Eric Sjoberg

Eric Sjoberg (born August 22, 2001) is an American figure skater. He is the 2021 U.S. International Figure Skating Classic bronze medalist and 2020 U.S. national junior silver medalist.[1]

Eric Sjoberg
Personal information
Country representedUnited States United States
Born (2001-08-22) August 22, 2001 (age 20)
Middletown, Maryland
Home townLos Angeles
Height1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
CoachRafael Arutunian,Vera Arutunian , Nadezda Kanaeva
Former coachTiffany Scott
ChoreographerNadia Kanaeva, Benoit Richaud
Skating clubLos Angeles FSC
Began skating2006
ISU personal best scores
Combined total212.77
2021 CS Golden Spin of Zagreb
Short program73.48
2021 CS Golden Spin of Zagreb
Free skate139.29
2021 CS Golden Spin of Zagreb

Personal lifeEdit

Sjoberg Graduated from the Capistrano Connections Academy in 2019.[2]

CareerEdit

Early careerEdit

Sjoberg began skating in 2006.[3]

2019–2020 seasonEdit

Competing on the 2019–20 ISU Junior Grand Prix, he placed fourteenth at 2019 JGP Russia. In January, he won the junior silver medal at the 2020 U.S. Championships. He skated a clean free skate with achieved a Level 4 on three elements.[1] He was also assigned to the 2020 Bavarian Open where he placed fourth.

2020–2021 seasonEdit

Sjoberg competed in the virtual Championship Series, placing first in his group and first overall. This qualified him for his first Senior national championships. Competing at the 2021 U.S. Championships, Sjoberg placed ninth.

2021-2022 seasonEdit

Sjoberg started the 2021–2022 season by placing 3rd in the 2021 U.S. International Figure Skating Classic.[4]

ProgramsEdit

Season Short program Free skating
2020–2021
[2]
2019–2020
[3]

Competitive highlightsEdit

GP: Grand Prix; CS: Challenger Series; JGP: Junior Grand Prix

2016–17 to presentEdit

International [5]
Event 16–17 17–18 18–19 19–20 20–21 21–22
CS Golden Spin 12th
CS Warsaw Cup 19th
U.S. Classic 3rd
International: Junior
JGP Australia 8th
JGP Australia 8th
JGP Russia 7th 14th
Bavarian Open 4th J
National
U.S. Champ. 4th J 10th J 2nd J 9th WD
Pacific Coast 1st J 2nd J 1st J
Southwest Pacific 1st J
Championship Series 1st
J = Junior level; TBD = Assigned

2010–2011 to 2015–2016Edit

International: Junior
Event 10–11 11–12 12–13 13–14 14–15 15–16
Egna Trophy 3rd
National
U.S. Championships 4th I 2nd N 11th N 1st N
U.S. Junior Championships 11th V 4th V
Eastern Sectionals 2nd I 3rd N
Pacific Coast Sectionals 2nd N 1st N
Southwest Atlantic Regionals 4th V 2nd V 2nd I
Southwest Pacific Regionals 1st N 1st N 
Levels: V = Juvenile; I = Intermediate; N = Novice

Detailed resultsEdit

Senior levelEdit

Small medals for short and free programs awarded only at ISU Championships. Pewter medals (fourth place) awarded only at U.S. domestic events. Current ISU world bests highlighted in bold and italic. Personal bests highlighted in bold.

2021–22 season
Date Event SP FS Total
December 7–11, 2021 2021 CS Golden Spin of Zagreb 10
73.48
12
139.29
12
212.77
November 17–20, 2021 2021 CS Warsaw Cup 24
60.33
15
129.05
19
189.38
September 15–19, 2021 2021 U.S. Classic 3
78.11
3
143.01
3
221.12
2020–21 season
Date Event SP FS Total
January 11–21, 2021 2021 U.S. Championships 11
74.01
10
139.38
9
213.39

Junior levelEdit

Small medals are awarded at ISU championships only. Personal bests highlighted in bold.

2019–20 season
Date Event Level SP FS Total
February 3–9, 2020 2020 Bavarian Open Junior 3
68.75
4
120.56
4
189.31
January 20–26, 2020 2020 U.S. Championships Junior 6
62.97
1
139.41
2
202.38
11–14 September 2019 2019 JGP Russia Junior 18
48.57
13
104.69
14
153.26
2018–19 season
Date Event Level SP FS Total
Jan. 19 – 27, 2019 2019 U.S. Championships Junior 10
55.54
10
106.45
10
161.99
2017–18 season
August 23–26, 2017 2017 JGP Australia Junior 8
53.69
6
116.85
8
170.54
2016–17 season
January 14 – 22, 2017 2017 U.S. Championships Junior 3
60.73
4
109.88
4
170.61
September 14–17, 2016 2016 JGP Russia Junior 6
59.72
8
117.49
7
177.21
2015–16 season
Date Event Level SP FS Total
April 15–17, 2016 2016 Gardena Spring Trophy Junior 3
47.30
3
104.16
3
151.46
January 15–24, 2016 2016 U.S. Championships Novice 1
54.53
1
117.15
1
171.68

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "First Junior Champions Crowned at U.S. Championships". U.S. Figure Skating. January 22, 2020.
  2. ^ a b [1]. U.S. Figure Skating. January 28, 2021.
  3. ^ a b [2]. International Skating Union. January 28, 2021.
  4. ^ "2021 U.S. International Figure Skating Classic". ijs.usfigureskating.org. Retrieved 2021-09-18.
  5. ^ "Competition Results: Eric SJOBERG". International Skating Union.