Men's Podium for 2011 Nebelhorn

Discussion in 'The Trash Can' started by icellist, Sep 12, 2011.

?

2011 Nebelhorn Podium - Men

Poll closed Sep 23, 2011.
  1. Jorik Hendrikx

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  2. Michal Brezina

    87 vote(s)
    71.3%
  3. Brian Joubert

    78 vote(s)
    63.9%
  4. Ari-Pekka Nurmenkari

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  5. Yuzuru Hanyu

    102 vote(s)
    83.6%
  6. Tatsucki Machida

    9 vote(s)
    7.4%
  7. Denis Ten

    7 vote(s)
    5.7%
  8. Konstantin Menshov

    14 vote(s)
    11.5%
  9. Javier Fernandez

    28 vote(s)
    23.0%
  10. Max Aaron

    2 vote(s)
    1.6%
  11. Stephen Carriere

    9 vote(s)
    7.4%
  12. Other

    3 vote(s)
    2.5%
Multiple votes are allowed.
  1. icellist

    icellist Member

    Joined:
    Sep 29, 2010
    Messages:
    419
    Pick your podium. Sorry if the poll does not accommodate your preferences.
     
  2. Vash01

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

    Joined:
    Nov 3, 2001
    Messages:
    25,890
    Had I not watched Hanyu's skating today, I would probably not have picked him for this podium. He still may not make it, but I hope he does. He is an exciting young skater.
     
    PeterG and (deleted member) like this.
  3. IceIceBaby

    IceIceBaby New Member

    Joined:
    Aug 5, 2009
    Messages:
    354
    Does anyone have any specific info why Verner withdraw? Is his injury serious?
     
  4. briancoogaert

    briancoogaert Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Nov 10, 2003
    Messages:
    12,455
    Absolutely. :)
     
  5. Zemgirl

    Zemgirl Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jul 13, 2009
    Messages:
    5,034
    I've read it's a back injury, but don't know if that's true, or, if true, how serious it is.
     
  6. BittyBug

    BittyBug Kiteless

    Joined:
    Jan 27, 2003
    Messages:
    15,255
    Verner just can't catch a break. :(

    Wow, for a "B"international, the competition is pretty stiff. Hard to call, but I'd guess Joubert will be on the stand in some position. Hanyu looks pretty amazing as well.

    Not sure how quickly or slowly Brezina ramps up for the season, but if he's an early starter, then he should also be a threat.

    And really just about any of those remaining on the list could step up - Fernandez, Aaron, Carriere, Menshov, Ten. May as well throw a dart, LOL.
     
  7. robinhood

    robinhood Active Member

    Joined:
    Nov 20, 2005
    Messages:
    710
    I think Hanyu will win comfortably. The Japanese are very strong. Machida will be in the mix too for sure
    I just want to see Javi, with his new coach and programs and wish him all the best for the coming season...Vamos!:kickass:
     
  8. deedeelocks

    deedeelocks xx

    Joined:
    Nov 13, 2002
    Messages:
    5,259
    In another thread, oubik said that he's training jumps again, so I suppose he will be fine. Just nebelhorn came a little too soon.
     
  9. FTnoona

    FTnoona New Member

    Joined:
    Sep 12, 2011
    Messages:
    23
    Now with Joubert out too. I think Hanyu, Machida, and Brezina are gonna be on the podium.
     
  10. VarBar

    VarBar Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Dec 8, 2008
    Messages:
    1,218
    Brezina, Hanyu and Menshov in whatever order.
     
  11. Roxanne

    Roxanne New Member

    Joined:
    Nov 11, 2010
    Messages:
    319
    I think Fernandez will medal. He did two quads in the LP at Worlds and is more consistent than Menshov.
     
  12. caseyedwards

    caseyedwards Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Dec 23, 2009
    Messages:
    6,449
    I originally voted for Hanyu, Joubert, Brezina. I did not vote for Machida even though he won last year. I think he may be in third now. Maybe with some improving consistency Menshov could do well. Brezina was going through surgery and lack of traning time last season so I think he will be first or second this year. Maybe Gold-Hanyu, Silver-Brezina, bronze - Machida. With Menshov 4 or Fernandez 4.
     
  13. Pierre

    Pierre New Member

    Joined:
    Sep 9, 2011
    Messages:
    167
    I originally voted for Hanyu, Joubert, and Brezina, but since Joubert has withdrawn, that obviously isn't going to happen. I still think Hanyu and Brezina will be on the podium, but the question now is who will do the best out of Machida, Menshov, and Fernandez. Hmm. My guess is Gold - Hanyu; Silver - Brezina; Bronze - Machida; 4th - Fernandez; 5th - Menshov
     
  14. Frau Muller

    Frau Muller President of Dick Button Appreciation Club

    Joined:
    Jan 28, 2005
    Messages:
    7,955
    I picked Hanyu, Brezina, Menshov, in that order.