With a loud Jodel: German skating news

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  1. la.louise

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    Kolbe/Cariso will compete at Golden Spin, Zagreb, It's their debut in this season !
    Good luck !
     
  4. Jeschke

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    thanks for the news.
    i´m looking forward to see them.
     
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    Kinda expected something like this would happen, but it is a bit sad to hear that it did happen. But I know that Korean fans adore S/S so it puzzles me.
     
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    ^^ Maybe the Korean fans didn't recognize S/S in those overly colorfully abstract designed skating costumes. I enjoy S/S sp costumes and choreography, but I'm having a hard time liking similarly-designed costumes for the fp, and on my first viewing of fp, my dislike of the music was not overcome by my absolute adoration of S/S.
     
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    There are several reasons fans left the arena, but as the icenetwork article states, S/S wore black trousers. After the mini-brouhaha at Skate Canada, Steuer decided to ditch the unitards. Another win for DiManno, whose column about it included a paean to sausage casings.
     
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    Oh, thanks for sharing that information. I was referring to the lone GP event I saw where S/S debuted both their programs. It would be great if they are re-thinking their original outfits for the fp. I think they should go ahead and keep the colorful unitards for their sp, but maybe the judges along with many fans communicated some dissatisfaction with the colorfully abstract unitards. My feeling is the unitards were okay for the sp, but using similar ones for the fp was complete overkill.

    Oh wow re DiManno's analogy! Do you have a link to the DiManno column, and a link to S/S performance at Dortmund?

    BTW, is there a good place (i.e., a fansite or social media site) to communicate with Aliona, Robin and Ingo directly, and in English?
     
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    The Germans have ditched both their short program and free skate costumes. Alas, I'm not much of a links person.
     
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    Ingo Steuer said in Dortmund that the colours were distracting and took attention away from the actual elements (I talked to him for our newspaper). I like both pairs of new costumes, the blue ones for the short seem to be from new designers, the black ones for the free retain the vivid colours that those designers stand for. If you want to see S/S modeling go to www.germens.de
     
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    Thanks so much Sylvia, nlynnr, and sus2850! Now, is there a good place to communicate directly with Aliona, Robin and Ingo, in English?


    Ooooh, I love that modeling site! :swoon:
     
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    Is anyone attending the Media Markt Eisgala in Ingolstadt on December 16 headlined by Savchenko/Szolkowy? http://www.spotlight-productions.de/
    Laura Lepistö and Sinead & John Kerr are listed, and Alexandra Paul & Mitchell Islam also will be performing according to his latest tweet ( @mitchislam ).

    ETA: In the English version of the site, the Charivari Ice Gala Regensburg 2012 is scheduled for December 28 at 7:30 pm in the Regensburger Donau Arena. Listed performers are:
    Brian Joubert (FRA)
    Fumie Suguri (JPN)
    Adam Rippon (USA)
    Valentina Marchei (ITA)
    Peter Liebers (GER)
    Sarah Hecken (GER)
    Fiona Zaldua & Dmitry Sukhanov (GBR) Adagio Paar
    Marina Karamysheva (RUS) Special Act , Hoola Hoop

    There's also the annual Eisgala in Obertsdorf on Dec. 30 that is televised (live?) by Eurosport.
     
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    Thank you Sylvia! Those galas ate always really badly advertised. Apparently they don't need to attract skating fans, they just mention lots of singers, I would love to know who else skates in Ingolstadt, they should know by now, it is only 3 days to go...
     
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    I´ll be at the show in Ingolstadt. As far as I know the following skaters will be there: Aljona & Robin, Kerr/Kerr, Paul/Islam, Denis Ten, Emanuelle Sandhu, Laura Lepistö and Yukina Ota. My sister lives in Ingolstadt and read this in the local newspaper. I met John at the show in Bratislava two days ago and he told me that he and Sinead will be there and will skate a christmas program and one to music of "Two Cellos", the musicians that also will be at Art on Ice next year. I think there are also some adagio pairs, but I forgot who... Since I get free tickets (my BIL works at the rink) and I can stay at my sisters home, Ingolstadt is always worth a trip for me. But it´s always difficult to get to know which skaters will attend it!
     
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    oh my, yukina ota, how time flies by...such a promising skater back then. still feeling sad for her. but great news, she´s still booked for shows, that´s amazing.
     
