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Thread: 2012 Skate America Ice Dance FD

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    easy Silver for W/P and D/W gold

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    Did they mess up?
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    And W/P fall behind B/S. This is gonna be an interesting year.

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    Weaver & Poje (Can)
    TES = 41.59
    PCS = 49.94
    Total FD = 91.53
    Overall score = 157.32

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    This is so frustrating! There's more footage of bigfoot than of skating. There is no excuse as to why NBC can't be broadcasting this right now.

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    Tracy Wilson said Andrew had a bobble on the circular step sequence.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Macassar88 View Post
    Did they mess up?
    Presumably, technically they scored 41 and change (beat B/S on PCS though). Did they lose an element entirely, or were they just hammered with low levels? I'll have to wait for the protocols (no deductions, though).

    Disappointing.

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    They likely lost several levels on the spin, one footwork sequence, and the spread eagle lift, we'll see in the protocols.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ImaginaryPogue View Post
    Presumably, technically they scored 41 and change (beat B/S on PCS though). Did they lose an element entirely, or were they just hammered with low levels? I'll have to wait for the protocols (no deductions, though).

    Disappointing.
    I don't know. I haven't seen either team's FD but I personally thought the teams should have been closer yesterday. It's been exciting to watch W/P over the past two years since they have improved so much, but it seems to me now that B/S are making their own huge improvements. If they won on the merits I'm glad they did so and I think that is something we should be encouraging rather than just reputation judging from last year.

    Again, though, I've not seen the skates.

    ETA: I'm not meaning to suggest at all that you favor reputation judging. I respect all of your opinions here a great deal. I was just saying why I don't find this particularly disappointing.

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    Davis & White (USA)
    TES = 48.16
    PCS = 56.73
    Total FD =104.89
    Overall score = 176.28

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    I don't doubt that B/S deserved to beat W/P. I'm disappointed that W/P had what looks like a disappointing skate. I haven't seen this competition yet, but I actually like both these free dances, but my heart is with W/P. That's all.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Whitneyskates View Post
    This is so frustrating! There's more footage of bigfoot than of skating. There is no excuse as to why NBC can't be broadcasting this right now.
    The excuse is that the Action Sports Tour gets better ratings, especially among young people. Therefore, it gets coverage from 2 to 4 p.m. today. Skate America gets 4 to 6 p.m.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ImaginaryPogue View Post
    I don't doubt that B/S deserved to beat W/P. I'm disappointed that W/P had what looks like a disappointing skate. I haven't seen this competition yet, but I actually like both these free dances, but my heart is with W/P. That's all.
    I hear you. I edited my post to try to reflect that I do understand what you are saying. I kind of find shake ups in dance exciting because they're so rare, but my heart is with certain teams too

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    Yeah, that first minute and a half was slightly all over the place.

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    Protocols are up.

    B/S had higher levels than D/W. That will not happen again.

    W/P got hammered as we thought.

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