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    Piper Gilles & Paul Poirier

    New thread for these awesomesauce ice dancers who currently do not have one!

    Link to ISU bio: http://www.isuresults.com/bios/isufs00034084.htm

    Link to 2014-15 SD: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IUmdwGy_dB8

    Link to 2014-14 FD: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C_eEqbe2yHY

    Link to interview with InsideSkating: http://www.insideskating.net/2014/11...ng-a-statement

    Link to 2014-15 exhibition: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cpkHZn3z-FY

    Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Piper...ref=ts&fref=ts

    More links will be added at a later date. Enjoy!

    June 2015 Update

    Biographical info

    ISU bio
    http://www.isuresults.com/bios/isufs00034084.htm

    Icenetwork bio
    http://web.icenetwork.com/skaters/team/gilles_poirier

    Skate Canada bio
    http://www.skatecanada.ca/Profile/ta...&strlanguage=E

    Ice-dance.com bio
    http://www.ice-dance.com/main/athlet...a-paul-poirier

    Piper's Wikipedia
    http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Piper_Gilles

    Paul's Wikipedia
    http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paul_Poirier

    Tracings entry
    http://tracings.net/gill-poir.html
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    Social Media


    Piper's twitter:
    https://twitter.com/PiperGilles

    Piper's Facebook:
    https://www.facebook.com/PiperGilles

    Paul's twitter:
    https://twitter.com/PaulDPoirier

    Websites:
    http://www.skatetoday.com/gilles-poirier -- has not been updated in two years

    Facebook page for the team: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Piper...ref=ts&fref=ts

    Programs

    2014-15
    SD Paso doble: El gato montés by Manuel Penella and Spanish Waltz: Capriccio Espagnol by Nikoli Rimsky-Korsakov
    FD A Streetcar Named Desire, the overture from Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, and Si tu voi ma mere and Dans les rues d'Antibes by Sidney Bechet


    Best Scores Season 2014-2015
    Personal Best Total Score 165.22 ISU World Championships 2015
    Personal Best Score Short Dance 65.90 ISU World Championships 2015
    Personal Best Score Free Dance 99.32 ISU World Championships 2015

    2015 Worlds SD
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hYvaSDDQ-F4
    2015 Worlds FD
    http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x2ktded

    2015 Four Continents SD
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WOxfS8u4chY

    2015 Canadian Nationals SD
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IUmdwGy_dB8

    2014 GPF SD
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FltLIkfCkEc
    2014 GPF FD
    http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x2c...irier-fd_sport

    2014 TEB SD
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JkMkqXG-J2Y

    2014 Skate Canada SD
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_jAAO8ecwGU
    2014 Skate Canada Interview
    http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x29...irier-fd_sport

    2014 Skate Canada Autumn Classic SD
    http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x28...rier-can_sport
    2014 Skate Canada Autumn Classic FD
    http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x28...rier-can_sport
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0vvg-AAKj0I

    2013-14
    SD Swing: Just One Dance and Quickstep: You Don't Leave Me by Caro Emerald
    FD End Credit from Hitchcock, by Danny Elfman, Explosion from Hitchcock ,by Danny Elfman, The Premiere from Hitchcock, by Danny Elfman, The Rainstorm from Psycho, by Bernard Hermann


    Best Scores Season 2013-2014
    Season Best Total Score 153.86 ISU World Championships 2014
    Season Best Score Short Dance 62.38 SU Four Continents Championships 2014
    Season Best Score Free Dance 94.44 ISU World Championships 2014

    2014 Worlds SD
    http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x1k...irier-sd_sport
    2014 Worlds FD
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2HsaPum7TMw

    2014 Four Continents SD
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YWs0DT3mNnU
    2014 Four Continents FD
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NUrut9n_MUM

    2014 Canadian Nationals SD
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kw-DizP5efo
    2014 Canadian Nationals FD
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3gUZGsWyCEw

    2013 Cup of Russia SD
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2WdZtzr_GVk
    2013 Cup of Russia FD
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LINsgDnpXek

    2013 NHK SD
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TvhUggqRssQ
    2013 NHK FD
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sSHMDIFL1so

    2012-13
    SD Mary Poppins: Overture, Step in Time by Robert B. Sherman, Richard M. Sherman; choreo. by Carol Lane, Juris Razgulajevs
    FD Program is called "Wild Spirits:" The Gulag Orchestra by Beirut, I Don't Think About You Anymore, ButI Don't Think About You Any Less by Hungry Ghosts, Nicoleta by Fanfare Ciocărlia; choreo. by Carol Lane, Juris Razgulajevs, Christopher Dean

    Best Scores Season 2012-2013
    Season Best Total Score 157.83 ISU Four Continents Championships 2013
    Season Best Score Short Dance 60.20 SU Four Continents Championships 2013
    Season Best Score Free Dance 97.63 ISU Four Continents Championships 2013


    2013 Worlds FD
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gepi5q1tJMU
    2013 Worlds SD
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zIoAFRCbssE

    2013 Four Continents SD
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2VNLbxtusj4
    2013 Four Continents FD
    http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xxe...ee-dance_sport

    2012 TEB SD
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o0DthyAfbyQ
    2012 TEB FD
    http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xv6...irier-fd_sport

    2012 Skate Canada SD
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=doW6G9zuuhM
    2012 Skate Canada FD
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BPQo91v9Xh4

    2012 Thornhill FD
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oYNYbLcp3SA

    2011-12
    SD Put It in a Love Song by Alicia Keys and Beyoncé, and Magalenha by Sérgio Mendes; choreo. by Carol Lane, Juris Razgulajevs
    FD Pure Imagination performed by Maroon 5, Sweet Dreams by the Eurythmics and Pure Imagination performed by Glee; choreo. by Christopher Dean

    Jan 20, 2012. SD Paul Poirier and Piper Gilles representing central Ontario Figure skating at the Canadian Championships 2012 in Moncton Canada (fancam)
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fgEUK_DB82U
    Jan 21, 2012 FD Paul Poirier & Piper Gilles representing central Ontario came 3rd after Weaver/Poje (2nd) and Virtue/Moir (1st) Canadian Ice Dance figure skating championship in Moncton Jan 21 2012 (fancam)
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lB2kXkAioIg

    2012 Skate Canada Challenge SD
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uPClNSYoZso
    2012 Skate Canada Challenge Skate FD
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mhRgBIiD_BE


    Competitive History

    Competition SD FD Final
    Season 2014-2015
    2015 World Championships 7 6 6 (165.22)
    2015 Four Continents Championships 4 4 4 (162.25)
    2015 Canadian Championships 2 2 2 (174.70)
    2014 Grand Prix Final 4 5 5 (158.16)
    2014 Trophée Eric Bompard 2 2 2 (157.58)
    2014 Skate Canada 4 2 2 (152.60)
    2014 Autumn Classic International 4 2 2 (142.52)
    Season 2013-2014
    2014 World Championships 10 7 8 (153.86)
    2014 Four Continents Championships 1 2 2 (153.71)
    2014 Canadian National Championships 4 4 4 (164.52)
    2013 Rostelecom Cup 6 6 6 (134.66)
    2013 NHK Trophy 5 5 5 (144.07)
    Season 2012-2013
    2013 World Championships 15 18 18 (140.02)
    2013 Four Continents Championships 5 3 5 (157.83)
    2013 Canadian National Championships 2 2 2 (170.81)
    2012 Trophée Eric Bompard 6 6 6 (135.86)
    2012 Skate Canada 5 4 4 (136.74)
    2012 U.S. International Figure Skating Classic 3 1 1 (146.90)
    Season 2011-2012
    2012 Canadian National Championships 3 3 3 (163.54)
    2012 Skate Canada Challenge 1 1 1 (153.45)
    2012 Central Ontario Sectionals 1 1 1 (150.84)


    Exhibitions

    2012 Ice Dance Elite Show-First Look at Piper & Paul's 2012-2013 FD
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2_WYUweymzE

