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Saturday, March 31, 2012

World Championships: Men's Free Skate

Misha Ge, UZB: 57.62 TES + 64.50 PCS -1.00 = 121.12 Total: 186.41 and into 1st place
Kim Lucine, MON: 62.24 TES + 59.20 PCS = 121.44 Total: 181.37 and into 2nd place
  • Good opening triple flip + double toe
  • Solid triple loop
  • Nice triple lutz stepping right into a good sit spin with nice speed and a good twist variation
  • He seems a bit slow through this step sequence but there's a lot of character in this program and he is really performing
  • Good triple salchow
  • Decent broken leg camel with a nice change of foot picking up speed into a catchfoot camel
  • Nice triple lutz + double toe
  • Good triple + double toe
  • Double axel looked a little wild but he landed it
  • Nice change of positions in the combination spin with good speed and centering
  • Great hydroblade but a bit awkward getting out of it and stepping right into the double axel at the very end of the program.
Viktor Pfeifer, AUT: 61.57 TES + 60.36 PCS = 121.93 Total: 182.54 and into 2nd place
  • Beautiful triple Tano lutz
  • Nice triple loop--he really takes the time to hold the landing and ride out the jump with good arm and leg positions
  • Double flip
  • Triple flip + double toe
  • Double axel--he has been solid on his jumps with some very nice in between moments which should give him good choreography and transition PCS
  • Good triple toe + triple toe in the bonus
  • Triple toe + double toe + double toe
  • Nice double axel 
  • Good speed through his camel spin with great extension and flexibility through the catchfoot
  • Nice tucked in sit position with good speed
  • Lots of movement in his step sequence and well timed with the music but not a lot of difficult in the steps and edge changes
  • Good speed and flow between the positions in the combination spin but he ended just after his music
Peter Liebers, GER: 66.14 TES + 59.78 PCS = 125.92 Total: 184.13 and into 2nd place
  • Nice opening triple flip
  • Good triple axel + double toe
  • He was cat like on that triple lutz landing it even though it was off in the air
  • Nice use of the music in this step sequence with lots of turns and changes of edges although he seems to be riding the top of the edge a lot of the time
  • Small bobble on a transition move but it probably won't cost him anything
  • A little low on the landing of the triple axel but he hangs on
  • Good speed through the sit spin
  • Triple salchow + triple toe with a fall out and hands on the ice
  • Triple loop
  • Double axel
  • He seems to have all the goods, but he needs to work on polishing and finishing off every element
  • A nice change of tempo and energy in the choreographic step sequence
  • Losing his centering on the change of foot in his final combination spin
Christopher Caluza, PHI: 60.73 TES + 61.50 PCS = 122.23 Total: 184.10 and into 3rd place
  • Solid triple loop
  • Good triple lutz + triple toe
  • Nice triple flip with an arm variation on the landing
  • Really nice one foot section in his step sequence that takes him half way across the ice; lots of movement, use of his arms and upper body
  • Double axel
  • Good twisted sit spin into a broken leg in front position
  • Flying camel spin with a decent catchfoot
  • Spread eagle into a triple loop + double toe (one arm variation) + double toe (two arm variation)
  • Triple lutz + double toe with one arm variation
  • Nice attack in the choreographic step sequence and he is really flying across the ice
  • Final double axel and he puts his hand down on the landing
  • Closing combination spin ending with an upright catchfoot
Javier Raya, ESP: 53.23 TES + 58.02 PCS -1.00 = 110.26 Total: 167.48 and into 6th place
  • Gorgeous spread eagle into a double axel
  • Triple flip + double toe--no height at all on the second jump; impressed he pulled it off!
