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Austin Kanallakan

Austin Kanallakan (born May 23, 1991) is an American former competitive figure skater. He won three gold medals on the ISU Junior Grand Prix series and silver at the 2006 JGP Final.

Austin Kanallakan
2007 JGP USA Men's Podium.jpg
Kanallakan (left) in 2007
Personal information
Country representedUnited States
Born (1991-05-23) May 23, 1991 (age 28)
Woodland Hills, California
Height5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Former coachPeter Oppegard, Karen Kwan, Nikolai Morozov, Damon Allen, Dalilah Sappenfield, Tom Zakrajsek, Tammy Gambill
Former choreographerPeter Oppegard
Skating clubBroadmoor SC
Los Angeles FSC
Former training locationsColorado Springs, Colorado
Began skating1998
Retired2010
ISU personal best scores
Combined total173.69
2007 JGP Croatia
Short program66.68
2009 JGP Poland
Free skate116.91
2007 JGP Croatia

In his first year on the JGP circuit, Kanallakan qualified for the Junior Grand Prix Final, where he placed second.[1] He qualified twice more for the event but did not make the podium again. At the 2007 U.S. Championships, he overcame a poor result in the short program to win the free skate and claim the bronze medal on the junior level.

ProgramsEdit

Season Short program Free skating
2009–2010
[2][3]
  • Cliffs of Dover
    by Eric Johnson

  • Leyenda
    by Andy Hill
  • Pink Panther
2008–2009
[3]
  • Cliffs of Dover
    by Eric Johnson
  • Warsaw Concerto
    by Richard Addinsell
2007–2008
[3][4]
  • Tocata in Fog
    by Deviations Project
2006–2007
[3][5]
  • Leyenda
    by Vanessa Mae
  • Toccata and Fugue
    by J.S. Bach
    (modern arrangement)
2005–2006
[1][6]
  • Once Upon a Time in Mexico
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

Competitive highlightsEdit

JGP: Junior Grand Prix

International[7]
Event 2004–05 2005–06 2006–07 2007–08 2008–09 2009–10
JGP Final 2nd 8th 6th
JGP Belarus 8th
JGP Canada 4th
JGP Croatia 1st
JGP France 1st
JGP Norway 1st
JGP Poland 2nd 2nd
JGP Turkey 4th
JGP USA 2nd
Gardena 2nd J.
National[3]
U.S. Champ. 1st N. 13th J. 3rd J. 10th J. 5th J. 6th J.
Pacific Coast 1st N. 2nd J. 1st J.
SWP Regionals 2nd N.
Levels: N. = Novice; J. = Junior

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Mittan, Barry (December 17, 2005). "U.S. Novice Men's Champion Makes Splash at Junior Grand Prix Final". Skate Today.
  2. ^ "Austin KANALLAKAN: 2009/2010". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on November 13, 2011.
  3. ^ a b c d e "Austin Kanallakan". IceNetwork. Archived from the original on July 13, 2011.
  4. ^ "Austin KANALLAKAN: 2007/2008". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on January 2, 2008.
  5. ^ "Austin KANALLAKAN: 2006/2007". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on July 4, 2007.
  6. ^ "Austin KANALLAKAN: 2005/2006". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on April 25, 2006.
  7. ^ "Competition Results: Austin KANALLAKAN". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on November 11, 2013.

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