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whisper
20th March 2008, 01:52
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Jessica Dubé (born October 29, 1987 in Drummondville, Quebec) is a Canadian pair skater. With partner Bryce Davison, she is the 2007 Canadian national champion.
More: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jessica_Dub%C3%A9


Bryce Davison (born January 29, 1986 in Walnut Creek, California) is a Canadian pair skater. With partner Jessica Dubé, he is the 2007 Canadian national champion.
More: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bryce_Davison

Ambii patineaza si la simplu .Dar din ce am vazut doar in cadrul campionatului national al Canadei.

Iulya
20th March 2008, 01:57
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whisper
20th March 2008, 02:00
Ce draguti sunt si ce poze super:great:
Mersi Iulya!:)

florik2000
20th March 2008, 13:40
mi-au placut foarte mult....:)meritau sa castige LP de aseara

madalina18
20th March 2008, 14:56
Ea e foarte dragutza.....:floricica:

Anisia
20th March 2008, 19:15
Da, au fost foarte frumosi, la fel si programul lor:)

rocs_a
20th March 2008, 20:12
ti-e si drag sa te uiti la ei. mi-au placut mult lpul lor, mi-a placut ca au ales damien rice

Iulya
21st March 2008, 10:47
Canadian pair tickled with outcome in Sweden

By Laurie Nealin, special to icenetwork.com


(03/20/2008) - What Jessica Dube remembers most about Jamie Sale and David Pelletier winning gold at the 2001 World Championships, is a jubilant Sale tossing a plush animal high into the air as their marks flashed on the scoreboard.

That animal -- which looked to be a pink pig -- never came back down to earth, at least not in view of the television cameras, not unlike Dube and her pairs partner Bryce Davison who were still floating Thursday, a day after unexpectedly winning bronze at the 2008 ISU World Figure Skating Championships.

"When we were on the podium, we were just so happy. We couldn't really believe it," said an elated Dube, 20, whose goal heading to Sweden had been a top-five finish.

"Even today, everyone is saying 'congratulations' and I think we're just not really realizing it yet," added Dube, speaking to icenetwork.com via telephone from Sweden.

Dube and Davison's worlds medal was the first for Canadian pairs since Sale and Pelletier landed on the podium in Vancouver seven years ago; 11 months ahead of their 2002 Olympic victory.

"Now we can go back and go at next year a little more aggressively and know that we're at the top level in the pair world," Davison, 22, said. "Now we have to look at things to stay there and, hopefully, get even higher."

"Hopefully, this [medal] is a stepping stone towards that," Davison continued, referring to their desire to duplicate Sale and Pelletier's global successes.

Sale and Pelletier have tutored Dube and Davison on-and-off for the last couple of years, and are expected to continue to share their valuable expertise with the 2010 Olympic medal hopefuls in the months leading to Vancouver.

All-in-all, it was a great week for Canada's pairs contingent in Sweden, with Meagan Duhamel and Craig Buntin and Anabelle Langlois and Cody Hay finishing sixth and eighth, respectively, a rare but not unheard of success rate for Canadian pairs.

In 1984 and 1985, the country's contingent enjoyed similar success: one medal -- gold courtesy of Barb Underhill and Paul Martini in '84, and bronze from Katerina Matousek and Lloyd Eisler in '85 -- plus top-eight finishes from their teammates.

At these worlds, Canada was the only country with three couples ranking in the top 10. Along with traditional contenders China and Russia, Canada can send three pairs to the 2009 Worlds in Los Angeles as a result.

"We had a celebration [Wednesday] night with all the Canadian teams. Everyone skated really well and we were really proud of having three in the top eight," Dube said.

Davison added, "That was awesome. One of our main goals coming here as a team, was to keep our three spots for pairs next year and we're just super happy with that; and hopefully we can build on our placements next year."

Dube and Davison's charming "Blower's Daughter" free skate program, which vaulted them ahead of the Russians, is reminiscent of Sale and Pelletier's iconic Love Story, also choreographed by Lori Nichol. Both programs showcased the magical connection between the skaters, and seamlessly wove required elements into the choreography.

Overall, the Canadians' free program performance was ranked second best of the night, behind gold medalists Aliona Savchenko and Robin Szolkowy of Germany. Outscoring both Chinese couples in the final skate, including first round leaders Dan Zhang and Hao Zhang who claimed silver, proved to Dube and Davison that their Olympic dream is on track.

Still, their fifth-best component scores did not seem to reflect the finesse with which they performed their program, although that fact did not surprise Davison.

"Our component marks are normally lower than the rest of the teams'. We're not exactly sure why but, hopefully with time, that's one of the things that starts to grow. The more of a reputation, your component marks start to raise," he explained, contrary to what officials have insisted would not be the case with the new scoring system.

Thanks to their bronze medal, Dube and Davison are expected to join the Canadian Stars on Ice tour for several of the show dates in Ontario.

The 2007 Canadian champions, seventh in the world in their previous two outings, enjoyed their first injury-free season in four years, and made the most of their training time.

"That was a big difference for us this year. I'm just so glad I didn't have anything wrong with me this year," said Dube, who has endured knee surgeries, a cracked wrist, and the infamous gash to her face 13 months ago at Four Continents.

florik2000
21st March 2008, 14:46
cred ca vor fi campioni olimpici in 2010:)

whisper
21st March 2008, 18:49
Am si eu o intrebare..nu astept neaparat raspuns:P
Daca si ea si el ar castiga si la simplu si la perechi campionatul Canadei...cum ar putea la mondiale sa patineze si la individual si la perechi?:P

rocs_a
21st March 2008, 20:31
de ce n-ar putea? ar fi intrzis prin regulament? ce tare ar fi sa fie asa cum zici tu Ade :)

whisper
21st March 2008, 20:37
Nu nu cred sa fie interzis..dar ma gandesc daca ar putea ei..din punct de vedere fizic sa sutina 4 programe/fiecare...si unele dintre cele mai solicitante probe.

whisper
5th April 2008, 19:19
Cateva poze :)

Anisia
5th April 2008, 19:54
Merci, sunt foarte frumoase:) Si ei foarte draguti.

Cristinush
5th April 2008, 21:54
Foarte foarte draguti:D frumoase palariile alea:)

Tracoromana
6th April 2008, 11:31
cred ca vor fi campioni olimpici in 2010:)

Mai multi campioni olimpici va avea Canada in 2010. Dupa cum au evoluat la dansuri si la single, au toate sansele.:ok: Foarte draguta perechea canadiana.:)

ricochet4
6th April 2008, 14:53
Jessica e tare draguta, dar intotdeauna am urat victoriile pe teren propriu. Asa cum va fi probabil la Vancouver, anul asta la Beijing, peste tot.

whisper
12th April 2008, 20:09
Un articol de la mondiale:

Dube and Davison flying high at worlds
Canadian pair tickled with outcome in Sweden



By Laurie Nealin, special to icenetwork.com
(03/20/2008) - What Jessica Dube remembers most about Jamie Sale and David Pelletier winning gold at the 2001 World Championships, is a jubilant Sale tossing a plush animal high into the air as their marks flashed on the scoreboard.

That animal -- which looked to be a pink pig -- never came back down to earth, at least not in view of the television cameras, not unlike Dube and her pairs partner Bryce Davison who were still floating Thursday, a day after unexpectedly winning bronze at the 2008 ISU World Figure Skating Championships.

"When we were on the podium, we were just so happy. We couldn't really believe it," said an elated Dube, 20, whose goal heading to Sweden had been a top-five finish.

"Even today, everyone is saying 'congratulations' and I think we're just not really realizing it yet," added Dube, speaking to icenetwork.com via telephone from Sweden.

Dube and Davison's worlds medal was the first for Canadian pairs since Sale and Pelletier landed on the podium in Vancouver seven years ago; 11 months ahead of their 2002 Olympic victory.

"Now we can go back and go at next year a little more aggressively and know that we're at the top level in the pair world," Davison, 22, said. "Now we have to look at things to stay there and, hopefully, get even higher."

"Hopefully, this [medal] is a stepping stone towards that," Davison continued, referring to their desire to duplicate Sale and Pelletier's global successes.

Sale and Pelletier have tutored Dube and Davison on-and-off for the last couple of years, and are expected to continue to share their valuable expertise with the 2010 Olympic medal hopefuls in the months leading to Vancouver.

All-in-all, it was a great week for Canada's pairs contingent in Sweden, with Meagan Duhamel and Craig Buntin and Anabelle Langlois and Cody Hay finishing sixth and eighth, respectively, a rare but not unheard of success rate for Canadian pairs.

In 1984 and 1985, the country's contingent enjoyed similar success: one medal -- gold courtesy of Barb Underhill and Paul Martini in '84, and bronze from Katerina Matousek and Lloyd Eisler in '85 -- plus top-eight finishes from their teammates.

At these worlds, Canada was the only country with three couples ranking in the top 10. Along with traditional contenders China and Russia, Canada can send three pairs to the 2009 Worlds in Los Angeles as a result.

"We had a celebration [Wednesday] night with all the Canadian teams. Everyone skated really well and we were really proud of having three in the top eight," Dube said.

Davison added, "That was awesome. One of our main goals coming here as a team, was to keep our three spots for pairs next year and we're just super happy with that; and hopefully we can build on our placements next year."

Dube and Davison's charming "Blower's Daughter" free skate program, which vaulted them ahead of the Russians, is reminiscent of Sale and Pelletier's iconic Love Story, also choreographed by Lori Nichol. Both programs showcased the magical connection between the skaters, and seamlessly wove required elements into the choreography.

Overall, the Canadians' free program performance was ranked second best of the night, behind gold medalists Aliona Savchenko and Robin Szolkowy of Germany. Outscoring both Chinese couples in the final skate, including first round leaders Dan Zhang and Hao Zhang who claimed silver, proved to Dube and Davison that their Olympic dream is on track.

Still, their fifth-best component scores did not seem to reflect the finesse with which they performed their program, although that fact did not surprise Davison.

"Our component marks are normally lower than the rest of the teams'. We're not exactly sure why but, hopefully with time, that's one of the things that starts to grow. The more of a reputation, your component marks start to raise," he explained, contrary to what officials have insisted would not be the case with the new scoring system.

Thanks to their bronze medal, Dube and Davison are expected to join the Canadian Stars on Ice tour for several of the show dates in Ontario.

The 2007 Canadian champions, seventh in the world in their previous two outings, enjoyed their first injury-free season in four years, and made the most of their training time.

"That was a big difference for us this year. I'm just so glad I didn't have anything wrong with me this year," said Dube, who has endured knee surgeries, a cracked wrist, and the infamous gash to her face 13 months ago at Four Continents.

Unfortunately, their teammates were not so lucky this season.

Buntin skated this week with the aid of painkillers to dull the ache in his injured shoulder. He will have surgery next week to repair the torn labral tendon and damaged rotator cuff.

Still, neither the drugs nor the elation of a sixth-place showing after just 10 months together with his new partner, could erase the physical pain Buntin felt at the end of their dramatic Tosca finale. Buntin figures he will not be able to do any lifts for four months after surgery, but that's okay, he said. He and Duhamel will devote that added time to working on moves that will enhance their style, to help them gel as a couple.

"I think we've got big things in front of us," Buntin optimistically told journalists in Sweden.

Choking back tears of joy, Duhamel added, "A year ago, I was watching worlds on TV and I didn't know if I'd even still be skating."

As for Langlois and Hay, after stealing the Canadian crown from Dube and Davison, Langlois had to deal with an excruciatingly painful cracked rib and kidney stones, which forced them out of ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships.

Neither of those injuries was a factor this week, Langlois said, although she told journalists Hay was suffering from a stomach ailment during their two days of competition

ricochet4
12th April 2008, 20:58
Parca am mai citit asta pe undeva.

whisper
12th April 2008, 21:27
E posibil...icenetwork.com e un site cunoscut:P
Un alt articol:


Dube and Davison feel the satisfaction
Canadian team exuberant after worlds

By Lois Elfman, special to icenetwork.com
(03/26/2008) - At the suggestion of his sports psychologist, Canadian pair skater Bryce Davison bought three little boxes at a crafts store. "I wrote simply 'first Grand Prix medal,' 'first world medal' and 'first Olympic medal.' Now I have medals to put in two of those boxes. There's only one left," said Davison, who with his partner of nearly five years, Jessica Dubé, won the bronze medal at the 2008 ISU World Figure Skating Championships in Gothenburg, Sweden.

"This medal has given me a little more confidence towards 2010," said Dubé. "Now we know that we're in the game. We have to work very hard, but we know it's possible. We're so excited the Winter Olympics are in Canada."

Having competed at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin (where they placed 10th), Dubé, 20, and Davison, 22, know the excitement of Olympic competition. The Canadian team's road to Vancouver took some quantum leaps forward with bronze, silver and gold medals at worlds. Dubé and Davison were the first to ascend the medal podium, and they loved setting the positive tone for their teammates.

"All week we were feeding off each other's enthusiasm," said Davison. "All our practices were going really well. Jess and I were feeling the whole spirit. In our first team meeting when we got there, everyone came together, and the mood was set right from the start. We never looked back.

"After the competition was done, the whole team, as well as judges and our families, got together, and we toasted the team. We all kind of looked around and we were dumbfounded by it all. A huge satisfaction. All the people from Skate Canada were expecting great things. But normally, you expect great things, and you're upset by one or two disappointments. This year no one was really upset by anything."

Davison said the conditions were excellent, and he loved the fact that the official hotel was attached to the rink. "You didn't have to worry about bus schedules or anything like that," he explained. "It really helps a competitor totally focus on the skating."

Although the pair competition was done by Wednesday, Dubé and Davison did not adventure off to nearby Denmark, preferring to stay close and cheer on their teammates. When ice dancers Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir won the free dance and the silver medal and when Jeffrey Buttle took gold in the men's, the mood was electric.

"There was an incredible energy in the building," Davison says. "At times it was tense, and no one really wanted to say anything. Then there were times where no one could say anything. It wasn't just the Canadian team; it was everyone around us. People were just completely mesmerized. That feeling was throughout the stadium. You could hear a pin drop, and then the next second when an element was done, you couldn't hear the music over the screaming. It was an incredible feeling to be there for it all."

Dubé and Davison took a very short break after returning to Canada from Gothenburg and then started practice. On the technical front, they are trying to improve their twist and work on another side-by-side triple before they begin choreographing their programs for next season.

For their 2008-09 long program, they will work with both choreographer David Wilson and former Canadian ice dance champions Marie-France Dubreuil and Patrice Lauzon. "We're so excited," Davison said. "They will bring so much to our skating." The pair hopes to work with Lori Nichol for the short program.

This spring they'll make a couple of guest appearances with Stars on Ice Canada and do some other shows before taking a serious vacation in May. "I have to say I'm looking forward to that because we're a little bit tired," said Dubé.

Then it's onto their roles as vital members of Skate Canada.

"One of our goals with the three pair teams at worlds was to keep the three pair spots, just to give more opportunity for other teams in Canada," said Davison. "We like to think of not just ourselves. [For the 2010 Winter Olympics] there will be strength in numbers. The more competitors you have in the event, the stronger your nation looks. I can't wait!"

whisper
14th April 2008, 01:39
WCh SP 2008
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7ylH6ljTRls
WCh 2008 FS
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NUrLuGM8Neg&feature=related

rocs_a
14th April 2008, 10:49
multumesc Ade!!!

florik2000
19th April 2008, 13:36
Jessica Dubé, 20, and Bryce Davison, 22, just missed winning their second consecutive Canadian pairs championship this season by a mere .15 point. But they came back strong after a disastrous fifth place in the short to qualify for Worlds and keep their season goals in sight.

"At the beginning of the season, we wanted to medal at our first two Grand Prixs," said Davison, "so we were pretty happy to win Skate America and place second at Skate Canada to qualify for the Grand Prix Final.

The team wanted to retain their national title of course, but their biggest goal was to get into the top four at Worlds.

"There's no big advantage for anyone in Sweden," noted Davison. "It's a neutral site."

The couple finished seventh at Worlds in both 2006 and 2007, and tenth at the Winter Olympic Games in 2006. They won the ISU Junior Grand Prix Final in 2004 and placed second at the World Junior Figure Skating Championships that same season. The skaters also won the Canadian junior title in 2005; a year after Dubé won the same title with former partner Samuel Tetrault. Davison, originally from Walnut Creek, California, started skating with Dubé in mid-2004.

