Russian Test Skates (Senior)

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Russian Test Skates (Senior)

Post by Elizabeth » Wed Sep 04, 2019 11:03 pm

Among those participating this weekend will be Evgenia Medvedeva. Tracy Wilson is already there with her and Brian Orser will be joining her after his duties with Joseph Phan in Riga at the JGP.

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There is supposed to be a live stream but I'm ot sure if it's accessible from Canada: https://t.co/bYpqAyzovz?amp=1

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Re: Russian Test Skates (Senior)

Post by Elizabeth » Thu Sep 05, 2019 6:42 pm

Some photographic proof of Tracy's presence with Evgenia. The latter has been in Russia for some time, due to various commitments there, but has been doing some training with a Russian coach (not Eteri, her former coach) and keeping in touch with Tracy & Brian electronically.

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Re: Russian Test Skates (Senior)

Post by Elizabeth » Sat Sep 07, 2019 3:21 pm

Some videos from the short programs/rhythm dance are being made available on YouTube but they may be blocked for various reasons :(

UPDATE - after blocking the original videos posted, the TV network has apparently uploaded the short programs for each of the disciplines from yesterday to YouTube itself!!

Pairs - updated full video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aVWOARQ36qs
including
  • TARASOVA / MOROZOV
  • MISHINA / GALLYAMOV
  • PAVLYUCHENKO / KHODYKIN
  • STOLBOVA / NOVOSELOV (new pairing)
  • BOIKOVA/KOZLOVSKII
Men - updated full video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hZMDhfAEUgU
including Ladies - updated full video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mWvdafhhZdA
including Rhythm Dance - updated full video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wL7U0nlaAvs
including
  • SINITSINA / KATSALAPOV
  • ZAHORSKI / GUERREIRO
  • SKOPTSOVA / ALESHIN
  • POPOVA / MOZGOV
  • EVDOKIMOVA / BAZIN
The free programs are being skated today.

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Re: Russian Test Skates (Senior)

Post by Elizabeth » Sun Sep 08, 2019 12:52 pm

With his duties done in Riga, Brian has joined Tracy at the boards for Evgenia's FS

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Re: Russian Test Skates (Senior)

Post by happyheini » Sun Sep 08, 2019 1:31 pm

Evgenia sure looks confident!

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Re: Russian Test Skates (Senior)

Post by Judy » Mon Sep 09, 2019 1:16 pm

Just watched the top pairs. Is it too soon to predict a Russian sweep at Worlds?

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Re: Russian Test Skates (Senior)

Post by Elizabeth » Thu Sep 12, 2019 8:40 am

An interview with Brian Orser about Medvedeva after the Russian test skates: https://www.tapatalk.com/groups/evgenia ... -t254.html

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Re: Russian Test Skates (Senior)

Post by Kevin » Sat Sep 14, 2019 9:25 am

Wow - that new paring of STOLBOVA/NOVOSELOV is going to mean trouble for a lot of pairs teams. She looks as good (arguably better) as she did with Klimov, so early on in this partnership. It's a fantastic match, and I can't get over how much genuine affection she has for her new partner. With Klimov, she always looked pissed off with him, and like she couldn't bear to breathe the same air. In these videos, she seems overflowing with gratitude. I'm excited to watch them this season.

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Re: Russian Test Skates (Senior)

Post by Elizabeth » Sat Sep 14, 2019 11:29 am

It will be interesting to see how the season evolves, for sure!

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