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Men Competing on 12-13 GP (prediction)

Discussion in 'The Trash Can' started by haribobo, Apr 1, 2012.

  1. haribobo

    haribobo Well-Known Member

    Assuming same formula as this year-

    Seeded, guar. 2, poss. 3: Chan, Takahashi, Hanyu, Joubert, Amodio, Brezina

    Places 7-12 at Worlds, guaranteed 2: Ten, Abbott, Fernandez, Contesti, Kozuka, Reynolds

    Top 24 SB (currently), guar. 1: Plushenko, Gachinski, Oda, Song, Verner, Contesti, Miner, Han Yan*, Farris*, Rippon, Mura, Brown*, KVDP :shuffle:

    *= junior, would need to move up to seniors internationally

    Top 24 World Rankings who aren't listed above (currently, may change), guar. 1: Majorov, Machida, Schultheiss, Dornbush. Preaubert is still retired right?
  2. euterpe

    euterpe Well-Known Member

    Relevant Statistics

    Note that the ISU Rankings will change soon after 2009-2010 data is purged and 2010-2011 data is reduced to 70% of its value. I'm not sure when this will happen.



    1 273.94 Patrick CHAN
    2 261.23 Evgeni PLUSHENKO
    3 259.75 Daisuke TAKAHASHI
    4 251.06 Yuzuru HANYU
    5 250.33 Javier FERNANDEZ
    6 246.27 Artur GACHINSKI
    7 244.58 Brian JOUBERT
    8 243.03 Florent AMODIO
    9 239.55 Michal BREZINA
    10 238.82 Jeremy ABBOTT
    11 235.02 Takahiko KOZUKA
    12 229.70 Denis TEN
    13 227.11 Nobunari ODA
    14 226.75 Nan SONG
    15 225.36 Tomas VERNER
    16 224.89 Samuel CONTESTI
    17 223.23 Ross MINER
    18 222.45 Han YAN
    19 221.97 Joshua FARRIS
    20 221.55 Adam RIPPON
    21 217.20 Kevin REYNOLDS
    22 217.16 Takahito MURA
    23 214.90 Jason BROWN
    24 214.04 Kevin VAN DER PERREN


    CHAN Patrick 1
    TAKAHASHI Daisuke 2
    BREZINA Michal 3
    HANYU Yuzuru 4
    GACHINSKI Artur 5
    KOZUKA Takahiko 6
    ABBOTT Jeremy 7
    ODA Nobunari 8
    AMODIO Florent 9
    VERNER Tomas 10
    FERNANDEZ Javier 11
    CONTESTI Samuel 12
    JOUBERT Brian 13
    VAN DER PERREN Kevin 14
    RIPPON Adam 15
    TEN Denis 16
    MAJOROV Alexander 17
    MACHIDA Tatsuki 18
    MINER Ross 19
    PREAUBERT Alban (retired) 20
    YAN Han 21
    SCHULTHEISS Adrian 22
    DORNBUSH Richard 23
    PLUSHENKO Evgeni 24
  3. pinky166

    pinky166 #teamtrainwreck #teamdiva

    I'd like to see Miner and Farris get 2 GP events before Rippon gets 2, IMO they've earned it more. Also Dornbush if he bounces back in summer competitions, and maybe even Brown if he choses to move up and starts trying 3a.

    Rippon needs to get his 3a under control or get that 4s so that it's at least consistently rotated even if he usually falls on it for me to feel he really deserves to be getting 2 GP events.
  4. mineko

    mineko Member

    I read it somewhere that this would be Kevin VAN DER PERREN's last season.

    Additionally, I'm not sure Brian Joubert's status. Currently he seems to be semi-retired. Does anyone know that he intends to come back to full-competition the next season?
  5. pinky166

    pinky166 #teamtrainwreck #teamdiva

    My guess is he doesn't compete next season but maybe tries to come back for 2014 Olympics.
  6. mineko

    mineko Member

    That's a thought. Also, after I posted my comment, I realized that France earned 3 slots for the next season's worlds. Wonder if Brian might pull the same routine the next season: no GP but does Europeans and worlds.

    You know, French men's field is not as deep as the US'. Maybe Brian might be motivated to secure as many slots for the Olys...We'll see.
  7. Zemgirl

    Zemgirl Well-Known Member

    Double post, sorry...
  8. Zemgirl

    Zemgirl Well-Known Member

    I believe Joubert intends to continue. He recently said that his goals are to win CoC and to skate well in Sochi. And he skipped this season's GP because of injury - it wasn't part of the plan. But his home rink closes for major renovations this fall, so I'm not sure what he'll do training-wise. BTW, unless either Joubert or Amodio wants to do three events, the FFSG will need to pick just one for TEB; I wonder what they'll do. My guess is that Amodio will be encouraged to ask for three.

    Kevin van der Perren has been retiring for like three years. I'll believe it when I see it.
  9. misskarne

    misskarne #AustraliaForTheTeamEvent

    IMHO, the USFSA would be nuts not to give Farris and Brown some international Senior experience.
  10. Lyinna

    Lyinna Member

    I think Joubert will be there next year, cause he said yesterday after LP that he need two good (and new) music for next year. He also said that he had to keep his rythm of training cause he was very pleased with was he acomplished.
  11. mineko

    mineko Member

    Glad to hear he's continuing. :)