  • Stumble out of the triple lutz
  • He has a very light and airy quality to his skating which suits this program well
  • Nice stretched out position in the sit spin with good speed
  • Fall on the 2nd triple lutz attempt
  • Triple toe + double toe with one arm variation on the landing
  • Nice position in his camel spin but the leg gets in front of him on the twisted variation
  • Great character through the step sequence with nice changes of edges
  • Nice double axel + double toe + double toe
  • A step out on the triple toe
  • Nice triple salchow
  • Nice quality to the choreographic step sequnce with nice lines and connection with the music
  • Nice stretch through the positions in his closing combination spin but he seems to finish just after the music

Takahiko Kozuka, JPN: 73.55 TES + 73.30 PCS = 146.85 Total: 218.63 and into 1st place
  • Popped open his quad attempt
  • Quad toe + double toe very tight on the landing and he is forward on the toe pick
  • Hand down and turn out of the triple axel
  • Seems a tad slow through the combination spin but maintains the speed throughout and nice positions
  • Nice edge quality through the step sequence
  • Good triple axel + double toe + double loop
  • Nice twisted position in the sit spin
  • Double flip
  • Triple loop
  • Triple salchow
  • Triple flip + triple toe
  • Great lyrical quality to the choreographic step sequence with great use of his arms and hands to extend through the movement 
  • Good twisted position in the camel and nice speed through the change of foot and ending with a scratch spin
  • He needed a clean skate to keep himself in contention and he made too many mistakes.  Now he'll have to wait and see if he can climb a spot into the top 12 and guarantee two places for himself on the Grand Prix
Kevin van der Perren, BEL: 79.86 TES + 67.80 PCS = 147.66 Total: 214.04 and into 2nd place
  • Nice opening quad toe
  • Good triple axel
  • Nice triple lutz
  • Good speed in the sit spin with a nice twisted position and ending with a tucked position and arms overhead
  • One foot section that takes him more than halfway across the ice to open his footwork
  • Nice triple flip
  • Great triple salchow + triple toe + triple toe
  • Triple flip + double axel sequence
  • Triple loop + double toe
  • Double axel--he is absolutely drilling these jumps today and all of them have so much height and easy landings
  • Not a lot of speed on this combination spin 
  • Decent position in the camel spin but slowing down toward the end into the change of foot
Tomas Verner, CZE: 65.94 TES + 74.34 PCS = 140.28 Total: 210.66 and into 3rd place
  • Opens with a triple toe
  • Nice triple lutz with good flow out of it
  • Good triple axel
  • Good speed through his first spin
  • Step out of his triple axel and can't tack on the combo
  • Nice triple loop but not a lot of height on the free leg on the landing
  • Triple lutz + double toe
  • Triple flip
  • Triple salchow a little forward on the landing but no hand down
  • Nice edge work and performance quality in the step sequence
  • Decent camel position with a flying change of foot into a tucked sit spin
Nan Song, CHN: 80.53 TES + 67.22 PCS -1.00 = 146.75 Total: 216.33 and into 2nd place
  • Huge quad toe + triple toe and he made those landings look easy
  • Falls on the quad attempt at the other end of the rink
  • Nice triple axel right on the music
  • Good stretched out position in the sit spin
  • Nice quality of  movement in the step sequence with good deep edges
  • Good triple axel + double toe
  • Nice triple right into a camel spin but he loses his centering on the change of position
  • Doubled the flip
  • Triple salchow a little low on the landing but he squeaks out the free leg
  • Nice double axel + double toe + double toe
  • Good positions in hte final combination spin with a flying change of foot and ending just after his music
Sergei Voronov, RUS: 77.09 TES + 66.14 PCS = 143.23 Total: 210.04 and into 5th place
  • Solid opening quad toe
  • Triple axel a bit shaky on the landing but he hangs on
  • Triple axel (turn with foot up) + double loop
  • The free leg could be higher in the camel position but good speed and a nice catchfoot
  • The step sequence seems very slow and he's riding the tops of the edges a lot
  • Triple lutz forward on the toe pick on the landing but hangs on
  • Double axel + triple toe + double toe
  • Triple loop + double toe
  • Triple loop
  • Triple salchow--not a lot of in betweens between these jumps and I'd like to see more choreography and transitions from him
  • A lot of head bobbing through the choreographic step sequence but no real attempt to use his head and upper body in connection with the movement
  • Ends with a decent combination spin
Artur Gachinski, RUS: 64.48 TES + 74.08 PCS -2.00 = 136.56 Total: 205.06 and into 6th place
  • Fall on his opening quad toe attempt
  • Fall on his second quad toe attempt and no combination so he won't receive full credit for the jump
  • Triple axel + double toe +double loop
  • Triple axel
  • He could use more stretch through the catchfoot position in the camel spin but good speed
  • Nice one foot sequence with turns and changes of edge but he could have deeper edges in certain places during this footwork
  • Double lutz
  • Triple salchow
  • Triple loop right on the music
  • Double axel + double axel sequence--again he loads up all his jumps together with not a lot of in betweens and steps going into the jumps which would give him extra GOE and PCS points
  • Nice position in the camel spin but it looks like he can't decide what to do with his bottom arm and it just hangs there for a good portion of the spin

