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    U.S. Ice Dance 2021-22 season news & updates

    Kaitlin posted an Instagram Story a day or two ago about looking forward to going to Sochi next week, so hopefully we'll see them soon!
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    The Dance Hall 9: Bring the Bling or No Beijing 2021-2022

    Not Martha Graham specifically, but of course V/M's Carmen drew extensively on modern dance vocabulary (the twizzles even reference the Horton technique's lateral T) and I interviewed a few off-ice sources on the subject back in the day about the challenges involved in the genre's translation to...
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    Annabelle Morozov wearing pants in the FD -- is she the first woman to do so?

    Pants were first allowed in the short dance in 2016-17 for the first go-round of Midnight Blues+ programs and Kaitlyn Weaver, Tessa Virtue, and Madison Hubbell were among those to take advantage, so yes, pants have been worn by women in ice dance recently. However, Annabelle's also the first...
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    U.S. Pairs 2021-22 season - News & Updates, Part X

    It also originally referred to their Taylor Swift program as a "rhythm dance" but I guess only one such error was brought to their attention post-publication, lol.
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    2021/2022 Canadian Pairs: News and Updates

    The event is also on Dailymotion, for my fellow non-Canadians: https://www.dailymotion.com/skateontario/videos
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    2021-22 Programs and Choreographers

    Went back several pages, didn't see this so I think this is a new ISU bio update; apologies if this came up early in the thread from another source: Evelyn Walsh / Trennt Michaud SP: "Lost Without You" by Freya Ridings FS: "Dreaming With a Broken Heart" by John Mayer Choreographers: Alison...
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    Royal figure skating weddings :)

    After two YKW postponements, retired ice dancers Alexandra Paul and Mitch Islam were finally able to have their wedding yesterday! Some skaters have shared Instagram stories of the couple and guests (if the direct links don't work, just go to their accounts if you're logged in on Instagram)...
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    USFS' Champs Camp 2021

    It's also a time for them to bank shareable media for use throughout the season, which is more of a social media era than mainstream media era concern.
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    U.S. Ice Dance 2021-22 season news & updates

    Also weird about these rumors (they're probably all true though, the skating news you never want typically is) is Prelude in E minor for H/B when C/B skated to that their first season, albeit the Gerry Mulligan version.
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    2021 Skate Canada High Performance Camp

    Sales/Wamsteeker posted an Instagram story about traveling to HPC the other day as well.
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    ISU 2021-22 Junior Grand Prix announcement

    Poland's Olivia Oliver and Joshua Andari are also assigned to one of the JGPs in Courchevel, according to her Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/p/CRR7_-TrH9f/
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    2021/2022 Canadian Pairs: News and Updates

    Re: Ruest/Wolfe, Camille posted that they're both starting school this fall at Royal Roads University: https://www.instagram.com/p/CQRmhHGLqzp/
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    2021/2022 Canadian Ice Dance: News and Updates

    Also per her Instagram, they were also in Montreal last week and in London shortly before that....
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    2021/2022 Canadian Pairs: News and Updates

    And Kirsten Moore-Towers revealed that she and Mike are working (again) with Mark Pillay on their short: https://www.instagram.com/p/CPb042WNPdq/ Pillay did their first season programs, as well as Kirsten and Dylan's big ones.
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    The Dance Hall 8: Join the Maskerade 2020-2021

    Last time around, Virtue/Moir, the Shibutanis, Hubbell/Donohue, Weaver/Poje, Chock/Bates, Stepanova/Bukin, and Hawayek/Baker were all among the seniors using hip hop. If teams of that prominence were willing to tackle it the first time around, I don't see why it should be all that daunting now...
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