After Mao Asada’s free program, her technical marks flashed 76.79 and I was floating in the clouds. Then the score just started to melt. And it was melting fast. Before she even sat on the kiss and cry area she had already lost almost 5 points. The judges really did their best to scrape whatever they could because by the time her scored were posted, she had lost almost 10 points. Good thing she had plenty of cushion from the short that she runaway with the title with a more than 9 points lead. Continue reading
And here is Meryl’s swing…
With all the 2014 Worlds happening this week I forgot to check the Olympic Ice Dancing gold medalists performances in Dancing with the Stars. Here is Charlie White’s tango.
The 2014 World Figure Skating Championships have concluded ending the 2013-2014 figure skating season. During the medal ceremonies for the ice dancing teams, it was obvious that someone was unhappy with the way they ended their careers.
For the ladies free skate, I had to wake up just before Mao’s group so as not to break the spell. The link that I first used was a little inconsistent so I wasn’t able to watch Polina Edmunds properly and totally skipped Mae Berenice Meite. But praises went to Polina for a wonderful Worlds debut and a fifth highest free skate. It was a sad night for Mae who I think was always consistent. She just had a meltdown. Continue reading
I know she is retiring after this but she delivered a memorable final skate. She’s in 6th place with all the UR’s and a downgrade but nevertheless she gave a very good final goodbye. I have to mention her dresses for both programs were amazing too earning her my best dressed vote. Goodluck Akiko!
I just had to post this because she although technically its not the best but she sold the program really well. Ashley Wagner delighted the Japanese crowd with her Samson and Delilah program. The decision to go back to this program was worth it and her jumps looked good.