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All That VOID - The Retro + Moderne VOIDY Show Skating Video Thread

Discussion in 'The Trash Can' started by sbanet, Jul 10, 2012.

  1. DORISPULASKI

    DORISPULASKI Watching submarine races

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    sbanet Well-Known Member

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    Philipe Candeloro-George of the Jungle
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lwWknPW_SMg
    Navka/Kostomarov-I'm your man
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SRX6zxCpvKk
    Evgeni Plushenko-Oops and SexBomb
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ul4UcmCa9-A
    Volosozhar/Trankov-Super Mario and Luidgi
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Avl5mjaNkQ
    Delobel/Schoenfelder-Gladiator
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sxNCooGP7K8
    Denkova/Staviski- Rideu
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ytszwg4ytWk
    Two numbers choreographed by Christopher Dean
    Vanity Tango -Browning, Petrov & Cousins
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JEwXMBdvTbw
    Chairmen
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vLyy6n0FY7E
    Oksana Domnina/Maxim Marinin- Après Moi
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DyOt0-v1QHI
     
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    Nan Just me

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    Thanks to those who have posted these new batches of clips.

    This 1999 Sarabande FD is what made me a DenStas fan. :inavoid:, even now, one of my favorite FDs from anyone, ever. :smokin:

    Choreographer: Sergei Petukhov
     
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  8. skatesindreams

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    ^^^
    For anyone who doesn't realize it. that is the "lost" T and D program; thought never to be seen, as it wasn't recorded for Broadcast.
    This performance apparently was privately filmed due to the presence of Phillp Glass, the composer of "Akhnaten".
     
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    Did anyone watch the Progressive Skating and Gymnastics Spectacular? It was super voidy, start to finish. From Catalina Ponor's "Leave your hat on" routine, to Kurt Browning's noir routine. It was interesting but weird.
     
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    I would loosely equate it to transcendent. It comes from something Dean said referring to skaters getting so into the skating and the music and the choreo that it is as though they are skating in a void, as though the rules and judges are not there.

    I'll nominate this long-time favorite, Robin Cousins Satan Takes a Holiday from World Pros (1984 or 85, I think).
    http://youtu.be/7a7sSuPpmcc

    I used to go to this pro competition nearly every year and the house exploded after this one like I've rarely heard. (You can't really hear it on the video.)
     
  11. skatesindreams

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    That performance is from the 1985 World Challenge of Champions EX, Paris.

    His performance in Landover, at the World Professional Championships was even better, IMO.
    Unfortunately, it doesn't seem to be available on YouTube.
     
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    TOLLER = definition of voidy.
     
  14. poths

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    Whilst Voidy programs are no doubt 'ARTISTIQUE' in Toller Cranston fashion. I'd like to think Voids have expanded over the years to account for a number of different factors:

    Here is my dictionary:
    The Uber Void: DRAMTIC, over the top choreography that is expressed with uber oomph, a costume that makes Johnny Weir look tame and a music cut that makes you feel like you might be on acid:
    Enter Toller Cranston with a disco version of Firebird OTT CH that he kicks the shit out of..

    The Originality Void: Originality demonstrated through choreography, Jumping style or MITF. Every now and then a skater comes along and does something that has never been done....like, say, pretend to be a jewel thief who pulls a diamond bracelet out half way through the program and includes a police chase. Sometimes the originality void even demonstrates teknik!! :respec:

    Other voids include any of the above elements and the occasional non teknik performance that manages to hold your attention despite the fact that the person can barely skate! Accordingly:
    The Mad Music Void usually accompanied by a headband of some sort and relative no teknik ;)

    The OES VOID: Usually comes with a voidy style (see pink hair and nose piercings), an element of inappropriateness (see crotch grabbing brother and sister), original verging on ridiculous CH, obligatory WTF music and NO TEKNIK

    Slutty Voids: Because sex sells. Slutty in CH, Costume and IN...
    The Vulgar void:scream: :respec: Lick It :rofl: strips half way through and bends over backwards to show her arse to the judges ...:lol:

    The Unexplained Void: It could be the black bra, it could be the footballer turned skater, it could be the fact that they can barely skate but are still compelling, whatever it is, it's freaking Voidy!

    Voidy Personality Traits Babs' Death Stare at the end of the program!
    Anne Sophie Calvez' inability to look anything more than GRIM in the K&C
    My LAAAACE is Broke WAAAAAH

    Because Olga Bestandigova managed to be voidy in 2000 with her brother, retired from the sport and came back last year to be completely voidy again for completely different reasons. I would like to officially announce her as the voidiest skater of all time. Thank you and goodnight!
     
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    Totmiana & Marinin - "Ameno" by Era (I love this...especially their stained-glass costumes!)
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cFzjndMrCyY

    A couple videos from the ultra-voidy Winter Solstice on Ice special:

    Alexander Abt - "Winter" - he skates in the Arctic Circle wearing spiky pants and a fur shrug
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4kaweZdXrio

    Drobiazko/Vanagas - "Stars To Share" - they skate in some creepy masks straight out of of some cult horror movie like The Wicker Man or Kill List
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AFN37WjAUtU

    Alexander Abt on Ice Age - zebra boy meets giraffe girl:
    https://youtu.be/2vcNcm-MduE?t=126

    Alexei Yagudin - "Infinity" from Ice Opera - if this isn't voidy, I don't know what is.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RmlRBVLrW3c