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    Quote Originally Posted by apgold View Post
    Do we win a prize if we're correct?

    Here are mine, not doing ice dance since D/W are a lock for gold, and I'm not hugely into pairs.

    Men: Hanyu, Chan, Fernandez

    Ladies: Kim, Asada, Lipnitskaia

    Team: Russia, Japan, USA

    You should participate in our predictions game. I'm the men's scorer:
    http://www.goldenskate.com/forum/sho...s-Game-Round-4 (Overall)

    http://www.goldenskate.com/forum/sho...s-Game-Round-3 (Team Event)

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    Men
    1. Chan
    2. Fernandez
    3. Hanyu


    Ladies
    1. Asada
    2. Lipnitskaia
    3. Sotnikova
    (Kim is a superb skater. But her jumps plan is too weak to win a gold.)

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    Ladies
    1. Mao
    2. Julia L
    3. Adelina

    Ladies' OGM did not win at Nationals of the Olympic season since 1998. Tara:2nd, Sarah:3rd, Shizuka:3rd, Yuna:didn't participate.
    Mao did not win the Japanese Nationals this season. This is just a recent trend, though
    These three have strong technical base value and good pcs.

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    Welcome to Golden Skate, urara!

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    Ladies

    1.Julia
    2.Yuna
    3.Gracie
    4.Akiko
    5.Mao
    6.Ashley

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    Quote Originally Posted by piitaa View Post
    Men
    1. Chan
    2. Fernandez
    3. Hanyu


    Ladies
    1. Asada
    2. Lipnitskaia
    3. Sotnikova
    (Kim is a superb skater. But her jumps plan is too weak to win a gold.)
    What is Kim's jump plan?

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    Men
    1. Chan
    2. Hanyu
    3. Takahashi OR Fernández OR Plushenko

    Dream Podium
    1. Fernández
    2. Machida
    3. Brown

    Ladies
    1. Kim
    2. Asada
    3. Lipnitskaia

    Dream Podium
    1. Suziki
    2. Wagner
    3. Zijun

    Pairs
    1. Volosozhar/Trankov
    2. Savchenko /Szolkowy
    3. Qing/Jian

    Dream Podium
    1. Savchenko/Szolkowy
    2. Qing/Jian
    3. Berton/Hotarek

    Ice Dance
    1. Virtue/Moir
    2. Davis/White
    3. Bobrova/Soloviev OR Ilynikh/Katsalpov OR Pechalat/Bourzat

    Dream Podium
    1. Davis/White
    2. Cappellini/Lannotte
    3. ShibSibs

    Team
    1. Russia
    2. Japan
    3. Canada

    Dream Podium
    1. Japan
    2. Canada
    3. United States

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    PREDICTION
    Ladies: 1. Yuna 2. Yulia 3. Mao
    Men: 1. Chan 2. Yuzu 3. Daisuke
    Dance: 1. D/W 2. V/M 3. P/B
    Pairs: 1. V/T 2. S/S 3. P/T

    DREAM
    Ladies: 1. Mao 2. Akiko 3. Carolina
    Men: 1. Daisuke 2. Yuzu 3. Jeremy
    Dance: 1. D/W 2. Shibs 3. V/M
    Pairs: 1. S/S 2. P/T 3. V/T

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    Quote Originally Posted by CezarMart View Post
    He is Canadian, so he must follow Browning's and Orser's footsteps and mentally fall apart. Otherwise I will question his Canadian-ship.
    Orser did not fall apart at the Olympic but came in a very close and thrilling second. He was just following his own tradition of coming in second, except once when he won the World Championship, like Brezina following his own tradition of constantly coming in 4th. Browning was really the jinxed one, likely from carrying the flag at the opening ceremony as Canadian flag bearers have always become huge disappointments. Chan should not and will not carry the flag at the Olympic opening. I hope he will get voted to carry it at the closing.

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    Men
    1.Chan
    2.Yuzuru
    3.Daisuke

    Ladies
    1.Kim
    2.Lipnitskaia
    3.Kostner
    4.Gracie
    5.Asada( If she skates clean programs, she can win silver medal.)

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    Men:

    1. Patrick Chan
    2. Yuzuru Hanyu
    3. Javier Fernandez

    Ladies

    1. Yuna Kim
    2. Mao Asada
    3. Julia Lipnitskaya

    Ice Dance:

    1. Davis/White
    2. Virtue/Moir
    3. Bobrova/Soloviev

    Pairs:
    1. V/T
    2. S/S
    3. D/R

    Team:
    1. Russia
    2. Canada
    3. USA

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    For men:
    1. Yuzuru Hanyu
    2 Patrick Chan
    3. Javier Fernandez

    For Ladies
    1. Yuna Kim
    2. Julia Lipnitskaya
    3. Mao Asada, Adelina Sotnikova, Ashley Vagner

    Ice Dance:

    1. Davis/White
    2. Virtue/Moir
    3. Bobrova/Soloviev

    Pairs:
    1. V/T
    2. S/S
    3.

    Team:
    1. Canada
    2. Russia
    3. USA

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    Quote Originally Posted by TonyaHardlyEver View Post
    What is Kim's jump plan?
    SP: 3Lz-3T, 3F, 2A.
    LP: 3Lz-3T, 3F, 3S-2T, 3Lz, 3S, 2A-2T-2L, 2A.

    Her short program jump layout isn't weak at all. Please tell me how many other top contenders in the ladies plan to do both 3Lz and 3F in SP?
    She repeats 3Lz and 3S in her free program. Granted, She no longer does 2A-3T like in Vancouver due to the 2A limit rule. However, her LP jump layout isn't exactly too weak either.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Elistra View Post
    SP: 3Lz-3T, 3F, 2A.
    LP: 3Lz-3T, 3F, 3S-2T, 3Lz, 3S, 2A-2T-2L, 2A.

    Her short program jump layout isn't weak at all. Please tell me how many other top contenders in the ladies plan to do both 3Lz and 3F in SP?
    She repeats 3Lz and 3S in her free program. Granted, She no longer does 2A-3T like in Vancouver due to the 2A limit rule. However, her LP jump layout isn't exactly too weak either.
    ita, combining both is not that weak

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    Pairs
    V/T
    S/S
    S/K

    Dance
    D/W
    V/T
    I/K

    Mens
    Hanyu
    Chan
    Machida

    Ladies
    Kim
    Julia
    Asada

    Team
    Russia
    Canada
    United States

    Medal Count
    Russia-5 Canada-3 Japan-3 USA-2

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