2013 Europeans Ladies LP
I'm having dinner, so will only watch last 2 groups intently.
Jenna MCCORKELL (GBR)
Music: Where Have All The Flowers Gone
3Lz - fall
3F - forward on landing
2A+2T - scratchy
3T+2A+SEQ - hangs on
1 Tina STUERZINGER SUI 128.38 22 1
2 Sila SAYGI TUR 119.27 21 2
3 Fleur MAXWELL LUX 113.01 20 3
4 Jenna MCCORKELL GBR 19 47.17
5 Natalia POPOVA UKR 24 45.60
6 Anne Line GJERSEM NOR 23 45.72
Warm-Up Group 2
7 Monika SIMANCIKOVA SVK 14 50.27
8 Elene GEDEVANISHVILI GEO 16 48.75
9 Kaat VAN DAELE BEL 18 47.18
10 Kerstin FRANK AUT 15 49.60
11 Mae Berenice MEITE FRA 13 50.79
12 Anita MADSEN DEN 17 47.97
Warm-Up Group 3
13 Juulia TURKKILA FIN 10 51.47
14 Elena GLEBOVA EST 9 51.90
15 Nathalie WEINZIERL GER 8 52.28
16 Sonia LAFUENTE ESP 11 51.07
17 Nikol GOSVIANI RUS 12 50.92
18 Lenaelle GILLERON-GORRY FRA 7 53.32
Warm-Up Group 4
19 Elizaveta TUKTAMYSHEVA RUS 4 57.18
20 Joshi HELGESSON SWE 5 55.04
21 Carolina KOSTNER ITA 2 64.19
22 Valentina MARCHEI ITA 3 58.22
23 Adelina SOTNIKOVA RUS 1 67.61
24 Viktoria HELGESSON SWE 6 54.77
Online video http://fsnews.ru/page-al-ec2013.html
Youtube records http://fsnews.ru/forums-m-posts-q-87...st.html#bottom
Three falls for Fleur. The poor girl looked devastated.
Natalia POPOVA (UKR)
Music: La Bayadere by Leon Minkus
3Lo - stepout, hand down
LSp - perhaps not enough rot. in Biellman
Solid skate, but small combos, perhaps due to prerotation
Popova has some lovely qualities, her posture, edge work and hands are worthy of top 6 but she is the epitome of a skater with a team stuck in the past. If this was 1994 she'd be figting for the bronze with Lavrenchuk/Liashenko and Markova, but unfortunately they sport now requires transitions :/
It's frustrating to see someone with obvious talent not showing their true potential. I'm not sure when she moved to Petrenko but I'm hoping he is not responsible for that dated program that doesn't give her a chance.
Danse Macabre for Norway gal...
Reminds me of a VERY poor man's Yukina Ota... similar neatness in the arms and straigtness in the back which is impressive.
Jumps are tiny with very little running edge, hops, ur's and or's galore but neat skating. She'd make a good pair IMO
Honestly, compared to previous years the skating skills of the ladies in the first group are so much better. I remember when the scratching and posture were so poor. Having said that, whilst the likes of Vassilieva/Luca and Padar were certainly lacking in SS, they had voids galore. Hopefully find a void or two tonight!
Last edited by jamie; 01-26-2013 at 12:55 PM.
Couldn't believe when I started watching that no thread had been started. Lots of freezing today. Irritating.
Originally Posted by sequinsgalore
I'm trying to watch the Latvian stream but it is freezing like crazy. Anybody got another free, working stream? I can get around geoblocks in many locations.
works for me http://fsnews.ru/page-al-ec2013.html
Originally Posted by bigsisjiejie
^What browser are you watching in? Google Chrome works best!
Anyone know if Idora Hegel is doing any presenting or commentating in Zagreb?
Simanchikova on ice now, Slovakian ladies have been good in the past with Reitmeyorova and Babiakova and Simanchikova may well be their best yet.
Dodgy 2 axel to start though, good height but lean on landing.
Huge flip but two foot and stepout
Lovely loop (2ft?)
3 sal/2toe solid
3 toe (hesitant)
3 salchow (again fine, but self doubt)
Seriously, if this gal had some good old fashioned American confidence and panache she'd be super (along with a few transitions and ch that wasn't stolen from Diana Poth circa 1998)