Team USA 2020-2021 – International Figure Skating


Team USA 2020

UPDATED JANUARY 18

At te conclusion of the 2021 U.S. Championships in mid-January, U.S. Figure Skating announced its team for the 2021 World Championships in Stockholm, Sweden, March 22-28:

Men: Nathan Chen, Vincent Zhou, Jason Brown
Alternate 1 – Tomoki Hiwatashi
Alternate 2 –Maxim Naumov*
Alternate 3 – Camden Pulkinen

Ladies: Bradie Tennell, Karen Chen
Alternate 1 – Amber Glenn
Alternate 2 – Mariah Bell
Alternate 3 – Audrey Shin*

Pairs: Alexa Knierim/Brandon Frazier, Jessica Calalang/Brian Johnson

Alternate 1 – Ashley Cain-Gribble/Timothy LeDuc

Alternate 2 – Audrey Lu/Misha Mitrofanov

Alternate 3 – Emily Chan/Spencer Howe*

 

Ice Dance: Madison Hubbell/Zachary Donohue, Madison Chock/Evan Bates, Kaitlin Hawayek/Jean-Luc Baker

Alternate 1 – Christina Carreira/Anthony Ponomarenko

Alternate 2 – Caroline Green/Michael Parsons

Alternate 3 – Molly Cesanek/ Yehor Yehorov*

 

*Pending ISU decision on minimum score

The athletes who will represent Team USA in the 2020-2021 season have been announced. Selection for assignment to the Team Envelope is based on approved criteria and results from the previous season. The Team Envelope is used to determine funding amounts and other privileges. 

The U.S. Figure Skating Athlete Support (ASUPP) Fund financially supports the U.S. Team envelope A, B and C athletes by assisting them with their skating expenses.

Team envelopes are determined by the following criteria for singles, pairs and ice dance:

In addition to the funding above, athletes are eligible to receive prize money depending on placement and type of international event. The following international competitions include prize money:

  • ISU Junior Grand Prix Series
  • ISU Grand Prix Series
  • ISU Junior Grand Prix Final and Grand Prix Final
  • ISU Championship Events

 

TEAM ENVELOPE CRITERIA

On August 6, U.S. Figure Skating announced the dates and venues for the new “Championships Series, which will replace the regionals and sectional competitions this season. Skaters can compete in two of the eight scheduled events in the location of their choice. Qualification for the 2021 U.S. Championships will be based on the highest scores and not on where a skater places in a competition.

Nov. 9-13 — Blaine, Minn. (Singles)
Nov. 10-15  — Norwood, Mass. (Singles, Pairs)
Nov. 10-15  — Spokane, Wash. (Singles)
Nov. 17-20 — Alpharetta, Ga. (Singles)
Nov. 17-20  — Fort Wayne, Ind. (Singles, Ice Dance)
Nov. 24-28 — Henderson, Nev. (Singles, Pairs)
Dec. 1-6  — Leesburg, Va. (Singles, Ice Dance)
Dec. 1-6  — Frisco, Texas (Singles)

All scheduled  competitions, dates and venues are in this link: U.S. Figure Skating Online/TV Schedule

TEAM A

Ladies: Alysa Liu, Bradie Tennell
Men: Nathan Chen, Jason Brown
Ice Dance: Madison Chock/Evan Bates, Madison Hubbell/Zachary Donohue

 

TEAM B

Ladies: Starr Andrews, Mariah Bell, Karen Chen, Amber Glenn
Men: Tomoki Hiwatashi, Aleksei Krasnozhon, Camden Pulkinen, Andrew Torgashev, Vincent Zhou
Pairs: Ashley Cain-Gribble/Timothy LeDuc, Jessica Calalang/Brian Johnson, Tarah Kayne/Danny O’Shea, Audrey Lu/Misha Mitrofanov
Ice Dance: Kaitlin Hawayek/Jean-Luc Baker, Christina Carreira/Anthony Ponomarenko, Caroline Green/Michael Parsons

TEAM C

Ladies: Calista Choi, Ting Cui, Hanna Harrell, Courtney Hicks, Gabriella Izzo, Lindsay Thorngren, Sierra Venetta, Isabeau Levito
Men: Ryan Dunk, Liam Kapeikis, Ilia Malinin, Maxim Naumov, Eric Sjoberg, Dinh Tran
Pairs: Winter Deardorff/Mikhail Johnson, Anastasiia Smirnova/Danil Siianytsia, Kate Finster/Balazs Nagy, Jessica Pfund/Joshua Santillan, Olivia Serafini/Mervin Tran
Ice Dance: Eva Pate/Logan Bye, Katarina Wolfkostin/Jeffrey Chen, Oona Brown/Gage Brown, Alexander Petrov/Livvy Shilling

TEAM D

Ladies: Elsa Cheng, Hannah Herrera, Tamnhi Huynh, Isabelle Inthisone, Kate Wang, Hazel Collier, Michelle Lee
Men: Lucas Altieri, Nicholas Hsieh, Joseph Kang, Joseph Klein, Daniel Martynov, Samuel Mindra, Robert Yampolsky, Kai Kovara, Jacob Sanchez
Pairs: Cate Fleming/Jedidiah Isbell, Isabelle Martins/Ryan Bedard, Natasha Mishkutionok/Daniel Tioumentsev, Blake Edwards/Sonia Baram
Ice Dance: Molly Cesanek/Yehor Yehorov, Katarina DelCamp/Ian Somerville, Angela Ling/Caleb Wein, Helena Carhart/Volodymyr Horovyi, Ethan Peal/Elliana Peal, Lucas Shadid/Juliette Shadid

U.S. COMPETITIONS

The 2020 Glacier Falls Summer Classic is scheduled to take place Oct. 30 – Nov. 1 in Anaheim, California. Skate Canada has, for the first time in memory, sanctioned this event. That opens the door to give Stephen Gogolev — who trains in Los Angeles — an opportunity to compete. He is the only top Canadian skater currently training in the U.S. Organizers will provide a free live stream. Spectators will be limited and an admission fee will be charged for those who wish to attend (details are in the link).

IFS DECEMBER 2020

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