My top 10 pairs and dance team

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  1. judgejudy27

    judgejudy27 Well-Known Member

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    Since the women and men were done:

    Pairs:

    1. Gordeeva & Grinkov
    2. Rodnina & Zaitsev (even though I dont like them at all really)
    3. Protopoppovs
    4. Berezhnaya & Sikharulidze
    5. Miskuteniok & Dmitriev
    6. Shen & Zhou
    7. Underhill & Martini (mostly due to their amazing pro career)
    8. Totmianina & Marinin
    9. Valova & Vasiliev
    10. Wagner & Paul


    Dance:

    1. Torvill & Dean
    2. Klimova & Ponomarenko
    3. Gristchuk & Platov
    4. Virtue & Moir
    5. Usova & Zhulin
    6. Krylova & Ovsiannikov
    7. Anissina & Peizerat
    8. Davis & White
    9. Pakhomova & Gorshkov
    10. Moiseeva & Minenkov
     
  2. museksk8r

    museksk8r Holding an edge and looking dangerously sexy

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    Those I personally enjoy the most (alphabetically)

    Pairs:

    Babilonia/Gardner
    Berezhnaya/Sikharulidze
    Gordeeva/Grinkov
    Kovaříková/Novotný
    Mishkutenok/Dmitriev
    Savchenko/Szolkowy
    Shen/Zhao
    Shishkova/Naumov
    Volosozhar/Trankov
    Wötzel/Steuer

    Ice Dance:

    Crone/Poirier
    Davis/White
    Delobel/Schoenfelder
    Drobiazko/Vanagas
    Dubreuil/Lauzon
    Duchesnay/Duchesnay
    Faiella/Scali
    Klimova/Ponomarenko
    Krylova/Ovsyannikov
    Torvill/Dean
     
  3. dinakt

    dinakt Well-Known Member

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    Again, purely on a personal level:

    Pairs:
    Gordeeva/Grinkov
    Savchenko/Szolkowy
    Volosozhar/Trankov
    Berezhnaya/Sikharulidze
    Rodnina/Zaitzev
    Mishkutenok/Dmitriev


    Dance:
    Klimova/Ponomarenko
    Usova/Zhulin
    Delobel/Schoenfelder
    Grishuk/Platov
    Moiseeva/Minenkov
    Torvill/Dean
    Bestemianova/Bukin
     
  4. Cloudy_Gumdrops

    Cloudy_Gumdrops New Member

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    Pairs
    Berezhnaya & Sikharulidze
    Mishkutenok & Dmitriev
    Obertas & Sokolov
    Volosozhar & Trankov
    Orscher & Lucash
    Selezneva & Makarov
    Kovarikova & Novotny
    Kalesavich & Parchem
    Ina & Zimmerman
    Castile & Okolski

    Dance
    Klimova & Ponomarenko
    Belbin & Agosto
    Roca & Sur
    Anissina & Peizerat
    Denkova & Stavisky
    Moniotte & Lavanchy
    Annenko & Stretenski
    Rahkamo & Kokko
    Ilinykh & Katsalapov
    Krylova & Ovsiannikov
     
  5. casken

    casken Well-Known Member

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    My favs off the top of my head:

    1. Grishuk & Platov
    2. Delobel & Schoenfelder
    3. Klimova & Ponoramenko
    4. Bestemianova & Bukin
    5. Fusar-Poli & Margaglio
    6. Blanc & Bouquet
    7. Denkova & Stavisky
    8. Crone & Poirier
    9. Krylova & Ovsyannikov
    10.Anissina & Peizerat

    1. Berezhnaya & Sikharulidze
    2. Mishkutenok & Dmitriev
    3. Petrova & Tikhonov
    4. Schwartz & Mueller
    5. Mukhortova & Trankov
    6. Ina & Zimmerman
    7. Ina & Dungjen
    8. Steigler & Zimmerman
    9. Mukhortova & Blanchard
    10.Takahashi & Tran
     
  6. Cherub721

    Cherub721 YEAH!

