Discussion in 'Great Skate Debate' started by Sylvia, May 14, 2010.
Can he lift her now ?
Very sweet .... I believe.... (Amodio's pics and interview)
Nice interview to Joubert (in russian)
Florent will be a guest on On n'est pas couché tonight at 22.30 on France 2. Any chance anyone could record and upload his part? I'm out of the country and will be for a while so I can't catch up on the France 2 website, but I'd love to see it
Not to be outdone, Léna Marrocco just won the Ladies' competition at the Mont Blanc Trophy with a score of 144.47. Also, Lénaelle Gilleron-Gorry finished fourth at the European Youth Olympic Winter Festival with a score of 136.27.
There seems to be very little to separate these skaters. The FFSG is going to have a hard choice as to whom to send to Worlds.
They'll probably arrange some test...
Maria Murkhotova and Jerome Blanchard are listed among french high level competitors in the governmental list. Does anyone have more information about that ?
Do you mean the French Ministerial Liste des sportifs de haut niveau??
If so, they are not on this list.
I think they should resurrect the TOP JUMP format for the occasion
Nooooooooooo. No tests. NOTHING.
I don't want to hear about some STUPID test one f*cking week before worlds !! INSANE !!
They are both on the list :
They are on the list.
According to the information fed to the ISU, she's 25 and female!
Wait till pinky166, benedict_david, and oleada hear about this!
It's not the only mistake on that list, Lloyd Jones is listed as:
Identifiant : 103940 Sexe: M
Né(e) le 11/11/1995
which would make him 15!!
I think it's crazy that after so many years, France now has 5 ladies who could all possibly qualify for Worlds (although Yretha Silete is already committed for Junior Worlds and Lenaelle Gilleron-Gorry may still be too young this year)
FYI, Miete scored 137.08 for 9th at Europeans.
Compare to Candice Didier - Universiade (144.08), Lena Marrocco - Mont Blanc (144.46), Silete - JGP Courcheval (134.03),
Lenaelle Gilleron-Gorry is old enough to go to Worlds.
Didier and Marrocco seem prone to crumbling very easily. Their recent wins are nice, but I wouldn't trust them with a Worlds spot yet. Meite to Worlds and Silete to Jr. Worlds sounds fine to me. Gilleron-Gory had a good result at Nationals and its too bad there's not 2 spots for Jr. Worlds. Meite did well to make top 10 at Euros so who knows, maybe she'll surprise and do the same at Worlds. Certainly I'd give her more of a shot than Didier who has been to Worlds and Euros thrice and never reached top 10 at either.
Bumping it up, just read it and I really really hope MM/JB skate for France!!! It would be great to see them at International events.
Well, Mark Vaillant is still on the list and he's been retired for over 1 year now...
After seeing James/Coia on every list for a while, I am very sketptical. The profile says that the elite status started in November, when they were clearly skating for Russia at that point.
Jerome was supposed to be back in Lyon right now. We need a report.
Now, I understand, so many things are clearer...
Yes but it seems that dates shown on the list are always the same, the status seems to be given from november to october each year. So they could have been recorded later, at the beginning of 2011, with an anterior start date in November 2010.
The question is actually to know if M&B appeared on the list in 1010, when they were still skating for Russia.
And of course some source would help !
There is a summary of a press conference with Florent posted on the federation's site where he says he is going to do a quad in Tokyo and that he will be there form early March onwards and that he loves Japan.
Brian Joubert article (in French): http://tempsreel.nouvelobs.com/actu...21/mondiaux-brian-joubert-vise-le-podium.html
Joubert will replace the 3Lz with 3F in his SP in Tokyo and plans two 4T and two 3A in his FS. He's had left knee pain since December ("blood clots lodged in the ligament," according to Google Translate) and will have surgery in June.
it's bad that he's replacing jumps bcuz I looooooooove his lutz and doesn't he have a problem with flip in edge changing?
I hope he can achieve his goals and recover well after the worlds.
He does have an "e" on the flip but it's his most consistent jump
Better have -GOEs on a Flip than a fall on the lutz I guess...PCS wise at least.
Yeah, I remember him saying recently in an interview that he has doubts/confidence issues with the lutz since the blade went through his boot twice.
He can do the flip in his sleep...but will get and edge call.
That should probably be a 2-3 point difference between a clean Lutz and a Flip with an edge call.