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    Pairs Long Programs

    Here we go.

    http://www.mips.tv/channel.php?u=79713

    http://www.isuresults.com/results/gpcan2011/SEG006.HTM

    First up Yu/Jin

    WOW! How did they get to be last from the SP?!
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    Is it just me or does anyone feel that Yu/Jin took a page from the Alissa Czisny costume design book?

    ALSO WHY IS REQUIEM FOR A DREAM NOT BANNED YET?!?!?!

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    Yup, a knock off for sure. Wow. How rude.

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    Yu/Jin (CHN)

    Music: Requiem for a Dream by Clint Mansell

    3FTw - high!
    2A+2A+SEQ. - fine
    3T - also ok, she lands a bit forward
    PCoSp - a bit slow
    ChSp - nice strength from both
    BoDs
    Li
    3LoTh - nice dance lift entry
    3STh
    FCCoSp - ok unison, until the very end
    Li
    Li

    Nice performance. They did the elements clean, but not a lot of expression. Also her dress looks like Alissa's FS dress from last season.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mrs. P View Post
    Is it just me or does anyone feel that Yu/Jin took a page from the Alissa Czisny costume design book?

    ALSO WHY IS REQUIEM FOR A DREAM NOT BANNED YET?!?!?!
    Because it's awesome. That 90% of skaters don't realize how to choreograph/skate to it is disappointing.

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    Very mechanical skating from Yu/Jin, especially from Xiaoyu. But no obvious mistakes, which is always wonderful.

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    Yu/Jin

    Score: 109.08 (new PB) , total 158.36 (1st for now)

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    Paige Lawrence/Rudi Swiegers (CAN)

    Music: Nouvelle France by Patrick Doyle, Man in the Iron Mask (soundtrack) by Nick Glennie-Smith, D'Artagnan by Maxime Rodriguez

    3FTw - a bit low catch
    3S - landed, but a bit shaky
    Li
    2A+2A+SEQ. - she singles first, he stepouts on second
    FCCoSp - fine unison
    BoDs - unusual entrance
    ChSp
    3LoTh - stepout
    Li
    3LzTh - 2footed
    Li - shaky catch/landing
    PCoSp

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    Labored and unsteady skate from Paige/Rudi. No me gusta.

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    L/S: Lots of little bobbles. Can see it improving, but right now, the two slots for the Canadian pairs are being sent elsewhere. And what was with that death spiral. Lovely entrance, but WTH about the actual element.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ImaginaryPogue View Post
    Because it's awesome. That 90% of skaters don't realize how to choreograph/skate to it is disappointing.
    I agree with you. It's such powerful music but no one has been able to skate to it well. P/B is the only version I could somewhat tolerate...

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    Lawrence/Swiegers

    Score: 103.85, total 153.96 (2nd for now)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mrs. P View Post
    I agree with you. It's such powerful music but no one has been able to skate to it well. P/B is the only version I could somewhat tolerate...
    C/L all the way.

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    Jessica Dubé/Sebastien Wolfe (CAN)

    Music: Sense of Doubt from "Heroes" by Philipp Glass
    Neuköln from "Heroes" by Philipp Glass
    VS Schneider from "Heroes" by Philipp Glass

    2LzTw
    3F - she falls, he doubles
    Li
    2A+2A+SEQ - nice
    BiDs
    FCCoSp - poor unison
    3LoTh - nice
    ChSp
    3LzTh - ok, a bit forward on landing
    Li
    Li - he doesn't hold the spread eagle position long enough before dropping her
    PCoSp

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    I'm a sucker for Philip Glass but I don't think this team did well to pick him. Maybe S/S or M/T could pull it off.

    Awful unison skating and a scary lift where he had to check his balance with his free arm but some nice landings by Jessica.

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