Top Figure Skater Beatrisa Liang:
Since 2001, Bebe Liang has placed in the top ten at the United States National Figure Skating Championships in the senior ladies division. She is considered one of the best female figure skaters in the United States.
Date, Place of Birth, and Hometown:
Bebe Liang was born on March 31, 1988 in Tarzana, California. She lives in Granada Hills, California.
How Bebe Began Skating:
In 1994, when Bebe Liang was six, she began skating because her older sister was taking lessons. Her family began skating to get some relief after the major earthquake in southern California in 1994.
Bebe was also a talented gymnast, but chose figure skating. She has also won piano awards and has done solo performances with the Pasadena Summer Youth Orchestra.
Coaches, Training, Skating Club:
Bebe Liang trains in El Segundo, California. Her coaches are Ken Congemi and Frank Carroll
. Sarah Kawahara choreographs her skating programs. She represents the All Year Figure Skating Club.
Triple Lutz-Triple Loop Combination :
In 2003, at the U.S. National Championships, Bebe landed a triple lutz
combination. That was the first time a female skater from the U.S. had landed that particular jump combination.
Bebe Liang is a "straight A" student. She was her elementary school valedictorian and also ninth grade valedictorian.
Bebe has two sisters. One sister is older and one is younger.
Some of Bebe's hobbies include reading, dancing, and singing. She also enjoys drawing.
Bebe Liang has an impressive competition skating record.
- 2007 U.S. Championships: 4th
- 2006 Four Continents Championships- 3rd
- 2006 U.S. Championships: 5th
- 2005 Nebelhorn Trophy - 3rd
- 2005 U.S. Championships: 5th
- 2004 U.S. Championships-7th
- 2003 World Junior Championships: 6th
- 2003 U.S. Championships: 7th
- 2003 Pacific Coast Sectional: 1st
- 2002 World Junior Championships : 4th
- 2002 U.S. Championships : 9th
- 2002 Pacific Coast Sectional : 1st
- 2002 Southwest Pacific Regional : 1st
- 2001 U.S. Championships : 6th
- 2001 Pacific Coast Championships : 2nd
- 2001 Southwest Pacific Regional : 1st
- 2000 U.S. Junior Championships: 6th
- 2000 Pacific Coast Junior Championships : 3rd
- 2000 Southwest Pacific Regional : 1st
- 1999 U.S. Novice Championships : 3rd
- 1999 Pacific Coast Sectional: Novice : 2nd