    Mar 2012 North Kawartha Community Centre Gala-Sexy and I Know It
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=McbywH--PAo

    2014 Central Ontario Ice Show- Would You by Burn the Floor
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S6ced_0XhLo

    2014 Skate Canada EX Would You by Burn the Floor
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u8u-kWecraA

    2014 Worlds Gala- Sexy and I Know It by Glee
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mWSLYqx0Zqk

    2013 Four Continents EX Sexy and I Know It by Glee
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vtl_xvMH3Uk

    2012 TEB EX Sweet Dreams, Pure Imagination
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X9QV8X366Fs

    2012 Skate Canada EX Sexy and I Know It by Glee
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xD8p7ujT5R0

    Previous Partners

    Piper Gilles & Zachary Donohue
    2009 JGP Budapest OD
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QCqk7Xppv6Q
    2009 JGP Budapest FD
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uci9R-54V40

    Piper Gilles & Zachary Donohue
    2008 Lake Placid IDC OD
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R9LnKzzDRRE

    Piper's previous partner Tim McKernan does a Halloween EX with Dean Copely 2008
    Blades of Glory
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7HV4GiDxISA


    Vanessa Crone & Paul Poirier (their personal best)
    2010 Skate Canada OD
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lVG0B6VhAA8
    2010 Skate Canada FD (their personal best)

    Vanessa Crone & Paul Poirier
    2008 TEB FD Perfect Day, performed by Yo Yo Ma
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j_dCeoU6jEs


    Goldenskate Articles and Threads

    Articles:

    Dec. 2014 "Work has ‘paid off’ for Canada’s Gilles and Poirier"
    http://www.goldenskate.com/2014/12/p...-paul-poirier/

    Gilles & Poirier Win Silver at 2013 Canadian Nationals
    http://www.goldenskate.com/2013/01/v...ian-nationals/

    Gilles and Poirier Win 2012 US International Classic
    http://www.goldenskate.com/2012/09/2...ating-classic/
    http://www.goldenskate.com/2012/09/g...ational-debut/
    Associated thread: http://www.goldenskate.com/forum/sho...national-debut

    Gilles and Poirier Win Bronze at 2012 Canadian Nationals
    http://www.goldenskate.com/2012/01/v...ian-nationals/
    http://www.goldenskate.com/2012/01/v...ian-nationals/

    Threads:

    Dec 2013- Piper Gilles, Welcome to Canada
    http://www.goldenskate.com/forum/sho...come-to-Canada

    July 2013 - Piper Gilles Citizenship Drive in Time for Sochi
    http://www.goldenskate.com/forum/sho...Time-for-Sochi

    May 2013- Paul Poirier's blog "On artistry and athleticism"
    http://www.goldenskate.com/forum/sho...r-blog-(May-2)

    Mar 2013- Piper Gilles eyes Canadian Citizenship
    http://www.goldenskate.com/forum/sho...an-citizenship

    Mar 2013 - Piper Gilles Ready for First World Championship
    http://www.goldenskate.com/forum/sho...-Championships

    July 2011 "Paul Poirier to Skate With..."
    http://www.goldenskate.com/forum/sho...-to-skate-with

    June 2011-Crone & Poirier Announce Split and Future Plans
    http://www.goldenskate.com/forum/sho...d-future-plans

    May 2008 Gilles, McKernan Split
    http://www.goldenskate.com/forum/sho...McKernan-split

    Dec 2004 Gilles and McKernaMcKernan Take Early Lead in Intermediate Dance Competition
    http://www.goldenskate.com/forum/sho...ce-Competition

    Other articles and Media


    April 2015 -ISU What's in My Bag-Piper Gilles and Paul Poirier
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hxJSVfh1uUw

    Gilles & Poirier News Archive at Skate Today
    http://www.skatetoday.com/gilles-poirier/category/news/

    March 2015 "Piper Gilles and Paul Poirier: "We want each program to push us"
    http://www.absoluteskating.com/inter...espoirier.html

