New programs!!!!!!!!

In which I get to sample a smorgasbord of new programs!!!!!!!!!! 🙂 One of the few times where the copy is just as good, if not better, than the original. Mao’s Nocturnes bookended her years of skating on the senior circuit, and this program showcases her progress from ethereal fairy to mature lady. Also, as […]

I’m not dead! Just really lazy…

Dear the 3 people who are still reading my blog… I’m back!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! (Sorry for not posting very much in the off-season-real life, other interests, and laziness got in the way of me posting anything 😦 ) And today we present…. Ladies figure skating fashion from 1900 to 2013!! (cricket….) During the early years of figure […]

Guinea pig abuse…

After dumping 12 years of floor routines on os168 at Yunaforum and getting rid of all evidence…. 😛 Presenting…….. lspiral rambles about Soviet floor!!!!! (Aka my attempt to convince people into watching them….) Tired of bad artistry? Bored to death with modern floor? Desiring actual dance? Well, head to youtube. Then determine what style of […]

Top 5 Yuna Kim programs

Happy Australian National Veterans Day, everybody! Anyways… Part two in my series of top programs posts (This also was really hard) 5. Meditation from Thais, 2010 All That Skate Summer Unlike Mao, I don’t really enjoy Yuna’s exhibition programs, but Meditation is so beautiful and expressive…. 4. Lark Ascending, 2007 World Championships Yes she falls […]

Dream teams: Non-top 4 nations

In honor of Giulia Steingruber, Noel van Klaveren, and Jonna Alderteg medaling at Euros, here is my dream team using gymnasts from non-powerhouse teams Henrietta Onodi is probably my favorite gymnast who didn’t compete for USA/USSR/Russia/Romania/China. Her lines and charisma on floor are superb and what a beautiful piked full-in and triple twist! Lilia Podkopayeva […]