2013 4CC- Ladies Podium Predictions

Discussion in 'The Trash Can' started by haribobo, Jan 29, 2013.

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Pick the podium!

  1. Gracie Gold

    44.0%
  2. Christina Gao

    7.1%
  3. Agnes Zawadzki

    2.8%
  4. Amelie Lacoste

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  5. Kaetlyn Osmond

    59.6%
  6. Mao Asada

    95.0%
  7. Kanako Murakami

    14.9%
  8. Akiko Suzuki

    61.0%
  9. Zijun Li

    0.7%
  10. Kexin Zhang

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  11. Hae Jin Kim

    0.7%
  12. Julianne Seguin

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
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  1. haribobo

    haribobo Well-Known Member

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    Now the ladies!
     
  2. pinky166

    pinky166 Well-Known Member

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    Mao, Kaetlyn, Gracie
     
  3. victoriaheidi

    victoriaheidi New Member

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    Mao, Akiko, Kaetlyn
    Kanako and Gracie will be just off the podium.
     
  4. pinky166

    pinky166 Well-Known Member

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    Gao will be 5th!
     
  5. aftershocks

    aftershocks Well-Known Member

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    ^^ :lol: How very prescient of you.

    Maybe so if it goes something like this:

    Mao, Suzuki, Osmond, Gold, Gao

    It could just as easily be:

    Mao, Osmond, Gold, Suzuki, Gao

    Or, Gao could make the podium and Mao could be toppled by Osmond or Gold for the gold. ;)
     
  6. essence_of_soy

    essence_of_soy Well-Known Member

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    I was thinking Gracie, Christina and Asada. Only so that TSN will come up with some cheesy Rob Black quote like Gold wows Mao and Gao. Or if Osmond wins, "How now Mao Gao?"
     
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  7. kwanatic

    kwanatic Well-Known Member

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    Asada, Osmond, Suzuki...

    Gold and Murakami will round out the top 5...
     
  8. ehdtkqorl123

    ehdtkqorl123 New Member

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    I think Asada is going down. I guess it will be Osmond, Gold, Mao
     
  9. Amy03

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    Gold - Mao Asada
    Silver - Gracie Gold
    Bronze - Christina Gao/ Kanako Murakami

    After seeing Akiko in recent competition, I doubt she can regain her good condition in a weeks time, but if she does it would be a pleasant surprise!
     
  10. Jammers

    Jammers Well-Known Member

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    A whole lot of talent will be there that's for sure. Of course we will have to sit through about 20 dreadful skaters before we get to good skaters. :lol:
     
  11. algonquin

    algonquin Well-Known Member

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    CBC has the 4CC, not TSN.
     
  12. victoriaheidi

    victoriaheidi New Member

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    Much as I hate saying it, yes, there will be some craptastic skates there. And I'm one of those people who support increasing the number of skaters attending! But some of these will be really, REALLY bad.
     
  13. euterpe

    euterpe Well-Known Member

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    Judges for the event: AUS, CAN, CHN, TPE, JPN, MEX, KOR, RSA, USA

    With 4 judges from the Far East, I wouldn't be surprised to see two or more Asian ladies on the podium.
     
  14. Vash01

    Vash01 Fan of Julia, Elena, Anna, Liza, and Vera

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    :lol::rofl:
     
  15. Vash01

    Vash01 Fan of Julia, Elena, Anna, Liza, and Vera

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    I no longer see Mao as an automatic podium finisher, and I am a huge Mao fan. Her jumps have been unreliable for a long time now, and her PCS marks cannot make up for the marks lost in the jumps department anymore. I hope I am wrong about her.
     
  16. skateboy

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    Surprised to see Kexin Zhang on the poll. Is she still skating?
     
  17. Jiazumi

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    Mao, Gold, Suzuki
     
  18. Sasha'sSpins

    Sasha'sSpins Well-Known Member

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    If all perform well I think it will be Mao, Osmond, Suzuki. I think Zawdski, Gao and Gold will be just off of the podium. Imo Agnes and Christina have much better choreo and performance quality than Gracie between the jumps so I think they will finish in that order off of the podium.
     
  19. Mayra

    Mayra Well-Known Member

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    I'm hoping for an Asada, Osmond and Gold podium. I would not mind it if Osmond won the entire thing, but I'm realistic about her lack of experience and will settle for a top 3 finish. :lol:
     
  20. aftershocks

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    :rofl:


    Ah ha! And, the rain in Spain stays mainly in the plain

    While in Japan, Asada was bred to retain all the street cred … she’s gotta have it!

    And Gold may fold … (or mayhap, she'll boldly zoom on a Starship enterprise to strange and exciting new Worlds!)
     
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  21. NMURA

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    Probably you're wrong. Asada is very reliable in Japan. Except for the bizarre case of 2010 NHK trophy, no foreign skaters have beaten her in Japan. In past seven years, Asada has only three losses in Japan (Ando twice, Suzuki once). Since Ando has practically retired, vast majority of the JSF's political resources will be placed upon her. My personal interest is how they are going to deal with her 3A.

    I've found out that Japanese ladies have won 4CC in Asia five times in a row. And in all of these years, two Japanese ladies have won medals. Maybe such past records can't be neglected. My prediction is Asada-Gold-Murakami.
     
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  22. euterpe

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    C'mon. 4CC is in JAPAN. Remember NHK, where Mao basically bombed in the FS and won anyway? Mao will be on the podium, no matter what.

    Skating is incredibly popular in Japan. As I understand it, the arena was sold out the day the tickets went on sale, and Mao is #1 to Japanese fans. All three Japanese skaters will get a tremendous reception, just as Canadian skaters do in Canada.
     
  23. briancoogaert

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    My pick : Asada, Suzuki, Osmond.
    But I really hope Gracie Gold will be on the podium.
     
  24. Cachoo

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    I like these picks with Gracie as a dark horse in this event. I love Asada and Osmond but a sentimental part of me would like to see Suzuki win one.
     
  25. haribobo

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    LADIES SP Comparison (to be taken lightly as scores can't be compared, blah blah) for 4CC and Euros ladies going to worlds -missing Yuna Kim and Ashley Wagner and possibly Alena Leonova. Gorry is not confirmed.

    Mao Asada 74
    Adelina Sotnikova 67
    Akiko Suzuki 65
    Kanako Murakami 64
    Carolina Kostner 64
    Gracie Gold 60
    Valentina Marchei 58
    Elizaveta Tuktamysheva 57
    Kexin Zhang 57
    Kaetlyn Osmond 56
    Joshi Helgesson 55
    Zijun Li 54
    Viktoria Helgesson 54
    Lenaelle Gilleron-Gorry 53
    Nathalie Weinzierl 52 (probably Hecken will replace her)
    Elena Glebova 51