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Caroline Zhang - 2007 Junior World Figure Skating Champion

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Caroline Zhang

Caroline Zhang

© 2007 Andrei Berekhovski www.andreiphotos.com

Junior Grand Prix Final Winner:

In 2006, Caroline Zhang won the Junior Grand Prix events in both Tapei and Mexico. She went on to win the Junior Grand Prix Final in 2006.

2007 Junior World Champion and U.S. National Junior Ladies Silver Medalist:

Caroline Zhang won the silver medal at the 2007 United States National Figure Skating Championships in the Junior Ladies division. She went on to win the 2007 Junior World Championship.

In 2009, she won the bronze medal in the Championship Ladies division at the US National Figure Skating Championships.

Date and Place of Birth:

Caroline Zhang was born on May 20, 1993 in Boston, Massachusetts.

Home:

Caroline Zhang lives and trains in southern California.

Coaches, Training, Skating Club:

Caroline Zhang was coached by Ming Zhu Li and Sondra Holmes until the summer of 2009. In 2009, she made a coaching change to Charlene Wong. She represents the All Year Figure Skating Club. She trains in Lakewood and Artesia, California. Caroline skates seven days a week.

Began Skating :

Caroline Zhang began ice skating when she was three years old at Costa Mesa Ice Capades Chalet. Her first coach was Mary Becktell. Mary coached her through the Juvenile level.

First Double Axel and Triple:

At the age of eight, Caroline Zhang landed her first double axel. She also landed a triple salchow when she was only eight years old.

Competition Highlights:

  • 2007 Junior World Figure Skating Champion
  • 2007 U.S. Championships, Junior Ladies Silver Medalist
  • 2006 Junior Grand Prix Final Champion
  • 2006 Pacific Coast Junior Ladies Bronze Medalist
  • 2006 Southwest Pacific Regional, Junior Ladies Silver Medalist
  • 2005 U.S. Championships, Novice Ladies 4th Place
  • 2005 Pacific Coast Novice Ladies 4th Place
  • 2005 Southwest Pacific Novice Ladies Silver Medalist
  • 2004 U.S. Junior Championships, Intermediate Bronze Medalist
  • 2004 Southwest Pacific Intermediate Champion
  • 2003 U.S. Junior Championships, Juvenile 4th Place
  • 2003 Southwest Pacific Juvenile Silver Medalist

Hobbies and Talents:

Caroline Zhang plays the piano and the violin. She loves to draw and paint. She also loves animals and likes to read.

Favorite Famous Skater:

Caroline Zhang's favorite skater is Michelle Kwan.
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