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    Canadian Pairs 2019/2020 Season News and Updates

    Would Matthew Markell switch over to pairs? They are from the same area of Ontario, I think. He had a good result at Canadians, though, so maybe not.
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    U.S. Pairs 2019-20 season - News & Updates, Part X

    Off axis in the air, reach for the ice , slow coming out...probably not one they'd like to do at Worlds.You can usually count on their throws even if the jumps have been a problem
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    U.S. Pairs 2019-20 season - News & Updates, Part X

    The throw was very bad despite 2 judges giving it a +3, particularly on the replay angle.
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    2019-20 Canadian ladies news and updates

    If they wanted to guarantee that Emily got the minimums, perhaps she should have been sent to Bavarian Open instead of 4 Continents. That said, Bavarian Open would not have been preparation for the pressure of a Senior Worlds, as 4 Continents may well have been.
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    U.S. Pairs 2019-20 season - News & Updates, Part X

    https://twitter.com/usfigureskating/status/1225966801034588161?s=21 Here is the first tweet mentioning illness It looks like the original link won’t load
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    U.S. Pairs 2019-20 season - News & Updates, Part X

    USFS tweeted family illness https://twitter.com/USFigureSkating/status/1225972226341691394?s=20
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    Does french figure skating have a culture of rape ? FFSG in the storm

    I just checked her ISU bio and both former coaches of hers were mentioned in the articles in the first post , and already linked to sexual assault accusations by other skaters.
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    2019-20 Canadian ladies news and updates

    She did withdraw from 3 summer/fall competitions in 2019.20 ( Minto, NY Summer and Autumn Classic) before doing Finlandia, Skate Canada and Canadians. She went into Skate Canada and Finlandia with very little training. I believe she was not cleared from concussion protocol until mid September...
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    2019-20 Canadian ladies news and updates

    I expect Gabby will get GPs or GP
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    2019-20 Canadian ladies news and updates

    The National Team was top 5 at one point, but that has been modified by this doc that was in effect for 19.20 season. It is now top 3 plus GP assigned entries, plus the ability to add new couplings https://skatecanada.ca/national-team/
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    Cipres accused of sexual misconduct

    Background article in USA Today new Dec 13th https://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/2019/12/13/sexual-abuse-olympic-figure-skater-coaches-being-investigated-journalism/4396876002/
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    2020 Skate Canada Challenge Nov. 27-Dec. 1, 2019, Edmonton, AB

    Rinks. A and B have about 5 rows high up that run the length of one side C has a single ‘penalty bench’ at ice level that runs the length of the side opposite the judges. D is a practice rink and has a viewing window A B and C have standing areas on the concourse with large viewing windows...
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    2019 Volvo Open Cup, Nov 5-10, Riga, LAT

    After 6 pairs... Krasnopolski in 1st with 150 ( 96 in FP) Blommaert in 2nd with 145.89 ( 91.70 in FP)
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    Montreal chosen as host for 2020 figure skating world championships

    Great Travelzoo deal today offered on a downtown Montreal Hotel for 114/night including parking through April...
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