Adam Rippon, USA: 70.24 TES + 73.84 PCS -1.00 = 143.08 Total: 216.63 and into 2nd place
  • Two foots the landing of the quad salchow and falls
  • Two foots the triple axel landing, turns out of it but tacks on the double toe
  • Nice triple loop
  • Beautiful step sequence and each element flows so easily into the next with great extension through his arms and hands to finish off the movement
  • Triple axel and he manages to save it by lunging and putting his free leg down
  • Nice triple flip + triple toe
  • Two foots the first jump in that triple + triple combo
  • Rippon lutz right on the music 
  • He lands so close to the boards that his combination spin is almost on top of them but he maintains good speed and position
  • Great double axel right on the music
  • Nice twisted camel position into a good donut
  • It wasn't pretty in places but he fought for every jump landing
Kevin Reynolds, CAN: 73.45 TES + 70.80 PCS = 144.25 Total: 217.20 and into 2nd place
  • Nice opening quad salchow
  • Double toe
  • A bit of a two foot on the triple axel landing
  • Triple loop
  • Nice movement through his step sequence with good edges and nice changes of position
  • Flying entry to the sit spin and into a camel ending with a scratch foot although he seems to be just ahead of his music
  • Quad toe + double toe
  • Double axel + triple toe
  • Triple lutz
  • Triple salchow + triple toe + double loop
  • I'd like to see a straighter leg in the illusion spin but ends with a nice headless scratch spin
Denis Ten, KAZ: 78.78 TES + 74.92 PCS  = 153.70 Total: 229.70 and into 1st place
  • Quad toe was very nice
  • Lots of height on the triple axel but has to step out and put his hand down
  • Triple axel + double toe very nice
  • Another clean triple and he has such a gorgeous landing position with let at 90 degrees and a nice straight back
  • Nice twisted position in the camel and a nice flying change of foot and pulling right into the donut position
  • Triple lutz + triple salchow sequence
  • Triple loop + double toe
  • Double flip
  • Great twisted sit variation but losing speed through the tuck position
  • Nice double axel
  • Nice speed and positions through his final combination spin but ended just after his music
  • When he lands his jumps he is really something.  Great technique and great feel for the music.
Jeremy Abbott, USA: 69.78 TES + 81.56 PCS = 151.34 Total: 226.19 and into 2nd place
  • This is one of my favorite programs of the season and if he can stay in the moment he can deliver a great performance
  • Nice quad toe and he fights to stick that landing
  • Big triple axel + double toe (a little forward on the landing of the axel)
  • Good speed through his sit spin with a nice transition out
  • Triple flip with a nice spread eagle right out of it
  • Nice deep edges in the step sequence, lots of level changes, full body movement and right with the music
  • Step out of the triple axel and hands down
  • Triple lutz + triple toe right on top of the boards but he hangs on
  • Single loop
  • Triple flip forward on the landing but he stays upright
  • Nice twisted upright position into a scratch spin
  • Nice quality to the choreographic step sequence 
  • Triple salchow and he just barely manages to get his free leg out
  • Good speed in hte camel spin into a sit and finally an upright catch foot
Yuzuru Hanyu, JPN: 91.99 TES + 83.00 PCS -1.00 = 173.99 Total: 251.06 and into 1st place
  • Solid opening quad toe
  • Nice triple axel right on the music
  • Triple lutz stepping right up into his sit spin with nice positions and good speed and I especially love the use of his arms in the tucked sit position
  • Triple flip + double toe with two arms overhead
  • Good deep edges in this footwork with lots of position changes and a nice traveling sit spin; oh no he pulled a Patrick Chan and got so into his steps that he fell
  • Nice recovery with a triple axel + triple toe
  • Good three jump combo (triple lutz + double toe + double toe)
  • Nice Ina Bauer right into a spread eagle, some really nice transitions in this program
  • Good triple loop
  • Nice donut position into a stretched out sit position in his combination spin but losing speed at the end
  • Love how he comes alive for this choreographic step sequence and he is really leaving everything out on the ice
  • Triple salchow landing right on a beat in the music
  • Nice speed through the sit spin into his signature Biellman
Samuel Contesti, ITA: 75.84 TES + 75.50 PCS = 151.34 Total: 224.89 and into 4th place
  • Huge triple axel to open his program
  • Nice triple lutz
  • Nice triple flip right on the music
  • Good twisted position in the camel spin with a change foot--nice camel with the free leg above 90 degrees
  • Good speed in the second spin but he needs more stretch through his free leg in the sit spin and he loses his centering on the upright spin
  • Nice flow through his footwork and nicely timed with the music
  • Nice triple axel + double toe + double toe
  • Good triple loop
  • Good choreography into a double axel
  • Triple salchow + triple toe with a flip out on the second jump
  • Triple toe + double axel sequence
  • Good speed through the twisted sit but losing it through the back tuck position

Florent Amodio, FRA: 81.41 TES + 81.66 PCS = 163.07 Total: 243.02 and into 2nd place
  • A little forward on the landing of the quad salchow but he hangs on
  • Nice triple axel + double toe with one arm variation
  • Beautiful twisted camel position with nice flow out of the spin
  • Nice flow over his edges in the step sequence
  • I don't really understand this program--from lyrical to Latin to singing birds?
  • Solid triple axel
  • Triple lutz + double toe + double toe with one arm variation
  • Nice stretched out sit position and good fast spin
  • Triple salchow + triple toe
  • Double toe
  • Triple lutz right on the music
  • Double axel
  • The crowd is going nuts for him as he gets into his choreographic step sequence
  • Nice speed through the combination spin with a change of foot
Brian Joubert, FRA: 79.17 TES + 81.94 PCS = 161.11 Total: 244.58 and into 2nd place
  • Now a blast from the past...the Matrix!
  • Nice quad toe
  • Good triple salchow
  • Big triple axel + triple toe
  • Nice triple axel
  • Great entry to his sit spin right out of choreography 
  • Every accent in the music gets a movement which I really appreciate and he has some very deep and long edges in this footwork
  • Triple salchow + double toe
  • Nice triple loop with good flow out of the jump
  • Good triple lutz
  • A little slow on his upright catchfoot spin
  • Triple flip + double axel sequence
Javier Fernandez, ESP: 69.34 TES + 75.66 PCS -1.00 = 144.00 Total: 225.87 and into 6th place
  • Big quad toe to open his program
  • Has to squeak out the landing on the quad salchow
  • Wonky in the air on that triple axel and takes a fall
  • Good speed and flow out of the sit spin
  • A little hop on the landing of the triple axel + triple toe but he hangs on
  • Double lutz with a turn out but he keeps his free leg off the ice
  • Triple salchow + double toe
  • Double flip + double toe + double loop
  • Nice stretched out sit position into a good camel spin but his speed comes and goes throughout the spin
  • Nice speed through his final combination spin
Daisuke Takahashi, JPN: 88.16 TES + 85.78 PCS = 173.94 Total: 259.66 and into 1st place
  • Looked like the quad toe was a bit two footed
  • Solid triple axel
  • Nice triple salchow
  • Good camel spin position with a flying change of foot but no speed by the time he gets to the catchfoot
  • The performance quality and level of difficulty in his steps and transitions is astounding
  • Nice triple axel + triple toe but  a little tight on the landing of the second jump
  • Triple flip + double toe
  • Triple loop
  • Triple lutz + double toe + double loop
  • Really difficult steps right into a triple flip
  • He is selling this choreographic footwork 
  • He could have his free leg a tad higher on the camel spin to bring it to 90 degrees and this spin seems slightly slow but the speed is consistent throughout
Michal Brezina, CZE: 75.86 TES + 77.02 PCS -1.00 = 151.88 Total: 239.55 and into 5th place
  • Opens with a big triple axel
  • Fall on the quad toe attempt
  • Hands down on the quad salchow
  • He could use more stretch through his free leg in the sit spin
  • Nice one foot section in the footwork with good edges but some ice spray here and there
  • Really tight on the triple axel + triple toe but he manages it
  • Triple flip + double toe
  • Triple loop with a turnout but he keeps the free leg up
  • Nice triple lutz
  • Triple salchow + double toe
  • Good camel position into a sit spin losing speed through the change of foot and almost no speed by the end of the spin
  • A little slow through his final spin but maintained speed throughout
Patrick Chan, CAN: 88.56 TES + 90.14 PCS -2.00 = 176.70 Total: 266.11 and into 1st place
  • Beautiful quad toe
  • Quad toe + triple toe so close to the boards but he nailed it
  • Solid triple axel right on the music
  • Great speed through his first combination spin and nice positions
  • Stunning transitions and choreography, everything flows together
  • Triple lutz + half loop + triple salchow
  • Triple loop
  • Triple lutz
  • Nice position in hte twisted sit with a change foot into a nice stretched out sit spin with good speed
  • Triple flip
  • Weird mistake--can't get off the ground on the axel attempt kind of spins around and then falls
  • Stunning choreographic step sequence and a nice recovery from the fall
  • Nice camel spin picking up speed through the sit and ending with a scratch spin
Pl.  NameNationTSS
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TES
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 PCS
+
SSTRPECHINDed.
