From Russia With Love - 2012 Off Season

Discussion in 'Great Skate Debate' started by Eislauffan, Apr 18, 2012.

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  1. Vash01

    Vash01 Well-Known Member

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    I am so happy to see all these new programs and skaters that I have never seen before. The end (of the off season) is in sight.:)

    Has Liza skated yet or is she still injured?
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  2. Jemestone

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    Liza is back on the ice but don't expect to see her here. Julia will not be here either.
  3. love_skate2011

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    same, just wish them good health, fast recovery in top form by GP :wuzrobbed

    though I agree any of the Top 5 can vie to be nationalsl no. 1 any of I/K, B/S, S/Z, R/T, P/G, the judges seem to favor I/K now, though by technicality, I think S/Z can do much better, they have good speed and better twizzles.

    well see in GP, I'm hoping for an I/K vs S/Z :drama: showdown in Rus, though very unlikely. R/T and B/S are still slow
  4. rfisher

    rfisher Satisfied skating fan

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    So many posts about silly ice dance. I have to scroll and scroll to find the important stuff. :drama: :p
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  5. love_skate2011

    love_skate2011 Well-Known Member

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    on GS, they say Julia will only skate on Finlandia
    Liza is back competing since september, I thinks she only took a rest for 1 week
  6. Sylvia

    Sylvia Whee, summer club comps!

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    Time to start a "From Russia With Love - Autumn 2012" thread!
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    It's way to early to say S/K will bypass B/L, they haven't won much yet and here she fell on a jump, put her hand down on a throw and had a messy double twist. Way to early to give them and Olympic medal unless it's in 2018.

    I feel bad for K/S, I'm starting to think their Achilles heel is Moskvina.
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    blasphemy ;)
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  11. love_skate2011

    love_skate2011 Well-Known Member

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    I know its too early, I was just basing it their competitive track records
    Bazarova's weakness has always been SBS jumps , S/K was their lift and twists
    we'll see how the GP goes but like I said, If they can all skate clean they have a chance to surpass B/L by next season
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    You seem to be assuming that B&L won't have improved any...
  14. Cherub721

    Cherub721 YEAH!

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    I was so confused until I remembered Stepanova & Bukin stayed junior. :lol: I liked their take on the goose lift.
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    Stepanova/Bukin for Russia's No. 1 :cheer2: :p
  16. Sylvia

    Sylvia Whee, summer club comps!

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    I like it! the music cuts are scary beyond all reason, the concept is vague and it's not clean. BUT!!!- and it's huge for me- the body language is much edgier, they show me they can so smth. modern ( and I hope they keep going into modern direction), and I finally- finally!- notice and appreciate Soloviev. Everything can be improved upon, and yet I can root for them in this incarnation. Dance for me cannot be completely enjoyable with a partner utterly in the background both physically and emotionally ( well... unless it's Navka:)) and her eye-candy Kostomarov). I really appreciate Zhulin giving Soloviev an expressive part on ice, and I feel he is capable of fully growng into it.
    Looking forward to seeing more of the this year. Music is weird though. Wish they'd taken something modern- edgy. I dunno. Philip Glass. Or some comtemporary ballet score.
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