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    Thumbs up Jane Summersett/Todd Gilles appreciation thread

    I thought this team deserves their own thread instead of being buried in the one on Samuelson/Bates' coaching change:
    Quote Originally Posted by shan View Post
    I just looked up Summersett and Gilles's profile on icenetwork. It says that they announced the end to their partnership April 2010. I'm so sad, I feel that they had so much unrealized potential....
    http://web.icenetwork.com/skaters/de...d=39073&mode=P
    Quote Originally Posted by Twizzler View Post
    totally bummed. I just loved them and was really excited to see them develop.
    Quote Originally Posted by AJ Skatefan View Post
    Yes, that makes me sad too. I loved them at Nationals this year.
    Quote Originally Posted by Carmen Ovsiannikov View Post
    I'm sorry to see that S&G have broken up. They were becoming one of my favorite teams and had (IMO) one of the best FD's of the year this past season.
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    I loved their OD.
    Quote Originally Posted by Cloudy_Gumdrops View Post
    Awwwwww, that sucks.

    I really liked them. They had such interesting programs.

    But, the judges didn't seem to care for them.
    I believe Todd is retiring, but I don't know about Jane.

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    Thanks Sylvia. I really liked them at Nationals and am truly bummed that they've split. I met Jane's parents on the bus in Spokane and they were so nice and they were so proud. Their OD was fabulous.

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    I <3ed them, especially their 'Summertime' program. I'll miss them.
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    They're both amazing people!

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    I really liked them. I was hoping they'd give it 4 more years together.

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    Quote Originally Posted by reese View Post
    I really liked them. I was hoping they'd give it 4 more years together.
    Me too. I'll miss them!

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    I'll really miss them, they were like a breath of fresh air.

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    I agree completely, OlieRow. In a sea of sameness, their programs always had something original that made them stand out. I liked this team, and will miss them.
    "I miss footwork that has any kind of a discernible pattern. The goal of a step sequence should not be for a skater to show the same ice coverage as a Zamboni and take about as much time as an ice resurface. " ~ Zemgirl, reflecting on a pre-IJS straight line sequence

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    Oh, I didn't know that. I knew Jane when she trained in Marlboro with Elliot and she's such a sweet girl. I hope Jane finds another partner soon.

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    I loved their Country OD/Peruvian OD/20's OD. They were always very well choreographed! In regards to FD, I loved "La Strada" and this years was good too! They will be missed.

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    I enjoyed them a lot, especially at Skate America a couple of years ago in the 20s OD. I still find them more interesting to watch than S&B, though I understand S&B's technical command. (It just leaves me cold.)

    Has she announced any future plans?

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    That's too bad about their split. I wish them well. Is Todd going to coach?

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    There is an article on the new ice-dance.com about the split, with lots of quotes about their future.

    I'm going to miss some of their crazy lifts.

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    I'm glad to hear that Todd is continuing with his video of the day. I hope they both find great success in their post skating lives. And maybe Todd will find another partner!

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    They are both really nice people but I was never really sure if they got along very well.

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