Warm-Up Group 1
1 Haley SALES / Nikolas WAMSTEEKER CAN
2 Caroline GREEN / Michael PARSONS USA
3 Marjorie LAJOIE / Zachary LAGHA CAN
4 Sofia EVDOKIMOVA / Egor BAZIN RUS
5 Betina POPOVA / Sergey MOZGOV RUS
Warm-Up Group 2
6 Sara HURTADO / Kirill KHALIAVIN ESP
7 Lilah FEAR / Lewis GIBSON...
...so I'm making one. Move up to seniors and get all the perks.
Here's their RD from Nebelhorn Trophy and here's an article in the USFSA Fan Zone (and I think in Skating Magazine?)
Hope they have a great skate in the FD (and the correct music ;))
The other thread was over 1000 posts, so I figured now is the best time to make the 6th ShibSibs thread. It looks like the Shibs found their paradise with the best performances of their career and came away with a bounty of two Olympic medals.
Thanks to @Sylvia, we have links to the previous 5...
Another good analysis from BuzzFeed that underscores how political Ice Dance judging can be.
I did take exception to them saying that Bobrova/Soloviev were the favorites for...
In this interview for the ISU website, Gabriella Papadakis/Guillaume Cizeron talk about the secret of their success, the pressure of winning and practical questions they have heading into their first Olympic Winter Games. Enjoy. :-)
Elena Vaytsekhovskaya's interview with Dmitrii Soloviev `Olympic season is not the time for changes' for sport-express.ru
They have been tested by destiny. First Soloviev had an injury and an unsuccessful surgery, which left him without the main competitions for two season and Katia Bobrova...
The pairs poll was lots of fun, so I thought I'd make one for ice dancing.
DISCLAIMER #1: This is a place to rave about beautiful people, not to trash talk the skaters you don't find attractive. No offensive comments please.
DISCLAIMER #2: Everyone in ice dance is gorgeous so if you can't...
I would not usually make a whole new thread for an interview that could be posted in a fan thread, but I thought FSU's own @reut did such a fine job conducting an in-depth interview with Maia and Alex Shibutani for Absolute Skating that I thought it deserved its own thread in GSD.
There are so...