Recent content by Bob Mc

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    U.S. Pairs 2020-21 season - News & Updates, Part XI

    I can tell you that Jessica and Josh are NOT retiring! They are still struggling with some ongoing injuries and their medical team recommended to take a break for a month or so to fully recover. They have just completed choreography on two new programs. They have decided not to participate in...
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    U.S. Pairs 2019-20 season - News & Updates, Part X

    The Ellenton rink is opening on June1. For the last few weeks several of the Ellenton skaters and coaches including Pfund/Santillan have been skating an hour a day at a Tampa, FL rink. I know Jessica/Josh are starting to work with Lyndon Johnston on choreography for their new programs.
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    U.S. Pairs 2019-20 season - News & Updates, Part X

    Several Florida rinks are already open and more opening on June1.
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    Skate America 2020 Back to Vegas

    So instead of the "GP events" being international events, maybe an event like Skate America can be an event for people that train in the US- it could include non US participants if they train here and it wouldn't have the issue with international travel. I am sure similar other GP events could...
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    U.S. Pairs 2019-20 season - News & Updates, Part X

    To my knowledge Nate Bartholomew and his new partner have relocated to California to train, don't know anyone planning to go to Michigan.
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    U.S. Pairs 2019-20 season - News & Updates, Part X

    Just a FYI on some coaching moves that I am aware of... Jim Peterson and Amanda Evora have not worked at the Ellenton, Florida rink for a few months.. I understand they will ultimately move to a rink in Michigan sometime this summer. I believe that their former pair teams have moved on to other...
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    Chris Knierim to retire - Alexa to seek new partner

    I know the Ellenton, FL Ice Rink closed this week and the Tampa area where Zimmerman's teams train is under more restrictions and guessing it is also closed.
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    Brian Boitano Undercover at US Nationals

    We were at the breakfast and I remember him 'working the room' He even came to our table... but in a million years I never would have recognized him!
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    U.S. Pairs 2019-20 season - News & Updates, Part X

    Pfund/Santillan are planning to compete at the US Pairs competition in Texas on Nov 14-16
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    U.S. Pairs 2019-20 season - News & Updates, Part X

    Short Program is Creep by Brian Justin Crum; Freeskate is to the movie soundtrack from Interstellar
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    Zoueva to Move International Skating Academy to Estero, FL

    FYI- Joshua Santillan and Jessica Pfund will be doing some supplemental training with Marina Zoueva and Johnny Johns once or twice a month. They are coached by Lyndon Johnston in Ellenton, FL.
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    2019-20 U.S. International Selection Pool (ISP) list published

    Jessica Pfund and Josh Santillan are returning to competition this year, after numerous injuries in 2018. They will be performing in a show at Penn State University in a few weeks and have several competitions planned for the summer of 2019. We wish them success in their return to pairs...
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