Best female singles skater ever

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Best female skater in history

  1. Dorothy Hamill

    1 vote(s)
    0.3%
  2. Sonja Henjie

    7 vote(s)
    2.2%
  3. Midori Ito

    15 vote(s)
    4.8%
  4. Katarina Witt

    16 vote(s)
    5.1%
  5. Janet Lynn

    7 vote(s)
    2.2%
  6. Michelle Kwan

    98 vote(s)
    31.3%
  7. Yu Na Kim

    125 vote(s)
    39.9%
  8. Mao Asada

    9 vote(s)
    2.9%
  9. Irina Slutskaya

    21 vote(s)
    6.7%
  10. Kristi Yamaguchi

    7 vote(s)
    2.2%
  11. Miki Ando

    6 vote(s)
    1.9%
  12. Peggy Fleming

    1 vote(s)
    0.3%
  1. Andofanatic

    Andofanatic Member

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    Who do you consider the best female skater ever. My choice is Miki Ando!
     
  2. HVS

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    Kim Yuna is the best, for me
     
  3. Jammers

    Jammers Well-Known Member

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    WTF why is Miki Ando even on this list? Then i saw that it was Andofanatic who created the poll. :lol:
     
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  4. leafygreens

    leafygreens Well-Known Member

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    Each skater was great in her own way and in that period in history. It's not accurate to compare Yuna to Sonja Henie.
     
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  5. merrywidow

    merrywidow Well-Known Member

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    Who had deeper edges than Dorothy Hamill? She's my choice.
     
  6. UGG

    UGG Well-Known Member

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    Kween!!:respec:
     
  7. briancoogaert

    briancoogaert Well-Known Member

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    Miki Ando ?
     
  8. Eyre

    Eyre New Member

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    Yu Na Kim.:) Kwan shouldn't win every single poll that has her in.:D
     
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  9. pani

    pani Well-Known Member

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    Carolina Kostner :) Her musicality is amazing and she have best programs.
    I like Yu-Na, Michelle, Suzuka Arakava and Mao too :)
     
  10. judgejudy27

    judgejudy27 Well-Known Member

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    It is sad to see a poll like this and Janet Lynn, Dorothy Hamill, and Peggy Fleming with only 1 vote each and Irina Slutskaya with 10. So much partiality by people towards the recent stars (Kim, Kwan, Slutskaya) and against more past champions who were equally great or even greater in their own eras. Miki Ando on a poll like this and Madge Syers, Carol Heiss, and Herma Szabo not on it? A travesty.
     
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  12. RickInSanJose

    RickInSanJose Active Member

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    Yes she should.
     
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  13. blue_idealist

    blue_idealist Well-Known Member

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    Hasn't this poll been done before? I voted for Kwan, but I'll change my mind to Kim if she wins the 2018 Olympics as well. I know Katarina's got two Olympic golds, but her quality just wasn't as good as Kwan's or Kim's.
     
  14. munow

    munow New Member

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    Too bad it ain't happening.
     
  15. iarispiralllyof

    iarispiralllyof Active Member

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    This is the hundredth time this poll has been done.
     
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  16. iarispiralllyof

    iarispiralllyof Active Member

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    sorry double post
     
  17. bardtoob

    bardtoob Well-Known Member

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    Trixi Schuba or Midori Ito ... the others are just prettier.
     
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  18. yunasashafan

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    One more for Wanda Beazel :rofl::swoon::kickass:
     
  19. Moka-Ananas

    Moka-Ananas Man's Ruin

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    No matter what...it will always be Irina for me :)
     
  20. judgejudy27

    judgejudy27 Well-Known Member

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    The great Trixi Schuba should have been on the poll. The greatest compulsory figures skater in history at a time compulsory figures was the most important aspect of the sport.
     
  21. attyfan

    attyfan Well-Known Member

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    Why wasn't Madge Sayre on the poll? If she wasn't able to hold her own against the big boys, like Ulrich Salcow, there wouldn't be a ladies single event.
     
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  22. bardtoob

    bardtoob Well-Known Member

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    IIRC a male World Champion knew she actually performed better and gave her his gold medal.
     
  23. bardtoob

    bardtoob Well-Known Member

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    Ad nauseam ... the inventor of the layback spin and camel spin as well as the first lady to perform a double jump and first to perform a one footed Axel by anyone should be on this list.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eDLVM-Hjzwc
     
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  24. love_skate2011

    love_skate2011 Well-Known Member

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    Ando is there but No Carolina ??? :eek:
     
  25. bardtoob

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    Get over it.
     
  26. skateboy

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    No Janet Lynn love? Seriously? She got my vote.
     
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  27. falling_dance

    falling_dance Bravo, Patrick.

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    Wasn't that Salchow himself, in 1902?
     
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  28. os168

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    Heh de ja vous or what!!! I vote for ... MIKI ANDO!!!

    :bribe::bribe::bribe:
     
  29. kwanatic

    kwanatic Well-Known Member

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    How many people want to bet there will be at least 5 more variations of this poll before the end of the summer?
     
  30. Yazmeen

    Yazmeen Well-Known Member

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    AT LEAST 7!!!!!