Skater Most in Need of An Intervention

Discussion in 'The Trash Can' started by haribobo, Dec 1, 2010.

Who needs a presentation intervention?

  1. Miki Ando

    39.9%
  2. Brandon Mroz

    38.0%
  3. Rachael Flatt

    42.4%
  4. Agnes Zawadzki

    19.0%
  5. Bazarova/Larionov

    2.5%
  6. Iliush/Maisuradze

    2.5%
  7. Artur Gachinski

    25.9%
  8. Takahiko Kozuka

    7.0%
  9. Nobunari Oda

    13.3%
  10. Adam Rippon

    5.1%
  11. Alexe Gilles

    17.7%
  12. Haruka Imai

    7.6%
Multiple votes are allowed.
  1. haribobo

    haribobo Well-Known Member

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    Whose programs just make you go :rolleyes::(:yawn::duh::wall::barrel:scream:

    Multiple choice allowed.
     
  2. icellist

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    Why is Takahika Kozuka up there????

    He has great musicality (when he's on)
     
  3. MikiAndoFan#1

    MikiAndoFan#1 Well-Known Member

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    Rachael's. :( The girl is so talented, but she is slow and it makes her boring to watch. Gachinski is just :scream:.
     
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  4. DickButtonFan

    DickButtonFan New Member

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    Good topic!! I pick flatt cuz I don't like the choreography, it's too cheesy, nobody would do well with it.
     
  5. haribobo

    haribobo Well-Known Member

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    Kozuka's look is boring and I don't like his SP much. Great skater, yes. But I need more facial expression...

    ETA: I hadn't watched his FS this season until I posted. Whoops. It's really good. :eek: He has improved a lot over last season.
     
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  6. jlai

    jlai Title-less

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    I picked the Japanese skaters because a lot of them have everything but IT
     
  7. oleada

    oleada Well-Known Member

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    I picked Miki, but not exactly because of her programs...
     
  8. MikiAndoFan#1

    MikiAndoFan#1 Well-Known Member

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    I forgot to vote for Mroz. :shuffle: Oh well. :lol:
     
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  9. able10

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    I voted for miki(***), Rachael(****), and Agnes(**)!!
     
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  10. icellist

    icellist Member

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    go watch some of Kozuka's exhibitions/galas. you'll see why i like him so much. :3
     
  11. dinakt

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    Gachinski and Flatt.
    Artur has all the components to develop into a star- but bad choreography and charm- less OTT presentation stand on his way of gaining multitudes of fans.
    Rachael- really improved this year; but that faux- 40ies image gotta go and she needs to explore different styles. Once again, choreography and "presentation training" seem to be the key.
    I'll never understand how Kozuka can be considered boring:) A bit self- contained, yes ( and I like it) Boring- nooooo!
     
  12. MikiAndoFan#1

    MikiAndoFan#1 Well-Known Member

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    Is it because he takes his shirt off?

    :p
     
  13. miki88

    miki88 New Member

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    I don't think Imai needs an intervention. She just needs some maturing and refining.
     
  14. Rex

    Rex Well-Known Member

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    Oh, help with their skating? 'Cause you know whose name I was looking for...
     
  15. DickButtonFan

    DickButtonFan New Member

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  16. Spinner

    Spinner Where's my book?

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    :yikes: x eleventy billion
     
  17. Ziggy

    Ziggy Well-Known Member

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    But shit programs. Which is precisely the problem. :wall:

    I'm a bit :huh: about Flatt coming out first. Her programs this season are way better than anything she's done in the past and she's clearly making loads of effort.
     
  18. FunnyBut

    FunnyBut Well-Known Member

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    ITA. Flatt's playing to her strengths (character driven programs), skating her programs full out and getting her elements done. I'd think she the lady who least needs an intervention, she's doing the most with what she's got.

    I voted for Mroz, he seems like an especially natural jumper, but his program just make me zzz.

    Imai too: Her LP reminds of one of those obstacle course game shows, where shes waving her arms in every direction and trying to keep up with the frenetic music.
     
  19. burntBREAD

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    He should have kept the programs from last year :eek:

    I voted Miki and Nobu, by the way.
    Bring back Super Mario Brothers! :rollin:
     
  20. vodkashot

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    Flatt is at least trying, and frankly, she's improved.

    Brandon Mroz on the other hand...his programs are coma-inducing. No style at all and his *dramatic* LP music just makes him look even slower. Plus, I can't stand all those silly little arm movements he makes.
     
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  21. EricRohmer

    EricRohmer New Member

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    I picked Ando, Oda and Rippon(!).
    Rippon's presentation is very good this season.
    But I just hope that he tones down a little and goes more simple.
     
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  22. Artifice

    Artifice Guest

    Mroz, Flatt, Gachinsky.

    The first, boring as hell.
    The second, so old fashioned.
    The last, it's not FS ! Reminds me too much of Plushenko. Too much posing, no transition.
     
  23. officialcoach

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    I don't know ... but it seems that coach Tom Z. students need to develop their package. Both Brandon and Rachel can jump, but are sorely lacking in programs, refined edges, and the ability to reach an audience with personality. IDK if its the choreographer or they need an ice dance coach but somethings gotta change. They are both to good to not evolve!!
     
  24. let`s talk

    let`s talk Banned Member

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    Adam. He is not a Rach stuff.
     
  25. FunnyBut

    FunnyBut Well-Known Member

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    You mean he's not a Rach Star? :lol: I have to agree, I find his interpretation melodramatic :drama:
     
  26. PUNKPRINCESS

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    :rofl:
     
  27. Hanna

    Hanna Wheeeeeeeeeee

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    Where are Amodio and Fernandez? :yikes:
     
  28. PUNKPRINCESS

    PUNKPRINCESS New Member

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    How about we just say "all of Morozov's skaters"? :watch:
     
  29. sk9tingfan

    sk9tingfan Well-Known Member

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    Not just a style intervention, but actually storming the barracks and freeing them! :D
     
  30. sk9tingfan

    sk9tingfan Well-Known Member

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    Please let Agnes Zawadzki have the sense to change coaches after this season. This girl really has some good basics but needs better choreography and coaching. Maybe if I start praying to the skating gods now.........