Well, and F/G must have been inspired by Michelle Kwan’s legendary Lion King LP… :Doops, but the random poster had convinced the board that she had seen Kwan’s Olympic year LP, and then she claimed she was talking about “Mallory King.”
I think you’re a bit behind on the sequence of events. People who have read this article have a different general understanding of what happened:
People were wondering in the first thread if the girl was indeed coached by the same team or just skating at the same rink. This new article specifies that she was coached by Zimmerman, Fontana, and Cipres himself.
S/K’s curved lift is so disruptive to the enjoyment of the program. The effort-filled launching of her. And then every single time my eyes are drawn to his shaking leg as I’m thinking “Why?!” I’m pulled out of program.
I’ve watched the beginning of Shevchenko/Eremenko’s FD over and over. Love it. I particularly love that he’s totally fine with sass. They’re a team that scored quite differently between their two GP events (a 108 FD at NHK was a pleasant development), so I’m curious how they place at nationals.
And maybe L/L could have consolidated 2nd place this season if they had some sort of consistency. This RD was yet another program of theirs with an obvious error. She loses her balance and he has to catch her in the pattern step. I know teams go through less consistent seasons but this one has...