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Re: Coldplay - Everglow
« Reply #1 on: June 05, 2017, 08:28:46 PM »
And it's mostly edges! No flashy jumps or spins, or even extremely difficult footwork, but a beautiful performance nonetheless.

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Re: Coldplay - Everglow
« Reply #2 on: June 06, 2017, 05:07:07 AM »
Wow, that was absolutely gorgeous. 

And like Sampaugita says- without any doubles or spins.  Cool to see the effect of deleting the partner out of the video.  Some of her "solo" moves took me back to some beautiful Ang Lee films!

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Re: Coldplay - Everglow
« Reply #3 on: June 07, 2017, 11:22:11 AM »
Who is the skater?  I didn't have time to watch it all the way through to see the credits - will check it out later!

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Re: Coldplay - Everglow
« Reply #4 on: June 07, 2017, 12:09:59 PM »
They were German Olympic Ice Dance team Tanja Klobe and Stefano Caruso. It's a beautiful piece.

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Re: Coldplay - Everglow
« Reply #5 on: June 07, 2017, 12:12:40 PM »
That's stunning skating, and shows how learning just edges and moves can make up for flashy jumps and spins.

Personally, I liked the first half best, and thought the second half with imaginary partner was a bit gimmicky. Nicely done though.

But overall - WOW!

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Re: Coldplay - Everglow
« Reply #6 on: June 07, 2017, 03:17:42 PM »
I've watched it about 4 times and it gets better every time.  The "making of" video is cool, too: https://vimeo.com/208123853

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Re: Coldplay - Everglow
« Reply #7 on: June 07, 2017, 03:55:04 PM »
From the "making" video, I see that the partner is there even in the first half. That fooled me, except for about halfway through in a far shot when she did a turn that floated more than you'd expect.

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Re: Coldplay - Everglow
« Reply #8 on: June 07, 2017, 07:13:22 PM »
From the "making" video, I see that the partner is there even in the first half. That fooled me, except for about halfway through in a far shot when she did a turn that floated more than you'd expect.


I thought the split-lunge looked odd but I didn't realize there was an invisible partner until the second half.


The "making of" video is cool, too: https://vimeo.com/208123853

Thank you!  The side-by-side is so cool! 

I thought the trees were CGI - having skated at some rink with an oasis in the middle, I can testify that's it difficult to focus on skating rather than the upcoming wall, lol. 

Wonder why they didn't have the male skater wear green boot covers?  I expected him to be covered, head-to-toe.
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Re: Coldplay - Everglow
« Reply #9 on: June 07, 2017, 10:30:03 PM »
So that explains why here attitude position was so high! Someone was actually holding her leg haha!

Really embarrassing to admit, but I thought she was on a harness during the second half and was faking the hand holds. The editing was brilliant -- even the shadows were removed.