View Poll Results: What is your favorite spin?

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  • scratch spin

    12 9.60%
  • illusion

    3 2.40%
  • cross foot spin

    1 0.80%
  • sit spin

    6 4.80%
  • camel spin

    10 8.00%
  • layback spin

    56 44.80%
  • biellmann spin

    10 8.00%
  • flying camel spin

    13 10.40%
  • flying sit spin

    5 4.00%
  • other

    9 7.20%
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Thread: Spins!

  1. #16
    :) TRAxel's Avatar
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    Jul 2003
    Ontario, Canada
    Layback... ladies look like porcelain dolls when performing them.

  2. #17
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    Dec 2004
    To do: Flying camel
    To watch a well done one: layback

    If I could do a nice layback I would vote that but flying camel is my best spin so thats what i voted. I've never been able to do a nice layback. I love watching nice ones like Sasha's though.

  3. #18
    Custom Title ceg15's Avatar
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    Dec 2004
    I voted layback-it's definitely one of the most gorgeus spins. Sasha Cohen does a beautiful one.

  4. #19
    Crazy Armchair Fan/Resident Nerd
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    Dec 2003
    San Antonio, TX
    I voted for the layback spin. A really good layback is the sign of a good skater, IMO, because it shows you that the skater is aware of every little detail: the range of motion in their back, the pointed toe, the leg in attitude, the carriage of their hands and arms. Sasha's is absolutely classic; Sarah Hughes and Angela Nikodinov have gorgeous ones. And, if you ever get a chance to see photos of it, Jamal Othman from Switzerland does a very nice catch-foot layback on the men's side

  5. #20
    I voted for other, because it depends on the skater doing the spin.

  6. #21
    Matt Savoie~Soul Skater CzarinaAnya's Avatar
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    Aug 2003
    Illinois, USA
    I looove layback spins! Especially when the skater does that pretty thing with their hands, while their fingers are bent. I don't know what it's called. Artistic expression, I guess lol

  7. #22
    Custom Title Frau Muller's Avatar
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    Mar 2005
    Flying sit...but we don't see enough of them now. (darn)

  8. #23
    Custom Title luvsasha's Avatar
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    Apr 2005
    i love laybacks! i also love a good fast scratch spin at the end of a program!

  9. #24
    I voted layback,because it's beautiful to watch,but i also like illusion and flying camel

  10. #25
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    Aug 2003
    I love Angela's layback. She looks like a dancer in a music box.

  11. #26
    On the Ice
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    Jun 2004
    I like spins that do not travel, don't looked labored and have good arm and leg positions. However, I detest the beillman--except for the originator of the move.

  12. #27
    Tripping on the Podium
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    Jan 2005
    It's got tobe the layback, particularly Sasha in her Maliguania short where she uses her hands to puncuate the music

  13. #28
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    Jan 2004
    Las Vegas
    I may have been the only one to vote for cross foot spin. LOL

    I always remember Michelle's spin at the end of her Romanza sp. It went perfect with the music. I really like Lambiel's crossfoot as well. He looks like he's made out of rubber.

    Honorable mention to laybacks. I love Irina's classic to catchfoot to beillman, MK's crescent moon, Ye Bin's with her arms out stretched, AP's catchfoot layback, and the best one Angela's It's the most beautiful layback I've ever seen. Also Janet Lynn's layback was beautiful.

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