2012 Skate Canada High Performance Camp

Discussion in 'Great Skate Debate' started by Sylvia, Sep 6, 2012.

  1. Sylvia

    Sylvia On to Nationals!

    32,513
    4,890
    113
    Pj Kwong ( ‏@skatingpj ) tweeted:
    @PaulDPoirier:
    ‏@AsherHill:
    2012-2013 Skate Canada National Team members: http://www.skatecanada.ca/en-us/development/highperformance/nationalteam.aspx

    ETA this hearsay info was posted today in the Grand Prix Assignments thread (Steele/Schultz are still listed on the National Team page as of today):
    Someone else posted hearsay info back on August 1 about Steele being "in a cast" as the reason why they had to withdraw from several U.S. club competitions earlier this summer.
     
    Last edited: Sep 6, 2012
  2. Sylvia

    Sylvia On to Nationals!

    32,513
    4,890
    113
    Last edited: Sep 6, 2012
    PeterG and (deleted member) like this.
  3. Habs

    Habs Well-Known Member

    3,877
    1,096
    113
    According to PJ, Dube & Wolfe aren't at camp because they aren't at the right level of readiness yet. Does that mean their programs aren't done or could it be something else?
     
  4. Habs

    Habs Well-Known Member

    3,877
    1,096
    113
    PJ is tweeting music choices right now. Carmen for V&M's FD, La Boheme for Chan's Free.
     
  5. aka_gerbil

    aka_gerbil Rooting for the Underdogs

    1,589
    134
    0
    And V/M's SD is a waltz composed by Anthony Hopkins (as in the actor).
     
  6. kwanfan1818

    kwanfan1818 I <3 Kozuka

    20,886
    3,765
    113
    PJ also tweeted

    Amelie Lacoste's jumps looked greatly improved - higher n stronger - nice 3Lz/3toe (I think) combo! #cbcskates​

    which is music to my ears.
     
  7. hohoho

    hohoho Active Member

    159
    30
    28
    From my sources, Lacoste wasn't doing 3Lz/3T, she was doing 3Lz/2L. Osmond was doing 3Lz/3T. I would be very surprised if Lacoste was doing 2 triple toe jumps in combo.
     
  8. danafan

    danafan Canadian ladies über

    3,653
    819
    113
    I don't recall Lacoste doing a solo triple toe in the last several seasons either.

    I wonder if Desanctis and Najarro are there.
     
  9. hohoho

    hohoho Active Member

    159
    30
    28
    Only Lacoste and Osmond there. Phaeuf (if skating), Najarro (if skating), and Desanctis are supposed to arrive for festivities on Friday night and Saturday
     
  10. nynyfee

    nynyfee Active Member

    304
    97
    28
    A 3lutz/3l is plan in the short program and it is probably what PJ saw. And yes she is capable of doing it....
     
  11. victorskid

    victorskid Skating supporter

    3,845
    642
    113
  12. Sylvia

    Sylvia On to Nationals!

    32,513
    4,890
    113
    Last edited: Sep 7, 2012
  13. Sylvia

    Sylvia On to Nationals!

    32,513
    4,890
    113
  14. kwanfan1818

    kwanfan1818 I <3 Kozuka

    20,886
    3,765
    113
    Paul Poirier just tweeted,

    Today the entire national team was introduced to @SkateCanada's new partner, @THOMASSABO! We're all so excited! ​

    Thomas Sabo Skate Canada?

    http://www.thomassabo.com/CA-en/

    I don't know where they live in the market spectrum: are they direct competition for Birks (for which Rochette has a collection)? Is there overlap between them and Birks? Or do they target different price points entirely?
     
  15. bmcg

    bmcg Well-Known Member

    1,115
    132
    63
    I would say different market. Have a look at the website of each to see the difference. I prefer the style of Thomas Sabo.
     
  16. 4rkidz

    4rkidz plotting, planning and travelling

    9,821
    1,718
    113
    Great connection.. timely too as Sabo is becoming quite trendy.. I know they are also involved with F1.. I think the Thomas Sabo pieces are popular and their prices are very reasonable.. I've seen the college kids wearing the cotton charm bracelets - the coloured ones.. I think it's going to become the lulu lemon of cool jewelry.. their stuff comes packaged lovely as well.. :cool:
     
  17. skatingwatcher

    skatingwatcher New Member

    3
    0
    0
    2012-2013 Skate Canada National Team members: http://www.skatecanada.ca/en-us/development/highperformance/nationalteam.aspx

    ETA this hearsay info was posted today in the Grand Prix Assignments thread (Steele/Schultz are still listed on the National Team page as of today):

    Someone else posted hearsay info back on August 1 about Steele being "in a cast" as the reason why they had to withdraw from several U.S. club competitions earlier this summer.[/QUOTE]

    Lots more to this story. She was dropped from a twist and injured her ankle. But she is back on the ice, better than ever, starting a new and exciting chapter !
     
  18. quebecoise

    quebecoise New Member

    842
    71
    0
    According to this French's article, it says Jessica still has her ankle's injury and they didn't have enough time to train enough(I don't know what that means exactly between if they didn't even begun their new programs, or if they are not just ready to show the programs.

    http://www.lapresse.ca/sports/autre...la-carriere-de-cynthia-phaneuf-compromise.php

     
  19. spikydurian

    spikydurian Well-Known Member

    2,701
    287
    83
  20. flowerpower

    flowerpower Well-Known Member

    1,726
    161
    63
    ^^
    Thank you, quebecoise. An ankle injury, that's unfortunate. I wondered why Dube/Wolfe weren't at the Quebec summer championships in Pierrefonds, and also missed this camp. So SC will be checking with them weekly to determine their readiness for the GP season.
     
  21. 4rkidz

    4rkidz plotting, planning and travelling

    9,821
    1,718
    113
    Lots more to this story. She was dropped from a twist and injured her ankle. But she is back on the ice, better than ever, starting a new and exciting chapter ![/QUOTE]

    oh my goodness..so glad she is okay, what a brave skater she is - don't know how those pairs can fly like that.. let's hope its another great chapter in her skating career :)
     
  22. Sylvia

    Sylvia On to Nationals!

    32,513
    4,890
    113
  23. halffull

    halffull The most wonderful time of the year :)

    3,676
    2,637
    113
    Thanks for posting, Sylvia :)
     
  24. Sylvia

    Sylvia On to Nationals!

    32,513
    4,890
    113
  25. shutterbug

    shutterbug Well-Known Member

    1,212
    266
    83
  26. tut88

    tut88 Member

    341
    11
    18
    wau !!! They all look great !
    But Poje wins ! :p
     
  27. halffull

    halffull The most wonderful time of the year :)

    3,676
    2,637
    113
    ^^^ without question! :D
     
  28. VarBar

    VarBar Well-Known Member

    1,253
    211
    63
    Scott has the most Likes for his pictures and understandably so. HE.IS.THE.HOTTEST.:p
     
  29. yfbg722

    yfbg722 Active Member

    631
    119
    43
    I'm team Poje all the way. Scott is cute but Andrew is gorgeous :D