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Poll Results 2

Updated on September 7, 2014
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Some of Poll Results

These polls give an insight to how people view the current ladies figure skating. It is noted that the final poll shows almost unanimity in favor of Kim compared to other legends.

Who do you think is the most reponsible for Sochi Scandal?

  • 36% Ottavio Cinquanta
  • 42% The ISU as an organization
  • 8% Pro-Russian judges
  • 11% Putin
  • 4% Russian Figure Skating Federation

598 people have voted in this poll.


What is the best solution to Sochi Scandal?

  • 19% Removal of Cinquanta
  • 67% Reversal of Sochi result
  • 9% Boycott to all ISU events
  • 5% A new judging system

602 people have voted in this poll.

What is the most important in the sport competition?

  • 1% National prestige
  • 98% Ideal and fairness of the sport
  • 0% Winning
  • 1% Popularity

530 people have voted in this poll.

If five legends were born in the same birth day of Yuna Kim, and trained in today's environment and competed together, who do you think would win?

  • 0% Sonja Henie
  • 0% Peggy Fleming
  • 0% Janet Lynn
  • 0% Dorothy Hamill
  • 99% Yuna Kim

1682 people have voted in this poll.

Elaine Zayak in 1984

These polls show how people view Sotnikova's Olympic performances. Personally though, I think 2013 Worlds was better than 2014 Olympics in comparison based on the clips.

Which of the two programs by Sotnikova do you think was better performed ?

  • 12% Sotnikova's 2013 program is better than 2014.
  • 2% Sotnikova's 2014 program is better than 2013.
  • 86% Both show no difference.

593 people have voted in this poll.

What in Sotnikova's skating do you think is the most deficient in comaprison with other veteran skaters?

  • 79% Jump quality and executional skills
  • 4% Speed and bodily freedom
  • 6% Flow and balance
  • 11% Artistic expressiveness

957 people have voted in this poll. Go back and vote

How do you score Sotnikova's free?

  • 78% 120-125
  • 17% 125-130
  • 5% 130-135
  • 1% 135-140

1102 people have voted in this poll.

What feature in Kim's skating do you think most sets her apart from others?

  • 53% Quality of jumps
  • 18% Flow and executional skills
  • 11% Speed and bodily freedom
  • 18% Artistic expressiveness

1105 people have voted in this poll.

Midori Ito in 1988

A few more results are here.

Which feature in Ito's jump do you think is better than Kim's?

  • 82% Power and height
  • 6% Easiness and connection
  • 4% Speed
  • 8% Accuracy and Flow

476 people have voted in this poll. Go back and vote

What do you think is the greatest strength in Ito's skating?

  • 75% Jump height and consistency
  • 13% Flow and executional skills
  • 0% Speed and power
  • 13% Artistic presentation

8 people have voted in this poll. Go back and vote

Which in Kim's jump do you think is better than Ito's?

  • 21% Precision and easiness
  • 36% Speed and distance
  • 24% Accuracy and flow
  • 19% Contextual lines and air position

743 people have voted in this poll. Go back and vote

Appedix

Although I laid out a definition of figure skating jumper above, you are still welcomed to defer.

Now in your definition of jumper, answer the question below.

Who do you think is a better jumper between Midori Ito and Yuna Kim according to your own definition of jumper?

  • 1% Midori Ito, because her jumps are more powerful and high
  • 0% Midori Ito because she demonstrates more control than Kim
  • 81% Yuna Kim, because her jumps are more precise and masterful
  • 18% Yuna Kim because her jumps are more adequately controlled than Ito's

784 people have voted in this poll. Go back and vote

What do you think is the weakest element in Ito's skating?

  • 38% Lack of flexibility
  • 13% Inability to create lines and extensions
  • 0% Balance and flow
  • 50% Astistic expressiveness

8 people have voted in this poll. Go back and vote

Your Expertise to Flaunt

Who do you think is better if the two skaters produce programs of virtually equal quality?

  • 17% Midori Ito, because her jump height, speed and power are better.
  • 50% Elaine Zayak, because she is good both jump and lines and extensions
  • 33% Midori Ito, because speed and stability are superior
  • 0% Elaine Zayak because her way of skating is close to the defintion of ladies figure skating

6 people have voted in this poll. Go back and vote

Who do you think is a better jumper?

  • 22% Elaine Zayak
  • 78% Midori Ito

9 people have voted in this poll. Go back and vote

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