Finlandia Trophy - Challenger Series Event - 6-10 Oct. 2021

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Finlandia Trophy - Challenger Series Event - 6-10 Oct. 2021

Post by Elizabeth » Tue Sep 14, 2021 11:26 am

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This event has seen an "up tick" in entries this year due to the cancellation of a previous Challenger Series event (the Nepala Memorial) in SVK. I understand the originally planned schedule of competition has been expanded to deal with the extra entries.

The list of entries by discipline, including alternates, has now been posted here: https://results.isu.org/events/fsevent00110970.htm
There is Canadian representation in each discipline.

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Re: Finlandia Trophy - Challenger Series Event - 6-10 Oct. 2021

Post by Elizabeth » Tue Oct 05, 2021 9:49 am

The latest entries (and alternates), by discipline, are here: https://results.isu.org/events/fsevent00110970.htm
Canada has entries in all four disciplines.

Men: https://results.isu.org/events/csfin2021_Men.htm

Women: https://results.isu.org/events/csfin2021_Women.htm

Pairs: https://results.isu.org/events/csfin2021_Pairs.htm

Ice Dance: https://results.isu.org/events/csfin2021_IceDance.htm

The schedule (in local time): https://www.finlandiatrophy.com/wp-cont ... 0-2021.pdf
Espoo, Finland is 7 hours ahead of EDT.

From the event website (as of Aug. 27th - subject to change - all times local):
Thursday 7.10. starting at 13
  • 13.00 Special Olympics skaters
    14.30 Pair skating, short program
    17.25-21.25 Men, short program
Friday 8.10. starting at 13
  • 13.00 Pair skating, free skating
    16.00-20.55 Men, free skating
Saturday 9.10. starting at 13
  • 13.00 Ice dance, rhythm dance
    16.05 Women, short program
    20.20-21.20 Synchronized skating, short program
Sunday 10.10. starting at 13
  • 13.00 Ice dance, free dance
    16.30-21.25 Women, free skating
Live streaming, for a fee, will be available but it will only be possible to watch LIVE; there will be no delayed or archived viewing available :(
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Re: Finlandia Trophy - Challenger Series Event - 6-10 Oct. 2021

Post by Elizabeth » Tue Oct 05, 2021 12:32 pm

Here's Danielle Earl's time conversion

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Danielle had hoped to be there in person in her photographer role but "life became too complicated" :(
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Re: Finlandia Trophy - Challenger Series Event - 6-10 Oct. 2021

Post by Elizabeth » Wed Oct 06, 2021 10:09 am

The Entries/Start Orders/Results page is now available: http://www.figureskatingresults.fi/resu ... /index.htm

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Re: Finlandia Trophy - Challenger Series Event - 6-10 Oct. 2021

Post by Elizabeth » Wed Oct 06, 2021 6:15 pm

Skate Canada's press release about our team in Espoo: https://skatecanada.ca/2021/10/ten-cana ... ia-trophy/

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Re: Finlandia Trophy - Challenger Series Event - 6-10 Oct. 2021

Post by Elizabeth » Fri Oct 08, 2021 11:10 am

The Pairs and Men competitions are now complete and medals have been awarded. The Dance and Women begin tomorrow and go through Sunday.

Out of the 17 ice dance couples, the Ice Academy of Montreal has 7 couples, representing 6 different countries, competing at Finlandia!

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Re: Finlandia Trophy - Challenger Series Event - 6-10 Oct. 2021

Post by Elizabeth » Fri Oct 08, 2021 10:55 pm

An article from Skate Canada after completion of the first two days of competition - contains SPOILER information if you don't yet know results.....

You've been warned :)

https://t.co/r1IGw0gNNc?amp=1

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Re: Finlandia Trophy - Challenger Series Event - 6-10 Oct. 2021

Post by Elizabeth » Sat Oct 09, 2021 6:20 pm

I understand the type of dancing with all the quick, synchronized hand movements is called waacking :!:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=er-a_tOzw3I&t=55s


"After the waack!"
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Re: Finlandia Trophy - Challenger Series Event - 6-10 Oct. 2021

Post by Elizabeth » Sun Oct 10, 2021 4:50 pm

A single young Russian woman broke three world records today in winning the gold medal:

» Free Skate Technical Score: 102.89
» Free Skate Total Score: 174.31
» Event Total Score: 249.24

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Re: Finlandia Trophy - Challenger Series Event - 6-10 Oct. 2021

Post by Elizabeth » Sun Oct 10, 2021 10:51 pm

A Skate Canada press release after today's competition: https://t.co/VVnMKdMSeI?amp=1

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