The actual 2016-2017 ISU Grand Prix series is going on right now!
Want to learn more about figure skating in general? Go to @soyouwanttowatchfs! They’re a super great resource if you like to read and then ask questions. :)
That moment when you’re watching ‘Yuri!!! on ice’ and they’re explaining what the Grand Prix is and OH MY GOD THE SKATERS! THE ACTUAL COMPETITORS OF THE LAST GPF!!!!!! They’re even wearing the same costumes as they did for the Free Program
except Patrick’s, that’s the costume he was wearing on the SP
Welcome to Part 2 of our Skate Canada preview, which will cover the men’s and ice dance fields. Our ladies and pairs preview is available here, and streaming information for Skate Canada is available here.
For people’s reference, here’s the miniature explanation from episode 4 – plus a couple of extra shots to see Yuuri’s score-sheet clearer.
It was really cool to see them explain the important points of judging. I wonder if this was Yuuri’s score sheet from the Short Program in the GPF? Some scoring will probably be further explained later on, but to help you guys now with interpreting what this strange chart means: