Tag Archives: Skate America

Kaitlyn Weaver Andrew Poje

20 Dec

Kaitlyn Weaver and Andrew Poje, Canadian ice dancers.

Kaitlyn Weaver born April 12, 1989 in Houston, TX is an American-Canadian ice dancer who represents Canada internationally. Kaitlyn Weaver became a Canadian citizen on June 22, 2009. Andrew Poje born February 25, 1987 in Kitchener, Ontario is a Canadian ice dancer.

Together Kaitlyn Weaver and Andrew Pojeare a six time Canadian senior medalist, won the bronze medal at the 2007 Junior World championship and are the 2010 Four continent champions.  Unfortunately Kaitlyn Weaver injured her ankle in mid December 2012 and now are unable to compete in the 2013 Canadian Championships.

Kaitlyn Weaver and Andrew Poje had big plans for the 2012/2013 season. They had Allison Holker on board to take them into a new direction and a more contemporary dance style. Starting the season of nice with a win at the Ondrej Nepela Memorial and bronze at the Skate America and the Cup of China.

Music choices for Kaitlyn Weaver and Andrew Poje

Short dance

The Sound of Music by Rodgers & Hammerstein:

Waltz: Edelweiss

Polka: Do Re Mi

Waltz: Favorite Things

Polka: Do Re Mi

Free dance

Humanity in Motion by Nathan Lanier

Wishing Kaitlyn a fast recovery from the surgery  and hope to see much more in the near future from Kaitlyn Weaver and Andrew Poje.

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Meryl Davis Charlie White

20 Dec

Meryl Davis and Charlie White, Americas strongest ice dancing couple ever. World champions, Olympic Silver, Grand Prix Gold and many more wins.

Meryl Davis born on January 1, 1987 and Charlie White born October 24, 1987, they teamed up at the tender age of 10 and are the longest lasting ice dance team in the USA. Becoming the first American ice dancing couple to secure the World championship title.

 

Meryl Davis and Charlie White’s 2012-2013 season music selection:

Short dance: Music from Giselle by Adolphe Adam

Free dance: Music from Notre-Dame de Paris by Riccardo Cocciante and Luc Plamondon

 

Meryl Davis and Charlie White’s 2012/2013 Season results:

2012 Grand Prix Final – 1st

2012 NHK Trophy – 1st

2012 Skate America – 1st

 

Wishing Meryl Davis and Charlie White and wonderful 2012 / 2013 season.

 

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Skate America

18 Dec

The 2012 Skate America competition were held in Kent, Washington.

 

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The winners of the 2012 Skate America competition are:

 

Skate Americas Mens medals:

Gold                      Takahiho Kozuka              Japan

Silver                     Yuzuru Hanyu                  Japan

Bronze                 Tatsuki Machida                Japan

 

Skate Americas ladies medals:

Gold                      Ashley Wagner                   USA

Silver                     Christina Gao                     USA

Bronze                  Adelina Sotnikova           Russia

 

 

Skate Americas Pairs medals:

Gold                      Tatiana Volosozhar/Maxim Tranov           Russia

Silver                     Pang Dan/Tong Jian                                         China

Bronze                  Caydee Denney/John Coughlin                    USA

 

 

Skate Americas Ice dancing medals:

Gold                      Meryl Davis/Charlie White                                USA

Silver                     Ekaterina Bobrova/Dimitri Soloviev          Russia

Bronze                  Kaitlyn Weaver/Andrew Poje                         Canada

 

 

Skate America is an international, senior-level figure skating competition held as part of the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating series. It is organized by the United States Figure Skating Association. The location changes yearly. Medals are awarded in four disciplines: men’s singles, ladies singles, pair skating, and ice dancing.