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    My favorites (unrelated to medal counts and in no particular order)

    PAIRS
    -Berezhnaya & Sikharulidze
    -Mishketnok & Dmitriev
    -Kazakova & Dmitriev
    -Savchenko & Szolkowy
    -Abitbol & Bernadis
    -Valova & Vassiliev
    -Selezneva & Makarov
    -Kovarikova & Novotny
    -Totmianina & Marinin
    -Gordeeva & Grinkov

    DANCE
    -Grishuk & Platov
    -Anissina & Peizerat
    -Lobacheva & Averbukh
    -Klimova & Ponomarenko
    -Denkova & Staviyski
    -Virtue & Moir
    -Drobiazko & Vanagas
    -Chait & Sakhnovsky
    -Winkler & Lohse
    -Bestmeniova & Bukin
     
  7. blue_idealist

    blue_idealist Well-Known Member

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    Favourites.. no particular order:

    PAIRS

    - Brasseur/Eisler
    - Volosozhar/Trankov
    - Sale/Pelletier
    - Moore-Towers/Moscovitch
    - Mishkutenok/Dmitriev
    - Petrova/Tikhonov
    - Savchenko/Szolkowy
    - Gordeeva/Grinkov
    - Inoue/Baldwin
    - Langlois/Hay

    DANCE

    - Bourne/Kraatz
    - Belbin/Agosto
    - Navarro/Bommentre
    - Anissina/Peizerat
    - Krylova/Ovsiannikov
    - Virtue/Moir
    - Davis/White
    - Pechalat/Bourzat
    - Khokhlova/Novitski
    - Denkova/Staviyski
     
  8. pumba

    pumba New Member

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    In alphabetical order

    Pairs
    Belousova/Protopopov
    Berezhnaya/Sikharulidze
    Gordeeva/Grinkov
    Sale/Pelletier (as Pros only)
    Savchenko/Szolkowy
    Totmiania/Marinin

    Dance
    Davis/White
    Grischuk/Platov
    Klimova/Ponomarenko
    Krylova/Ovsiannikov
    Usova/Zhulin
    Virtue/Moir
     
  9. briancoogaert

    briancoogaert Well-Known Member

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    Top 8 only...
    Pairs :
    Gordeeva & Grinkov
    Savchenko & Szolkowy
    Mishkutienok & Dmitriev
    Berezhnaya & Sikharulidze
    Volosozhar & Trankov (a new team, but so amazing)
    Shen & Zhao
    Totmianina & Marinin (even if I didn't like them)
    Rodnina & Zaitsev

    Dance :
    Grishuk & Platov
    Virtue & Moir
    Anissina & Peizerat
    Delobel & Schoenfelder
    Klimova & Ponomarenko
    Bestemianova & Bukin
    Torvil & Dean
    Moiseeva & Minenkov
     
  10. puretea

    puretea New Member

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    Here is my favorites :)

    Dance
    Grishuk & Platov
    Virtue/Moir
    Krylova/Ovsiannikov
    Torvil/Dean
    Domnina/Shabalin
    Delobel/Schoenfelder
    Usova/Zhulin
    Davis/White
    Rahkamo/Kokko
    Bourne/Kraatz

    Pairs
    Gordeeva/Grinkov
    Berezhnaya/Sikharulidze
    Savchenko/Szolkowy
    Shen/Zhao
    Mishkutienok/ Dmitriev
    Sale/Pelletier
    Pang/Tong
     
  11. pani

    pani Well-Known Member

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    Dance:
    Torvil/Dean (far away from others, but all teams in free order :))
    Virtue-Moir
    Klimova & Ponomarenko
    Grishuk & Platov
    Silvershtein-Pekarek (i know, they didnt show big results, but i think if they didnt split, they could be OGM)
    Rahkamo/Kokko
    Bourne/Kraatz
    Bestemianova & Bukin
    Krylova/Ovsiannikov
    Pahomova-Gorshkov - maybe they must be first in this list, because they were pure dance on ice :)

