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    Thanks for the great report TG!

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    Thanks, TG! Glad you were able to go.

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    Just to add a few things. The final group was like looking at a world team. The talent on the ice was chilling. The young lady who skated for Greece is Georgia Glastris. She trains out of Northbrook IL.
    In the first group there was the 4 little cowgirl Evolution beginners. Cute as buttons. A young lady by the name of Chloe Rosin. She was great! She has a really nice spiral which I would put up there with Caroline. Then she did a beautiful spread eagle (almost half way down the ice) into a double axle.
    There were a lot of freak falls at one end of the ice for the ice dancers and the single skaters.
    I'm am trying to find info on a watercolor of Charlie and Meryl from the Olympics OD. For the original painting they are holding an auction to benefit a food bank in Detroit and the Parade Company. They also have for sale limited prints 10 giclee ($650.00), 50 artist proofs ($450.00), and 225 lithographs ($225.00). It was painted by Doug West (he has done paintings for Time, Sports Illustrated) and autographed. If your a Charlie and Meryl fan this is a must have.
    I have photos and will post them when I can.

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    Glad you were able to go, and thanks for the great report.
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    Thanks for the reports!
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    Found the Meryl and Charlie print in question:

    http://www.detroitcitysports.com/ser...Charlie/Detail
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    Tomas Verner's MJ medley FS: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wp73OkJ0va4

    Hubbell/Hubbell's FD: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CCAop6gYdgU

    Edited to remove the links of the videos that are no longer online.
    Last edited by Sylvia; 01-10-2011 at 09:42 PM.

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    And Meryl and Charlie's SD exhibition is on the end of the Alissa Czisny vid....

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    Quote Originally Posted by Theatregirl1122 View Post
    Are Juvenile skaters allowed to do music with lyrics?
    Yes, and my ears are now burning every time I'm at the rink, OMG, what's worse, Disney music, hip hop (which I like but don't want to see a child shaking it), you name it, they're skating to it. My coach claims it helps some kids relate to the music better, which I can understand, but ouch at some of the choices.

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    was great show. Lineup was incredible. For the price and seating you can't beat it anywhere.

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    Did anyone happen to film the Aussie dance couple? I am sure that Greg's mum would love to see.
    When you are up to your arse in alligators it is difficult to remember you were only meant to be draining the swamp.

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    Trevor is about half a foot too short to be skating with Becky, they look pretty much the same height on the ice. Their lifts look so labored and their throws get no height. I think both of them have potential to be very good pairs skaters, just not together. Becky needs to be paired with someone tall like Simon Shnapir. I do like her death spiral though.

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    Pinky I posted a photo of the two of them back to back a long time ago. They are fine. They have no problems of getting into lifts. I think we have beat that horse to death.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sylvia View Post
    DickButtonFan just posted the link to Alissa Czisny's SP and Davis/White's SD exhibitions from last night in the US Ladies thread in the Trash Can: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KAD66pzD45w

    Tomas Verner's MJ medley FS: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wp73OkJ0va4

    Weaver/Poje's FD and Jeremy Abbott's FS: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2VR-OWE9lmg

    Hubbell/Hubbell's FD: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CCAop6gYdgU

    Bereswill/Young's "Chicago" FS: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EChBUs-Bir0


    Jeremy wp and by videos are private unfortunately.

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    Thank you for the report, Theatregirl1122!
    That show had an amazing concentration of skaters I love
    I hope that Jeremy and Alissa got all the mistakes out of their system prior to the Nationals, and Tomas- prior to Europeans. And three cheers for D/W!
    improving my ballad- like lines

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    Quote Originally Posted by pinky166 View Post
    Trevor is about half a foot too short to be skating with Becky, they look pretty much the same height on the ice. Their lifts look so labored and their throws get no height. I think both of them have potential to be very good pairs skaters, just not together. Becky needs to be paired with someone tall like Simon Shnapir. I do like her death spiral though.
    Their lifts are gorgeous, especially their second lift where Becky enters backwards and then goes into a laid-out position. I think they're doing just fine in the difficulty department thus far.

    Why are you so obsessed about skater height?

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    A couple of off-ice photos from the DSC show: http://web.icenetwork.com/gen/photog...f16413920.html

    In the large group photo (3rd one in gallery), I can see (L to R): White & Davis, Bereswill & Young, Czisny, Brewster, Glastris (GRE), Abbott, Madison Hubbell, Weaver & Poje (CAN), Greg Merriman & Danielle O'Brien (AUS dance team), Verner (CZE).

    ETA: 6 more photos have been added to the gallery.
    Last edited by Sylvia; 01-11-2011 at 02:12 AM.

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    That is the Aussie dance team Danielle O'Brien and Greg Merriman.
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    Thanks, I wasn't sure - have now edited in their names in my post above.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sylvia View Post
    Thanks, I wasn't sure - have now edited in their names in my post above.
    Thanks for that. They are training with Pasquale there.
    When you are up to your arse in alligators it is difficult to remember you were only meant to be draining the swamp.

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