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jiggs
04-17-2012, 03:45 PM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HuwrdXlFVRc&feature=related - 2004 SP at Worlds

I love this program, it just flooooows and she seems like she is flying. Especially love the entrance into her 3loop, as well as the step sequence, she is so fast.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=omkV2Za9nws&feature=relmfu - 2005 LP at Worlds

This is one of the programs that Browning choreographed for her. She really looks like a fairy and skates that way too! Kurt also did the 2005-2006 FP to Vivaldi, which was excellent too. Both programs look extremely difficult in terms of transitions and steps and again, she is just so incredibly fast, like a breath of fresh air! Sometimes I wish she would perform these programs again now... and wonder what they would look like. She has improved so much and learned to take her time for each movement and element. I wonder if she will ever work with Kurt again. As much as I love Lori's programs (loved this and last year's), I think Kurt would do wonders with her nowadays!

Katarzyna
04-17-2012, 07:55 PM
Here come seasons 2006, 2007 and 2008. - As far as possible I opted for posting clean or almost clean programmes. So they are not neccessarily related to competitive success. If one thinks Caro skated any of the posted programmes better at another event, please feel free to add a link. :cheer:

Season 2005/2006:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0iOtQF7z40M&feature=related - 2006 SP at OG in Torino
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8NBNa9X-4MU - 2006 Euros LP

Season 2006/2007:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9qSCT15IRpU - 2007 Worlds SP
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hh2mluVQjTo&feature=related - 2007 Euros LP

Season 2007/2008:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TdNyqc1gPDw&feature=related - SP at 2007 CoC
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qcC3MX1xVfM - 2008 Worlds LP

Enjoy! :)

Bournekraatzfan
04-18-2012, 12:53 AM
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Need to add here, that I'm pretty much impressed by her personality as well. She really seems to be a very nice girl and quite humble considering the talent she is and the results she had in her career. Great skater, great character! :cheer:

ITA. The Canadian commentators (including her choreographer, Lori) have on numerous occasions remarked on how lovely she is as a person.

Bournekraatzfan
04-18-2012, 12:54 AM
I don't think I have ever seen her jump so well. It wasn't just that she did the jumps but the beautiful quality they had. When it works it is a pleasure to watch.

ITA

Bournekraatzfan
04-18-2012, 12:55 AM
I had the great honour to be there and celebrate with her and all the people who love her. Ill always remember this! Shes a great skater and a great person! Shell always be one of my all-time favourite skaters! Im soooo happy she won worlds! Still cant believe its true ;-) But Im soooo happy it is :-)

How wonderful that you were there to witness it all in person. Lucky you! :)

Bournekraatzfan
04-18-2012, 12:57 AM
Here come seasons 2006, 2007 and 2008. - As far as possible I opted for posting clean or almost clean programmes. So they are not neccessarily related to competitive success. If one thinks Caro skated any of the posted programmes better at another event, please feel free to add a link. :cheer:

Season 2005/2006:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0iOtQF7z40M&feature=related - 2006 SP at OG in Torino
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8NBNa9X-4MU - 2006 Euros LP

Season 2006/2007:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9qSCT15IRpU - 2007 Worlds SP
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hh2mluVQjTo&feature=related - 2007 Euros LP

Season 2007/2008:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TdNyqc1gPDw&feature=related - SP at 2007 CoC
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qcC3MX1xVfM - 2008 Worlds LP

Enjoy! :)

Thank you for all the links! so many beautiful programs. and her footwork sequences are always highlights for me. I don't think there is another skater in the women's field who does them better.

Marco
04-18-2012, 08:54 AM
I don't think I have ever seen her jump so well. It wasn't just that she did the jumps but the beautiful quality they had. When it works it is a pleasure to watch.

THIS. The jerkiness she once had is now gone.

While she is pacing herself more and taking her time to set up the jumps, she actually ends up looking less telegraphed, if that makes sense.

