With a loud Jodel: German skating news

Discussion in 'Great Skate Debate' started by Hedwig, Jun 13, 2010.

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  1. Cloudy_Gumdrops

    Cloudy_Gumdrops New Member

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    I agree.

    Next thing you know everyone will have to skate to music like the Shibs had last year or they'll get the deduction.

    Such a stupid rule.
     
  2. casken

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    I really hope that's not true. What are they going to do, scrap the whole thing and start over?

    I don't know if it would make a difference, but after watching the program a few times, I think it would benefit from having the first half and the second half switched around.
     
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  3. DORISPULASKI

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    Did you guys realize this? I didn't:



    http://www.goldenskate.com/forum/sh...es-JGP-Austria&p=581888&viewfull=1#post581888

    Maybe Nelli and Alexander didn't complete their fill in the blanks test for the FD?

    I can't believe the ISU is getting this rinky dink, and I hope this is only true in juniors.
     
  4. Eislauffan

    Eislauffan Well-Known Member

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    This is the Ice Dance music form and it has been around for a while. The ice dancers need to include the rhythms they use for the short dance and the short description of the free dance is needed for putting it on to the scoreboard (hence the maximum of 30 characters). I don't think that you get penalized when you don't fill into the form.
     
  5. Ziggy

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    :rolleyes:

    ISU better change this rule fast before some very serious PR backlash.
     
  6. shan

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    :huh: Doesn't some of this go w/o saying? Are there dance teams that don't want to be interesting?
     
  7. DORISPULASKI

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    Alas, sometimes it seems so.
     
  8. Jeschke

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    koch/nüchtern again in 4th spot after the sd; it´s very close in the medal race, hope they can hold their placement,great!
     
  10. Jeschke

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    4th place finish for koch/nüchtern, great result!

    hedwig & dytrt :)

    yes, she could have had a great career, but i thought, that the german fedaration supported her until 2010 (and even there is a great doubt about the support in the olympic season and a lot of misunderstandings in qualification rules); i think after the olympics, the germans said all their eyes on sarah hecken, who indeed delivered nice programs, but couldn´t match dytrt in pcs by far.
    all could have changed if hecken managed to get a second spot at euros, so they could have fight for the worlds spot there; but without that second spot, dytrt know in my opinion, that there will be no future for her.
    we saw the egrman federation acting with its favourites (f.e. zhiganshina/gaszi vs. hermann/hermann)
     
  11. Hedwig

    Hedwig Rarely here anymore but I try to be better!

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    Hi- waves - yes, I think you are right about the support from the German fed. They were fed up with her (sorry for the pun ;) ). A pity. Sarah Hecken is a huge talent but she has yet to wow me with her programs...

    And don't remind me about the Z/G situation. I am still :mad: about that.
     
  12. Jeschke

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    i think everyone is :)
     
  13. Ziggy

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    If there's any justice in the world (well, there's none but one can hope), Nelli will get German citizenship before Sochi.

    Can't they get married to speed up the process? Pretty please?
     
  14. Hedwig

    Hedwig Rarely here anymore but I try to be better!

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    If she doesn't, even I will offer to marry her to speed up the process just to rub in to the German Fed how stupid they were (and to let them compete of course :) )
     
  15. sandra_persch

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    She changed clubs to Oberstdorf last season and now represents Bavaria nationally. I think this was a very smart move. I have a feeling in the immigration office in Bavaria seems to be less painful than the one in Berlin.
     
  16. care bear

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    She can apply for German citizenship after three years of marriage. Previously it was always like that.
     
  17. la.louise

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  18. Hedwig

    Hedwig Rarely here anymore but I try to be better!

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    Thanks.
    Sadly both videos are blocked on German youtube. :wall: I hate the music regulations rules in this country. :(

    The translation for the FP is "Pina - dance, dance, otherwise we are lost" Probably film music from the movie about Pina Bausch. ?
     
  19. mazzy

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    Thanks, la.louise. Both programmes look very promising. I do wish they would change the SP costumes. I do love them occasionally going OTT -especially when they're doing fun programmes but here their costumes simply don't fit in.

    Hedwig, you might want to try watching it via hidemyass.com
     
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  20. DORISPULASKI

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    wrong thread; delete?
     
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  21. Hedwig

    Hedwig Rarely here anymore but I try to be better!

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    mazzy, thanks a lot for the tip!! :)

    Really love the short - such a suspense they can create! :swoon:
    Still hate Aljona's leg position in the death spiral though.
    But the way they go from dreamy to fierce is just unmatched IMO.

    Obviously the elements were toned down (only throw 2axel for instance) but what I found interesting is that there were lots of little lifts in the programme. Must be tiring.
     
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    Throw double axel might turn into 3A?!?! Oooooh! Can't wait for this season for them.
     
  24. la.louise

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    I was wondering the same thing. But is it worth the risk? Their throw triple flip is amazing and got a lot of +3 last season. I would love to see it though.
     
  25. oleada

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    I don't think so. They usually do a 2A throw in exhibitions.
     
  26. shan

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    :huh:
     
  27. DORISPULASKI

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    :slinkaway Wrong thread.
     
  28. shan

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    I wondered, but I thought I missed a mention of their FD earlier in the thread! :lol: I've done this before!
     
  29. DORISPULASKI

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    I emptied out the offending post and hope some nice person who has the power will delete it...
     
  30. bek

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    I love how effortlessly S/S skate. And I love how they are constantly trying to do new things and make new challenges. Their costumes sometimes leave much to be desired but they really have the best programs. All I have to say is while I love V/T, Nikolai that's how you do edgy/modern.
     
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