Pairs/Dance splits 2012 season

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  1. fan

    fan Active Member

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    US intermediate dance silver medalists Julia Biechler and Alexander Petrov split, he is on ice partner search
  2. winterone

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    That merry go round starts after nationals.
  3. julianaqtpi

    julianaqtpi New Member

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    Can I have him? :lol: I wish I could find a partner for dance or pairs :( Sad that Julia and Alexander split, they were a good team and skated well together.
  4. UDelpairs2012

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    His edges are to die for!
  5. Sylvia

    Sylvia Whee, summer club comps!

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    Is he a skating import or an American citizen of Russian origins?
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    Sylvia Whee, summer club comps!

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  8. taz'smum

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    Various rumours have been circulating since Worlds at Nice, that Zahorski and Miart have split. :confused:

    I would like to confirm that there is absolutely no truth in any of these rumours. Zahorski and Miart are still very much together and are very busy preparing for the new season. :)
  9. Sylvia

    Sylvia Whee, summer club comps!

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    Maybe you should cross-post this info here: http://www.fsuniverse.net/forum/showthread.php?t=79480
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  11. Sylvia

    Sylvia Whee, summer club comps!

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    You're welcome - good luck to them next season!

    Since this thread has been bumped up, I'll take the opportunity to post the known splits of the senior/junior international pair and dance teams listed in the current ISU World Standings ranking lists (updated April 30, 2012):

    PAIRS
    12 Amanda Evora/Mark Ladwig USA
    17 Lubov Iliushechkina/Nodari Maisuradze RUS
    22 Klara Kadlecova/Petr Bidar CZE
    25 Ashley Cain/Joshua Reagan USA
    29 Katherine Bobak/Ian Beharry CAN
    33 Katharina Gierok/Florian Just GER (eta: mentioned by oubik below)
    36 Natasha Purich/Raymond Schultz CAN
    39 Brittany Jones/Kurtis Gaskell CAN
    44 Carolina Gillespie/Luca Dematté ITA
    63 Andrea Poapst/Chris Knierim USA
    65 Cassie Andrews/Timothy LeDuc USA
    [Split after 2010-11 season but still listed:
    68 Brynn Carman/AJ Reiss USA
    75 Molly Aaron/Daniyel Cohen USA
    78 Lindsay Davis/Themistocles Leftheris USA
    78 Erika Smith/Nathan Bartholomay USA
    82 Morgan Agster/Adam Civiello USA
    ]

    Note: Alexandra Rodriguez/Aritz Maestu ESP are not ranked but have split (he is listed on IPS) - they were the first pair team to represent Spain in international competition (JGP and Jr. Worlds this season).

    Posted in the Trash Can forum because it's still a rumor: Unconfirmed: Zhang and Zhang may split? (they're ranked #26).

    DANCE
    24 Lauri Bonacorsi/Travis Mager USA
    36 Tanja Kolbe/Stefano Caruso GER
    37 Anastasia Galyeta/Alexei Shumski UKR
    38 Charlotte Lichtman/Dean Copely USA
    55 Isabella Cannuscio/Ian Lorello USA
    74 Kaitlin Hawayek/Michael Bramante USA
    86 Anastasia Olson/Jordan Cowan USA
    ... any other teams that competed internationally in 2011-12?
    Unranked: Sophie Jones/Richard Sharpe GBR
    Last edited: May 2, 2012
  12. allezfred

    allezfred Prick Admin Staff Member

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    That's good to hear. I very much enjoyed them at Euros (shame about the mistakes in the prelims :( ). :)
  13. oubik

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    Pairs:

    Katharina Gierok / Florian Just (GER, senior Bs, he is quitting)
    Linda Wenzig / Matti Landgraf (GER - jun, JW Preliminaries)

    Michelle & Richard Lundberg (SWE - jun, JGP, but WD from EC and JWC) - but it´s hearsay info I have, can anyone from Sweden confirm?

    Ice Dance:

    Natalia Jancosek / Petr Seknicka (SVK - jun, JGP)
    Lolita Yermak / Oleksander Ljubchenko (UKR - jun, JGP, she teamed up Alexey Khimich who was trying in Great Britain for a season or two)
  14. blue_idealist

    blue_idealist Well-Known Member

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    Didn't know about Kadlecova and Bidar..
  15. meierfan

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    It is very likely; they were not at the national pairs/ice dance clinic last weekend. All the other fairly high level pairs and ice dancers were there (all 5 couples... :rolleyes: ).
  16. Sylvia

    Sylvia Whee, summer club comps!

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    Even though this thread is about international teams now, here's a follow-up to post #1 in this thread: Katherine Gourianova (7th in U.S. Intermediate Dance this past season) and Alexander Petrov (U.S. Intermediate silver medalist) are a new U.S. Novice dance team, coached by his parents - Gourianova/Petrov exhibited pattern dances (Starlight Waltz & Paso Doble) at a local Virginia competition last weekend.

