Ice-dance.com will once again be covering the Lake Placid Ice Dancing Championships (LPIDC) being held at the Olympic Center from July 31 to August 3, 2013.
This is our ELEVENTH consecutive year providing photographs and reports during this event.
We are once again offering off ice photo shoots during the week of Lake Placid IDC.
We will also be looking for volunteers to help us as the event is going on.
Ksenia Konkina & Georgy Reviya –Putting on the Ritz (techno version)
Typically I don't use this word in describing junior teams, but they are adorable. Young and small, they are not lacking in the energy department. They were moving so fast I think it actually may have hurt their elements. Will need to find a way to balance energy with control, but what a pleasure they were to watch. 32.85
Olivia Di Iorio & Alex Benoit - ?
Twizzles were not in unison. Good job on the step sequence. Overall, I liked their interpretation and I felt they skated the program smoothly. Just need to continue to work on this new partnership and developing their skills. 31.96
Elliana Pogrebinsky & Ross Gudis – Pink Panther
Perfectly slinky start to set the theme. Jump into their lift, nice effect. Leg lines slightly off in the pattern dance and a fall towards the end. Good recovery into the twizzles. Timing was a little rough in spots. 42.35
Melinda Meng & Andrew Meng – Pink Panther/Ain't got that Swing
Maintained good speed in the circular step sequence. Third set of twizzles got out of unison. Nice transitions in the rotational lift, but a bit heavy on the landing. Nice characters throughout the whole program. 42.21
Sarah Vadskjaer-Grapek & Malcom Jones – Gotye, Florence and the Machine
New dance couple, representing Denmark. Elements were all completed, but skated very slowly. Overall, they were very cautious throughout the program. Appears they are still getting used to each other's timing and spacing. Will improve throughout the season. 29.97
Danielle Wu & Spencer Soo – Singing in the Rain/Good Morning
Nice twizzles to start. Love how they embrace the characters. Choreography and expression are in style with the music. Great presentation. 41.76