Olympic Silver 2010 & 3x World Champion

Mao Asada

Mao Asada was born in Nagoya, Aichi, and started figure skating at the age of five. Originally she was studying classical ballet from the age of three ...

Olympic Bronze 2010 & World Champion 2010


Daisuke Takahashi was born in Kurashiki, Okayama Prefecture, and began figure skating when he was eight years old.

Olympic Champion 2010


Evan Lysacek was born in Chicago, Illinois, and began skating at the age of eight. His grandmother has a keen interest in ice skating and bought Evan his first pair of ice skates for Christmas.

World Champions 2014 & Olympic Bronze 2010


Aliona Savchenko was born in Obukhiv, near Kiev, and began skating at the age of five where she practiced with her father on a lake.

Olympic Bronze 2010


Joannie Rochette was born in Montreal, Quebec, and started skating at the age of two when her mother took her to the ice rink.

2x Finnish National Champion


Laura Lepisto was born in Espoo, Finland, and started skating at the age of four. As well as skating, Lepisto is also completing higher education at Aalto University School of Economics in Helsinki.

8x British National Champion


Steven Cousins was born in Chester, England, and began skating at the age of six. He originally wanted to learn to play the guitar but his older brother wanted to skate so that’s what he ended up doing.

Olympic Champion 2010 & 2x World Champion


Yuna Kim was born in Bucheon, Gyeonggi, and began skating at the age of seven. Kim showed signs of potential from the start and her coach at the time encouraged her parents to continue with her training.

European Champion 2011


Sarah Meier was born in Bülach, Zurich, and first started skating at the age of two. She enjoyed being on the ice so much that her mother enrolled her in children’s courses at four years old.

U.S. National Champion 2011


Ryan Bradley was born in Saint Joseph, Missouri, and began skating at the age of two.

Canadian National Champion 2012


Amélie Lacoste was born in Montreal, Quebec, and began skating at the age of five. In her early career she won the novice national title in 2003 and the junior national title in 2005.

National Champ


Taras Rajec has won the 2012 Slovak National Championship and the Grand Prix SNP.


Silete Yretha was born in Melun, Seine-et-Marne, and began skating at the age of six.

U.S. National Champion 2016


Adam Rippon was born in Scranton, Pennsylvania. He first started skating at the age of ten because his mother took him to the local ice rink.

Australian National Champion 2010


Cheltzie Lee was born in Campbelltown, New South Wales, and began skating at the age of five.

5x German National Champion


Peter Liebers was born in Berlin, Germany, and started skating at the age of six.


Min-Jeong Kwak was born in Seoul, South Korea, and started skating at the age of five.


Justin Frederick Ly represents San Diego Figure Skating Club and Salt Lake Figure Skating Club. So far in his figure skating career he has won the Golden West Championships.

3x Swedish National Champion


Alexander Majorov was born in St Petersburg, Russia, but emmigrated to Sweden when he was one year old.


Emmanuel Savary has been skating from a young age, and at the age of seven he qualified for the Junior Nationals.

U.S. National Champion 2012, 2013 & 2015


Ashley Wagner was born on a US army base in Heidelberg, Germany, and began skating at the age of five.

Olympic Champion 2014 & World Champion 2014

Yuzuru Hanyu

Hanyu was born in Sendai, Miyagi, Japan, and began skating at the age of four.

Four Continents Champion 2014

Takahito Mura

Takahito Mura was born in Matsudo City, Japan, and began skating at the age of three.

Olympic Bronze 2014


Denis Ten was born in Almaty, Kazakhstan and began skating at the age of five.

Olympic Champion 2014

Adelina Sotnikova

Adelina Sotnikova was born in Moscow, Russia. She began skating at the age of four at an ice rink near her home

Dominic Barter

Dominic started skating from eight years old and is one of John Wilson’s sponsored skaters.

U.S. National Champion 2014, 2016

Gracie Gold

Gracie Gold was born in Springfield, Illinois and began skating when she was eight. She started training with a professional from the age of 13.

World Silver 2014


Yulia Lipnitskaya was born in Yekaterinburg, Russia. She began skating at the age of four.

Olympic Champions 2014

Maxim Trankov and Tatiana Volsozhar

Maxim and Tatiana began skating at the age of four. They first started skating together in 2010.

Four Continents Champion 2015

Polina Edmunds

Polina is from San Jose in California and first began skating at only 20 months old.

Olympic Silver 2014

Ksenia Stolbova & Fedor Klimov

Ksenia and Fedor both hail from Saint Petersburg, Russia. They began skating at the ages of four and five.

U.S. Championships Bronze 2014

Mirai Nagasu

Mirai was born in Montebello, California, and began skating at the age of five

4x U.S. National Champion

Jeremy Abbott

Jeremy Abbott was born in Aspen, Colarado and started skating at the age of two.

World Bronze 2015 & Russian National Champion 2015

Elena Radionova

Elena Radionova was born in Moscow in 1999 and was introduced to skating by her father when she was aged just 3 to align her clubfoot.

World Champion 2006

Kimmie Meissner

Kimmie Meissner started skating aged six after being inspired by watching her older brothers playing ice hockey.

U.S. National Champion 2012

John Coughlin

John Coughlin is an American pairs figure skater. Born in Kansas City, Missouri, he began skating aged 5 and spent most of his junior career skating with Bridget Namiotka where he saw his first U.S. medal, winning silver in the U.S. National Championships.

U.S. Championship Bronze 2015

Joshua Farris

Joshua Farris was born in Renton, Washington in 1995 and began skating aged five after his mum took him for his birthday.

World Junior Champion 2015

Shoma Uno

Shoma Uno was born in Nagoya, Japan in 1997 and began skating when he was five years old.

Tom Zakrajsek

Tom Zakrajsek – better known as Coach Tom Z – is a world-renowned figure skating coach and former competitive athlete.

U.S. Junior National Champion 2013, 2014

Nathan Chen

Nathan Chen was born in Salt Lake City, Utah in 1999. He began figure skating when he was three years old and entered his first competition when he was only four.

U.S. National Champions 2015

Alexa Scimeca and Chris Knierim

Pairs skaters Alexa Scimeca and Chris Knierim have been skating together since April 2012.

World Silver 2015

Satoko Miyahara

Satoko Miyahara was born in Kyoto, Japan in 1998. She began skating aged five when her family moved to Houston, Texas.

4x French National Champions

Vanessa James and Morgan Ciprés

Vanessa James was born in Ontario, Canada. Inspired by watching the 1998 Winter Olympics on TV, she began figure skating aged 10. Morgan Ciprès, born in Melun, France, began skating aged four.

U.S. Classic Bronze Medallist 2015

Angela Wang

Angela Wang began skating aged five, just after the 2002 Winter Olympics were held in her hometown of Salt Lake City, Utah.

Junior World Champion 2014

Evgenia Medvedeva

Evgenia Medvedeva was born in Moscow in 1999 and began skating at the age of three. Trained by various coaches, in 2008 she moved to work with renowned coach Eteri Tutberidze at the Olympic Reserve Sports School, also in Moscow.

Russian Silver Medallists 2014

Evgenia Tarasova & Vladamir Morozov

Evgenia Tarasova & Vladamir Morozov first began skating together in 2012. Having both skated as singles and then as pairs with other partners, Nina Mozer, whose group they both trained in, suggested they skate together. Stanislav Morozov initially coached the pair before they switched to work with their current coach, Andrei Hekalo.

Four Continents Bronze 2015

Yan Han

Yan Han was born in 1996 in Harbin, China and started skating at the age of five. In 2012 he moved to Bejing to train under Shuguang Jai, making his junior international debut during the 2009-2010 season.

U.S. National Champions 2016

Tarah Kayne & Daniel O'Shea

Tarah Kayne was born on 28 Apri, 1993 in Fort Meyers, Florida. Daniel O'Shea was born 13 February, 1991 in Pontiac, Michigan. The duo first teamed up in April 2012.