The half-ass layback position

Discussion in 'The Trash Can' started by haribobo, Dec 25, 2011.

  1. Marco

    Marco Missing Ziggy

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    Fixed :)
     
  2. smarts1

    smarts1 Well-Known Member

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    It makes me :( to see a young Mao. She jumped triple axels like they were double axels. Absolutely no preparation for the takeoff and she somehow had the spring to do it. It's really a shame she didn't have a great coaching situation between 2006-2010 because she should be an Olympic champion (and all of this is coming from someone who initially did not like her skating 5 years ago).
     
  3. iarispiralllyof

    iarispiralllyof Active Member

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    or not. we live in a world where midori ito isn't an olympic champion. potential really means very little if you can't pull it off on a very specific day that happens once every 4 years
     
  4. CantALoop

    CantALoop Well-Known Member

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    This skater on Youtube has an unusual but gorgeous variation on a sideways leaning spin with a free leg that starts very nicely turned out.
     
  5. mysticchic

    mysticchic Well-Known Member

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  6. Karpenko

    Karpenko Well-Known Member

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    That last layback spin... There will never be one that tops it. I just, gah its unbelievable. I really want Caroline to work hard and get her due, the talent in that one spin is just holy potatoes.
     
  7. Lavergne100

    Lavergne100 New Member

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    Lucinda Ruh was the best female spinner EVER in my opinion. The speed and the perfect positions were undervalued.