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On 12/30/2018 at 4:23 PM, yuzuangel said:

So is Nathan not going to 4cc?

Can Boyang defend his title now that he got 4lz back?

 

I don't think it's confirmed that he won't go to 4CC but he it's likely that he won't be there.

It'd be nice if Boyang defends his title! :cheer: If he goes well like he did at Nationals, it's possible I'd say. It'll also depend on the others though.

 

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We have the entry list for Europeans from the Belorussian fed's page (it's not up on ISU yet):

 

 

 

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4 minutes ago, sallycinnamon said:

 

I'm very sorry to hear that Loena won't be at Europeans. :( 

Me, too ... I was kinda having hopes that she could medal ... a bronze at least ... :cry: but now I guess this is gonna be a russian 1,2,3

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56 minutes ago, ralucutzagy said:

Me, too ... I was kinda having hopes that she could medal ... a bronze at least ... :cry: but now I guess this is gonna be a russian 1,2,3

 

Yes, the chance for an all-Russian podium is now even higher. 

 

I hope she'll get better soon and will be back for Worlds. 

 

ETA: Belgium had two spots and Vandersarren is not on the list anymore either. I think she doesn't have the TES minimum for the free skate.

 

 

 

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Oh Loena :( I so wanted a surprise-not-really medal for her :( no Carolina either, so really it's Russian podium this year...

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I kinda hoping for surprise from Kevin Aymoz... Also I so want Javi to win his last competition I'll be more nervous for him than for Yuzu...

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I'm really sad for Loena.... especially because of the reason, it sounds like some serious problem:tumblr_inline_mzx91uuLRI1r8msi5: I hope she'll be healthy enough to resume training and go to Worlds:fingerscrossed:

Euro ladies fight for podium doesn't look too thrilling at the moment, I think I'll root for Sofia + Alexia to have stong skates... weird that Men's field looks deeper at the moment, with multiple medal contenders, with (i think) similar BV and GOE and PCS potential (of course if Javi can land his stuff I expect him to have a comfortable lead but I don't want to take anything for granted:tumblr_inline_mg16f1RxCn1qdlkyg: and the rest of the podium is wiiiiiiide open)... I'm mainly rootin for Javi to be able to say goodbye to competitions in the best way (tho ngl I'd celebrate a Misha European Champion too) and that Michal, Misha and Kevin will do well. Tho I feel Kovtun might be the biggest surprise (or maybe not so big, given two consecutive strong results). I still can't bring myself to root for him:sad4: (sadly his SP is exactly the type of program that makes me majorly zone out:13877886: the FS is a bit better for me, despite the Carmen conspiracy from russian skaters this season:10814716:)

I think the Pairs field is gonna be interesting with T/M vs J/C (I'm really sad that Z/E had to WD tho, I've developed a huge soft spot for their weird dramatic programs and I'll miss them a lot) and ID will be P/C vs Russian teams... crossing fingers for S/B to get the levels and a nice medal...I suppose the fight will be for silver and bronze but don't want to jinx P/C as I've jinxed them in the GPFinal predictions:facepalm: what has this season done to me?:gaah:

 

I guess 4CC will more lit for ladies and maybe a bit less for men (I guess it's gonna be like last season Boyang vs Shoma and apparently Shoma's pattern in previous 4CCs would see him finlly getting gold, thus breaking his major-comps-silver curse :mischief:  tho two times 4cc champion Boyang Jin has a nice sound too :67638860:

WAIT maybe Keegan will go too...? WAIT JUNHWAN COULD GO THERE too? gotta check the korean skaters thread kinda forgot there are other Nats after JpnNats and RusNats ended:headdesk: oh whoa US Nats and Canadian nats still have to happen too... ok then I take back what I've said about men being less lit. And of course Kazuki will skate there so while I'll not hold my breath for a medal I'll root extra hard for him:tumblr_inline_n18qrbDQJn1qid2nw:

Looking forward to all Chinese pairs and I expect also Ryom/Kim who hopefully won't be robbed... and hopefully many strong contenders in ID too... I guess the strongest teams will be from USA but maybe G/P will go there too...I'd LOVE any competition with both C/B and G/P :fingerscrossed::fingerscrossed::fingerscrossed::fingerscrossed::fingerscrossed::fingerscrossed::fingerscrossed:

Ok it definitely looks like 4CC will be the competition I'll look forward the most this time:smiley-happy093: well of course Worlds is the competition I really truly look forward to the most, but tbh every competition where Yuzuru is able to show up is the comp I look forward the most regardless of the rest of the fields:winky:

 

edited for wistful thinking

I has forgotten Sota was only a substitute for 4CC:sigh:

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On 1/13/2019 at 8:18 PM, LadyLou said:

I'm really sad for Loena.... especially because of the reason, it sounds like some serious problem:tumblr_inline_mzx91uuLRI1r8msi5: I hope she'll be healthy enough to resume training and go to Worlds:fingerscrossed:

