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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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“2017 World Figure Skating Championships: Preview”

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Golden Skate interview! 

It’s official - THE CUTEST PEOPLE EVER! 

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2017 World Championships x Perfect Elements

*A perfect element indicates one that received maximum GOEs. Other than the ones in the gifs, the elements that earned maximum GOEs at the World Championships are:
> Javier Fernández: 3A, StSq (SP)
> Jason Brown: CCoSp (SP)
> Gabrielle Daleman: 3T+3T (SP)
> Evgenia Medvedeva: StSq (FS)
> Evgenia Tarasova / Vladimir Morozov: 3Tw4 (SP)
> Sui Wenjing / Han Cong: 3FTh, 3ALi4 (FS)
> Aliona Savchenko / Bruno Massot: 3Tw2, 5ALi4 (FS)
> Gabriella Papadakis / Guillaume Cizeron: STw, CoSp4, RoLi4, ChLi1 (FD)
> Tessa Virtue / Scott Moir: STw4, ChLi1 (FD)

hazel’s favorite skates & skaters: a masterpost

note: these are only a list of a few of my favorite skates/skaters. there are SO MANY amazing skaters out there who i haven’t mentioned!! feel free to message me about anything: a skate, a skater, or skating recs! 


top ten favorite skates in no particular order [skater | skate song | event]

  1. Yuzuru Hanyu | Hope and Legacy | 2017 World Championships - FS
  2. Yuzuru Hanyu | Parisienne Walkways | 2014 Sochi Olympics - SP
  3. Yuzuru Hanyu | Phantom of the Opera | 2014 GPF - FS
  4. Evgeni Plushenko | Carmen | 2002 Salt Lake City Olympics - LP
  5. Jason Brown | Riverdance | 2014 U.S. Championships - FS
  6. Yuna Kim | Les Misérables | 2013 World Championships - FS
  7. Yuna Kim | Meditation of Thais | 2010 Vancouver Olympics - EX
  8. Evgenia Medvedeva | You Raise Me Up | 2016 World Championships - EX
  9. Tessa Virtue/Scott Moir | Symphony No. 5 (Mahler) | 2010 Vancouver Olympics - FD
  10. Meryl Davis/Charlie White | Samson and Delilah | 2009 U.S. Championships - FD



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favorite skaters

  • Yuzuru Hanyu
  • Yuna Kim
  • Evgenia Medvedeva
  • Evgeni Plushenko 
  • Jason Brown 
  • Tessa Virtue/Scott Moir 
  • plus a whole lot more
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This is my part video from a meeting with Tessa and Scott.

I want to thank them for taking the time to meet. And even when they first said that they do not have time, they could still go down and talk to us for 15 minutes.

About them I want to say that they are very beautiful, such as in all photos and videos. Tessa’s eyes are amazing. They are very nice, sincerely happy with gifts and thanked, ready to answer questions, give autographs and be photographed. It is unfortunate that we had so little time.

A nice moment, which I really liked. Tesse was presented with hand-made earrings with maple leaves. As soon as she got them and examined them, she immediately showed them to Scott.

P.S. I’m not very good with English, sorry for the translation through Google. And I am ready to answer any questions.