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    I was at the show in Budapest two days ago and Yukina was there, too. She skated two really elegant numbers. I think she did a triple toe and a double axel, but I´m not sure because I was also taking photos... It was nice to see her. I haven´t heard something about her since years and now it happens that I see her skate live two times in one week :)
     
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    According to eventim.de the Gala in Ingolstadt seems to be sold out. Well, I checked the Spotlight website about a month ago, the main cast was already announced. I was last year in Ingolstadt, but this year I will go to Oberstdorf.
     
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    wonder oh wonder, the german fed has published a current ranking in the race to EUROS and WJC.
    (they have a simple system: they count the best 2 of 3 competitions. one competition is nationals (or bavarian open for juniors) (which where multiplied with 10% in the past (so it has more weight)), the other two were isu seniors/junior competiton.

    i will list the top 5 in standings; isu tes standard was fulfilled for euros and wjc by all the isted skaters

    LADIES
    297,37 N. Weinzierl* 142,96 154,41
    271,84 S. Hecken* 134,09 137,75
    258,47 S. Hoffmann*132,48 125,99
    226,42 K. Zientek* 113,67 112,75
    218,55 I. Drescher* 102,19 116,36

    MEN
    417,56 P. Liebers* 211,75 205,81
    366,68 P. Fentz* 181,63 185,05
    342,29 C. Berneck* 169,95 172,34
    338,03 D. Wieczorek* 166,72 171,31
    335,11 M. Rappe* 161,85 173,26

    PAIRS
    408,88 A. Savchenko/ R. Szolkowy* 201,36 207,52
    129,20 M. Vartmann/ A. V. Cleave* 129,20 0,00

    ICE DANCING
    290,24 N. Zhiganshina/ A. Gazsi* 142,00 148,24
    205,45 K. Müller/ J. Gerke* 102,59 102,86
    141,22 T. Kolbe/ S. Caruso* 141,22 0,00

    JUNIOR LADIES
    253,62 N. Weinzierl* 134,90 118,72
    246,41 M. Hanashiro* 120,02 126,39
    244,23 A. Prölß* 112,86 131,37
    233,81 L. Bock* 116,76 117,05
    233,16 N. Schott* 122,34 110,82

    JUNIOR MEN:
    312,01 M. Rappe* 150,16 161,85
    299,48 J. Polizoakis* 135,88 163,60
    283,27 A. Bjelde* 137,44 145,83
    146,77 A. Schöpke* 146,77 0,00
    139,99 A. Kempf* 139,99 0,00

    JUNOR PAIRS
    255,93 A. Prölß/ R. Blommaert* 122,45 133,48
    211,92 V. Bauer/ N. Seegert* 103,03 108,89

    JUNIOR ICE DANCE
    253,77 S. Koch/ C. Nüchtern* 117,56 136,21
    190,24 R. Schiffner/ J. Salatzki* 96,04 94,20
    95,70 L. Enderlein/ H. Hilpert* 95,70 0,00
    91,45 K. Häuser/ S. Lerche* 91,45 0,00
    90,19 V. Roscher/ K. Gassner* 90,19 0,00

    So it´s pretty obvious in every discipline, which skater(s) are going to the championships. just in junior ice dance may be a tough battle for the 2nd spot.

    Questions:

    Why are Prölß/Blommaert not going for the seniors, too? is she too young? or just going slow?

    Is the German Fed sending Weinzierl to euros, junior worlds and worlds?
    would be a lot as she had a lot competitions until now. (but to be honest - she could eventually fight for a 2nd spot at juniors worlds, no other junior lady will be even close to that)

    None of the other ice dance teams taking part at nationals had any international comepetition? strange
     
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  26. Jeschke

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    thanks for the link.

    3 points.

    1) costumes of s/s are once more totally out of mind:D

    2) yukina ota is just gorgeous, especially her layback

    3) great audience, full arena for figure skating in germany, thats´great. bring some championships back to GER
     
  27. Jeschke

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    hausch/wende could still start at euros, although they will miss nationals.

    press release told this, if the pair can get in shape until the competition.
     
  28. sammyf

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    She is too young, even next year.
     
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    ah okay, that explains everything, better for the team gaining some points in junior level. or will he be young enough to remain as junior next year?
     
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    Does Blommaert age out on the top end of the range soon?
     
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