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    Japan International Challenge

    Senior Invitational - Men, Ladies free skating only
    September 29-Oct 1, 2005
    Tokyo, Japan

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    Does anyone know of any coverage on the internet for this event? Or, anyone from here attending this event who could post a report?

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    Go Fumie!

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    Here's the link to the results page, when they're up.

    http://www.skatingjapan.jp/InterNati.../jic/index.htm

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    Go Susanna Poykio!

    http://www.skatecanada.ca/en/events_...ade/poykio.jpg

    I think it's Saturday in Japan now. Anybody know what time it is there? I can hardly wait!

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    Men

    1 Jeffrey BUTTLE CAN 143.27 66.61 77.66 7.83 7.71 7.71 7.79 7.92 -1.00
    2 Daisuke TAKAHASHI JPN 133.57 68.43 66.14 6.83 6.58 6.71 6.58 6.71 -1.00
    3 Nobunari ODA JPN 130.76 66.26 64.50 6.46 6.38 6.50 6.42 6.42 0.00
    4 Johnny WEIR USA 112.87 47.73 65.14 6.75 6.33 6.50 6.54 6.54 0.00
    5 Chengjiang LI CHN 105.15 49.37 56.78 5.96 5.33 5.50 5.58 5.50 -1.00
    6 Takeshi HONDA JPN 102.28 44.54 57.74 6.13 5.67 5.88 5.92 5.67 0.00

    Ladies

    1 Irina SLUTSKAYA RUS 115.11 55.91 60.20 7.75 7.21 7.50 7.46 7.50 -1.00
    2 Shizuka ARAKAWA JPN 110.87 49.54 61.33 7.88 7.38 7.67 7.71 7.79 0.00
    3 Miki ANDO JPN 97.19 46.79 51.40 6.58 6.25 6.42 6.46 6.46 -1.00
    4 Yoshie ONDA JPN 91.18 48.77 42.41 5.63 5.17 5.29 5.42 5.17 0.00
    5 Susanna POYKIO FIN 81.23 33.32 48.91 6.25 5.79 6.13 6.13 6.13 -1.00
    6 Julia SEBESTYEN HUN 75.72 31.11 45.61 6.08 5.54 5.75 5.75 5.54 -1.00

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    Not too surprised with the ladies results. That's about how I thought they would turn out. I am a bit surprised that Shizuka's PCS were higher than Irina though. Good for her!

    And what happened to Johnny? I expected a better showing from him.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nymkfan51
    Not too surprised with the ladies results. That's about how I thought they would turn out. I am a bit surprised that Shizuka's PCS were higher than Irina though. Good for her!

    And what happened to Johnny? I expected a better showing from him.
    This is just a set up for the Olympics, as some people lead us to believe.

    But it seems like the ladies put down great performances. Congrat's Irina and her free-program music sounds damn awsome, I hope she backs it up with good skating.
    Last edited by Excidra2001; 10-01-2005 at 08:03 AM.

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    Slutskaya finished five points ahead of Arakawa even with a fall and even without winning the PCS. She must have skated an awesome program.

    Can anyone read the pdf files with the breakdown of scores? My acrobat reader says it doesn't have the right font to display it (probably Japanese).

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mathman
    Can anyone read the pdf files with the breakdown of scores? My acrobat reader says it doesn't have the right font to display it (probably Japanese).

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    Me too. But it will probably be up in an hour or so.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Excidra2001
    But it seems like the ladies put down great performances. Congrat's Irina and her free-program music sounds damn awsome, I hope she backs it up with good skating.
    How can you tell this about her music by just the word "flamenco"? Is this the name, or the type of music?

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    There's a great play-by-play report by Minam over on FSU:

    http://www.fsuniverse.net/forum/show...3&page=2&pp=15

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lucy25
    How can you tell this about her music by just the word "flamenco"? Is this the name, or the type of music?
    Well I would associate Flamenco as being spanish,passionate and with lots of attitude. I think Julia Sebesyen(sp) skated to this last season or the season before that. I've seen a few ice-dance couples use flamenco type music as their original dance.
    Her costume looks nice as well, it really fits right in with the music,

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    YAYYY JEFF! I was worried about him after the article that was posted in the Edge a little while ago but that sounds great!

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    Quote Originally Posted by CDMM1991
    YAYYY JEFF! I was worried about him after the article that was posted in the Edge a little while ago but that sounds great!

    Yeah...me too and yeah jeff! what happened to Weir???

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