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satchelpooch318
08-10-2012, 07:51 PM
FYI, I'm watching a Math video on YouTube that's about perfect games and perfect scores, and one of the examples they egregiously left out was figure skating (BOOOO! :lol:). So it got me wondering...has any person or team ever gotten the full 18 6.0s for one program? Did Jayne and Chris ever succeed in doing this? Even once?

Susan M
08-11-2012, 02:04 AM
Did Jayne and Chris ever succeed in doing this? Even once?

I don't think so. In 1984, Bolero got 6.0 from all nine judges for artistic impression at both the Olympics and Worlds, but they had some technical marks of 5.9 (6 at the Olympics and 5 at Worlds). You can see the marks from worlds at the end of this video.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WB92UdcT9OY

Before the skate, the announcers talk about possibly making history with 18 sixes, so I think it must mean no one had done it before 1984.

misskarne
08-11-2012, 07:50 AM
No, I don't think so. I know Torvill and Dean got 12 6.0s once, and at the 2003 Russian Nationals Plushenko scored 11 (9 artistic and 2 technical), but I don't think anyone has ever managed the full 18.

jl
08-11-2012, 09:52 AM
Didn't the Hugentoblers get straight 6s at Swiss nationals one year?

satchelpooch318
08-11-2012, 06:49 PM
I'm now noticing that if this scenario of 18 6.0s ever did happen, it more than likely had to have occurred in Ice Dance, and in a score-inflation-happy competition like a National Championship. :lol:

Aussie Willy
08-12-2012, 12:26 AM
T&D were the only ones that came close to get heaps of 6.0s. But I think skaters like Elvis Stojko and Midori Ito might have gotten 6.0s for technical.

falling_dance
08-12-2012, 12:52 AM
T&D were the only ones that came close to get heaps of 6.0s. But I think skaters like Elvis Stojko and Midori Ito might have gotten 6.0s for technical.

Ito got multiple 6.0s for technical merit at least three different competitions (1989 Worlds, 1989 NHK Trophy, and 1990 Worlds).

DORISPULASKI
08-12-2012, 10:14 AM
T&D got all 6's at the British Championships for the Rhumba CD, according to the broadcast of the 1984 Olympic CD's.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8vaLrAzlsSo

satchelpooch318
08-12-2012, 10:32 AM
T&D got all 6's at the British Championships for the Rhumba CD, according to the broadcast of the 1984 Olympic CD's.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8vaLrAzlsSo

:eek: Jayne and Chris looks GORGEOUS -- and this was in Compulsory Dance? WOW. :swoon:

Aussie Willy
08-12-2012, 10:43 AM
:eek: Jayne and Chris looks GORGEOUS -- and this was in Compulsory Dance? WOW. :swoon:

There was probably never anyone better at CDs than T&D.

DORISPULASKI
08-12-2012, 04:10 PM
ITA.

If you were close enough to see their tracings on the ice, they could repeat an entire pattern closer than many singles' skaters could repeat a school figure.

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