Who has the Best Ina Bauer among ladies?

Discussion in 'The Trash Can' started by Vash01, Jul 3, 2013.

Which lady has the best Ina Bauer? (pick as many as you like)

Poll closed Oct 1, 2013.
  1. Shizuka Arakawa

    91 vote(s)
    63.6%
  2. Yukina Ota

    16 vote(s)
    11.2%
  3. Debbie Thomas

    3 vote(s)
    2.1%
  4. Tonya Harding

    10 vote(s)
    7.0%
  5. Yu na Kim

    23 vote(s)
    16.1%
  6. Mao Asada

    4 vote(s)
    2.8%
  7. Ekaterina Gordeeva

    4 vote(s)
    2.8%
  8. Sasha Cohen

    22 vote(s)
    15.4%
  9. Other

    10 vote(s)
    7.0%
Multiple votes are allowed.
  1. Vash01

    Vash01 Fan of Julia, Elena, Anna, Liza, and Vera

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    Ina Bauer is one of my favorite moves. It's a really good connecting move that adds to the difficulty.

    Which lady has the best Ina Bauer? (multiple choice- pick as many as you want)
     
  2. MR-FAN

    MR-FAN Kostner Softie

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    Is there even a question who will decimate this poll... :swoon:
     
  3. skateboy

    skateboy Well-Known Member

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    Shizuka had (still has) a beautiful one and I imagine she'll win this poll easily. But I always thought Tonya had a very good one as well, so I voted for her.

    (Hey, shouldn't Ina Bauer be on this poll? :) )
     
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  4. Dr.Siouxs

    Dr.Siouxs Well-Known Member

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    Kudos for including Yukina :glamor:
     
  5. lala

    lala Well-Known Member

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    Sizuka, of course.
     
  6. robinhood

    robinhood Active Member

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    :shizuka1::shizuka1::shizuka1:
    Divakawa
     
  7. morqet

    morqet Well-Known Member

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    Shizuka is the best, of course, but I always thought that Mirai Nagasu has a lovely one.
     
  8. sk8ingcoach

    sk8ingcoach Active Member

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    RACHAEL FLATT !!!!!!!!!!!
     
  9. leafygreens

    leafygreens Well-Known Member

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    What did Ina Bauer's Ina Bauer look like?
     
  10. Vash01

    Vash01 Fan of Julia, Elena, Anna, Liza, and Vera

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    I searched for it on yt but I only found her picture, not the video of her move. May be someone else has a way to find it. Maofan would have found it quickly.
     
  11. Vash01

    Vash01 Fan of Julia, Elena, Anna, Liza, and Vera

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    I see that nobody voted for Katia, but she had a beautiful Ina Bauer at the end of Sergei's memorial (SOI 1996) where she held it for a long time, with her beautiful edges.
     
  12. Simone411

    Simone411 Some things are meant to be like my BFF

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  13. skateboy

    skateboy Well-Known Member

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    icellist Active Member

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  15. judgejudy27

    judgejudy27 Well-Known Member

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    Shizuka. Nobody comes close. Harding had a great one too though, which shows how underrated she is as an all around skater, and as far as basic skating quality.
     
  16. judgejudy27

    judgejudy27 Well-Known Member

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    I never saw that performance, but she was a lovely singles skater, even if a weak jumper for singles skating standards. She probably doesnt have more votes since most people here arent as interested in pro skaters, especialy ones who did compete at the World Pros often.
     
  17. iarispiralllyof

    iarispiralllyof Active Member

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    Shizuka. Mirai also has a great one in terms of edges and speed (I saw an amazing one during one of her exhibitions)
     
  18. bardtoob

    bardtoob Well-Known Member

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  19. ks777

    ks777 Well-Known Member

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    Shizuka and Yukina Ota.
     
  20. floskate

    floskate Vacant

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  21. Vash01

    Vash01 Fan of Julia, Elena, Anna, Liza, and Vera

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    Here is the link to that finale. She skated to Tchaikovsky's serenade for strings.... The Ina Bauer starts at 3:26 and lasts about 8 seconds. It's an inside IB, however, and not as good as I had thought at that time (when compared with some of the other singles skaters).

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kO1Jmm6x2wM
     
  22. Vash01

    Vash01 Fan of Julia, Elena, Anna, Liza, and Vera

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    Last edited: Jul 4, 2013
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  23. Lanie

    Lanie Well-Known Member

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    I'm not a fan of Shizuka's with the over-the-top back bend, to be honest. IMO, Sasha. Rachel's was really nice too. I love those long Inas and long spread eagles!
     
  24. briancoogaert

    briancoogaert Well-Known Member

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    Shizuka Arakawa and Tonya Harding.
     
  25. t.mann

    t.mann New Member

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    Arakawa.

    Why is Mao on the list?
     
  26. DannyCurry

    DannyCurry Active Member

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    Me neither. Although I do find it impressive, I don't find it appealing.

    I will sound like an annoying MK fan, but I love her ina bauer.

    I agree about Babilonia & Gardner, and Harding's great ina bauers.
     
  27. trouble77

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    Hi,
    I think Katia’s Ina Bauer is very beautiful. In this video there a small collection of Katia performing this particular element.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DeGb3kFV3_I

    48 sec with the ribbon
    53 sec during a Dixon show
    At 2.53 It’s the Serenade for Strings performed in Korea
    3.41 Beautiful Ina Bauer from the Alacran’s performance
    4.13 this is from this year Dixon Family show, very beautiful Ina Bauer.
     
  28. screech

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    I had never seen Tonya's IB before and wow, was it gorgeous. The stretch between her legs was spectacular.
     
  29. AndyWarhol

    AndyWarhol Well-Known Member

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    Wow, i really liked that program. Young Tonya was enjoyable to watch. The hair does make her look a little like Pauline Hanson though..
     
  30. invierno

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