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9ri/Pat’s List of Skaters to Watch in Sochi Olympics

Yuna Kim (Team S.Korea)
Even though she said that she’s not focusing on defending her title, the reigning Olympic gold medalist is competing in her 2nd Olympics. She is a 2-time World champion, the 2009 Four Continents champion, a 3-time Grand Prix Final champion, and a 6-time South Korean national champion. She is also the current record holder for the scores in the short program, long program and combined total. She has not finished off the podium in her entire career.

SP: Send in the Clowns
LP: Adios Nonino

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Sliding To Sochi!

Let The Countdown Begin!

Sexy Men In Tight Uniforms!

Ride ‘Em, Cowboy!

Sex On A Stick, Baby!

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countdown to sochi:

浅田 真央/asada  mao/ noun. (1/?)

1. a japanese figure skater

2. olympic silver medalist (2010), two-time world champion (2008, 2010), three-time four continents champion (2008, 2010, 2013), three-time grand prix final champion (2005-2006, 2008-2009, 2012-2013)

3. badass triple axel queen (first junior girl to land the triple axel, first woman to land three triple axel jumps in the same competition)

4. the first singles skater to win all seven of the current events on the grand prix circuit

5. a flawless princess aka perfection on earth

6. possessor of the most precious smile ever

7. a badass competitor and fighter 

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9ri/Pat’s List of Skaters to Watch in Sochi Olympics (Special Edition)

GOOD LUCK TO MICHAEL CHRISTIAN MARTINEZ!!
He is the first ever Filipino to have qualified for the Olympics in figure skating and also the lone representative of the Philippines to Sochi.

I’m so proud of him and I can’t wait to watch his performance (I am wishing with all my heart that he reaches the long program segment). Go Pinoy!!

SP: Romeo & Juliet
LP: Malagueña

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9ri/Pat’s List of Skaters to Watch in Sochi Olympics

Mao Asada (Team Japan)
The reigning Olympic silver medalist is back in her second Olympics. Known for her triple axels, Mao is a 2-time World champion, the 2007 World silver medalist, 2013 World bronze medalist, a 3-time Four Continents champion, a 4-time Grand Prix Final champion and a 6-time Japanese National champion.

SP: Nocturne (by Chopin)
LP: Piano Concerto No.2 (by Rachmaninoff)

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9ri/Pat’s List of Skaters to Watch in Sochi Olympics

Julia Lipnitskaia (Team Russia)
Julia, known for her flexibility and jumps, is competing at her first Olympics at the young age of 15. She is the 2014 European champion, the 2013 Grand Prix Final silver medalist, and a two-time Russian national silver medalist. She holds the record for the youngest woman to win the European title.

SP: You Don’t Give Up on Love
LP: Schindler’s List

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9ri/Pat’s List of Skaters to Watch in Sochi Olympics

Meryl Davis & Charlie White (Team USA)
They are currently on top and are expected to win the Olympic gold for ice dancing. They are the 2-time World champions, the 2010 Olympic silver medalists, 2-time World silver medalists, 5-time Grand Prix Final champions, 3-time Four Continents champions and 6-time U.S. national champion.

SD: My Fair Lady
FD: Scheherazade

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9ri/Pat’s List of Skaters to Watch in Sochi Olympics

Carolina Kostner (Team Italy)
Sochi would be her 3rd Olympics. She is the 2012 World champion, a 5-time European champion, and the 2011 Grand Prix Final champion. She is also a medalist at 4 other World Championships, 4 other European Championships, and 3 other Grand Prix Finals, the 2003 World Junior bronze medalist, and a 7-time Italian national champion.

SP: Ave Maria (Schubert)
LP: Bolero

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9ri/Pat’s List of Skaters to Watch in Sochi Olympics

Yuzuru Hanyu (Team Japan)
One of the strong and favorite medal contenders (and my personal fave as well), Sochi is his first Olympics. He is the 2012 World bronze medalist, 2-time Four Continents silver medalist, 2-time Grand Prix Final medalist (gold for 2013, silver for 2012), 2013 Trophee Eric Bompard silver medalist, 2012 NHK gold medalist, 2011 Rostelecom gold medalist, 2012 Skate America silver medalist, 2013 Skate Canada silver medalist, 2-time Finlandia gold medalist and 2-time (current) Japanese champion.

SP: Parisienne Walkways
LP: Romeo & Juliet

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김연아 /kim yeo-na/ noun. (2/?)

1. a south korean figure skater

2. olympic champion (2010), two-time world champion (2009, 2013), four continents champion (2009), three-time grand prix final champion (2006-2007, 2007-2008, 2009-2010)

3. first south Korean figure skater to win a medal at an isu junior or senior grand prix event, isu championship, and the olympic games

4. first female skater to win the olympic games, the world championships, the four continents championships and the grand prix final

5. current record holder for ladies in the short program, the free skating, and the combined total under the cop (has broken world record scores eleven times - eight of which she set herself.)

6.  has never finished off the podium in her entire career

7. possessor of the best faces, on and off ice - people only wish they could be as flawfree as she is

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9ri/Pat’s List of Skaters to Watch in Sochi Olympics

Tessa Virtue & Scott Moir (Team Canada)
The reigning Olympic gold medalists in ice dancing are back to defend their title. They are the 2-time World champions (3-time World silver medalists as well), 2-time Four Continents gold and silver medalists, 3-time Trophée Eric Bompard gold medalists, 2007 NHK Trophy silver medalists, 2012 Rostelecom gold medalists, 5-time Skate Canada gold medalists, 2-time Finlandia trophy gold medalists and 6-time (current) Canadian National champions.

SD: Louis Armstrong Medley (Dream a Little Dream of Me, Muskrat Ramble, Cheek to Cheek)
FD: The Seasons

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Countdown to Sochi1st season - 2006-2007

                         ♦ Silver Samba CD (Junior Worlds) (x)

                         ♦ Tango OD (x)

                         ♦ Madame Butterfly FD (x)