Jammers
04-18-2012, 11:33 AM
When i first saw Carolina back in 2006 at the Olympics she was skating so fast i though she was going to crash right into the boards she seemed so out of control. :eek:

Jammers
04-18-2012, 11:34 AM
When i first saw Carolina back in 2006 at the Olympics she was skating so fast i though she was going to crash right into the boards she seemed so out of control. :eek: Speed is great but to much speed isn't.

briancoogaert
04-18-2012, 07:35 PM
Season 2005/2006:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0iOtQF7z40M&feature=related - 2006 SP at OG in Torino
A touching moment. The program is beautifull. And I remember that fall, I felt so bad for her. But the reaction of the crowd is amazing ! That's why sport is so good.
After the 3Loop, she looked delivered, too bad she didn't skate the whole program that way.

caro-ira
04-18-2012, 08:29 PM
A touching moment. The program is beautifull. And I remember that fall, I felt so bad for her. But the reaction of the crowd is amazing ! That's why sport is so good.
After the 3Loop, she looked delivered, too bad she didn't skate the whole program that way.

Actually Carolina nailed a gorgeous triple flip-triple toeloop in the warm-up (see the Eurosport coverage!) and I remember Barbara Underhill ( she was one of the commentators for CBC) saying she looked really really sharp in the warm-up as well. Such a shame she couldn't deliver it but oh yeah... a great learning experience anyway.

Katarzyna
04-18-2012, 09:41 PM
Thank you for all the links! so many beautiful programs. and her footwork sequences are always highlights for me. I don't think there is another skater in the women's field who does them better.

You are welcome. I think her footwork would be even more amazing without COP - you have to do so much in so little time, a bit it tends to kill the flow. I'd rather wish to see one step element less but more flow, it would highlight her qualities even more. But I understand that Caro of course needs the levels as anyone else. :shuffle:

I'll continue with seasons 2009 and 2010:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HH60o8clKfI&feature=related - 2009 Worlds SP
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mlsxVR0VLX8 - 2009 Euros LP

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XyM_GETsRXs&feature=related - 2010 Euros SP
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=49l915RUHPY - 2010 Worlds LP

More will follow later on. :)

jiggs
04-19-2012, 12:32 PM
Carolina just scored a personal best in the short, 69.48!!!

Bournekraatzfan
04-21-2012, 04:56 AM
You are welcome. I think her footwork would be even more amazing without COP - you have to do so much in so little time, a bit it tends to kill the flow. I'd rather wish to see one step element less but more flow, it would highlight her qualities even more. But I understand that Caro of course needs the levels as anyone else. :shuffle:

I'll continue with seasons 2009 and 2010:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HH60o8clKfI&feature=related - 2009 Worlds SP
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mlsxVR0VLX8 - 2009 Euros LP

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XyM_GETsRXs&feature=related - 2010 Euros SP
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=49l915RUHPY - 2010 Worlds LP

More will follow later on. :)

Thank you for providing more links:)
I think that is one of the biggest issues people have with COP...how busy the programs can look and feel. but Caro's footwork and programs make me forget about all that.

I just love the sophistication in her movement; she really knows how to make the choreography come alive. and I appreciate that she is willing to experiment like she did in her SP this year.

Katarzyna
04-21-2012, 01:10 PM
You are welcome, Bournekraatzfan! Here are the remaining links to Caros competitive programmes:

Season 2011:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oltkXaGBu7U - 2010/11 Italian Nationals SP
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dEHzfiygvtU&feature=related - Worlds 2011 LP

Season 2012 (well, weve just seen them not a long time ago, but I couldnt resist. I can rewatch them just on and on in particular Worlds LP make me happy again every time I see it:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V1Mjrk-xGNU - 2011/2012 GPF Final SP
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jSOcYx7J9Lc - 2012 Worlds LP

And for those who like the Italian Anthem: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=olzEAcJJ6YQ - 2012 Worlds medal ceremony! :40beers:


I think that is one of the biggest issues people have with COP...how busy the programs can look and feel. but Caro's footwork and programs make me forget about all that.
Yeah! Terrific skaters like Caro are even with with COP are able to perform beautiful programmes! :cheer: