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Artistry Asian Stars On Ice 2016 – 安麗雅芝亞洲冰上盛典

And….that’s a wrap! Artistry Asia Stars On Ice 2016 was AMAZING! Thank you to everyone who played a part in organizing the event, to all the people who took the time to come watch, to all the skaters for a memorable time, and especially to kana Muramoto and Chris Reed for the lovely choreography! I’m so glad I got the chance to participate and hopefully I’ll be coming back next year! THANK YOU!!!

My “Slumdog Millionaire” Short Program

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Looking Back at 2014 – and Looking Ahead to 2015

Last year didn’t quite go the way I hoped, but I gained a lot of valuable experience both as an athlete and as a person.  I feel that now is the time to embrace new ideas and look for opportunities, even if that means going back to the roots.  At any rate, I am still proud of what I managed to accomplish last season, and I am determined to keep building upon my previous successes, no matter how small.

I hope you’ll enjoy these videos, which are the culmination of all my hard work throughout 2014.

And, as a bonus, here is a little sneak peek at what’s in store for 2015!

P.S. For more update on my very interesting life, follow me on Twitter at: @theskatingcat

Happy Holidays!

Happy December, everybody!

Now that Sectionals is over, it`s time to gear up for Nationals. Greensboro, here I come!

2015 Sectional Podium

Before that, though, I`ll be spreading the Christmas spirit at All Year FSC`s 2014 Winter Recital. Please come and join me and all the other All Year skaters for a night of winter skating fun! Click on the picture below for details.

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2014 Challenge Cup

2014 Challenge Cup

Nine U.S. athletes to compete at the junior and senior levels at 2014 Challenge Cup March 6-9, in The Hague, Netherlands.

Ladies
Elena Taylor and Amy Lin will make their international debuts in the junior ladies event. Taylor and Lin finished fifth and sixth, respectively, at the junior level at the 2014 Prudential U.S. Figure Skating Championships.

Men
Douglas Razzano finished sixth at the 2014 U.S. Championships. He is Team USA’s only senior competitor in The Hague. Competing at the junior level are Chase Belmontes and Kevin Shum, who finished fourth and sixth, respectively, at the U.S. Championships. Both are making their international debuts at this event.

Pairs
Aya Takai and Brian Johnson finished seventh as juniors at the 2014 U.S. Championships. Should they make the minimum technical scores (SP 20.00; FS 30.00) required by the ISU to compete in championship events, the team will then compete next weekend at the 2014 World Junior Championships in Sofia, Bulgaria. Chelsea Liu and Devin Perini were originally selected to the World Junior Team but will not compete due to a Perini injury. Jessica Lee and Robert Hennings are the 2014 U.S. novice bronze medalists.

2014 Pacific Coast Sectional Figure Skating Championships

Top four Junior Ladies finishers qualified for the 2014 Prudential U.S. Figure Skating Championships in Boston

The Junior Ladies Medalist (R-L): Elizabeth Nguyen (Bronze), Amy Lin (Gold), Tyler Pierce (Silver), Xylina Rusit (Pewter).

Junior Ladies Free Skate – Carmen Suite

Results

2014 Central Pacific Regional Championships

Junior Ladies Short Program – Vortex

Results

Gambill’s pupils young but talented

by Jim Alexander, for The Press-Enterprise
 
From left, Shotoro Omori, Tyler Pierce, Amy Lin, Vincent Zhou. (Staff photo: Stan Lim)

From left, Shotoro Omori, Tyler Pierce, Amy Lin, Vincent Zhou. (Staff photo: Stan Lim)

RIVERSIDE — Tammy Gambill has coached figure skating champions before. But weeks like the one she and her skaters spent in Omaha, for the U.S. Figure Skating Championships Jan. 21-27, are the types from which spring daydreams of Olympic medal podiums.

It can’t be helped.

“For some of them, it’s very realistic,” Gambill said. “It’s just a matter of time.”

Tammy Gambill (center), with the 10 skaters she took to the recent U.S. National Figure Skating Championships. Back: Sean Rabbitt, Philip Warren, Shotaro Omori, Richard Dornbush. Middle row: Tyler Pierce, Elizabeth Nguyen, Vincent Zhou, Amy Lin. Front row: Ai Setoyama, Caitlin Nguyen. (Staff photo: Stan Lim)

Tammy Gambill (center), with the 10 skaters she took to the recent U.S. National Figure Skating Championships. Back: Sean Rabbitt, Philip Warren, Shotaro Omori, Richard Dornbush. Middle row: Tyler Pierce, Elizabeth Nguyen, Vincent Zhou, Amy Lin. Front row: Ai Setoyama, Caitlin Nguyen. (Staff photo: Stan Lim)

Amy Lin – 2013 US Figure Skating Championships Novice Ladies Free Skate

Amy Lin – 2013 US Figure Skating Championships Novice Ladies Short Program