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Non Olympic/World Champion lady Survivor (1992-2012) Round 1

Discussion in 'The Trash Can' started by DimaToe, Jan 15, 2013.

Your Favurite non Champion lady

Poll closed Jan 18, 2013.
  1. Alena Leonova

    2 vote(s)
    1.4%
  2. Akiko Suzuki

    16 vote(s)
    11.5%
  3. Laura Lepisto

    10 vote(s)
    7.2%
  4. Joannie Rochette

    25 vote(s)
    18.0%
  5. Fumie Suguri

    6 vote(s)
    4.3%
  6. Sasha Cohen

    53 vote(s)
    38.1%
  7. Elena Sokolova

    4 vote(s)
    2.9%
  8. Julia Soldatova

    1 vote(s)
    0.7%
  9. Vanessa Gusmeroli

    3 vote(s)
    2.2%
  10. Surya Bonaly

    5 vote(s)
    3.6%
  11. Tanja Szewczenko

    7 vote(s)
    5.0%
  12. Nicole Bobek

    7 vote(s)
    5.0%
  1. DimaToe

    DimaToe Drum, Dance,Skate

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    Since the "favourites" fever seems to be going around FSU lately, i thought that I'd join the fun, I went though the last decade of WC's and gathered the list of the ladies that medaled but never earned, or have yet to earn, the World/Olympic Title. To make it more fun I thought I'd also turn this into a survivor competition, eliminating the two ladies with the fewest vote each round (if the thread is successful that is :lol:) until we get our :encore::glamor: Champion :glamor::encore:

    Here are some performances from these ladies (not necessarily their medal winning performances) I unfortunately ran out of space for Kerrigan on the poll, sorry :shuffle:

    So go on and vote for your favourite!! :D


    Alena Leonova 2012 World Silver

    Akiko Suzuki 2012 World Bronze

    Laura Lepisto 2010 World Bronze

    Joannie Rochette 2009 World Silver,2010 Olympic Bronze

    Fumie Suguri 2002/03 World Bronze, 2006 World Silver

    Sasha Cohen 2004/05 World Silver, 2006 World Bronze/Olympic Silver

    Elena Sokolova 2003 World Silver

    Julia Soldatova 1999 World Bronze

    Vanessa Gusmeroli 1997 world Bronze

    Nicole Bokek 1995 World Bronze

    Surya Bonaly 1993/94/95 World Silver

    Tanja Szewczenko 1994 World Bronze
     
    Last edited: Jan 15, 2013
  2. michiruwater

    michiruwater Well-Known Member

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    Is it the off season already?...
     
  3. DimaToe

    DimaToe Drum, Dance,Skate

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    I'm getting impatient for CAN/U.S Nationals and Europeans to get here.... :rollin: sorry.
     
  4. judgejudy27

    judgejudy27 Well-Known Member

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    I voted for Lepisto but missed Soldatova, otherwise it would have been her.
     
  5. Vagabond

    Vagabond Well-Known Member

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    Wait, is this Round 1 of "Survivor," where we vote for the one we want out, or a vote for our favorites. The thread title and poll title point in opposite directions.

    :confused:
     
  6. DimaToe

    DimaToe Drum, Dance,Skate

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    The two ladies with the fewest votes each round will be eliminated, sorry for the confusion :)
     
  7. DimaToe

    DimaToe Drum, Dance,Skate

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  8. judgejudy27

    judgejudy27 Well-Known Member

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    Woops, my bad, I voted for who I thought was worst, lol! Sasha having the most votes shocked me, then I realized what the poll meant.
     
  9. FunnyBut

    FunnyBut Well-Known Member

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    I saw your Soldatova vote and thought WTF! :lol: Sorry, Julia.
     
  10. Cherub721

    Cherub721 YEAH!

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    Surya is my favorite. I'll vote for her as long as she's in it. :)
     
  11. briancoogaert

    briancoogaert Well-Known Member

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    Thank you ! I was hesitating between Surya and Vanessa, so, for the same reason, I'll vote for Vanessa Gusmeroli !
     
  12. briancoogaert

    briancoogaert Well-Known Member

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    LOL. With you voting for Soldatova, I was thinking : "OMG, judgejudy is really crazy". ;)
     
  13. blue_idealist

    blue_idealist Well-Known Member

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    Suzuki.. although I almost picked Lepisto.
     
  14. Moka-Ananas

    Moka-Ananas Man's Ruin

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    Elena Sokolova for me
     
  15. DaiKozOda

    DaiKozOda Active Member

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    Voted for Sokolova. Always had a soft spot for her skating.
     
  16. Marlowe

    Marlowe Well-Known Member

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  17. girlscouse62

    girlscouse62 Active Member

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    I voted for Joannie, not only because I liked her skating, but loved her ability to keep it together in the worst of circumstances. imho, she showed amazing bravery and grace in her 2010 performances.
     
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  18. apatinar

    apatinar Active Member

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    Surya all the way! She should have been 2 time world champion ('93 and '94), but hey- it wasn't in the cards for her
     
  19. lulu

    lulu New Member

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    This is hard, out of those on the list, I really enjoy Leonova, Rochette, Sokolova, Gusmeroli and Bonaly. But, I'm going to have to give my vote to incomparable Surya. Her 1994 SP is still exciting to watch: http://youtu.be/AOkGmPdIAO8
     
  20. DarrellH

    DarrellH New Member

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  21. AliasJohnDoe

    AliasJohnDoe Headcase Addict

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    I would have voted for Cohen.

    But since I know she'll get enough votes to stay in the poll until the end, I voted to keep someone else instead. Not saying who. :p

    Might be easier to vote for who to eliminate instead of who to keep.
     
  22. RunnersHigh

    RunnersHigh Well-Known Member

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    Voted for Cohen.

    Loved her costumes as much as her spins and spirals. :swoon:
     
  23. Sasha'sSpins

    Sasha'sSpins Well-Known Member

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  24. DimaToe

    DimaToe Drum, Dance,Skate

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    Yeah...:shuffle: I didn't think clearly when I added the poll, It'll be fixed once this round is finished :D
     
  25. briancoogaert

    briancoogaert Well-Known Member

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    Please, can anyone vote for Vanessa Gusmeroli ? :drama:
     
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  26. lala

    lala Well-Known Member

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    Fumie Suguri..but i liked Gusmeroli too
     
  27. lulu

    lulu New Member

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    I would... if I hadn't already voted for Bonaly.
     
  28. TheIronLady

    TheIronLady Well-Known Member

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    Tanja Szewczenko deserves as much love as we can give. When I think of her, it makes me wish Germany's skating program would be a comeback in all four disciplines.