Wednesday, October 24, 2012
Yankee Polka, Swirling Skirts, Men in Black Pants, and Grecian Draping...
Top Three Ice Dance: (left to right) Silver medalists Ekaterina Bobrova & Dmitri Soloviev of Russia, gold medalists Meryl Davis & Charlie White of the USA, and bronze medalists Kaitlyn Weaver & Andrew Poje of Canada show off their medals in the awards ceremony during the Hilton HHonors Skate America 2012 competition at the ShoWare Center on October 21, 2012 in Kent, Washington
Rounding out my "Nick Figure Skating Costume Minute" Recap on the costumes of this past weekend's 2012 Hilton HHonors Skate America competition---now, it's time for the Ice Dancers. In case you missed my last two postings on the subject, you can click HERE on my thoughts on the PAIRS and MEN'S and HERE for the LADIES. Now, for a little background (to those not "in the know"), there are two parts to the Ice Dancing Competition--the first being a Short Dance whose theme is chosen by the ISU/International Skating Union--the theme this year is "Yankee Polka" (Umm, OK, I guess!). And the second part of their Ice Dancing Competition is the Free Dance where they are allowed to chose music and theme but still do many required elements.
So, let's discuss the Ice Dancers--and their costumes: