The Grand Prix of Determine Skating season is coming to a close, but not earlier than one of the best of the most effective collect in Marseille, France, from Dec. I felt that my figure skating blog wouldn’t be complete without talking about this incredible week since I used to be fortunate enough to obtain front row tickets to all practices and competitors occasions (thanks Mom!). This will probably be Kaetlyn’s first look at a Grand Prix event since 2013 when she withdrew from Skate Canada after the SP. Alena Leonova (RUS) is still skating and, consider it or not, she’s my darkhorse podium choose.
While this can be seen as revolutionary and a stepping stone to getting dishonesty and cheating out of the International Skating Union, I have my reservations. The first section counts for 20 p.c, the second section (brief program) 30 p.c, and the ultimate phase (free skate) 50 %. Many skaters can even do on ice conditioning by doing endurance skating drills.
As of 2014-15, the season we’ll analyze here, that end included top 12 placements on the three ISU championships and top five on the six Grand Prix occasions , as well as all senior Grand Prix Finalists. The final spots for the ISU Grand Prix of Determine Skating Last are set be determined at Skate America in Lake Placid from November 24 to 26. The good news is even when she’s skating somewhat poorly, Julia can do sufficient to remain within the prime 10 internationally.
World junior ice dance champions Rachel Parsons and Michael Parsons of the US will debut on the ISU Grand Prix. Lysacek’s gold medal and the bronze gained by Weir that 12 months additionally mark the final time a U.S. male stood on the podium at the Grand Prix Remaining. It was previously titled: Grand Prix International de Paris (1987-93), Trophée Lalique (1996-2003), and Trophée Éric Bompard (2004-15).