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    Alexandra Paul & Mitchell Islam

    I love this team! So excited to see what they have in store after their move to Montreal.

    Here are their twitter links:
    Alex
    Mitch

    And their ISU biography!

    June 2015 Update by blue eyed birds


    Well, this thread shouldn't be languishing!

    Additional links:

    Biographical Information

    And their ISU biography!

    Here's their Icenetwork bio.

    Skate Canada National Team bio

    Alexandra Paul in Wikipedia

    Mitchell Islam in Wikipedia

    Their Tracings.net Entry is here.

    Social Media

    Alexandra Paul & Mitchell Islam on Facebook

    Here are their twitter links:
    Alex's twitter
    Mitch's twitter

    And Alex's instagram
    https://instagram.com/alexandrajanepaul/

    Competitive History:

    2015 World Championships - 13th
    2015 Four Continents Championships - 6th
    2015 Canadian Championships - 3rd
    2014 Trophee Eric Bompard - 6th
    2014 Cup of China - 5th
    2014 Skate Canada Autumn Classic International - 4th
    2014 World Championships - 10th
    2014 Winter Olympics - 18th
    2014 Canadian Championships - 3rd
    2013 Skate Canada International - 5th
    2013 Nebelhorn Trophy - 3rd
    2013 Canadian Championships - 4th
    2012 Nebelhorn Trophy - 5th
    2012 U.S. International Figure Skating Classic - 2nd
    2012 Four Continents Championships - 6th
    2012 Canadian Championships - 5th
    2011 NHK Trophy - WD
    2011 Skate America - 8th
    2011 Canadian Championships - 3rd
    2010 Cup of Russia - WD
    2010 Skate Canada International - 4th
    2010 World Junior Championships - 2nd
    2010 Canadian Junior Championships - 1st
    2009 JGP Bosphorus Cup - 5th
    2009 JGP Torun Cup - 4th


    There might be a few too many seasons' worth of videos to post every performance here at the moment -- though I can add more later if desired -- but here's a sampling from each season, as based on YouTube or Dailymotion availability; unfortunately a number of skates are not available on either:

    2009-10

    CD (Argentine Tango)
    OD (Flamenco/Spanish Waltz)
    FD (Sheherazade)
    Exhibition (Somewhere Over the Rainbow)

    2010-11

    SD (Golden Waltz: La Cumparsita, A Los Amigos)
    FD (As Time Goes By)
    Exhibition (Oh Darlin')

    2011-12

    SD (Rumba: Theme from 2046, Havana Slide)
    FD (Tonight)

    2012-13

    SD (Yankee Polka: La Foule, Milord)
    FD (Legend of 1900)
    Exhibition (In Your Eyes)

    2013-14
    In Your Eyes
    (New Blood edition)
    by Peter Gabriel
    choreo. by Jeffrey ButtleSD (Finnstep: Overture from Crazy for You, I Got Rhythm)
    FD (W.E.)
    Exhibition (In Your Eyes)

    2014-15

    SD (Paso Doble: Nocturno, Farruca y Rumba)
    FD (Sinatra Medley; In Your Eyes)
    Exhibition (I Wanna Be Loved By You)


    Their programs

    2014-15
    SD "Nocturno" by Guido Luciani and "Farruca y Rumba" by Pepe Romero
    FD "In Your Eyes" by Peter Gabriel
    EX "I Wanna Be Loved By You" by Sinead O'Connor

    2013-14
    SD "Overture" from Crazy For You by George Gershwin
    FD The W.E. soundtrack by Abel Korzeniowski
    EX In Your Eyes (New Blood edition) by Peter Gabriel; choreo. by Jeffrey Buttle

    2012-13
    SD "La Foule" and "Milord" by Edith Piaf
    FD The Legend of 1900 soundtrack by Ennio Morricone and "12th Street Rag" by Euday L. Bowman
    EX In Your Eyes (New Blood edition) by Peter Gabriel; choreo. by Jeffrey Buttle

    2011-12
    SD Theme from 2046 (rumba version) and "The Havana Slide" by Jon Cohen
    FD "Tonight" by Bernie Taupin and Elton John

    2010-11
    SD "La Cumparsita" from Amor por el Tango by Gerardo Matos Rodriguez and "A los Amigos" by A. Ponder
    FD "As Time Goes" by Herman Hupfeld
    EX Oh! Darling by The Beatles, cover by Dana Fuchs

    2009-10
    OD Spanish Waltz: "Nocturno" by Guido Luciani; Spanish Flamenco: "Farruca Y Rumba" by Pepe Romero
    FD "Sheherazade" by Cyril Martin and "Sometime I Dream" by Mario Frangoulis
    EX "Over the Rainbow" by Eva Cassidy

