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    The OP didn't really specify what kind of contest this was going to be, just that it was a "World Team Trophy" type of competition. The actual WTT uses IJS scoring, so one way to interpret the question is, "Who would be on your team if you wanted to get the maximum CoP points?"

    Canada: Patrick Chan, Joannie Rochette, Sale and Pelletier, Virtue and Moir.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mathman View Post
    The OP didn't really specify what kind of contest this was going to be, just that it was a "World Team Trophy" type of competition. The actual WTT uses IJS scoring, so one way to interpret the question is, "Who would be on your team if you wanted to get the maximum CoP points?"

    Canada: Patrick Chan, Joannie Rochette, Sale and Pelletier, Virtue and Moir.
    So for USA would it be: Evan, Sasha, Davis/White and Coghlin/Yankowskas?

    No won has picked many of them except for D/W yet Evan and Sasha are the only two USA singles skaters that have won Olympic medals and multiple Worlds medals under the CoP.

    And C/Y would be highest placing Pairs team at Worlds under CoP.

    I don't think doing this fantasy WTT has much appeal using the CoP to pick the teams.

    Perhaps a combination of fading glory, coupled with an unpopular scoring system.
    Last edited by janetfan; 08-28-2012 at 09:16 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by janetfan View Post
    Perhaps a combination of fading glory, coupled with an unpopular scoring system.
    In my case it's mostly who I like best.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tonichelle View Post
    In my case it's mostly who I like best.
    Me too, and so did most others.

    Was wondering why it feels so hard to favor CoP skaters over skaters from the 6.0 era?

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    Canada
    Ladies: Joannie Rochette, Karen Magnussen
    Men: Patrick Chan, Kurt Browning
    Pairs: Dube/Davison, Wagner/Paul
    Dance: Virtue/Moir, Wilson/McCall

    Germany
    Ladies: Katarina Witt, Sarah Hecken
    Men: Jan Hoffman, Stefan Lindemann
    Pairs: Baess/Thaierbach, Savchenko/Szolkowy
    Dance: Winkler/Lhose, ???

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    Quote Originally Posted by ImaginaryPogue View Post
    Canada

    Men: Patrick Chan, Kurt Browning
    I think Canadian Men is a tough choice.

    If we were picking three Men for a Canadian dream WTT team it could be tough.

    Patrick, Elvis, Kurt, Brian, Toller and Donald Jackson were all wonderful skaters.
    Last edited by janetfan; 08-29-2012 at 07:02 AM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by janetfan View Post
    Me too, and so did most others.

    Was wondering why it feels so hard to favor CoP skaters over skaters from the 6.0 era?
    For me it's not hard. In most cases I grew up with the skaters being at the top of their game, and continuing to be as pros... it has very little to do with a scoring system, and all to do with not letting go of the past. Just like most "newer" fans choose skaters that were their first favorites.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tonichelle View Post
    For me it's not hard. In most cases I grew up with the skaters being at the top of their game, and continuing to be as pros... it has very little to do with a scoring system, and all to do with not letting go of the past. Just like most "newer" fans choose skaters that were their first favorites.
    I think you are right about many fans choosing skaters they grew up with or that first got them interested in skating.

    If I pick a CoP era team with the skaters I like the most it would be:

    Jeremy - Alissa - Shibs - Evora/Ladwig.

    Perhaps not the strongest team but I like and enjoy these skaters.
    Last edited by janetfan; 08-29-2012 at 07:38 AM.

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    i forgot germany-- ladies, katarina witt 1st choice, 2nd--gabrielle seyfert
    men--jan hoffman
    pairs -savchenko and szolkowy

    frances,
    =men-- brian joubert or philipe candeloro
    ladies --surya bonlay
    dance-delobiel/schoenfeld or annisa perizat
    pairs- unsure

    i would add
    carolina kostner, failla & scalli for italy,
    sarah meir, stephane lambiel for switerland

    in ladies for great britain, i would add cecila collidge 1st choice, megan taylor

    the skaters for me are who stand out more even in the current crop, russian young ladies are still young and still to be determined as well as the men.
    for me i personally see if they can stand up to the past and for me most of them don't, there are exception, but with u.s there was (is) a great past in ladies and mens to live up to , so it is hard other countries i didn't follow as closely as i do now.
    Last edited by fairly4; 08-29-2012 at 12:12 PM. Reason: added names

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