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Jeremy Abbott - Four-Time US Men's Figure Skating Champion

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Jeremy Abbott - Rising Figure Skating Star

Jeremy Abbott - Rising Figure Skating Star

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U.S. National Figure Skating Champion:

Abbott won the 2014, 2012, 2010, and 2009 U.S. Figure Skating Championships. He won the Pewter Medal at the U.S. National Figure Skating Championships in 2007 and 2008. In 2005, he won the U.S. National Junior Men's title.

International Awards:

Jeremy went on to win a bronze medal at the 2007 Four Continents Championships and he won gold at the Cup of China Grand Prix of Figure Skating Competition in 2008.

In 2008/2009, Abbott won the Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final.

Singles, Pairs, Dance:

In addition to competing in singles, Abbott also competed in pairs and in ice dancing.

Date of Birth and Hometown:

Jeremy Abbott was born on June 5, 1985 in Aspen, Colorado. He calls Aspen home, but has lived and trained in Colorado Springs since 1999.

Coaches:

Tom Zakrajsek coached Abbott beginning in 1999. Some of Jeremy's other coaches included Becky Calvin, Eddie Shipstad, Jill Trenary, Tom Dickson, Catarina Lindgren, and Kathy Johnson. In 2009, Abbott made a coaching change to World Figure Skating Champion Yuka Sato.

Figure Skating Club:

For a time, when he lived and trained in Colorado Springs, Jeremy Abbott represented the Broadmoor Skating Club.

Hobbies:

Abbott's hobbies include drawing, writing, music, snowboarding, and reading.

Education:

Jeremy Abbott is a graduate of Cheyenne Mountain High School in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Dreams:

Jeremy Abbott's performance at the 2008 Cup of China Grand Prix of Figure Skating has brought him into the world's figure skating spotlight. Some people said that if Abbott could skate more performances like he did in China, that he may win Worlds or the Olympics. Jeremy Abbott does dream of Olympic gold.

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