World Synchronized Skating Championships April 3-6

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  1. 32blades

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    The World Synchronized Skating Championships begin Wednesday in Boston. Live-streaming will be available on Icenetwork, and CBC will broadcast the event on April 13.

    Event links: 32blades quick links

    Here are the results from last year's Championships: 2012 WSSC

    Enjoy!
     
  2. Sylvia

    Sylvia On to GP & U.S. Sectionals!

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  3. Aussie Willy

    Aussie Willy Well-Known Member

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    Is anyone watching this?
     
  4. centerpt1

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    Me- if I can get icenetwork to work for me.
     
  5. Sylvia

    Sylvia On to GP & U.S. Sectionals!

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    ISU skating channel: http://livemanager.eurovision.edgesuite.net/isu/site/index.html

    Live coverage of the ISU World Synchronized Skating Championships 2013, from Boston, USA. Due to rights restrictions, this live video is not available in the following territories: Japan, Finland, Sweden, France, Canada and USA.
     
  6. Lara

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    Figured I'd check it out but IceNetwork is blacked out in Canada. :rolleyes: Not going to bother, oh well.
     
  7. Willowway

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    Not having any problem with access here (outside of NYC) - coming in loud and clear.
     
  8. Catherine M

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    I liked team Czech Republic alot. Good job ladies!
     
  9. Aussie Willy

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    Waiting to see the Aussie girls.
     
  10. skatak

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    not available in France.

    too bad.

    but definitely time to go to sleep anyway :p
     
  11. Sylvia

    Sylvia On to GP & U.S. Sectionals!

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    Great atmosphere inside the Agganis Arena on the Boston University campus!

    Miami University (Team USA 2) is up, skating to Danse Macabre.
     
  12. Catherine M

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    That score seems little low for Miami University. But I really don't know if it is or not!!
     
  13. jlai

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    Team USA 2 did fairly well but I assume the best teams have still yet to skate.
    Team Japan looked...young (esp with that Rock around the clock number), but promising.
     
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  14. Aussie Willy

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    Whoo hoo - I have figure out how to put the live stream on my TV.
     
  15. jlai

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    Team Italy was GOOD! :respec:

    ETA: very elegant. Now in second. (I thought they'd beat Team USA but that shows how much I know sync skating :D)
     
  16. Catherine M

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    That was very good from Team Italy!
     
  17. Aussie Willy

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    That was a nice program from Italy. Loved how they played Dean Martin as they came off the ice.
     
  18. jlai

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    Team Aussie - costly mistake with that fall :(
    But they'll learn from this. :)

    eta: 5th
     
  19. Aussie Willy

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    Missed the Aussies because my stream died. Damn
     
  20. jlai

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    Team France did fairly well with "Hey Big Spender".
    I can't help but pay attention to the guy in the midst of those girls

    ETA: Team France with 43 something. Now third

    Time for icemake

    ETA: Tonia said Team Aussie hasn't competed all year (except this)
     
  21. Sylvia

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    SP results, halfway through: http://www.isuresults.com/results/wcsys2013/SEG001.HTM

    1 Team United States of America 2 USA 56.38 26.64 29.74 7.21 7.21 7.75 7.46 7.54 0.00 #6
    2 Team Italy ITA 50.73 23.62 27.11 6.64 6.39 6.86 6.96 7.04 0.00 #8
    3 Team France FRA 43.11 20.04 23.07 5.64 5.43 6.00 5.89 5.89 0.00 #10
    4 Team Japan JPN 37.63 16.28 21.35 5.25 5.25 5.57 5.32 5.29 0.00 #7
    5 Team Czech Republic CZE 37.53 16.47 21.06 5.32 4.82 5.46 5.43 5.29 0.00 #4
    6 Team Australia AUS 27.60 12.22 16.38 4.29 3.86 4.07 4.32 3.93 1.00 #9
    7 Team Croatia CRO 26.45 11.05 15.40 3.79 3.46 4.07 4.00 3.93 0.00 #5
    8 Team Mexico MEX 24.55 10.47 14.08 3.50 3.07 3.71 3.64 3.68 0.00 #1
    9 Team Hungary HUN 23.45 9.56 15.89 4.14 3.61 3.82 4.21 4.07 2.00 #3
    10 Team South Africa RSA 20.07 9.05 11.02 2.86 2.39 2.93 2.96 2.64 0.00 #2

    StN. Name Nation
    11 Team Finland 2 FIN
    12 Team Germany GER
    13 Team Sweden 2 SWE
    14 Team Russia 2 RUS
    15 Team Canada 2 CAN

    16 Team Canada 1 CAN
    17 Team Russia 1 RUS
    18 Team Sweden 1 SWE
    19 Team United States of America 1 USA
    20 Team Finland 1 FIN
     
  22. Aussie Willy

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    I think the ISU stream is having problems.
     
  23. Catherine M

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    Favorites so far have been Team Italy, Czech Republic and Miami Univ.
     
  24. missing

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    I wish Icenetwork had more basic information for people like me who know very little about the sport.

    Are the teams required to field 16 skaters?

    Will there be lifts tomorrow?

    The team members who don't skate- will they skate in the free skate? I can't imagine how 19 skaters can train for a 16 person program.
     
  25. jlai

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    Finland 2 coming up. Should be one of the top contenders!
     
  26. Catherine M

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    Kelly the commentator sure didn't like team Finland 2's music. I didn't think it was that bad.
     
  27. jlai

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    Finland 2 - music from Dream Girl. They did well. Tonia said they were more sophisticated than the music choice, and this was a safe choice, and the coach was still trying to balance the technical IJS stuff and style (or something like that).

    I also feel a little unimpressed for this former world champ team.

    ETA: 68.48 wow! Last year the top short program mark was only 65
     
  28. skipaway

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    Germany likes the horror characters: Zombies and now Frankenstein! (or not)
     
  29. jlai

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    I thought the German team was good and had good formations but the commentary seemed to indicate the opposite (turnover, edge quality issues, etc). Shows how much I know. :)
     
  30. jlai

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    Team Sweden 2 had a cool program.