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Sonya Klopfer

Sonya Klopfer (married name: Dunfield, born December 26, 1934) is an American former competitive figure skater and coach. She is a two-time World medalist (bronze in 1951, silver in 1952) and the 1951 U.S. national champion.

Hedy Stenuf

Hedy Stenuf (July 18, 1922 – November 7, 2010) was an Austrian figure skater who later competed for France and the United States.
Stenuf first became known in the United States when she accompanied the Austrian champion Karl Schäfer on an exhibition tour in North America in 1934, when she was only 11 years old. The following season, the World Figure Skating Championships were held in Vienna, Stenuf’s home town, and the young skater was considered a strong challenger to reigning champion Sonja Henie.
At the 1936 Winter Olympic she finished sixth in the singles competition.
Later in 1936 and 1937, Stenuf switched to competing for France, and then in 1938, to the United States. She won bronze and silver medals at the World Championships in 1938 and 1939, respectively. In addition to her accomplishments in single skating, she won the silver medal in pair skating with partner Skippy Baxter at the 1940 U.S. Figure Skating Championships. Her married name was Mrs. Hedy Stenuf Byran.

Ryan Bradley

Ryan Scott Bradley (born November 17, 1983 in Saint Joseph, Missouri) is an American figure skater. He is the 2008 Skate Canada International silver medalist, the 2009 Skate America bronze medalist, the 2011 U.S. national champion, and a three-time U.S. Collegiate champion.

Jenna Arrowsmith

Jenna Arrowsmith (born 5 May 1980 in Edinburgh) is a British former competitive figure skater in ladies’ singles. She is a three-time British national champion and finished 24th at the 1995 World Championships. She was coached by Lesley Norfolk-Pearce at the Swindon Ice Figure Club.

John Zimmerman (figure skater)

John Luther Zimmerman IV (born November 26, 1973) is an American professional pair skater and coach. With skating partner Kyoko Ina, he is the 2002 World bronze medalist and a three-time U.S. national champion. They also competed at the 2002 Olympics.

Jason Briggs

Jason Briggs (born 21 November 1971 in Sutton-in-Ashfield) was a British pair skater. With partner Kathryn Pritchard, he won the bronze medal at the 1992 British Figure Skating Championships and finished 17th at the 1992 Winter Olympics. He later teamed with Dana Mednick and won the 1994 national title. The pair finished 17th at the European Figure Skating Championships that year but was unable to compete in the 1994 Winter Olympics due to Mednick’s citizenship issues.

Karol Kennedy

Karol Estelle Kennedy Kucher (February 14, 1932 in Shelton, Washington – June 25, 2004 in Seattle, Washington) was an American pair skater. With her brother, Peter, she won five U.S. Championship titles from 1948 to 1952. Known as “The Kennedy Kids,” they won the World Championship in 1950, and the silver medal in the 1952 Winter Olympics.

Debi Thomas

Debra Janine Thomas (born March 25, 1967) is an American former figure skater and physician. She is the 1986 World champion, the 1988 Olympic bronze medalist, and a two-time U.S. national champion. Her rivalry with East Germany’s Katarina Witt at the 1988 Calgary Olympics was known as the Battle of the Carmens.

Todd Sand

Todd Sand (born October 30, 1963) is an American pairs skater. With partner and wife Jenni Meno, he is the 1998 World silver medalist, 1995–96 World bronze medalist, and three-time U.S. national champion (1994–96). With previous partner Natasha Kuchiki, he is the 1991 World bronze medalist.

Patricia Neske

Patricia Neske (born 19 October 1966) is an American-born former competitive figure skater with dual US/German citizenship. She represented Germany at the 1992 Winter Olympics, finishing 13th. She won a bronze medal at the European Championships in 1989 and 1992, and is the 1990 German national champion. She also competed at five Word Championships, with her best result being a fourth place finish in 1989.

Alissa Czisny

Alissa Czisny (born June 25, 1987) is an American former competitive figure skater. She is the 2010 Grand Prix Final champion, a two-time Skate Canada champion (2005, 2010), the 2011 Skate America champion, and a two-time U.S. national champion (2009, 2011).

