Brandon Forsyth (born November 8, 1979) is an American former competitive ice dancer. With Emilie Nussear, he is the 2000 World Junior silver medalist. They were coached by Bob Young in Simsbury, Connecticut.[1] In the summer of 2000, Forsyth teamed up with Jessica Joseph.[2] They became the 2001 U.S. national bronze medalists and alternates to the 2002 Winter Olympics. They were coached by Alexander Zhulin and Samvel Gezalian in Hackensack, New Jersey.[3] Forsyth formed a partnership with Lydia Manon in March 2005.[4]

Brandon Forsyth
Personal information
Country representedUnited States
Born (1979-11-08) November 8, 1979 (age 40)
Concord, Massachusetts
Height1.77 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Former partnerJessica Joseph, Emilie Nussear, Lydia Manon, Kerrie O'Donnell, Karen Ferrara, Julie Schetti
Former coachAlexander Zhulin, Samvel Gezalian, Igor Shpilband, Bob Young
Skating clubSkating Club of Boston
Former training locationsHackensack, New Jersey
Simsbury, Connecticut
Began skating1983


(with Joseph)

Season Original dance Free dance
  • Deep Forest
    by Deep Forest
  • Marta's Song
    by Deep Forest
  • Bohemian Ballet
    by Deep Forest
  • This Business of Love
    (from The Mask)
  • Girls, Girls, Girls

Competitive highlightsEdit

GP: Grand Prix; JGP: Junior Grand Prix

With O'DonnellEdit

Event 1995–96 1996–97
World Junior Champ. 8th
U.S. Championships 5th J. 2nd J.
J. = Junior level

With NussearEdit

Event 1998–1999 1999–2000
World Junior Champ. 15th 2nd
JGP Final 2nd
JGP Bulgaria 3rd
JGP Hungary 3rd
JGP Netherlands 2nd
JGP Norway 1st
U.S. Championships 2nd J. 2nd J.
J. = Junior level

With JosephEdit

Event 2000–01 2001–02
Four Continents Champ. 5th
GP NHK Trophy 8th
GP Skate America 8th
U.S. Championships 3rd 5th


  1. ^ a b c "NUSSEAR Emilie / FORSYTH Brandon". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on July 16, 2016.
  2. ^ a b "Jessica JOSEPH / Brandon FORSYTH: 2000/2001". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on April 28, 2001.
  3. ^ a b c d "Jessica JOSEPH / Brandon FORSYTH: 2001/2002". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on October 25, 2003.
  4. ^ Mittan, Barry (September 13, 2005). "Another Chance for Manon and Forsyth". Skate Today.

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