    Jan 2015 Piper and Paul earn silver 2015 Canadian Nationals
    http://web.icenetwork.com/news/2015/...an-dance-crown

    Dec 2014 Piper & Paul talk about working with Christopher Dean in a PJ Kwong interview
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hHtDvHX7KP0

    Dec 2014 -Meet Piper Gilles and Paul Poirier
    http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x28...-poirier_sport

    Dec 2014 Grand Prix Final Preview
    http://web.icenetwork.com/news/2014/...and-prix-final

    Nov 2014 Wilson: Gilles and Poirier, first Canadians to Qualify for Grand Prix Final (Finish Second at TEB)
    http://www.tsn.ca/talent/wilson-gill...final-1.145781
    http://web.icenetwork.com/news/2014/...or-final-berth

    Nov 2014 Gilles and Poirier win silver at Skate Canada
    http://web.icenetwork.com/news/2014/...fore-win-dance

    Nov 2014 Nick Verreos Loves Piper's Paso Costume!!
    http://nickverrreos.blogspot.com/201...-recap_26.html

    Nov 2014 Gilles & Poirier Rebound after Heartbreaking Season
    http://www.ctvnews.ca/sports/ice-dan...ason-1.2083935

    Nov 2014 Catching Up With Piper Gilles and Paul Poirier by PJ Kwong
    http://pjkwong.com/?p=1260

    Oct. 2014 "Piper Gilles and Paul Poirier use Olympic champion Christopher Dean to channel the Paso Doble"
    http://www.skatecanada.ca/2014/10/pi...he-paso-doble/

    Sep. 2014 "Gilles and Poirier Change Pace With Big Band Romance"
    http://web.icenetwork.com/news/2014/...g-band-romance

    July 2014 "The Inside Edge: Even at 56, Dean Still an Innovator"
    http://web.icenetwork.com/news/2014/...l-an-innovator

    May 2014 "Piper Gilles and Paul Poirier: „We’re not satisfied unless we have pieced together something fresh and novel”
    http://www.insideskating.net/2014/05...resh-and-novel

    Jan 2014 -Catching Up with Gilles & Poirier with PJ Kwong
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1chd3R5Jn7U

    Jan. 2014 Gilles and Poirier Win SD
    http://web.icenetwork.com/news/2014/...a-claim-shorts

    Dec. 2013 "Gilles Gets Citizenship. Olympics a Possibility"
    http://web.icenetwork.com/news/2013/...-a-possibility

    Dec 2012 Gilles and Poirier and the Team Orange Card Game
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RcIStBdgbro

    Oct 2012 Piper Gilles and Paul Poirier: Skating Stars Gilles, Poirier Make Splash in Ice Dancing
    http://blogs.windsorstar.com/tag/pip...d-paul-poirier

    Sept. 2012 Aaron, Gilles & Poirier Pull Off Upsets in Salt Lake City
    http://www.examiner.com/article/aaro...salt-lake-city

    Aug. 2012 Chatting with PJ Kwong 2012
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D0pvqigDX6Q

    Jan 201 Paul Does a Version of Debi Thomas' s Wanda Beazle EX to Sabre Dance
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qtU8L7pKp1w
    Jan 2012- PJ, Piper and Paul discuss Free Skating as per Wanda Beazle
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jNqbaFSomNo

    July 2011 Interview with their coach, Carol Lane who discusses the new pairing with PJ Kwong
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8KCEjd4ddYg
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    Thank you!

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    Link to their Facebook page. Lots of great photos there. https://www.facebook.com/pages/Piper...ref=ts&fref=ts

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    Quote Originally Posted by Skatie View Post
    Link to their Facebook page. Lots of great photos there. https://www.facebook.com/pages/Piper...ref=ts&fref=ts
    Thanks! Added to OP.

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    Finally!

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    They have a beautiful new exhibition program - quite different from previous programs as it was very lyrical

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    Is there video of it?

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    I have finished adding vids and articles to their OP-lots of interesting things, including Paul discussing singles skating

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