T/S will start their practice at 7:40. Here's the practice schedule http://www.isuresults.com/events/WC2...otationAll.pdf
A few quick impressions from practice... good news, they loooked in great spirits, ready and confident. The ss flow nicely, although I don't like the small hop in the diagonal. The lifts were excellent. They look like they can do the rotational one in their sleep! The bad news... they replaced the spin completely. They do the Mahler spin now. Yes, maybe it''s more centered, but my heart wept for our gorgeous spin. I can't believe they gave up on it, but I guess they had to...
It was such a pleasure to watch Carmen in the practice outfits. And of course, they are gorgeous. I had to say that
At 4CC's it looked like the spin might have been what gave Tessa the leg cramp. Something happened in the middle of that spin and they started to go off time. It's a shame because I loved that spin too...and the diagonal step sequence...and lots of other little things they had to get rid of because of CoP. Sigh....
ETA: I realize my anger is probably misdirected, but I can't help it lol.
They looked great!! She woore a little red cover up when bowing off the ice lol
sourceMoir said the four skaters share a friendship, but "I wouldn't say off the ice, we're best of friends. I'm not going to pull the wool over your eyes and think we're holding hands and skipping out of the rink every day.
"We've come up since we were this big and we respect what they do. We wish them all the best. We do our job which is to come out and skate hard and try to beat them."
As much as I loved the colour of her first SD dress, this one shows off their beautiful lines better which for judging purposes should be a plus. They looked good to me in the practice video - clearly they weren't skating full out or anything - and except for Tessa's landing at the end, it was really enjoyable. Lucky people who were there.
Glad to hear practice went well. Sad about the spin and now I will have to go back and look at the spin they've changed cause ... I forgot what it was/looked like (colour me embarrassed cause I don't know their dances that well -- uber fan in no technik).
So glad Swan was IN THE HOUSE!! So, she liked the Zombie program. Wonder if she'd like to work with those two
ETA: went and watched the video and I have a question. So is it the spin where they are both squatted and her leg is bent up her back and when they come out of it, Scott still has hold of her leg and then gives it a tug? If so, then yeah, I am
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Crazy about sports!
I love that Swan loves the zombie program.
Just watched the Mahler spin to refresh my memory. So it's Scott in a sit spin position with Tessa in a layback and then the both in camel position facing opposite directions right? How do they exit the spin? Same as Mahler?
When it comes to the twizzles, my thought was that Scott was a little wild on the first set with the rotations, but no more wild than a certain other team gets with their twizzles all the time...
Don't know whether this is geoblocked or not but an interview with jennifer swan:
And an article about moir family in london
Last edited by PEZazzz; 03-13-2013 at 12:49 AM.
That practice did not look great. I am surprised.