I admit I’m a little lost. What exactly are you trying to argue? That bad technique is not bad technique because it’s not clearly and explicitly defined in the rule book with numbers and degrees etc? From these slow-mo videos it’s really not that hard to see for example, that Uno’s 4flip is...
^I believe that's not just in Canada, but universal to most English speakers too. People usually say "North America" if they are referring to the continent, or even more generally, "the Americas", not "America", which is really only used to refer to the USA.
I like Kostornaia, but that is a VERY subjective statement. Personally I think she deserves very high PCS for her polished technique and presentation and find her to be one of the most “finished” all around skaters for her age ever, but her so called artistry is overrated.
I find it funny when people think they need to state the obvious in an argument. Clearly everyone knows the US Mens Championship is not the Super Bowl. And it’s exactly the difference in treatment because of that some have problem with.
The male body hits its physical peak at a later stage than the female body, as far as jumping (which is the overwhelmingly dominant part of FS scoring these days) is concerned. Taking this fact into consideration is not gender bias.
Forget about style and theme, I think Nathan could've at the very least gotten a shirt that actually enhances/shows off his great form/arms instead of a shirt that completely hides one of his great strengths.