Dubé and Davison were leading at the Four Continents Championships last season when they collided on side-by-side camel spins in the long program, opening a bloody cut across Dubé's nose and cheek that required 80 stitches. Although they missed the rest of the competition, they were back on the ice within a few weeks.

"The accident last year was just a fluke," Davison said. "We want to be aggressive, so we'll keep spinning close together. The accident just made us try to be sharper and more focused when we're spinning." "I don't even have much of a scar," Dubé added. "I can cover it easily with makeup, but I may have laser surgery after Worlds to remove the scar tissue." The skaters did, however, work with a sports psychologist and a therapist related to post traumatic stress.

Annie Barabe and Sophie Richard train the skaters with assistance from Yvars Desjardins. They usually train for three hours a day, five days a week, with another hour a day for singles practice.

"Our training is focused on the Code of Points and what we need to do to get the most points," Davison shared. "We'll probably still be adapting it for ten years, but that's the way sports evolve. I think it makes it more intelligible from a technical point of view, but it takes away from the theatrical side. It makes it challenging to match the technical and the theatrical." "If we don't have fun skating, our technical side gets worse," Dubé added.

The pair is using a throw triple loop and side-by-side triple Salchows as key elements in their short program. In the free skate, they are using a throw triple Salchow and throw triple loop, plus side-by-side triple Salchows and a double Axel-double Axel sequence.

"We may replace the throw triple Salchow with a throw triple Lutz by the end of the year," Davison noted, "but we still have to work to make it consistent. We were doing the Lutz in juniors, but it went away because it wasn't necessary to have it. Jessica, being the kind of skater she is, landed the first three we tried when we started doing it again."

"We worked mainly on our skating skills during the summer," Davison continued. "We wanted to make the lifts and throws more consistent. We added a lasso lift as our change of position lift and we hadn't done that since juniors. Then on our last star lift, we put in a new dance lift entry before it and added footwork to conform to the rules."

For the short program, the couple is using Galicia Flamenco by Gino D'Auri. Their long program is an instrumental version of The Blower's Daughter by Damien Rice. David Wilson choreographed the short and Lori Nichol did the long. Their exhibition program is to the original version of The Blower's Daughter with vocals.

"The long came from a show program that we did a few years ago after Calgary Worlds," Davison explained. "We choreographed the program ourselves in about two hours and it means a lot to us." "Every time people saw it, they said that it made them cry," Dubé said. "It was such a perfect program for us. We still do it in our original version for galas."

"They're the same programs as last year," Dubé noted. "We only did them two and a half times. Next year, we'll have two new programs. Our skating fits lots of kinds of music, but we have a kind of romantic chemistry between us on the ice. We'll be looking for something that goes towards our strengths."

Both of the skaters also continued to compete in singles competition this year. Dubé finished sixth in senior ladies, but Davison, who was 15th in 2007, did not qualify for Nationals this year. "I won't be continuing much longer," said Davison. "It takes a toll on your body. I have all the triples, but my flip is pretty ugly. And I don't have a triple Axel. I'd rather spend more time in pairs."

"I was waiting to see how well I did this year," noted Dubé, who made the international team with her sixth place showing. "Last season, I had surgery on my knees in September to repair torn cartilage on the outside of both knees. I didn't fall either time I hurt my knees. I was just skating. It can happen to you when you're just walking down the street. Normally, I can do all the triples, but I could only do two jumps well last season."

Dubé includes a triple Lutz-double toe, a double Axel-double toe, and a triple flip-double toe in her programs, but no triple-triple combinations. "The triple toe is my worst jump," she confessed.

In senior men, Davison used Dinnerman from the Thomas Crown Affair soundtrack for his short and Titan Spirit from Remember the Titans soundtrack for his long. "The long was my novice program," he explained. "I won't continue in singles after this season, so I wanted to go back to something I already knew and was comfortable with. That was my favorite long ever, so I wanted to use it for my last. I chose the short because I really liked the movie and never saw anyone skate to it." Annick Schmidt choreographed the short while Sebastien Britten did the long.