Euro ladies fight for podium doesn't look too thrilling at the moment, I think I'll root for Sofia + Alexia to have stong skates... weird that Men's field looks deeper at the moment, with multiple medal contenders, with (i think) similar BV and GOE and PCS potential (of course if Javi can land his stuff I expect him to have a comfortable lead but I don't want to take anything for granted:tumblr_inline_mg16f1RxCn1qdlkyg: and the rest of the podium is wiiiiiiide open)... I'm mainly rootin for Javi to be able to say goodbye to competitions in the best way (tho ngl I'd celebrate a Misha European Champion too) and that Michal, Misha and Kevin will do well. Tho I feel Kovtun might be the biggest surprise (or maybe not so big, given two consecutive strong results). I still can't bring myself to root for him:sad4: (sadly his SP is exactly the type of program that makes me majorly zone out:13877886: the FS is a bit better for me, despite the Carmen conspiracy from russian skaters this season:10814716:)

I think the Pairs field is gonna be interesting with T/M vs J/C (I'm really sad that Z/E had to WD tho, I've developed a huge soft spot for their weird dramatic programs and I'll miss them a lot) and ID will be P/C vs Russian teams... crossing fingers for S/B to get the levels and a nice medal...I suppose the fight will be for silver and bronze but don't want to jinx P/C as I've jinxed them in the GPFinal predictions:facepalm: what has this season done to me?:gaah:

 

I guess 4CC will more lit for ladies and maybe a bit less for men (I guess it's gonna be like last season Boyang vs Shoma and apparently Shoma's pattern in previous 4CCs would see him finlly getting gold, thus breaking his major-comps-silver curse :mischief:  tho two times 4cc champion Boyang Jin has a nice sound too :67638860:

WAIT maybe Keegan will go too...? WAIT JUNHWAN COULD GO THERE too? gotta check the korean skaters thread kinda forgot there are other Nats after JpnNats and RusNats ended:headdesk: oh whoa US Nats and Canadian nats still have to happen too... ok then I take back what I've said about men being less lit. And of course Kazuki will skate there so while I'll not hold my breath for a medal I'll root extra hard for him:tumblr_inline_n18qrbDQJn1qid2nw:

Looking forward to all Chinese pairs and I expect also Ryom/Kim who hopefully won't be robbed... and hopefully many strong contenders in ID too... I guess the strongest teams will be from USA but maybe G/P will go there too...I'd LOVE any competition with both C/B and G/P :fingerscrossed::fingerscrossed::fingerscrossed::fingerscrossed::fingerscrossed::fingerscrossed::fingerscrossed:

Ok it definitely looks like 4CC will be the competition I'll look forward the most this time:smiley-happy093: well of course Worlds is the competition I really truly look forward to the most, but tbh every competition where Yuzuru is able to show up is the comp I look forward the most regardless of the rest of the fields:winky:

 

edited for wistful thinking

I has forgotten Sota was only a substitute for 4CC:sigh:

 

The ladies field at Europeans is not that exciting this season, it's always a bit like at the first Europeans this after Olympics, there area retirements, injuries or some skaters are not in their best form, this year four out of Top 6 at Europeans '18 won't be there (Zhenya, Carolina, Sotskova and Loena). But I hope that we'll see some good skates and maybe some surprising results - most likely not in the Top 3 but somewhere in Top 10. This season it'll be really easier to get into the Top 10 and secure two spots for next year's Europeans.

 

The men's field is more interesting and unpredictable, I hope we'll see an exciting competition!:cheer: I hope Javi can skate two programs which he'll be satisfied with. Then the three Russians will have a good chance for the podium and there's Michal, too who can score high if he skates clean. And it'll be interesting to see how others like Kevin, Deniss, Moris, the Italians etc will skate too and who can finish higher in the Top 10.

In ID I don't think anyone can get close to P/C unless something bad happens to them but hopefully it won't. There's going to be a fight between the Russians for the silver and bronze medals. And in pairs it's going to be interesting if J/C can win this competition too or T/M will be better than them.

 

I agree about 4CC, I am looking forward to it more too. The ladies field will be good and the men's are going to be exciting as well. I'd love to see Boyang skate well (I'm more hopeful after his skates at Nationals, he's a slow starter usually). Jun will be there too. I hope all these competitions won't be too much for him before Worlds. 

 

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On 1/10/2019 at 5:03 AM, airi said:

I kinda hoping for surprise from Kevin Aymoz... Also I so want Javi to win his last competition I'll be more nervous for him than for Yuzu...

 

I'm hoping Mikhail does well, just because he's been dumped on so hard for the rough season he's had... but I don't want anyone to beat Javi.  I really really really want his last competition to be golden....

 

(and then for him to be at next years Fantasy on Ice with Yuzu, especially in Sendai)

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