    Golden Skate Articles and Threads

    Articles
    September 2010, "Paul and Islam hope to continue to rise" By Elvin Walker
    http://www.goldenskate.com/2010/09/p...tinue-to-rise/
    Associated Thread: http://www.goldenskate.com/forum/sho...ntinue-to-rise

    Alex and Mitchell earn silver at the 2012 U.S. International Classic
    http://www.goldenskate.com/2012/09/2...ating-classic/

    Threads

    June 2015 "Paul-Islam & Hubbell-Donohue join Montreal ranks"
    http://www.goldenskate.com/forum/sho...Montreal-ranks

    May 2015 "Paul and Islam Move to Montreal to Train with Dubreuil & Lauzon"
    http://www.goldenskate.com/forum/sho...uil-amp-Lauzon

    May 2013 "Paul Islam Interview with PJ Kwong (May 5 video & blog)"
    http://www.goldenskate.com/forum/sho...ideo-and-blog)

    June 2008 "Joanne Lenko and Michell Islam"
    They split due to Lenko's retirement.
    http://www.goldenskate.com/forum/sho...Mitchell-Islam

    Articles and Other Media

    And here's the latest article regarding their move to Montreal, from Ice-Dance.com: Detroit's Paul & Islam, Hubbell & Donohue Join Montreal Ranks

    From the March 26, 2015, Toronto Star: "It’s the relationship, not the romance, that’s important for pairs and ice dancers"
    http://www.thestar.com/sports/skatin...e-dancers.html

    http://web.icenetwork.com/news/2013/...rn-short-dance

    An article on their 2013 move to Detroit from ice-dance.com
    "Paul and Islam Make a Home in Detroit"
    http://www.ice-dance.com/main/news/g...ome-in-detroit

    Alex and Mitch have been assigned to Skate Canada International and NHK Trophy for the 2015-16 season!
    Last edited by dorispulaski; 06-19-2015 at 04:50 AM.

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    Well, this thread shouldn't be languishing!

    Additional links:

    Alexandra Paul & Mitchell Islam on Facebook
    Skate Canada National Team bio
    Alexandra Paul on Wikipedia
    Mitchell Islam on Wikipedia

    Competitive History:

    2015 World Championships - 13th
    2015 Four Continents Championships - 6th
    2015 Canadian Championships - 3rd
    2014 Trophee Eric Bompard - 6th
    2014 Cup of China - 5th
    2014 Skate Canada Autumn Classic International - 4th
    2014 World Championships - 10th
    2014 Winter Olympics - 18th
    2014 Canadian Championships - 3rd
    2013 Skate Canada International - 5th
    2013 Nebelhorn Trophy - 3rd
    2013 Canadian Championships - 4th
    2012 Nebelhorn Trophy - 5th
    2012 U.S. International Figure Skating Classic - 2nd
    2012 Four Continents Championships - 6th
    2012 Canadian Championships - 5th
    2011 NHK Trophy - WD
    2011 Skate America - 8th
    2011 Canadian Championships - 3rd
    2010 Cup of Russia - WD
    2010 Skate Canada International - 4th
    2010 World Junior Championships - 2nd
    2010 Canadian Junior Championships - 1st
    2009 JGP Bosphorus Cup - 5th
    2009 JGP Torun Cup - 4th


    There might be a few too many seasons' worth of videos to post every performance here at the moment -- though I can add more later if desired -- but here's a sampling from each season, as based on YouTube or Dailymotion availability; unfortunately a number of skates are not available on either:

    2009-10

    CD (Argentine Tango)
    OD (Flamenco/Spanish Waltz)
    FD (Sheherazade)
    Exhibition (Somewhere Over the Rainbow)

    2010-11

    SD (Golden Waltz: La Cumparsita, A Los Amigos)
    FD (As Time Goes By)
    Exhibition (Oh Darlin')

    2011-12

    SD (Rumba: Theme from 2046, Havana Slide)
    FD (Tonight)

    2012-13

    SD (Yankee Polka: La Foule, Milord)
    FD (Legend of 1900)
    Exhibition (In Your Eyes)

    2013-14

    SD (Finnstep: Overture from Crazy for You, I Got Rhythm)
    FD (W.E.)
    Exhibition (In Your Eyes)

    2014-15

    SD (Paso Doble: Nocturno, Farruca y Rumba)
    FD (Sinatra Medley; In Your Eyes)
    Exhibition (I Wanna Be Loved By You)


    And here's the latest article regarding their move to Montreal, from Ice-Dance.com: Detroit's Paul & Islam, Hubbell & Donohue Join Montreal Ranks

    Alex and Mitch have been assigned to Skate Canada International and NHK Trophy for the 2015-16 season!
    Last edited by blue eyed birds; 06-19-2015 at 12:35 AM.

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    Thank you!

    I copied all your hard work into the OP and added a few things. Alex and Michel definitely deserve some more attention. They are lovely dancers.
    Last edited by dorispulaski; 06-19-2015 at 04:56 AM.

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