Competing in senior ladies, Dubé is skating to music from the Patch Adams soundtrack for the short and Umbrellas of Cherbourg by Michel Legrand for the long. "I watched the movie and when the song played, I really liked it," Dubé said of the short. "Bryce said it would be good for me. The long program is from the same music that Scott (Moir) and Tessa (Virtue) use for their free dance this year. Someone cut it for me to use all the parts you never hear. It's a little more dramatic than what I usually skate to. Josee Chouinard did the short program for me and David Wilson did the long."

Although they definitely plan to compete at the Olympics in Vancouver in 2010, the future past that time is undecided. "We'll see what happens in Vancouver," Davison said. "We'll only be 26 and 28 by the 2014 Olympics, but we'll see how the sport changes and make a decision after the Games. We really hope we'll be able to go professional at some point."

"After that," Davison said, "I'd like to be a skating coach and be in some kind of business." "I love biology and sciences, especially medical science," Dubé stated. "But I also like fashion and photography. I like to do candid shots of people."

Both of the skaters enjoy cooking as a diversion. Davison also enjoys playing video games and watching movies, while Dubé enjoys hanging out with friends and going to movies. They both listen to pop and rock music, but Davison also listens to a lot of alternative music.

The couple has an unusual sponsor, Cascades Paper. "They're from near my hometown (Drummondville, Quebec)," Dubé said. "They like to support young athletes and they've helped a lot of other athletes from our region."

baicea
28th April 2008, 23:03
sunt o pereche frumoasa..imi plac cei 2..sper sa le iasa la olimpiada..ar merita

Iulya
8th December 2008, 13:31
Dube, Davison's letdown in Tokyo lights fire
Sharpening their mental game now a priority

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(12/02/2008) - Rethink. Regroup. Refocus.

Instead of competing at the upcoming Grand Prix Final as they had expected, Canadian pairs duo Jessica Dubé and Bryce Davison will be concentrating on those three Rs as they turn their attention to regaining their national title next month.

Following two sub-par performances at the NHK Trophy last week which cost them a spot in the Final, the 2008 world bronze medalists will go back to the drawing board to ensure the rest of the season unfolds according to plan.

"Hopefully, we can take it as a learning experience. Rather than have it be a negative thing, turn it into a positive and use it for our future," Davison told icenetwork.com by cell-phone from Japan.

"We have to stay confident [through the program], adjust our training habits, accept errors and not let them get to us," added Davison.

Dubé and Davison won a silver and bronze medal in their Grand Prix assignments, but the quality of their performances was not up to their own high standards, particularly in Tokyo where they were plagued by serious errors in both the short and long programs.

On the up side, the triple twist lift that they introduced to their repertoire this season is improving nicely and should serve them well on the technical points side of the ledger in their bid for another world and, eventually, 2010 Olympic medal.

"Our main goal at NHK was to win and, if not win, at least make the Grand Prix Final and we didn't manage to accomplish either, so it was a little bit of a letdown," Davison said.

"As long as we take something and learn as much as we can from the competition, it will be worthwhile," he added, noting they lacked the smoothness they usually feel when competing their programs.

Shortly after completing the event, the couple had already talked with their coach about "running through their programs over and over again, so they are really comfortable."

Dubé noted that, in the past, whenever had problems in the short they had always been able to come back with a strong free skate. That didn't happen this time.

"When I think about it, I'm really sad, obviously, but I'm going to try to put it behind and learn from it and, hopefully, it will help us in the future," she said.

Dubé was impressed with the triple twist they executed off the top of the program and thought the rest was going to be great, but they seemed to lose focus on the side-by-side double Axel jump series which followed.

Davison said that focusing more on the mental aspect of their training will be important now. Realizing that even world champions have their off-days in competition, is a key lesson to learn.

"We'd really rather have that happen here at NHK than at Olympics in 2010," he chuckled.

Despite their schedule opening up now that the Grand Prix Final is off the agenda, Davison said they would not even consider allowing themselves additional holiday time in December.

"If anything, we're going to have work harder. Our expectations for worlds are still the same, for nationals it's the same. If anything, we're just going to want to do even better now. It'll light a fire underneath our derrieres and, hopefully, we'll just run with it," said Davison, who lost the 2008 Canadian crown to Anabelle Langlois and Cody Hay.

