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Ice Dance Elements presented by Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir | Twizzles

insp. by @eggplantgifs​ and put together in collaboration with @canadianvirtues

Twizzles are one of the most crucial elements in any Ice Dance program. A set of Synchronized or Sequential twizzles is required in every Ice Dance program and they are an element unique to Ice Dance. Aside from the required sets, twizzles are also found in step sequences, transitions and in the form of a choreographic element. There are four different types of twizzles and two different sets:

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Επειδή δεν σε αγαπάει με τον τρόπο που θες αυτό δε σημαίνει ότι δε σε αγαπάει με όλα όσα έχει.
—  Άννα Τοντ, Μετά

Ice Dance Elements presented by Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir | Dance Lifts

insp. by @eggplantgifs​ and feat. special guest appearance by Marie France Dubreuil and Patrice Lauzon

Lifts are essential elements in any Ice Dance program. They are used to enhance the character, music and choreography of the dance. They are graded on a level scale and awarded Grades of Execution (GOEs). Levels are awarded based on difficultly in the form of difficult positions, change of positions, entry and exit features, and number of rotations. Unlike pairs lifts, in Ice Dance the lifted partner cannot be supported over the head of the lifter so the lifts are identified by the position of the lifter and are split into two categories:

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World Records set at the 2017 World Figure Skating Championships


Free Skate - Yuzuru Hanyu (JPN): 223.20


Free Skate and Total Score - Evgenia Medvedeva (RUS): 154.40 - 233.41

Ice Dance

Short Dance and Total Score - Tessa Virtue & Scott Moir (CAN): 82.43 - 198.62

Free Dance - Gabriella Papadakis & Guillaume Cizeron (FRA): 119.15

anonymous asked:

hi i'd just like you to know that today i was watching tv with my friend and figure skating came on and i went "holy shit that's tessa and scott! wait why do i know that i've never watched figure skating before" and it's your fault. i only know who they are because of your posts about them

yassss ur welcome