Every single "triple" was downgraded, so I hardly see her as being robbed.
Cesario has had a lot of issues in the past with URs - Nationals wasn't the first time it had happened. 2/5 triples (3Lz, 3F) were downgraded in her performance at Regionals; 2/4 (3Lz, 3T) in her sectionals free skate. She also fell on an UR 3S at Nationals last year (as a junior)
However, it should be noted that none of Cesario's 6 triples landed -- Lz(!), F, S (3 total), T -- were downgraded in her Junior SP & FS at 2010 Gardena Spring Trophy. (Sorry for continuing the OT.)
True, maybe she worked on that after Nationals
Adam Rippon tweeted that he will be working on his LP with David Wilson tomorrow. I asked him for clues as to the music. I doubt I'll get one.
Last edited by sk9tingfan; 06-08-2010 at 10:40 PM.
I've always enjoyed Samantha's skating, even from the Juvenile level. IIRC she made nationals as a juv. and int, but missed novice. Then she came back strong as a junior, won regionals, third at sectionals, and sixth at nationals. Her "Tosca" FS was really excellent, and she even finished 4th in the FS at nationals. Taking point loss into account, if she had not fallen on that UR salchow aforementioned, she would have won the free skate. She has a very neat and clean style, with good use of edges and arms. I'm happy she's finally starting to get recognized by USFS with her Gardena assignment, and her win there can only help her. If she skates decently at Liberty with a 3Lo in the short, I'm sure USFS would be inclined to give her at least one JGP. I feel like her skating is more mature than many of the Russian babies, and that might give her a PCS advantage, where she lacks the 3-3 combos. However, from the above video, she does appear to be making significant improvements in that area too.
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FS: "Hymn to Love"
NOT officially confirmed at this time, but someone posted on IceNetwork's board that Mirai Nagasu's SP music is from "The Witches of Eastwick" film soundtrack -- link is: http://www.icenetworkincrowd.com/top...RAM-MUSIC.html
^I remember that SP! It's the one that is mixed with Transylvanian Lullaby. I really like the music so I am looking forward to see if its true.
I like the music, and it's not a common choice. I like it
I remember Amanda Dobbs said she'll be keeping her Aranjuez program for her LP (with new choreo) and she'll be using Breakfast at Tiffany's for her short.