    And some speciall honor^
    Dusheney - for there creativity, but she was poor skater, so thats why they are not in my list, but i remember a lot of there programs;
    Usova-Zhulin, Annenko & Stretenski - because all dancer from USSR from that time show such a high ice skating and dancing level;
    Drobiazko & Vanagas, Denkova & Stavisky - because they was from small countries and could take medals at WCh.
    Anissina & Peizerat - because they was first, who took gold from Soviet/Russians ice dancers after T-D
    Delobel/Schoenfelder - because they could take more medals at WChs
    Fusar-Poli & Margaglio - because she was a reall dancer and passion, but he was poor skater and i couldnt chose them at top 10 list.
    So maybe i need to choose 20 best in ice dance :D
    O, i forget Faella-Scally and Kerrs.

    Pairs:
    Gordeeva/Grinkov
    Kozakova/ Dmitriev (or Dmitriev with any patner :D)
    Shen/Zhao
    Savchenko & Szolkowy
    Rodnina & Zaitsev (Ulanova)
    Belousova-Protopopov
    Sale/Pelletier
    Volosozhar & Trankov
    Valova-Vasiliev
    Selezneva-Makarov
     
  12. mia joy

    mia joy New Member

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    I haven't been that much into pairs, it's slowly changing now, but I'd still not be able to figure out a list of my 10 favourites. Instead, I can give you 4:

    Savchenko/Szolkowy
    Volosozhar/Trankov
    Berezhnaya/Sikharulidze
    Siudek/Siudek (also known as Zagorska/Siudek)

    In dance the situation is reversed, I have plenty of teams I've liked over the years, but I can give you 5 that are very, very close to my heart, for different reasons:

    1. Drobiazko/Vanagas
    2. Davis/White
    3. Delobel/Schoenfelder
    (lol I seem to have a strange liking for teams with the girl's name starting with a D ;))
    4. Kerr/Kerr
    5. Anissina/Peizerat
     
  13. paskatefan

    paskatefan Well-Known Member

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    Pairs (no particular order, except #1)

    G&G
    The Protopopovs
    Rodnina & Zaitsev
    Tai & Randy
    Shen & Zhao
    Mishetunok & Dmitriev
    Kazakova & Dmitriev
    Elana & Anton
    Jamie & David
    Ina & Zimmerman

    Honorable mention: Ina & Dungjen, Yuka & Jason (as pros), Dube & Davison, Underhill & Martini, Pang & Tong, Meno & Sand, Hough & Ladret

    Currently competing - Amanda & Mark, Aliona & Robin, Kirsten Moore Towers & Dylan Moskovitch, Larianov & Barzova (sp.?)

    Dance (no particular order except #1)

    Torvill & Dean
    Delobel & Schoenfelder
    Tanith & Ben
    Bourne & Kraatz
    Krylova & Ovsiannikov
    Roca & Sur
    Klimova & Ponomorenko
    Melissa & Denis
    Navarro & Bommentre
    The Kerrs

    Honorable mention - Punsalan & Swallow, Rakhamo & Kokko, Faiella & Scalli, Naomi & Peter, The Zaretskys, Usova & Zhulin, Dubreuil & Lauzon, Drobiazko & Vanagas, Denkova & Staviski, Wing & Lowe

    Currently competing - Meryl & Charlie, Tessa & Scott, Lanotte & Cappelini, the Shibutanis, Pechelat & Bourzat
     
    Last edited: Nov 11, 2011
  14. Habs

    Habs Well-Known Member

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    Pairs:
    Hough & Ladret
    Underhill & Martini
    Sale & Pelletier
    Mishkutenok & Dmitriev
    Kovarikova & Novotny
    Shen & Zhao
    Savchenko & Szolkowy
    Wotzel & Steuer
    Duhamel & Radford
    Lawrence & Swiegers