Asked for his impression of their global competitors this season, Davison said, "I know that both Chinese teams are looking really good this year. The Ukrainians are looking incredible and the Germans, as always. Everyone's looking really impressive, gearing up for next [Olympic] year.

"You can see the extra emphasis is being put in on training long programs and repetition and getting things done. This year and next year are going to be very exciting in pairs," Davison concluded.

That excitement will be evident next month at the Canadian Championships, where Langlois and Hay will attempt to defend their title despite being sidelined throughout the fall as she recovered from an ankle fracture.

Also jockeying for podium position will be Meagan Duhamel and Craig Buntin, who formed their partnership just a year-and-a-half ago. The couple gathered steam throughout the Grand Prix season, opening with a fourth-place at Skate America and finishing with a bronze medal at Trophée Eric Bompard. In Paris, they actually delivered the second-best free skate despite having to interrupt their performance after her skate blade slashed open his hand.

http://web.icenetwork.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20081202&content_id=56877&vkey=ice_news

Iulya
20th April 2009, 12:36
Figure skater Dube avoids another serious injury after major fall
http://network.nationalpost.com/np/blogs/postedsports/archive/2009/04/19/figure-skater-dube-avoids-serious-injury-after-major-fall.aspx

Tracoromana
20th April 2009, 13:19
Of Doamne, cat este de gihinionista Jessica.

whisper
20th April 2009, 22:10
Ai dreptate Flavia!
Saracuta de ea..ma bucur ca nu s-a accidentat grav.

ricochet4
21st April 2009, 04:26
Ar trebui sa poarte o casca, ca Totmianina. Chiar, cum ar fi sa fie casca obligatorie, ca la motociclism ? :D

Cristinush
21st April 2009, 16:07
Mi se pare cam bizara treaba. ori e ea prea ghinionista, ori..partenerul ei nu e good enough :o:

ricochet4
21st April 2009, 18:24
Depinde la ce te referi prin "nu e good enough" :D

Cristinush
23rd April 2009, 15:47
good enough sa o prinda si sa fie atent la miscarile ei ca sa nu se faca praf Jessica?!:D

ricochet4
23rd April 2009, 16:33
Poate are alte talente :) Oricum, am citit ca a scapat-o pentru ca Jessica l-a lovit involuntar cu cotul. Adica la hochei s-ar numi "elbowing". Adica "a cotit-o" :)

Cristinush
25th April 2009, 13:07
Poate are alte talente :) Oricum, am citit ca a scapat-o pentru ca Jessica l-a lovit involuntar cu cotul. Adica la hochei s-ar numi "elbowing". Adica "a cotit-o" :)

Aha, am inteles:cry:

Iulya
4th August 2009, 15:04
Davison puts boots to scare: Early intervention avoids blood infection
http://www.thespec.com/Sports/article/603058

irinaidu
4th August 2009, 18:01
saracii, tot numai probleme :(

whisper
4th August 2009, 19:49
OFF! Not again!
sper ca Bryce sa isi revina cat mai repede si sa aibe un sezon bun.

Iulya
17th October 2009, 00:50
TEB:
http://cache.daylife.com/imageserve/0fWSb8Y3QE3ge/610x.jpg
http://cache.daylife.com/imageserve/09eufjI8k44zA/610x.jpg

andreeas
9th November 2010, 12:11
http://www.cbc.ca/sports/figureskating/story/2010/11/08/sp-canada-davidson.html

mikeyy
10th March 2011, 22:58
Jessica si Bryce au decis sa se desparta: http://icemusings.blogspot.com/2011/03/dube-and-davison-split.html

andreeas
10th March 2011, 23:38
Off! Ce se intampla oare cu perechile din SUA si Canada? De Jessica si Bryce imi pare cel mai tare rau!:(

emiii03
11th March 2011, 00:04
ohhh sunt socata
dupa toate problemele peste care au trecut....foarte trist

Cromatic
12th March 2011, 02:37
Ia uite dom'ne, cand am vazut-o pe Jessica concurand la individual la nationalele Canadei, nu mi-a trecut nici o clipa prin minte ca ar putea avea alte planuri, m-am gandit ca nu vroia sa stea degeaba pana cand partenerul ei se reface dupa accidentare. De ce s-or fi despartit totusi? Au patinat foarte frumos la CM din 2008 cand au luat bronzul.

