As for Alissa's possible jump content, she had been appearing in shows doing only single axels in the weeks before she withdrew, and fans in attendance said even her spins weren't of her usual quality. It was quite clear that she was not making progress, but was actually losing what progress she had made earlier.
Unfortunately, recovering from injuries doesn't usually follow a linear trajectory, as much as one might hope, so it probably just depended on any given day whether she looked strong or not.
As for the triple axel, I was a bit surprised too, but actually one shouldn't be because lots of skaters try very difficult jump content in practice, but it doesn't ever get consistent enough to put into a competition program.
footage of Alissa working on her triple axel:
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OTOH, Blades of Passion never saw Alissa actually doing the theoretical program he/she said she was capable of doing. By withdrawing, Alissa admitted that she was not competitive because of her injury, which is what I had said from the beginning, based on what orthopedic surgeon and Olympic medalist Debi Thomas had said about Alissa's type of injury.
BofP simply refused to accept the grim reality of Alissa's situation, and that is why I didn't find his/her opinion of value. Code of Points is useless if the skater in question is physically incapable of performing the program in question.
BTW, as far as "unnamed sources" are concerned, BofP is no more a 'named source' than any poster on FSU, or even you, PepeNero, or I am. Debi Thomas, however, IS a named source, and a respected authority in her field who some people (cough, cough) chose to ignore.
Sad news. She came so close to breaking through in 2010-11. Is she retiring after this year?
Alissa was never going to land a triple axel.
I think in those days many skaters had their eye on the triple Axel. Nakano and Nelidina had done triple Axels in 2002, Meissner and Asada more recently, and it looked like the triple Axel for ladies was about to be required at the top level, like quads for men. Didn't work out that way, though.