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Grand Prix Assignments - 2013/14 Olympic Season

Discussion in 'Great Skate Debate' started by Sylvia, Jun 3, 2013.

  1. misskarne

    misskarne #408

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    I vote for 12 spots, but with 4 assigned to "little countries" or some other wording. Because at the moment, what do you see on the Grand Prix? Russia. America. China. Canada. Japan. France. Every now and again a random nationality like Italy, Kazakhstan, or Spain.

    I vote for giving the smaller skating nations something to aim for. Something more than just Senior Bs.
     
  2. allezfred

    allezfred Ragin' for equality Staff Member

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    Oh it's designed that way more or less intentionally. And all the prize money then goes back to those same federations. :shuffle:
     
  3. oubik

    oubik Well-Known Member

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    I have recieved :sekret: info that Misha Ge is taking Reynolds spot in Russia. But nothing official anywhere.
     
  4. Stephanie

    Stephanie Well-Known Member

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    :cheer: Fantastic news!
     
  5. kwanfan1818

    kwanfan1818 I <3 Kozuka

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    I very much hope this is true!
     
  6. Ziggy

    Ziggy Well-Known Member

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    Makes sense. He is the cheapest to fly in.
     
  7. Stephanie

    Stephanie Well-Known Member

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    It's official: Misha Ge is listed for COR on the ISU site! :cheer:

    No replacement yet at TEB for Besseghier, though :(
     
  8. Sylvia

    Sylvia Club comp. season is here!

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  9. Zemgirl

    Zemgirl Well-Known Member

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    Great news! As per his Twitter, he's been working on new programs.
     
  10. Ziggy

    Ziggy Well-Known Member

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  11. Jeschke

    Jeschke Well-Known Member

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    rfisher and (deleted member) like this.
  12. Sedge

    Sedge Active Member

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    Are the team with Boyadji eligible for GP?
     
  13. Lyinna

    Lyinna Member

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    I'm pretty sure they don't plan to fill that spot, as it seems they won't replace neither Chafik Besseghier, nor Lenaelle Gilleron.

    I'm going to TEB this year, but it might be the last year!

    Edit: My bad Prölß/Blommaert are on the list now :D Congrats for them
     
  14. Garden Kitty

    Garden Kitty Tranquillo

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    Very excited for Misha Ge. His enthusiasm for the sport and for other skaters is so charming. I'm glad he's getting this opportunity.
     
  15. Stephanie

    Stephanie Well-Known Member

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    Great news! I was sure the spot would be left unfilled
     
  16. Sylvia

    Sylvia Club comp. season is here!

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  17. kwanfan1818

    kwanfan1818 I <3 Kozuka

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  18. Hanna

    Hanna Politicking for more stationary lifts

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    Wheeeeeeeeeeeeee, this just made my day! :) Can't wait to see them live.
     
  19. Jeschke

    Jeschke Well-Known Member

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    best news of the day.
    great for them.
    it was so funny to see them at nebelhorn, explaining in which possibilities they might get a grand prix spot next season,...:D

    rock the field!
     
  20. Ziggy

    Ziggy Well-Known Member

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    Congrats to Proelss/Blommaert, they deserve it!

    Shame they couldn't have filled the Ladies and Men spots as well. :(

    Host picks are entirely at the organiser's discretion, IIRC. Don't Fancy/Boyadji represent the UK, though?
     
  21. Finnice

    Finnice Well-Known Member

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    Hanna, shall I bring my German flag to Paris for you? Rita will surely be wawing hers.
     
  22. sus2850

    sus2850 Active Member

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    Great news for Annabelle and Ruben! And now they could invite Peter Liebers and Nathalie Weinzierl as well (ok, kidding, she has to do the internal German olympic qualifying competition in Meran anyhow)
     
  23. Hanna

    Hanna Politicking for more stationary lifts

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    Sure if it's not too much trouble. :)
     
  24. Sylvia

    Sylvia Club comp. season is here!

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  25. quartz

    quartz I still believe in 398.2

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  26. Ziggy

    Ziggy Well-Known Member

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    I know everybody can be clever in hindsight but it was a really bad decision to rush her to compete at SC instead of giving her more time to heal. :(
     
  27. Flying Camel

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    Is it too late for someone to get Osmonds spot?
     
  28. kwanfan1818

    kwanfan1818 I <3 Kozuka

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    The GP Announcement says nothing about withdrawals between 8 and 13 days before the Team Leaders Meeting, which for Rostelecom Cup is a week from Thursday, or 10 days from the meeting. The Russian Fed can do what it wants. The Chinese Fed made two replacements during this time period. The Japanese Fed made one last season, but left a couple open. The Russian Fed left one open last season.
     
  29. euterpe

    euterpe Well-Known Member

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    Isn't Glebova on the replacement list? She seems a logical choice.
     
  30. Jeschke

    Jeschke Well-Known Member

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    whats with weinzierl? damn, how far is she down in this list? :p