ISU JGP Bratislava 2015 highlights

what was worth watching

My top things that worth watching on the first junior grand prix in Bratislava:

Polina Tsurskaya’s huge jumps! She got almost record points for the combination (more got only Miki Ando in 2004). Her triple lutz – triple toe loop-double toe loop got 13 points! So, it’s second result in the list of highes scoring elements under the IJS.

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Vivian Le debuting at the international junior level. Watch her short program, It’s amazing! But she also has what to show in terms of jumps. Her triple rippon lutz – triple toeloop looks impressive.

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Ho Jung Lee and Richard Kang In Kam from South Korea has two solid performances. Great result for duo from the not pro ice dancing country. I think we should remember this names.

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Rachel Parsons  Michael Parsons win their first grand prix of the season. Love their short dance – classical and strong. As for me, they showed the most not juniorish skating among others competitors. I also like their costumes for the short dance a lot, Rachel’s dress is one of my top-three favorite on this event.

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My other favorite dresses from the ice dance competition:

Alla Loboda

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And I loved the flowery dress of Guoste Damuleviciute, so nice for the junior girl!

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Congratulations to Denis Margalik! Bronze it’s a good start of the season and great result, he has pretty strong competitors. Its first argentinian medal in figure skating, and maybe even in all winter sports!

It was a good debut fot Vincent Zhou. He has everything to be on top. Maybe be hoped for more, but silver on his first junior grand prix is a great result!

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Roman Sadovsky of Canada wins the first isu event of the season. It was convincing victory. I think he improved in his second mark.

So, the season started! Congratulations to all figure skating fans! See what i think about chances of US ice dancers to take the lead.

 

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