2014 Olympic Team Event Ladies Free Skate

Kaetlyn Osmond, CAN: 54.53 TES + 57.20 PCS = 110.73

  • Triple flip + double toe
  • Good double axel + triple toe
  • Triple lutz and the foot went out from under her on the landing and she took a fall
  • Very slow on her spin
  • Triple salchow hands on to the landing
  • Double flip
  • Triple toe + double toe + double toe
  • Nice layback spin into a good Biellman
  • Double axel a little scratchy on the landing
  • Good connection to her program in the step sequence but a bit slow and no power across the ice
  • Good position in the sit spin but could use a bit more flexibility through the upright position
  • Interesting choreographic step sequence to end the program

Gracie Gold, USA: 67.49 TES + 61.89 PCS = 129.38

  • Easy triple lutz + triple toe
  • Nice double axel + triple toe
  • Good triple loop right on the music
  • Good flying camel spin with nice flexibility throughout he upright positions
  • Good flow through the step sequence with nice ease through the changes of edges
  • Triple flip a little forward on the landing and stops her flow coming out
  • Spiral into a nice triple lutz
  • Good triple salchow + double toe + double toe
  • Great stretch through her sit spin with a nice point
  • Nice spirals timed to the music
  • Good double axel might have been slightly two footed
  • Good layback into a nice Biellman
  • Great free skate for her and definitely her best internationally this season

Akiko Suzuki, JPN: 49.32 TES + 63.01 PCS = 112.33 and into 2nd place

  • Triple flip + double toe + double loop nicely timed with the music
  • Good double axel + double toe
  • Triple lutz a little tight and two footed
  • Good broken leg camel spin but not enough stretch through the catch foot position
  • Lovely step sequence with nice stretch through her free legs and good changes of edge
  • Triple flip
  • Odd jump and she never really got her free leg off and two footed the landing
  • Triple salchow + double toe
  • Nice performance quality through the choreographic step sequence
  • Triple salchow
  • Good speed through her combination spin
  • Camel spin  with nice arms into a layback

Valentina Marchei, ITA: 54.00 TES + 58.51 PCS = 112.51 and into 2nd place

  • Double axel + double toe a little wild on the 2nd jump
  • Triple lutz a little telegraphed but done nicely
  • Good triple flip
  • Nice double axel
  • Good position in her sit spin but I’d like to see her do something with her arms
  • Nice layback spin but losing speed toward the end
  • Great performance quality and connection to the music in her step sequence
  • Triple salchow
  • Spiral into a triple lutz + double toe a little tight
  • Nice triple salchow + double toe + double toe
  • Good speed through her final spin on both legs

Julia Lipnitskaia, RUS: 71.69 TES + 69.82 PCS = 141.51 and into 1st place

  • Big triple lutz + triple toe
  • Double axel + double toe + double toe
  • Nice speed through the donut position into a catchfoot
  • Nice quality of movement in her step sequence with good flow across the ice
  • Triple flip
  • Good double axel
  • Nice triple loop
  • Gorgeous spiral
  • Good toe point in the triple salchow
  • Triple lutz + double toe a little messy
  • Good layback with nice speed into her signature Biellman
  • Gorgeous Ina Bauer into a nice spiral and ending with her signature upright spin
  • What a program from Julia!
  Pl. Name Nation TSS
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1 LIPNITSKAYA Yulia RUS 141.51 71.69 69.82 8.64 8.43 8.86 8.82 8.89 0.00 #5
2 GOLD Gracie USA 129.38 67.49 61.89 7.82 7.43 7.86 7.75 7.82 0.00 #2
3 MARCHEI Valentina ITA 112.51 54.00 58.51 7.21 7.04 7.50 7.32 7.50 0.00 #4
4 SUZUKI Akiko JPN 112.33 49.32 63.01 8.07 7.75 7.71 7.89 7.96 0.00 #3
5 OSMOND Kaetlyn CAN 110.73 54.53 57.20 7.11 6.89 7.25 7.21 7.29 1.00 #1