Peggy Fleming

Peggy Gail Fleming (born July 27, 1948) is an American former figure skater. She is the 1968 Olympic Champion in Ladies’ singles and a three-time World Champion (1966–1968). Fleming has been a television commentator in figure skating for over 20 years, including several Winter Olympic Games.

Andrew McCrary

Andrew McCrary, né le 20 janvier 1986 à Cleveland, dans l’Ohio (USA), est danseur-sur-glace. Il patine pour la fédération suisse avec Solène Pásztory, de Genève, Suisse. Les deux patineurs s’entraînent à Lyon, France.

Candice Towler-Green

Candice Towler-Green (born 11 May 1984 in Lambeth, London) is an English ice dancer. With partner James Phillipson, she is the 2001 and 2002 British junior national champion. They placed 22nd at the 2002 World Junior Championships and 19th at the 2003 Junior Worlds. They placed 9th at the 2003 European Youth Olympic Festival. They placed 5th at the 2004 Nebelhorn Trophy.

Peter Kennedy (figure skater)

Michael Edward “Peter” Kennedy III (born September 4, 1927 in Olympia, Washington) is an American pair skater. Although named Michael, he was nicknamed Peter as a child, and has been credited in competition by both names. With his sister, Karol, he won five U.S. Championship titles from 1948–1952. Known as “The Kennedy Kids,” they won the World Championship in 1950, and the silver medal in the 1952 Winter Olympics.

Paul Askham

Paul Askham (born 26 October 1962) is an English former competitive ice dancer. With partner Sharon Jones, he is the 1985–1988 British national champion. They represented Great Britain at the 1988 Winter Olympics, where they placed 13th.
They later went on to perform as principal skaters with Holiday on Ice, and also became the World Professional ice dance champions in Jaca.
Askham works as a coach in Seattle, where he is also the director of Theatre on Ice.

Ronald Ludington

Ronald Ludington (born September 4, 1934) is an American figure skating coach and former pair skater. With Nancy Rouillard Ludington, he is the 1960 Olympic bronze medalist, 1959 World bronze medalist, and a four-time U.S. national champion.

Dudley Richards

Dudley “Dud” Shaw Richards (February 4, 1932 – February 15, 1961) was an American figure skater who competed in men’s singles and pairs. In singles, he won the bronze medal at the 1953 United States Figure Skating Championships and finished sixth at that year’s World Figure Skating Championships. In pairs, he once skated with future Olympic gold medalist Tenley Albright, before later teaming up with Maribel Owen. After winning the bronze medal at Nationals in 1958 and 1959, the pair captured the silver in 1960 and finished tenth at that year’s Winter Olympic Games. In 1961, Owen and Richards won the gold medal at the U.S. Championships and finished second at the North American Figure Skating Championships.

Herbert Clarke

Herbert James Clarke (10 April 1879 – 5 September 1956) was a British figure skater who competed in the 1924 Winter Olympics.

John Carrell (figure skater)

John Carrell was an American ice dancer. With partner Lorna Dyer, he was the 1967 U.S. national champion. They were the 1967 World silver medalists and 1965-1966 World bronze medalists.
Carrell died of AIDS.

Madge Syers

Florence Madeline “Madge” Syers (née Cave, 16 September 1881 – 9 September 1917) was a British figure skater. She became the first woman to compete at the World Figure Skating Championships in 1902 by entering what was previously an all-male event and won the silver medal, which prompted the International Skating Union (ISU) to create a separate ladies’ championship. Syers was the winner of the first two ladies’ events in 1906 and 1907, and went on to become the Olympic champion at the 1908 Summer Olympics, the first Olympic Games to include figure skating. She also competed as a pairs skater with her husband Edgar Syers, winning the bronze medal at the 1908 Olympics.

Maxine Marie Bautista

Maxine Marie Bautista (born 3 June 2001) is an American figure skater. She represents the DuPage Figure Skating Club in suburban Chicago. Her primary coach is Alex Ouriashev.

Jackson Haines

Jackson Haines (1840–1875) was an American ballet dancer and figure skater who is regarded as the father of modern figure skating.

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