Saturday, February 27, 2010

How To Understand the Olympic Figure Skating Scoring System

By Siesta-friendly

Caught up in the Olympic spirit once again; in particular, figure skating.  If you have wondered about the new figure skating scoring system then here's a short video to give you an idea -

Experts say this system takes out the artistry in the performance as every skill is point-based such that skaters would only think about points whenever they move on the ice.  Think they forgot to send a memo to Kim Yu Na who won gold hands down with technical skill and artistry to boot.


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