2011 NHK Trophy and 2011 Trophée Eric Bompard

2011 NHK Trophy

The Men

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.

The Pairs

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.

Ice Dancing

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.

The Ladies

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

The Men

Michal Březina takes things slow. Florent Amodio: Clothes of the Tiger! Song Nan needs a makeover. Patrick Chan riles us up.

The Pairs

Evora & Ladwig can’t go up. Duhamel & Radford bump it up. Bazarova & Larionov actually leave the ice. Volosozhar & Trankov win or something.

Ice Dancing

Cappellini & Lanotte lift where it counts. Péchalat & Bourzat lay it down. Virtue & Moir – what can we say?

The Ladies

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!

One thought on “2011 NHK Trophy and 2011 Trophée Eric Bompard

  1. Lucy

    Loving the podcasts for the season! Scary to think that there’s a female Yevgeny on the loose … Keep up the hilarity!

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