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Florent Amodio

21 Dec

Florent Amodio the French national skating champion started his season with a 4th place at the Skate Canada competition. Florent Amodio was born May 12, 1990 whom holds the French and Brazilian citizenships. Florent Amodio competed at the 2012 European Championships and won the bronze medal. At the World Championships in his home country, France he finished with a 5th place. Due to the two good placements, Brian Joubert’s 4th place and Florent Amodio 5th place, France now has three spots in the men’s competition for 2013 World Figure Skating Championships.

Music selection from Florent Amodio for the 2012 / 2013 skating season:

Short program:

farrucas by Pepe Romero

Free skating:

Jumpin’ Jack by Sebastien Damiani

Broken Sorrow by Nuttin’ But Stringz

To Build a Home by Cinematic Orchestra

In 2011 Florent Amodio became the European figure skating champion, he is a two-time French national figure skating champion and the 2008 Junior Grand Prix Final Champion. Florent Amodio continued working with Morozov, as well as Dumont whenever he was in France. He also worked with Alexei Yagudin on quad toes in the U.S. Winning the 2011 French Masters event in October. In the 2011–12 Grand Prix season, Amodio finished 9th at his first event, the 2011 Skate America. He said it was a turning point for him and he was glad it happened. He was fifth at 2011 Trophee Eric Bompard and announced that he would return to training with former coach Bernard Glesser when he was in France, and spent the time after the Grand Prix Series reworking his programs. In December, Amodio competed at the 2012 French Championships with a new short program to music from the film Tears of the Sun and a reworked free program. He placed 2nd after injuring his back during the free program.

Wishing Florent Amodio a wonderful and successful 2012/2013 skating season.