MEN’S TOTAL SCORES (Final)
1. Daisuke Takahashi JPN – 227.07
2. Nobunari Oda JPN – 226.09
3. Armin Mahbanoozadeh USA – 211.17
4. Adam Rippon USA – 203.12
5. Daisuke Murakami JPN – 203.00
6. Kevin Van Der Perren BEL – 194.63
7. Adrian Schultheiss SWE – 188.20
8. Shawn Sawyer CAN – 186.62
9. Stephen Carriere USA – 184.20
10. Nan Song CHN – 180.10
11. Denis Ten KAZ – 176.11
12. Viktor Pfeifer AUT – 162.47
Nobunari Oda JPN (Japanese silver medalist) – quad toe (fall), triple axel, triple flip-triple toe, triple axel (will be dinged for a lack of combo on the second), triple lutz-triple toe, triple loop, triple salchow-double toe-double loop (oops, too many combos/invalidated pass), double axel, TES 68.17, PCS 79.64, Fall -1.00 = FS TOTAL 146.81, FINAL TOTAL 226.09
Daisuke Takahashi JPN (World champion) – triple toe (stepout, no quad), triple axel (held onto it), triple loop, triple flip-double toe (slow), triple axel (likely downgrade/fall), triple lutz, triple sal, triple lutz-double toe, just off on his jumps today, TES 64.95, PCS 85.00, Fall -1.00 = FS TOTAL 148.95, FINAL TOTAL 227.07
Adam Rippon USA (Four Continents champion) – Rach 2 – single axel-single toe (looked a little shell-shocked), change-of-edge spread eagle into double axel, flying into triple Rippon lutz, triple axel (hand down, probably counts as a fall), triple flip-triple toe, Besti squat into triple Tano lutz-single toe-double loop, triple loop (hard fall), triple salchow, TES 57.94, PCS 72.24, Fall -1.00 = FS TOTAL 129.18, FINAL TOTAL 203.12
Armin Mahbanoozadeh USA – Avatar (his costume makes a lot more sense now) – triple toe, triple axel (smooth), triple lutz-double toe, triple loop, triple axel-double toe, change-of-edge spread eagle into triple flip (super cool), triple salchow, single lutz-double toe-double loop, very nicely skated – he’s got control over his axel this season, TES 73.62, PCS 69.94 = FS TOTAL 143.56, FINAL TOTAL 211.17, I like the creativity of his moves in this program
Daisuke Murakami JPN – Lawrence of Arabia – triple lutz-triple toe, triple axel-double toe, triple flip, triple axel, triple salchow, triple loop (two hands down, probably counts as a fall), triple toe, double axel, the delay he has on his flip and lutz definitely reminds me of his former training mate, Dennis Phan, TES 68.83, PCS 68.16, Fall -1.00 = FS TOTAL 135.99, FINAL TOTAL 203.00, nice skate by Dice
Denis Ten KAZ – Totentanz – triple axel (hard fall), triple axel (another hard fall), triple lutz-triple toe (fall on toe), triple flip (another rough fall – ouch!), triple loop, triple lutz (hand down), triple sal, besti squat into double axel (fall), TES 54.69, PCS 61.92, Falls -5.00 = FS TOTAL 111.61, FINAL TOTAL 176.11, poor Denis – my leg hurts just watching those falls
Final flight on the ice. Skate order: Ten, Murakami, Mahbanoozadeh, Rippon, Takahashi, Oda.
Adrian Schultheiss SWE (Swedish silver medalist) – Romeo and Juliet – quad toe (nice), triple axel-double toe, triple lutz-double toe, caught his toe on a back camel, double loop, single axel, triple sal, steps into triple flip (two-footed), spread eagle into triple lutz-double toe, TES 60.21, PCS 64.28 = FS TOTAL 124.49, FINAL TOTAL 188.20
Kevin Van Der Perren BEL (two-time European bronze medalist) – The Mummy – quad toe (holding on), triple axel (big!), triple flip-triple toe (no triple-triple-triple tonight), hydroblade into triple sal, triple loop (just barely), double lutz, triple flip-double toe, double axel-triple toe, TES 69.87, PCS 62.54 = FS TOTAL 132.41, FINAL TOTAL 194.63
Nan Song CHN (World junior silver medalist) – Yellow River Concerto – double toe (popped quad), triple axel-triple toe, triple loop (leaning inside/fall), steps into triple lutz-double toe (two-footed lutz?), triple axel (turnout), triple flip (barely), triple lutz, triple salchow-double toe, a bit labored throughout with lots of two-foot skating, TES 60.55, PCS 58.34, Fall -1.00 = FS TOTAL 117.89, FINAL TOTAL 180.10
Stephen Carriere USA (2007 World junior champ) – West Side Story – double axel, quad toe (possible downgrade/fall), slight stumble during step sequence, triple lutz, running threes into triple flip, double axel-triple toe, triple loop-double toe-double loop, triple sal after step sequence, triple lutz-double toe (hand down on lutz), TES 62.28, PCS 63.78, Fall -1.00 = FS TOTAL 125.06, FINAL TOTAL 184.20
Shawn Sawyer CAN (reigning Skate America silver medalist) – Alice In Wonderland – triple axel (nice speed/two-footed), triple flip-triple toe, triple lutz (two-footed), steps into tano triple sal, trademark outside spiral, triple loop (great entry), double flip-half loop-triple loop, double axel, double axel-double toe-double loop, ends with his signature spin, TES 63.10, PCS 66.58 = FS TOTAL 129.68, FINAL TOTAL 186.62, solid effort
Viktor Pfeifer AUT (Austrian champion) – triple toe-triple toe – no quad, double axel, triple flip – possible underrotation, triple lutz-double toe, triple salchow-double toe, triple lutz – stepout, double loop, double axel – outside the circle/fall, TES 53.02, PCS 55.44, Fall -1.00 = FS TOTAL 107.46, FINAL TOTAL 162.47
The first flight is on the ice for warmup. Skate order: Pfeifer, Sawyer, Carriere, Song, Van Der Perren, Schultheiss. Fun group – looking forward to Sawyer’s Alice and Van Der Perren’s triple-triple-triple (hopefully!). How many quads will we see tonight?
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