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2010 Japan Open

Discussion in 'Great Skate Debate' started by sk9tingfan, Jun 28, 2010.

  1. sk9tingfan

    sk9tingfan Well-Known Member

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    I've opened up another thread in the Kiss and Cry area about this competition. So far, Team North America includes:

    • Joannie Rochette
    • Adam Rippon

    Does anyone else know who else will be included from North America as well as the other regions?

    Moderator, would you please cancel this thread if it belongs in Kiss and Cry?

    Thanks
     
  2. MikiAndoFan#1

    MikiAndoFan#1 Well-Known Member

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    Yay!

    :cheer2:

    We'll get to see some programs a bit earlier!
     
  3. Sylvia

    Sylvia Still recovering from Worlds...

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    My two cents -- I think it makes more sense to have this pre-event thread here in GSD rather than Kiss and Cry. Posted in the duplicate thread:
     
  4. barbk

    barbk Well-Known Member

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    Isn't it about time to open up the 2010-2011 Kiss N Cry?
     
  5. MikiAndoFan#1

    MikiAndoFan#1 Well-Known Member

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    Only one lady left for North America. Maybe Mirai?
     
  6. chipso1

    chipso1 Well-Known Member

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    That's who I was thinking. It has to be an American lady if Joannie is already going, and Mirai was the highest placing U.S. lady at both the Olympics and Worlds. Plus, her Japanese heritage might entice the JSF to invite her again, as she has a fairly large following in Japan.

    Guesses on the European team? Perhaps Lambiel as the professional skater for Europe, and then maybe Lepisto, Kostner and Brezina?
     
  7. MikiAndoFan#1

    MikiAndoFan#1 Well-Known Member

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    I agree. This might be the European team. I'd very happy if it happened!
     
  8. seabm7

    seabm7 Well-Known Member

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    According to jeffbuttle.com, he is going to Japan Open, too.
     
  9. HisWeirness

    HisWeirness pork cutlet bowl fatale

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  10. MikiAndoFan#1

    MikiAndoFan#1 Well-Known Member

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    Thanks, HisWeirness!

    :cheer2:
     
  11. hikaru8

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  12. MikiAndoFan#1

    MikiAndoFan#1 Well-Known Member

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  13. senorita

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    Honda will skate? :eek::swoon:
     
  14. lucca

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    I think Jeffrey Buttle is scheduled to participate too.

    oops..this was already mentioned above. Sorry :wall:
     
    Last edited: Jul 6, 2010
  15. Lombardia412

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    :cool: :cool:
    Team Japan: Asada, Takahashi, Kozuka, Ando (Looks mighty strong)
    Team North America: Rochette, Buttle, Rippon, Nagasu(?)
    How about Lepisto, Lambiel, Kostner and Contesti for Team Europe?

    I think Honda will skate at the gala only. They'll invite some notable skaters (Plush, Yags, S/Z..) for the Japan Open gala as they always do.
     
  16. Hedwig

    Hedwig WoolSilk Fanatic

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    Sorry to be dumb: When is the date for this?
     
  17. Jackie Sparrow

    Jackie Sparrow Well-Known Member

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    How about Meier? :D
     
  18. Hedwig

    Hedwig WoolSilk Fanatic

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    Is she still skating then? I thought she was flirting with the idea of retiring after what happend last Euros?
     
  19. Hedwig

    Hedwig WoolSilk Fanatic

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    Ah, for anyone else looking for the date: 02.-03.10.2010
     
  20. Jackie Sparrow

    Jackie Sparrow Well-Known Member

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    She gave herself some time to think about. She's now in preparation and creating new programmes and her motivation is back. Getting any GPs was also an important factor. So the plan at the moment is to skate until Bern.
     
  21. skatak

    skatak Well-Known Member

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    good to hear !
     
  22. reut

    reut Well-Known Member

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    So glad to read that!
    I would love if she leaves her LP. It was beautiful and she skated it only twice: during Nationals and in Tallinn.
     
  23. Jackie Sparrow

    Jackie Sparrow Well-Known Member

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    She'll have a new LP.
     
  24. Lis

    Lis Active Member

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    I am so glad she will stay too.I am hoping she will keep her sp!I really liked it and it suited her perfect!
     
  25. Jackie Sparrow

    Jackie Sparrow Well-Known Member

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    She'll have a new SP, too ;)
     
  26. reut

    reut Well-Known Member

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    If I'm not mistaken she had it for two seasons already. :)

    About LP, on one hand I really loved her last LP and it didn't have much "exposure", on the other hand one more competitive program from Sarah in her last season would be great too.
     
  27. Asli

    Asli Well-Known Member

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    I am delighted to hear that! :cheer:

    As must be the Swiss federation! ;) At least they will have one top skater at Bern!
     
  28. Jackie Sparrow

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    Exactly. I love the music she has chose for the LP:) The SP is an adaptation of a previous programme.
     
  29. senorita

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    And Sara's dress this year, like vanilla strawberry ice cream:swoon:
     
  30. stevlin

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    Will this be shown on USA tv?