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    Favorite programs of your not so favorite skaters

    Once in a while a skater/pair comes up with a program that you like, and it's a surprise, because you never cared for that skater, and probably won't in the future. Still, you really liked that particular program or performance. Who are such skaters?

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    Meno & Sand- I'm your man (pro)

    Abitbol & Bernadis- The mask of Zorro (Ex)

    Bourne & Kratz- Riverdance (1998 Oly FD)

    (Stephanie) Stiegler & Zimmerman- Sorcerer's apprentice (LP at one of the GPs. I think)

    Petr Barna- Chaplin exhibition at 1992 Olympics

    Jill Trenary- These boots are made for walking

    Surya Bonaly- Four seasons LP at 1993 worlds

    Gregorz Filipowski- Warsaw Concerto LP at 1989 worlds

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    Yuka Sato - Kitoro, Brazillica, Railway Children

    Davis and White-Samson and Delilah

    Bourne and Kratz- High Society

    Josee Chouinard-American in Paris/Gershwin

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    D'Artagnan - Philippe Candeloro (actually I liked a number of his eligible programs, but I haven't cared for his pro programs)

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    Fusa Poli/Margaglio 2001 FD Romeo/Juliet fast and furious.

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    Yu-na's Danse Macabre SP, never liked her but that program was the only one in which she showed some personality
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    Davis and White - Samson and Delilah and Bollywood

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    Kira Ivanova - 1984 Olympics SP

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    Virtue & Moir - Valse Triste (06/07 FD)

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    Pechelat/Bourzat: 2007/08 Flamenco OD

    Kiira Korpi: Somewhere Over the Rainbow

    Sasha Cohen: Malaguena

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    Timothy Goebel - Rach Piano Trio No. 2 SP
    I can call the moon a pear, but it doesn't make it so. -- kwanfan1818

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    chait sakhnovsky conquest of paradise in 2000

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    Gritschuk/Platov - The Feeling Begins at 97 Worlds
    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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    Quote Originally Posted by escaflowne9282 View Post
    Yuka Sato - Kitoro, Brazillica, Railway Children
    And I thought you were a hater! I can proudly say I've not liked one Yuka program in history!

    Goebel - American in Paris

    D&W - Bollywood, Samson & Delilah, Die Fledermaus

    B&K - Rhumba, Sadeness Ex

    U&Z - Four Seasons, The Young Man & Death

    R&K - The Enigma one, I forgot the name of it

    Weiss - Metallica LP

    Buttle - Naqoyatsi, Personal Jesus

    Sotnikova - Black Swan

    Rochette - Tango SP, Samson & Delilah

    S&Z - Kismet, Turandot

    ETA: This was a nice idea for a thread

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    Quote Originally Posted by Proustable View Post
    Pechelat/Bourzat: 2007/08 Flamenco OD

    Kiira Korpi: Somewhere Over the Rainbow

    Sasha Cohen: Malaguena
    that OD was awesome! reminded me of a/p's magnificent 2002 flamenco

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cherub721 View Post
    R&K - The Enigma one, I forgot the name of it
    Beyond the invisible. Love the film clip they did for the song.
    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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    Quote Originally Posted by Cherub721 View Post
    And I thought you were a hater! I can proudly say I've not liked one Yuka program in history!

    Goebel - American in Paris

    D&W - Bollywood, Samson & Delilah, Die Fledermaus

    B&K - Rhumba, Sadeness Ex

    U&Z - Four Seasons, The Young Man & Death

    R&K - The Enigma one, I forgot the name of it

    Weiss - Metallica LP

    Buttle - Naqoyatsi, Personal Jesus

    Sotnikova - Black Swan

    Rochette - Tango SP, Samson & Delilah

    S&Z - Kismet, Turandot

    ETA: This was a nice idea for a thread
    That's weird, coz yesterday I was watching a DVD from the Golden Skate awards (08' I think) & saw Buttle skate to Personal Jesus & thought the same thing !.
    I never really got anything he did but really enjoyed that one.
    Also, I was never a fan of Denkova/Staviski but I loved their OD at the 2003 Worlds.

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    Quote Originally Posted by zilam98 View Post
    that OD was awesome! reminded me of a/p's magnificent 2002 flamenco
    I adore this OD too even more than A/P V/M.The beautiful costumes the music and the use of the fan

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    S&Z: Mulan, Kismet (It's not that I dislike them, it is just that I greatly prefer their earlier routines to their later ones. )

    Eltsova & Bushkov: Lord of the Dance

    Sasha Cohen: Malaguena, Swan Lake

    Timothy Goebel: An American In Paris

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