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StN.
1Patrick CHANCAN176.7088.56 90.149.118.799.008.969.212.00#24
2Yuzuru HANYUJPN173.9991.99 83.008.398.008.398.298.431.00#17
3Daisuke TAKAHASHIJPN173.9488.16 85.788.718.148.618.618.820.00#22
4Florent AMODIOFRA163.0781.41 81.668.187.758.368.118.430.00#19
5Brian JOUBERTFRA161.1179.17 81.948.217.798.298.298.390.00#20
6Denis TENKAZ153.7078.78 74.927.577.217.507.507.680.00#15
7Michal BREZINACZE151.8875.86 77.027.897.437.547.797.861.00#23
8Jeremy ABBOTTUSA151.3469.78 81.568.217.968.118.078.430.00#16
9Samuel CONTESTIITA151.3475.84 75.507.507.147.577.687.860.00#18
10Kevin VAN DER PERRENBEL147.6679.86 67.807.046.366.896.756.860.00#8
11Takahiko KOZUKAJPN146.8573.55 73.307.577.047.257.367.430.00#7
12Nan SONGCHN146.7580.53 67.227.046.326.826.646.791.00#10
13Kevin REYNOLDSCAN144.2573.45 70.807.186.797.117.117.210.00#14
14Javier FERNANDEZESP144.0069.34 75.667.687.367.507.687.611.00#21
15Sergei VORONOVRUS143.2377.09 66.146.896.296.646.576.680.00#11
16Adam RIPPONUSA143.0870.24 73.847.467.077.467.437.501.00#13
17Tomas VERNERCZE140.2865.94 74.347.617.147.397.467.570.00#9
18Artur GACHINSKIRUS136.5664.48 74.087.617.047.397.397.612.00#12
19Peter LIEBERSGER125.9266.14 59.786.325.865.825.935.960.00#4
20Christopher CALUZAPHI122.2360.73 61.506.256.006.146.076.290.00#5
21Viktor PFEIFERAUT121.9361.57 60.366.295.756.045.966.140.00#3
22Kim LUCINEMON121.4462.24 59.205.965.466.075.936.180.00#2
23Misha GEUZB121.1257.62 64.506.546.006.576.436.711.00#1
24Javier RAYAESP110.2653.24 58.025.935.615.795.795.891.00#6

Pl.NameNationPointsSPFS
1Patrick CHAN
CAN
266.1111
2Daisuke TAKAHASHI
JPN
259.6633
3Yuzuru HANYU
JPN
251.0672
4Brian JOUBERT
FRA
244.5845
5Florent AMODIO
FRA
243.0364
6Michal BREZINA
CZE
239.5527
7Denis TEN
KAZ
229.7086
8Jeremy ABBOTT
USA
226.1998
9Javier FERNANDEZ
ESP
225.87514
10Samuel CONTESTI
ITA
224.89119
11Takahiko KOZUKA
JPN
218.631311
12Kevin REYNOLDS
CAN
217.201213
13Adam RIPPON
USA
216.631016
14Nan SONG
CHN
216.331512
15Kevin VAN DER PERREN
BEL
214.041810
16Tomas VERNER
CZE
210.661417
17Sergei VORONOV
RUS
210.041715
18Artur GACHINSKI
RUS
205.061618
19Misha GE
UZB
186.411923
20Peter LIEBERS
GER
184.132319
21Christopher CALUZA
PHI
184.102020
22Viktor PFEIFER
AUT
182.542121
23Kim LUCINE
MON
181.372222
24Javier RAYA
ESP
167.482424

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