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2011 NHK Trophy
Brandon Mroz jumps the shark bite. Ross Miner boldly goes to the tanning booth. Takahiko Kozuka takes us to the symphony. Daisuke Takahashi knows that coffee is for closers.
Denney & Coughlin still need to take a chemistry class. Savchenko & Szolkowy sing us a lullaby. Takahashi & Tran confuse us. Kavaguti & Smirnov remember the 3 S’s of good programs.
Kriengkrairut & Gjulietti-Schmitt and Cathy & Chris Reed try to wake us up. Ilinykh & Katsalapov twizzle covertly. Weaver & Poje should edit that last part out. Shibutani & Shibutani keep us in the mood.
Ashley Wagner uses both of her feet, like all swans do. Agnes Zawadzki gets off to a slow start. Alena Leonova breaks Rule #1. Mao Asada delays things a bit. Akiko Suzuki is fun to watch.
2011 Trophée Eric Bompard
Michal Březina takes things slow. Florent Amodio: Clothes of the Tiger! Song Nan needs a makeover. Patrick Chan riles us up.
Evora & Ladwig can’t go up. Duhamel & Radford bump it up. Bazarova & Larionov actually leave the ice. Volosozhar & Trankov win or something.
Cappellini & Lanotte lift where it counts. Péchalat & Bourzat lay it down. Virtue & Moir – what can we say?
Alissa Czisny catches a little of The Czisny. Carolina Kostner forgets to take the camel out for a spin. Elizaveta Tuktamysheva sets off our alarm bells.
And ice shows!