Mai sunt impreuna Jessica si Scott?

ice_girl
12th March 2011, 16:28
Mai sunt impreuna Jessica si Scott?
Conform Facebook da si par f fericiti impreuna:):yes:
Si mie im pare tare rau ca Jessica si Bryce s-au despartit:(:(, imi placea tare mult de ei, de la an la an sunt tot mai putine cupluri in proba de perechi:(

Tracoromana
19th April 2011, 15:06
Jersica Dube face echipa cu Sebastian Wolfe:
http://www.journalexpress.ca/Sports/Patinage/2011-04-17/article-2433179/Jessica-Dube-se-deniche-un-nouveau-partenaire-Sebastien-Wolfe/1

Tracoromana
19th April 2011, 15:19
Sebastian Wolfe (21) patinator solo:
http://www.patinageartistiquemontreal.com/Equipe%20du%20Quebec%202010/Wolfe%202010.jpg

Sebastian Wolfe cu fosta partenera Tara Hancherow:
http://www.larevue.qc.ca/CGUploadDir/images/s36artistique_u110201135816.jpg

andreeas
19th July 2011, 11:26
Bryce Davison s-a retras...:(
http://www.torontosun.com/2011/07/18/davison-skates-into-retirement

Cromatic
19th July 2011, 23:29
Da, se tot spunea pe forumuri ca Bryce s-a accidentat prea grav ca sa mai poata concura la nivel de top. Pe Jessica am urmarit-o cu noul partener si nu mi-a placut deloc ce-am vazut, oricine isi da seama de la o posta ca baiatul bajbaie in patinajul de perechi. Si nici n-am observat vreo conexiune emotionala intre ei. Dar n-am prea vazut asa ceva la Jessica nici in parteneriatul cu Bryce, am impresia ca relatia dintre ea si fostul partener nu s-a deteriorat in ultimii ani din cauza accidentarii pe care a suferit-o fata, ci mai degraba dupa ce Jessica l-a parasit pe Bryce pentru Scott Moir, in viata reala vreau sa spun. Poate ca Jessica ar trebui sa patineze cu Scott ca sa vedem ceva traire si pe chipul ei.:))

Tracoromana
20th July 2011, 18:04
Poate ca Jessica ar trebui sa patineze cu Scott ca sa vedem ceva trãire si pe chipul ei.:))

asa e, pe fata jessicai nu prea se vad trãirile; programul lor pentru olimpiada putea sa iasa foarte frumos, muzica ''the way you are'' i-ar fi ajutat, dar.......

aici e FD-ul olimpic al lui virtue/moir (superba inregistrare); m-am tot uitat pe la minutul 6.29, publicul scandeaza ''Canada'', familiile celor 2 sunt in extaz, dar pe fata jessicai aflata si ea acolo, nu stiu ce sa descifrez; cred ca putina gelozie.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m_Pc_a-WBSs

Cromatic
20th July 2011, 21:35
pe fata jessicai aflata si ea acolo, nu stiu ce sa descifrez; cred ca putina gelozie.

Hmm, n-am studiat problema. Poate ca pur si simplu asa e ea, nu se poate exterioriza.

Acum catva timp, am dat peste un site unde persoana care l-a deschis incearca sa convinga cititorii ca Jessica e doar un paravan pentru Scott care a fost intotdeauna iubitul Tessei Virtue si ca el si Tessa mint cu nerusinare cand spun ca nu au o relatie si in afara ghetii. O fi persoana care a scris pe site chiar Jessica?:))

Pe de alta parte, despre Tessa s-a spus ca are o relatie cu David Pelletier, cineva sustine ca i-a vazut cu ochii dumisale impreuna la Paris. Iar altcineva zice ca Tessa a fost si iubita lui Fedor Andreev o perioada, care Fedor Andreev a fost inainte iubitul lui Tanith Belbin. Chestia cu Fedor o cred fiindca rusilor simpatici care se respecta nu le scapa nici o fata frumoasa din raza lor de actiune.:))

Incredibila calitate a videoclipurilor de la Vancouver, intr-adevar.:yes: