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Chen leads Grand Prix Finals after Hanyu makes costly mistake

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Hanyu started well ...., but landed heavily on a quad toeloop 

I don't follow skating, so I'm not good with the jargon...does "landed heavily" mean "fell on his arse"?

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Hanyu started well ...., but landed heavily on a quad toeloop 

I don't follow skating, so I'm not good with the jargon...does "landed heavily" mean "fell on his arse"?

Not necessarily. In the way it's used in the article, it's most likely that he didn't get as much 'air' as he normally does, so that while he completed the four rotations of the first jump, he was thrown off balance by how 'hard' he landed, and was therefore out of position to continue seamlessly into the second jump of the combination and never attempted it in order to avoid a fall.

The problem is, there are requirements for skating programs, and one of them is a jump combination. If his only planned combo of the short program was that last jump pass, he didn't complete one of the program requirements, and hence dropped a lot of points because of it.

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I love to watch figure skating

And what time does it start this weekend?on our network like NBC or ABC..we do not have CBC..I thank u .

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Well, I hope it didn't spoil his evening.

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