Author: Team IDC

Ice Dance Observer: September 18, 2017

LOMBARDIA TROPHY RECAP – THE PODIUM VIEW FROM BERGAMO by Anne Calder  Charlene Guignard & Marco Fabbri (ITA) successfully defended their 2016 title. Alla Loboda & Pavel Drozd (RUS) won silver in their senior debut, followed by Alexandra Nazarova & Maxim Nikitin (UKR) with bronze. Short Dance: None of the teams received a level 4-pattern mark; several music and/or choreography violations were noted in the protocols. The top three teams each earned level 3 for the not-touching step sequence. Guignard & Fabbri led with the only level 3 pattern score – the rest received level 2 or 1. The...

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2017 U.S. International Classic Recap

THE PODIUM VIEW FROM SALT LAKE CITY by Anne Calder Madison Hubbell & Zachary Donohue (USA) won gold, followed by Kaitlin Hayawek & Jean-Luc Baker (USA) with silver. Kana Muramoto & Chris Reed (JPN) took home the bronze. Short Dance: Three teams who train in North America – Montreal, CAN and Michigan, USA – led the competition. Americans Hubbell & Donohue earned the only level 4 pattern score and were up 11 points. “We were surprised by some things like the level 3 (curve) lift and the twizzles, which were only level 2, while our execution was very good,”...

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Results – 2017 Challenge Cup

Ardmore, PA September 14-17, 2017 SENIOR Short Dance PL  TEAM TOTAL SCORE  1  Elicia Reynolds & Stephen Reynolds 43.85 2 Cassidy Klopstock & Jacob Schedl  38.67   JUNIOR Short Dance PL TEAM  TOTAL SCORE 1 Jocelyn Haines & James Koszuta 53.13  2 Daria Popova & Cameron Colucci  43.72  3 Sophia Elder & Christopher Elder   43.53  4 Allie Rose & J.T. Michel  42.75  5 Claire Purnell & Luke Purnell 40.88  6 Cherri Chen & Yuanshi Jin  37.32  7 Amanda Miller & Daniel Tsarik  36.04  Free Dance PL TEAM  TOTAL SCORE 1 Jocelyn Haines & James Koszuta  68.92 2  Sophia Elder...

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Results – 2017 Novice Junior Challenge Skate

Salt Lake City, UT September 14-17, 2017   JUNIOR Place Start Name Short Dance Free Dance Total Score   Place Score Place Score 1 2 Isabella Amoia, SC of Novi Novi, MI Luca Becker, Washington FSC 1 43.74 1 63.97 107.71   2 4 Alina Efimova, Peninsula FSC Alexander Petrov, Hershey FSC 2 40.93 2 63.06 103.99   3 3 Molly Cesanek, Washington FSC Nikolay Usanov, SC of San Francisco 3 40.59 3 62.59 103.18   4 1 Katarina DelCamp, Dallas FSC Maxwell Gart, All Year FSC 4 38.68 4 60.56 99.24   NOVICE Place Start Name PD U.S....

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