Which lady will medal at 2011 Nebelhorn Trophy? [fixed]

Discussion in 'The Trash Can' started by icellist, Aug 13, 2011.

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Who will medal at 2011 Nebelhorn?

Poll closed Sep 27, 2011.
  1. Laura Lepisto

    85 vote(s)
    56.3%
  2. Elene Gedevanishvili

    24 vote(s)
    15.9%
  3. Sarah Hecken

    15 vote(s)
    9.9%
  4. Min Jeong Kwak

    6 vote(s)
    4.0%
  5. Ksenia Makarova

    94 vote(s)
    62.3%
  6. Sonia Lafuente

    1 vote(s)
    0.7%
  7. Joshi Helgesson

    3 vote(s)
    2.0%
  8. Viktoria Helgesson

    9 vote(s)
    6.0%
  9. Mirai Nagasu

    129 vote(s)
    85.4%
  10. Joelle Forte

    5 vote(s)
    3.3%
  11. Yretha Silete

    2 vote(s)
    1.3%
  12. Shion Kokubun

    2 vote(s)
    1.3%
Multiple votes are allowed.
  1. icellist

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  2. olympic

    olympic Well-Known Member

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    I don't stray too far from the CW. I predict Lepisto, Nagasu, and Makarova. I think Lepisto and Nagasu are 'hungry', so perhaps those 2 in Gold and Silver position.
     
  3. Vash01

    Vash01 Well-Known Member

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    I picked Mirai Nagasu, Laura Lepisto and Ksenia Makarova. They have the talent and the experience.
     
  4. orientalplane

    orientalplane Mad for mangelwurzels

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    If it's fixed, there's no point in guessing. :)
     
  5. krenseby

    krenseby New Member

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    So, has someone listened in on Frank Carroll's phone calls? And what were the exact terms of the deal?
     
  6. orientalplane

    orientalplane Mad for mangelwurzels

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    I've no idea; I was just commenting on the thread title. :)
     
  7. RumbleFish

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    :rofl:

    I have no idea who will win, but I'm sure someone badly needs to win.
     
  8. Jenna

    Jenna Well-Known Member

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    It's hard to say, because this competition is like Inconsistent Ladies, INC.

    They could either be great or bad. I chose Nagasu, Gedevanishvili, and Makarova. I don't think Lepisto will medal in her first competition in over a year, but who knows?
     
  9. modern_muslimah

    modern_muslimah Thinking of witty user title and coming up blank

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    Those are my picks as well and I picked them for the same reason as well. However, the ice is always slippery.
     
  10. Frau Muller

    Frau Muller President of Dick Button Appreciation Club

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    Why is Wagner not on your list? She is on the Nebelhorn roster. I pick:

    1. WAGNER my original choice until I realized she's a substitute (!)

    New list:

    1. LEPISTO
    2. NAGASU
    3. HECKEN
    5. MAKAROVA
    5. GEDEVANISHVILI
     
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  11. Sasha'sSpins

    Sasha'sSpins Well-Known Member

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    I voted Lepisto, Makarova, and Nagasu. If Wagner is in, she gets my vote over Makarova.
     
  12. Cheylana

    Cheylana Well-Known Member

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    Isn't Ashley currently an alternate only? There's an "S" next to her name, and the key says "S" is for substitute.
     
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  13. Jammers

    Jammers Well-Known Member

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    I was surprised to see Mirai skating at Nebelhorn. Where does this event rank in international events?
     
  14. Frau Muller

    Frau Muller President of Dick Button Appreciation Club

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    I know...read my entire post. ;)
     
  15. burntBREAD

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    It's probably the biggest Senior B, and since Mirai does have back-to-back GP events I think her team knows it's very important to compete as much as possible and get feedback on her programs since she can't go back home and back to the drawing board in between.
     
  16. Cheylana

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    I did read your post, which was wrong at the time. My post crossed with you editing your post. ;)
     
  17. SamuraiK

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    01. Lepisto
    02. Nagasu
    03. Makarova
    04. Helgesson V.
    05. Gedevanishvili
    06. Helgesson J.
    07. Kokubun
    08. Silete
    09. Forte
    10. Lafuente
    11. Hecken
    12. Kwak

    I like the roster.. that could very well be a Grand Prix event.
     
  18. l'etoile

    l'etoile New Member

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    Lepisto - Markarova - Nagasu would be my standing from the first to third. I do hope Gedevanishvili do better at this season than she did at the last season.
     
  19. kwanatic

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    I think Laura will be a little rusty after more than a year off from competition. Mirai has a peaking pattern; the more she competes, the better she gets so I'm expecting a better performance from her at this event. Makarova is a solid skater so I'd expect her to do decently as well.

    Given Laura's hiatus and Mirai's prior outing at Glacier Falls, I'm going to say:

    1. Nagasu
    2. Lepisto
    3. Makarova

    As for the rest, it's a bit of a grab-bag of skaters. Elene G. can be amazing, but she is known for imploding beyond redemption. The Helgessons are relatively solid skaters as well...Kwak can be a pretty skater but a combination of nerves and injury have stunted her reputation with the judges...Sarah Hecken has been around for a while...Yretha Silete has big jumps and Shion Kokubun isn't too bad from what I saw from her on the JGP last year...

    I'd say one of the Helegessons and possibly Elene G. may get 4th and 5th...the rest is up in the air...
     
  20. icellist

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    can someone link a video of shion kokubun? i've never heard of her prior making this thread, and i only added her because she had the highest scores of the ladies yet.

    i think it's going to be (1) Mirai Nagasu, (2) Laura Lepisto, then (3) Ksenia Makarova.
    but Ksenia sometimes implodes easier than Mirai and this last season to make an impression on the Russian skating federation means more pressure for her.

    If she does implode the bronze will go to my personal favorites: Min Jeong Kwak, Joelle Forte, and Elene G

    but Sarah Hecken did surprise me at Worlds this year. and politics are on her side...
     
  21. briancoogaert

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    My choice too !
     
  22. icellist

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    With Laura Lepisto's withdrawal, who is a potential medalist?!?!!?!?!?!!
     
  23. Jenny81

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    Lepisto out !!
    So, I picked Mirai Nagasu.

    Gold - Mirai Nagasu
    Silver - Ksenia Makarova
    Bronze - ??
     
  24. kwanatic

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    Why is Laura out?!!
     
  25. icellist

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    I picked Gedevanishvili, Nagasu and Viktoria Helgesson.

    :(
     
  27. pinky166

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    Hearsay that she is injured again. She had quite a bit of trouble at the Asian Trophy last month and I remember back to the Spring when she didn't make it out of the QR at Worlds and was only jumping 2a in her exhibition numbers due to quadricep (and maybe hip too?) injury. Hope she recovers soon.
     
  28. Frau Muller

    Frau Muller President of Dick Button Appreciation Club

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    With Lepisto out:

    1. Nagasu
    2. Hecken
    3. J. Helgesson