About Irina Rodnina
One of the most successful figure skaters of all time and winner of multiple championships in her sport.
She started figure skating at the age of 13.
She won 10 World Championships and 3 Olympic gold medals.
Family of Irina Rodnina
She was previously married to Alexander Zaitsev.
Close associates of Irina Rodnina
She and Tara Lipinski are both world-famous figure skaters.
About Marin Honda
Figure skater who won the 2016 World Junior championship and earned a silver medal at the 2017 World Junior competition as well as a bronze medal at the 2015-16 Junior Grand Prix Final. She set the record for 128.64 points at the 2016 JGP Japan.
She began skating at the age of two in order to follow in the footsteps of her brother Taichi.
She has studied and trained at Kansai University Middle School. She has over 850,000 followers on Instagram.
Family of Marin Honda
She is one of five children including Taichi, Maho, Miyu, and Sara. All are figure skaters beside Maho.
Close associates of Marin Honda
Yuzuru Hanyu is another famous Japanese ice skater.
About Gabriella Papadakis
Two-time World Champion figure skater and ice dancer who won a third continental title at the 2017 European Championships. She has amassed more than 120,000 Instagram followers.
She teamed up with her long-time skating partner Guillaume Cizeron at the age of 9.
In 2015, she sustained a concussion after a fall in practice.
Family of Gabriella Papadakis
Her mother Catherine was a skating coach, and her father owned a food truck.
Close associates of Gabriella Papadakis
During the 2017 season, she and her partner performed a routine set to “Shape of You” by Ed Sheeran.
About Kellen Johnson
Figure skater who won the 2014 US Intermediate Men s Championship. He was also crowned as the 2012 US Juvenile Boys silver medalist.
He trained at the World Arena Ice Hall in Colorado Springs.
He landed three triple jumps in his free skate program at the US Figure Skating Championships in 2014.
Family of Kellen Johnson
He is from Mobile, Alabama. He later moved to South Korea.
Close associates of Kellen Johnson
At the US Figure Skating Championships in 2014, he skated to “Beethoven s Moonlight Sonata” by Vladimir Ashkenazy.
About Maia Shibutani
Ice dancer who made her Olympic debut at the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi; she became a bronze medalist at the 2018 Winter Olympics with her brother Alex.
She began skating at age four, and was home schooled so that she could dedicate lots of time to skating.
She won a bronze medal at the 2011 World Championships.
Family of Maia Shibutani
Her brother, Alex Shibutani, is her ice dancing partner. They have competed together at both the 2014 and 2018 Olympics.
Close associates of Maia Shibutani
She was part of a U.S. contingency at the 2014 Olympics that included Shaun White.
About Kaitlyn Weaver
Ice dancer who won a silver medal at the 2014 World Figure Skating Championships and gold at the 2010 Four Continents Championships.
She began skating when she was 6 years old and started ice dancing when she was 11 years old.
She took bronze at the 2012 Four Continents Championships.
Family of Kaitlyn Weaver
She was born in Texas and became a Canadian citizen in 2009.
Close associates of Kaitlyn Weaver
Kim Yuna also competed in the 2014 Olympics, winning silver in ladies singles.