    Dance:
    Virtue & Moir
    Bourne & Kraatz
    Wilson & McCall
    Klimova & Ponomarenko
    Drobiazko & Vanagas
    Rahkamo & Kokko
    Usova & Zhulin
    Punsalan & Swallow
    Kerr & Kerr
    Duchesnay & Duchesnay
     
  15. beabstress

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    PAIRS (no order):
    1. Mishkutenok/Dmitriev
    2. Kazakova/Dmitriev
    3. Sale/Pelletier
    4. Gordeeva/Grinkov
    5. Savchenko/Szolkowy
    6. Shen/Zhou
    7. Volosozhar/Trankov
    8. Hough/Ladret
    9. Wirtz (Sargent)/Wirtz
    10. Ina/Dungjen

    DANCE (no order):
    1. Silverstein/Pekarek
    2. Mann/Noria
    3. Virtue/Moir
    4. Kliova/Ponomarenko
    5. Duchesnay/Duchesnay
    6. Torvill/Dean
    7. Usova/Zhulin
    8. Anissina/Peizerat
    9. Rahkamo/Kokko
    10. Petr/Janoschak
     
  16. snoopysnake

    snoopysnake Well-Known Member

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    Pairs

    Shen & Zhao
    Gordeeva & Grinkov
    The Protopopovs
    Ina & Zimmerman
    Meno & Sand
    Underhill & Martini
    Inoue & Baldwin
    Pang & Tong
    Babilonia & Gardner
    Berezhneva & Sikharulidze

    Dance

    Torvill & Dean
    Klimova & Ponomarenko
    The Duchesnays
    Belbin & Agosto
    The Shibutanis
    Davis & White
    Usova & Zhulin
    Punsalan & Swallow
    Bourne & Kraatz
    Denkova & Stavitski
     
  17. doubleflutz

    doubleflutz New Member

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    Purely on a personal level

    Pairs:
    1. Bereznhaya & Sikhaulidze
    2. Gordeeva & Grinkov
    3. Protopopovs
    4. Mishketunok & Dmitriev
    5. Savchenko & Szolkowy
    6. Shen & Zhao
    7. Totmiana & Marinin
    8. Takahashi & Tran
    9. Volosozhar & Trankov
    10. Selezneva & Makarov, mostly for their programs and being Ksenia's parents

    Dance:
    1. Torvill & Dean
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    10. Everyone else I like not named Torvill & Dean, in rough order of ranking: Klimova & Ponomarenko, Usova & Zhulin, Krylova & Ovsiannikov, Virtue & Moir, Davis & White, Rahkamo & Kokko, Delobel & Schoenfelder, Anissina & Peizerat, Anissina & Averbukh (juniors count and I won't list him with that woman he dragged around the ice)
     
  18. Twilight1

    Twilight1 Well-Known Member

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    Pairs;
    1. Gordeeva & Grinkov
    2. Sale & Pelletier
    3. Woetzel & Steuer
    4. Kovarikova & Novotny
    5. Brasseur & Eisler
    6. Bechke & Petrov
    7. Berezhnaya & Sikharulidze
    8. Shen & Zhao
    9. Savchenko & Szolkowy
    10. Hough & Ladret

    Dance
    1. Bourne & Kraatz
    2. Anissina & Peizerat
    3. Grishuk & Platov
    4. Klimova & Ponomarenko
    5. Usova & Zhulin
    6. Virtue & Moir
    7. Kerr's
    8. Rahkamo & Kokko
    9. Dubreuil & Lauzon
    10. Weaver & Poje

    HM Krylova & Ovsianikov, Davis & White, Pechalat & Bourzat, Denkova & Stavivsky, Navka & Kostamarov, Duchesnay's, Torvill & Dean, Bestemianova & Bukin, Wing & Lowe, Winkler & Lohse, Moniotte & Lavanchy, Lang & Tchneryshev, Belbin & Agosto, Domnina & Shabalin, Annenko & Sretenski, Drobiazko & Vanagas and Chait & Saknovsky