Greatest Ladies Singles Skater From North American Of All Time?

Discussion in 'The Trash Can' started by Maofan7, Feb 21, 2012.

Greatest Ladies Singles Skater from North America Of All Time?

Poll closed Mar 23, 2012.
  1. Maribel Vinson-Owen

    1 vote(s)
    0.5%
  2. Barbara Ann Scott

    5 vote(s)
    2.3%
  3. Tenley Albright

    2 vote(s)
    0.9%
  4. Carol Heiss

    2 vote(s)
    0.9%
  5. Peggy Fleming

    11 vote(s)
    5.0%
  6. Janet Lynn

    17 vote(s)
    7.7%
  7. Dorothy Hamill

    1 vote(s)
    0.5%
  8. Kristi Yamaguchi

    8 vote(s)
    3.6%
  9. Michelle Kwan

    159 vote(s)
    71.6%
  10. Tara Lipinski

    4 vote(s)
    1.8%
  11. Sasha Cohen

    9 vote(s)
    4.1%
  12. Other

    3 vote(s)
    1.4%
  1. Maofan7

    Maofan7 Member

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    There have many GOAT polls down the years. So this is a GOAT poll with a difference - a regional GOAT poll.

    Hence, who is the greatest ladies singles skater from North America of all time?

    Nominations will be controversial, so apologies if I have missed out anybodies favourite - in which case just choose 'other'
     
    Last edited: Feb 21, 2012
  2. orientalplane

    orientalplane Mad for mangelwurzels

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    I wonder... :lol:
     
  3. fenway2

    fenway2 Well-Known Member

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    Exactly. Kwan will win this poll in a landslide and Ito will win the Asian poll in a landslide. No suspense whatsoever.
     
  4. Spazactaz

    Spazactaz New Member

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    MICHELLE KWAN <333
     
  5. mrinalini

    mrinalini Active Member

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    Just to be a little bit different this time around, I nominate...MAUVE!!!
     
  6. berthesghost

    berthesghost Well-Known Member

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    1. Michelle Kwan
    2. Janet Lynn
    3. Peggy Fleming
    4. Tenley Albright
    5. Maribel Vinson-Owen
    6. Dorothy Hamill
    7. Kristi Yamaguchi
    8. Barbara Ann Scott
    9. Carol Heiss
    10. Sasha Cohen
    11. Tara Lipinski
     
  7. love_skate2011

    love_skate2011 Well-Known Member

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    K.W.A.N.
     
  8. berthesghost

    berthesghost Well-Known Member

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    hey, ya neveah know. If you'd told me that Irina would be beating both Henie and Witt as best Euro Lady Ever, I'd say you were smoking ESTA's crack pipe, no body could possibly actually believe that! :rofl::rofl::rofl:
     
  9. Vash01

    Vash01 Fan of Julia, Elena, Anna, Liza, and Vera

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    I am curious to know who voted for someone other than Kwan- just kidding.:lol:
     
  10. Jenna

    Jenna Well-Known Member

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    Is there even a need for this poll..in all honesty? :D
     
  11. DimaToe

    DimaToe Well-Known Member

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    I have one word for you...

    :swoon::saint::encore::glamor:!!!KWEEN!!! :glamor::encore::saint::swoon:
     
  12. avivadawn

    avivadawn Well-Known Member

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    I voted for Peggy.
     
  13. Vash01

    Vash01 Fan of Julia, Elena, Anna, Liza, and Vera

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    Not for the first place, but may be for the second place.
     
  14. fenway2

    fenway2 Well-Known Member

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    I voted Janet Lynn because I believe she is the greatest skater ever from North America. I'd vote for the Kween if the poll asked for the greatest competitor. :)
     
  15. os168

    os168 Active Member

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    KWAN!!!!

    (Kwansanity forever!!)
     
  16. Sasha'sSpins

    Sasha'sSpins Well-Known Member

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    I voted Peggy Fleming. She had artistry, athleticism AND she could do those medal-chance-killing figures!
     
  17. Nell411

    Nell411 Live peace, speak kindness, dwell in possibility

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    Purple
     
  18. victoriaheidi

    victoriaheidi New Member

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    I voted for Michelle Kwan for a few reasons:

    1. Her record is unprecedented and unreplicated;
    2. I grew up in the Kwan era;
    3. She's one of a very small number of skaters who've moved me to tears over a program.
     
  19. briancoogaert

    briancoogaert Well-Known Member

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    LOL
    She got my vote immediatly after reading her name in the poll option. But I'm not surprised at all at the overall results !
     
  20. antmanb

    antmanb Well-Known Member

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    What? No Gracie Gold option :rofl:
     
  21. DaiKozOda

    DaiKozOda Active Member

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    Carol Heiss
     
  22. Karpenko

    Karpenko Well-Known Member

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    It is Kwan and she always will be. :D
     
  23. judgejudy27

    judgejudy27 Well-Known Member

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    I voted for Kristi Yamaguchi. Even though she was pro some of the time she was easily the best female skater in the World from 1991-1995, and she would have still been competing with the likes of Kwan, Lipinski, and Chen for gold up until 1998 based on her skill set displayed in pro competitions.

    Dorothy Hamill would have been my 2nd choice. Michelle Kwan and Janet Lynn my 3rd and 4th choices.
     
  24. googooeyes

    googooeyes Member

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    Although they won't be leaders in the poll, it would be nice to include Petra Burka and Karen Magnussen, since they are world champions, rather than relegating them to 'other'.
     
  25. berthesghost

    berthesghost Well-Known Member

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    I actually think Liz and Joanne were better skaters. I guess there is only so much room on a poll, but then again, once you read Cohen as an option it's hard to vote with all of the belly shaking :lol: and :rofl:
    Sasha hype (tm) :rollin:
    Someone's been :hat1: with ESTA :cool:
     
  26. Moka-Ananas

    Moka-Ananas Man's Ruin

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    Johnny Weir.
     
  27. Jammers

    Jammers Well-Known Member

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    :lol:
     
  28. judgejudy27

    judgejudy27 Well-Known Member

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    There arent 30 poll options you know (which is how many there would need to be for Burka to warrant inclusion).
     
  29. kwanfan1818

    kwanfan1818 I <3 Kozuka

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    Hughes and Lipinski wouldn't be on my list in the first place, but as for the rest, I might as well just pick one out of the hat.
     
  30. kwanatic

    kwanatic Well-Known Member

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    Reference below: :D

    Only difference for me is Michelle is the only skater who has ever moved me to tears...

    Come on, Gracie can't be in this poll. She'll be the only option in a poll for "Most Awesomest Awesome Skater Who Cannot Be Compared Ever In Life to Anyone Because She's So Freakin' Awesome!" :rolleyes:
     
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