleen o'neill; 09-22-2011 at 03:38 PM.
A surprising off season, naturally starts with surprising results so far in the season that follows. Smaller events have a way of presenting unusual results. Hoping there will be posts to the ISU YouTube site like with the Junior GPs.
It's like the adage goes. You can't WIN in the short program, but you can LOSE. Looking forward to the Free skates.
Here are the ladies results:
Not surprisingly, Mirai Nagasu is in first place. With a pretty sizable lead I might add. Another chance for her to win an event, or at least show she can skate as well in the long as she can in the short. I do wonder why her PCS have seemed to go down from previous seasons though.
Ladies have already skated. Mirai's got nearly an 8pt lead over Elene G.
As long as she doesn't completely tank in the LP, she should have this one in the bag!