    I believe she put up a profile on IPS several months ago (they withdrew from Nationals in December 2011 and didn't enter 2012 Europeans).
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  17. Sayana_mnk

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    On the subject of Kadlecova and Bidar, here is confirmation (through Google Translate) that Bidar has paired up with former singles skater Martina Bocek.
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    I know I'm late on the draw with this- but what happened to Canadian Junior Pair Champs Bobak/Beharry? Very surprised they ended it. They seemed to be having a good season similar to US team Denney/Frazier?
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    I didn't know that either! Very surprised. I wonder if they're each looking for a partner. They seemed really good.
  20. Sylvia

    Sylvia Whee, summer club comps!

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    I should clarify that the Canadian pairs of Bobak/Beharry and Jones/Gaskell are rumored to have split -- no official announcements or public explanations have been issued by them, their coaches or Skate Canada to date -- and what I have seen posted online so far (in the Canadian Pairs 2012 thread in the Trash Can) has all been hearsay information/speculation. I determined that the hearsay and other information I received reliable enough to include these 2 pairs in my splits list above.

    ETA: To sum up, we really don't know what happened re. Bobak/Beharry.
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  21. NorthernDancers

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    It was discussed at length in other thread. Both teams have unfortunately split. Jones was seen trying out with Beharry in KW. Bobak was seen by herself in Barrie. There isn't always an official announcement. Jones/Gaskell had a bit of a rough Nationals. It's not entirely surprising. Bobak/Beharry is still a jaw-dropper for me. It still seems so wrong.
  22. Ian74!

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    Are they going to represent Czech Republic or Italy (Martina should have dual citizenship and she competed for Italy until Junior).
    I guess the answer is Czech, but who knows.... :rolleyes:
  23. sandra_persch

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    Since Martina has been competing for the Czech Republic internationally I would asssume so too.
  24. kppt

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    Jones has moved to Cali to skate with someone there. In other news, Vanessa Crone is skating with a Dane, but they will represent Canada.
  25. pani

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    Sorry, but who is Dane?
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    A guy from Denmark. Haven't heard a name yet.
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    Nikolaj Sorensen? He last skated (for Denmark) with Canadian Katelyn Good.
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    Probably Nikolaj Sorensen.. He competed until last season internationally for Denmark but hes nowhere near the level of Vanessa..

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BXYSMb8GlWU
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    Assuming this is true, why would they skate for Canada and not Denmark?
  30. Sylvia

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    Coach Bin Yao announced to the Chinese press that Zhang/Zhang have split and that the new Chinese pair team of Peng/Zhang has been formed.

    Dan Zhang (she) has retired and Hao Zhang (he) will skate with Cheng Peng, age 17 - link to separate news/discussion thread in GSD: http://www.fsuniverse.net/forum/showthread.php?t=83573
    Last edited: May 7, 2012
  31. kppt

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    Confirmed: Vanessa is skating with Nikolaj Sorensen. They will make their debut at Lake Placid.
  32. blademate

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    Last I heard, Jones is trying to work things out with Beharry.
  33. Imperfect Edge

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    Dance: Kate Louise Bagnall & Rory Shanahan (GBR) have also split (ISU JGP competitors).
  34. Marco

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    Zhang Yue/Wang Lei has also been rumoured to split. Yao Bin said there may be a big shuffle in the pairs.

    They won a couple of JGP and JGPF medals and placed 9th at the last 2 4CCs.
  35. oubik

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    Surely for Czech Republic, she had already done that in singles. I would see them first at Czech FSA test skate at the end of August, training inside infos are positive (SBS 2A and triples, starting with throw triples up to Flip), but you would never until the first public showing. As far as I know, Martina is Italian citizen (her mother is "South Tyrolean") and her father and half of the family is from Czech Republic. I don´t know if the citizenship process would be ready to Sochi, but we would see after first season together and if their would be a potential for Team event in Sochi. It´s too soon to bet now.
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  37. LilJen

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    From that:
    I'm a little sad that Baker won't stay in Seattle, though I can understand going to Detroit. I loved that Baker/Yang had a unique look and approach--which I (perhaps incorrectly?)--attribute to their being coached by his dad. Hope that the new partnership works out very well! And wishing Joylyn Yang the best with her back.
  38. shan

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    I'm excited for Jean Luc to have a partner, but I'm surprised that he's moving to skate in Detroit. I loved the OD's and some of the FD's that he and Joylyn skated together.
  39. UDelpairs2012

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    Jeandel/Dodge have broken up. She is quiting and he is partner searching
  40. reese

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    The JLs had The Best programs. The prospect of Jean-Luc and new partner getting all Detroitified makes me sad.