Who are your favorite Retired Pairs Partnerships?

Discussion in 'The Trash Can' started by FSWer, Oct 4, 2010.

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Who are your fav. Retired Pairs?

  1. Katie Orscher and Garrett Lucash

    4.5%
  2. Marcy Hinzmann and Aaron Parchem

    6.8%
  3. Vanessa James and Yannick Bonhoue

    4.0%
  4. Kaela Pflumm and Christopher Pottenger

    0.6%
  5. Tiffany Vise and Derek Trent

    1.7%
  6. Jamie Sale and David Pelletier

    11.3%
  7. Tiffany Stiegler and Johnnie Stiegler

    4.0%
  8. Katie Beriau and Alex Merritt

    1.1%
  9. Kendra Moyle and Andy Seitz

    1.1%
  10. Ekaterina Gordeeva and Sergei Grinkov

    50.8%
  11. Christine Hough and Doug Ladret

    7.3%
  12. Other

    45.2%
Multiple votes are allowed.
  1. FSWer

    FSWer New Member

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    Ok my friends!!!! I'm not sure if we ever asked this here before. But what I want to know today is...who are your favorite Retired Pairs Partnerships? After you vote,please include any memories you may have of any of the Partnerships you chose. For example....I surely do have memories left of Katie Orscher and Garrett Lucash. As well as Jamie Sale and David Pellifer (sorry,can't spell it without looking at it). I can STILL remember the days when they skated. As when I SAW them Skate. It sure makes me wish they had never Retired. BOY!!!! I really MISS them. Anybody else?
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  2. attyfan

    attyfan Well-Known Member

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    I voted "other", since Anton and Elena are not listed.
  3. shan

    shan Well-Known Member

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    I voted other for Elena and Anton as well!
  4. orbitz

    orbitz Well-Known Member

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    Chazz Michael Michaels & Jimmy MacElroy
  5. stjeaskategym

    stjeaskategym Well-Known Member

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    Same here. I was watching a couple videos of them today actually.
  6. Crazy4G&G

    Crazy4G&G New Member

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    Every time I watch pairs skating I miss Katia and Sergei. Anton and Elena run a close second :)
  7. Vivian Dawn

    Vivian Dawn New Member

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    I voted "other" for Underhill and Martini.
  8. LilJen

    LilJen Well-Known Member

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    Another "other" vote for Shen & Zhao.
  9. nirti

    nirti Member

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    "Others" too... many pairs are missing...
  10. miffy

    miffy Well-Known Member

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    Mishkutenok & Dmitriev... best pair ever IMO.
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  11. Moka-Ananas

    Moka-Ananas Man's Ruin

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    Gordeeva/Grinkov and Totmianina/Marinin
  12. orientalplane

    orientalplane Mad for mangelwurzels

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    :confused: What a bizarre list - I've never heard of three of the pairs you name, and almost all of the greats are missing.
  13. Satellitegirl

    Satellitegirl New Member

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    I voted for G & G and also other for Mishkutenok & Dmitriev, and Shen and Zhao(I think they're retired from competitive now right?)
  14. GoodLuckFairy

    GoodLuckFairy New Member

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    Out of those listed G&G but I miss a lot of other pairs as well mostly the retired Russian pairs (Berezhnaya & Sikharulidze, Totmianina & Marinin, Mishkutenok & Dmitriev) and probably Shen & Zhao again ;)
  15. babbyrabbit

    babbyrabbit New Member

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    I voted Other for Ina and Zimmerman
  16. shine

    shine Well-Known Member

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    B&S.... Pairs just wasn't the same for me after they left.
  17. yfbg722

    yfbg722 Active Member

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    I chose other for Brasseur and Eisler, Underhill and Martini and I have also always loved to watch Ina/Zimmerman.
  18. parasolka

    parasolka New Member

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    The list is bizarre to say the least.
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  19. genevieve

    genevieve drinky typo pbp, closet hugger Staff Member

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    It's definitely a US-heavy list. I voted for Hinzmann and Parchem :cheer:

    I would vote for Shen/Zhao and Berezhnaya/Sikharulidze too.
  20. MikiAndoFan#1

    MikiAndoFan#1 Well-Known Member

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    Xue Shen & Hongbo Zhao.
  21. yaoyao

    yaoyao New Member

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    I vote other for Xue Shen & Hongbo Zhao too!
  22. Lanie

    Lanie Well-Known Member

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    G&G. I got into skating watching them as a little kid. :swoon:
  23. blue_idealist

    blue_idealist Well-Known Member

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    Other than some of these, Anabelle Langlois and Cody Hay.
  24. withrespect

    withrespect New Member

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    agreed...I think most are American no?

    Grinkov and Gordiava and Voetzel and Stauer for me.
  25. briancoogaert

    briancoogaert Well-Known Member

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    I don't really understand the list.
    Anyway, Gordeeva and Grinkov are my favorite pair, ever. So, my vote goes to them. :)
  26. lady_k

    lady_k New Member

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    Other (Elena and Anton).
  27. OrioleBeagle

    OrioleBeagle Active Member

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    Kyoko Ina and John Zimmerman.
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    emason Well-Known Member

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    Other - Underhill and Martini
  29. L'amour

    L'amour New Member

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    Shen and Zhao
  30. mia joy

    mia joy New Member

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    :lol: this poll is a joke... have never heard of some teams and many great ones are missing...

    voted "other" for Elena and Anton
    I also miss the Siudeks
  31. algonquin

    algonquin Well-Known Member

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    ^^ Like Shen & Zhao, I am rather baffled who they did not make the list.
  32. escaflowne9282

    escaflowne9282 Well-Known Member

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    I voted other , B&S ,M&D and S&Z were the three pairs who truly made me say wow when they skated.
  33. Twilight1

    Twilight1 Well-Known Member

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    other U&M, B&P, B&S
  34. Aimless

    Aimless New Member

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    Me too. I'd have voted for Elena and Anton if they'd been on the list but I'll always be nursing a huge huge crush on Aaron Parchem. There was something so incredibly tender and caring about the way he partnered, even or especially when she had trouble. I wish he'd been able to go farther in his eligible career and it still thrills me to see him at comps with his students.
  35. Frau Muller

    Frau Muller President of Dick Button Appreciation Club

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    So "Pflumm/Pottenger" - Who the heck are they? -- make the list but not the Protopopovs? :)

    I vote "Other" - the Protopopovs - the first and greatest pair that I followed in earnest, since Innsbruck 1964 on a little b&w TV in my parent's den.
  36. victoriajh

    victoriajh Well-Known Member

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    mmm well katia and Sergei for sure !!! and I think many of those pairs mentioned would be pretty impressed to see their names on a list WITH the great G/G......
    I always :cheer2: for the current Canadian contingency ( well at least after GG retired!!!!) so I guess i never miss anyone cause there is always a new pair on the horizon!
  37. Sit_spin

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    I voted for Orscher/Lucash, Sale/Pelletier, and "other", which was for Shen/Zhao and Langlois/Hay.
  38. Moka-Ananas

    Moka-Ananas Man's Ruin

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    This poll is a big joke.

    Who the hell needs to know Berezhnaya/Sikharulidze, Shen/Zhao, Dmitriev with both partners etc. when there are GREATS like Moyle/Seitz, Hough/Ladret or Pflumm/Pottenger? :rolleyes:
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  39. stjeaskategym

    stjeaskategym Well-Known Member

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    :lol: It's so random. Maybe these are just the pairs that the original poster enjoyed, but even that's a little strange because some of these teams barely competed anywhere.
  40. fayewong

    fayewong New Member

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    shen and zhao