Who has the Best Ina Bauer among ladies?

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

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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%
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  1. briancoogaert

    briancoogaert Well-Known Member

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  2. bardtoob

    bardtoob Well-Known Member

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    It's is called a "Deep Leaning Pivot". Others have done them but the edge is usually shallow so it goes unnoticed. Harding's edge is so deep and secure that she almost defies gravity because most would fall over when learning so deep. Today, I think only Patrick Chan could replicate it.
     
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  3. BmcC102

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    My favorites

    MK's 96 SP at Worlds:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=qGvRCis1upE#t=82s
    Set the mood for the whole fabulous program, IMO.

    Sasha's original Romeo and Juliet at Sears Open:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=TJhRnoGZI9Q#t=182s
    Now THIS is a Ch. Seq. I could really support!

    Tonya's 1992 Olympic Exhibition to Moon River was my third one, but can't find it on youtube, so this one is close enough:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=eGPBkA5H0JY#t=127s

    Also love how NNN 'sneeked' one into her phenomenal 2000 Nationals SP Spiral Sequence:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=WqdTpbD5hVg#t=83s
    Even with the mistakes, a wonderful program, IMO!
     
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  4. rosewood

    rosewood Whoa! Samurai battles!

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    My favs are Rachel Flatt and Yukina Ota. Come on Rachel! I do wish to see your Layback Ina Baur again at the competitions :cheer:
     
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  6. PairSk8Fan

    PairSk8Fan Banned Member

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    What KIND of Ina Bauer are you referencing???? There are different types of Ina Bauer depending on the edges the skater chooses to use.

    Debi Thomas did hers on an edge that created a circular pattern for her Ina Bauer. The leading skate was on an outside edge. This seems more difficult to me than doing a Bauer on a straight line.

    However, of the edge Bauers I like Thomas. For the straight line pattern, I like Tonya Harding and Shizuka.

    Don't forget the inside edge Bauer also, which you can see performed by Paul Wylie in 1988 into his camel spin combination.
     
  7. Vash01

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

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    I am aware of the different In Bauers, as are many other posters here. I did not see any sense in creating a separate thread for each type of IB. Let the discussion lead us there, as you have done nicely.
     
  8. AndyWarhol

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    I prefer a straight line Ina myself, although I think a strong outside edge circle one (if that makes sense) is a lot harder.
     
  9. B.Cooper

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    Debi Thomas, '87 Worlds, starts at about 3:10
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zyYStCbrD84

    Paul Wylie, '88 Olympics, starts about about 3:00
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=frr0zeEiSfo

    Tonya Harding: '91 US Nationals, starts at about 2:30
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MdC5G7CDvbI

    Shizuka Arakawa, SOI Japan tour '12, starts at about 2:30
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q0rS5QO6-2U

    Mirai Nagasu, , 2011 4CC starts at about 3:30
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OBmzq9aGBR0

    Yukina Ota's Ina Bauer
    http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=uUy6MZE...eature=related. Starting around 3:05

    Rachael Flatt
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eblFFfKbkLk Starting about 2:25

    Ros Sumners, 1983 Worlds, starts about 1:55
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5I3jCoKn-60

    Elaine Zayak, 1982 Worlds, beginning at 2:25
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3g_O4kgST2g


    Michelle Kwan, 1998 Pro Am, starts at about 0:40
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yS3FntkFAyU
     
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  10. nikjil

    nikjil Active Member

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    Ros Sumners always had a beautiful Ina Bauer.
     
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    bardtoob Well-Known Member

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  13. bardtoob

    bardtoob Well-Known Member

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    In that respect, there are better, but it was how it was used that most appealed to me.
     
  14. giselle23

    giselle23 Active Member

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    I voted for Shizuka, but Mirai should be included in this poll. I think hers is second best.