Athlete Profile - Madison HUBBELL

Madison HUBBELL
Birth Date:  24 Feb 1991
Age:  27
Gender:   Female



Madison HUBBELL - Schedule

Schedule
Start Time Event Status
Fri, 9 Feb 10:00
Team Event Men Single Skating Short Program
Finished
Fri, 9 Feb 11:45
Team Event Pair Skating Short Program
Finished
Sun, 11 Feb 10:00
Team Event Ice Dance Short Dance
Finished
Sun, 11 Feb 11:45
Team Event Ladies Single Skating Short Program
Finished
Sun, 11 Feb 13:40
Team Event Pair Skating Free Skating
Finished
Mon, 12 Feb 10:00
Team Event Men Single Skating Free Skating
Finished
Mon, 12 Feb 11:10
Team Event Ladies Single Skating Free Skating
Finished
Mon, 12 Feb 12:20
Team Event Ice Dance Free Dance
Finished
Mon, 19 Feb 10:00
Ice Dance Short Dance
Finished
Tue, 20 Feb 10:00
Ice Dance Free Dance
Finished

Biographical Information

Highlights World Championships
RankEventYearLocation
6Ice Dance2016Boston, MA, USA
9Ice Dance2017Helsinki, FIN
10Ice Dance2015Shanghai, CHN
10Ice Dance2012Nice, FRA

Four Continents Championships
RankEventYearLocation
1Ice Dance2014Taipei, TPE
3Ice Dance2010Jeonju, KOR
4Ice Dance2017Gangneung, KOR
4Ice Dance2016Taipei, TPE

Grand Prix Final
RankEventYearLocation
4Ice Dance2017/2018Nagoya, JPN
5Ice Dance2016/2017Marseille, FRA
6Ice Dance2015/2016Barcelona, ESP

Grand Prix overview - Best rank per season and event since 2014/2015
YearIce Dance
2017/20181 x 2nd
2016/20172 x 2nd
2015/20161 x 1st
2014/20152 x 3rd

Grand Prix - Ten best performances since 2014/2015
RankYearEventCompetitionLocation
12015/2016Ice DanceInternationaux de FranceBordeaux, FRA
22017/2018Ice DanceNHK TrophyOsaka, JPN
22016/2017Ice DanceInternationaux de FranceParis, FRA
22016/2017Ice DanceSkate AmericaChicago, IL, USA
32017/2018Ice DanceSkate CanadaRegina, SK, CAN
32015/2016Ice DanceNHK TrophyNagano, JPN
32014/2015Ice DanceInternationaux de FranceBordeaux, FRA
32014/2015Ice DanceSkate CanadaKelowna, BC, CAN
Nickname Madi (hubbell-donohue.com, 15 Jan 2018)
Hobbies Arts and crafts, jewellery making, sewing, cooking, gardening, painting, babysitting, baking, playing tennis, dancing, reading, spending time with friends. (hubbell-donohue.com, 15 Jan 2018; nbcolympics.com, 28 Nov 2017; nbcolympics.com, 17 Oct 2017; Facebook team page, 18 Jan 2018)
Occupation Athlete
Family Partner Adrian Diaz
Languages spoken English
Club name Lansing Skating Club [United States of America]
Coach Marie-France Dubreuil, CAN, from 2015; Patrice Lauzon, CAN, from 2015; Romain Haguenauer, FRA; Pascal Denis (Facebook team page, 18 Jan 2018; hubbell-donohue.com, 15 Jan 2018)
Sporting/Famous relatives Her brother Keiffer competed at international junior level in figure skating. Her partner Adrian Diaz represents Spain in figure skating, and competed at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi. (isuresults.com, 17 Jan 2018; cosmopolitan.com, 03 Jan 2018)
Injuries She struggled with a torn left labrum [hip] during the 2013/14 season. She underwent surgery in March 2014 and took over six months to recover. (hubbell-donohue.com, 15 Jan 2018; nbcolympics.com, 28 Nov 2017)
Choreographer Marie-France Dubreuil, CAN; Patrice Lauzon, CAN; Ginette Cournoyer (isuresults.com, 17 Jan 2018)
Start She began skating at age five and took up figure skating at age eight. (cosmopolitan.com, 03 Jan 2018)
Reason She was inspired to take up the sport after watching US figure skater Kristi Yamaguchi. "I watched Kristi Yamaguchi when I was a little girl, and I begged my mum to skate. I had tried several things, including soccer and ballet as a child and I always complained. Skating was the only sport that I was always excited about practising." (nbcolympics.com, 28 Nov 2017)
Ambition To win a medal at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (olympics.nbcsports.com, 07 Jan 2018)
Training She trains 25 hours per week in Montreal, QC, Canada, during both the low and high seasons. (isuresults.com, 17 Jan 2018)
Hero Canadian figure skater Kurt Browning, US figure skater Kristi Yamaguchi. (hubbells.ice-dance.com, 19 Mar 2009; cosmopolitan.com, 03 Jan 2018)
Influence Her mother, and brother Keiffer. (nbcolympics.com, 28 Nov 2017)
Additional information Music
Short dance as of 2017/18 season
Samba: Le Serpent by Guem et Zaka
Rhumba: Cuando Calienta El Sol by Talya Ferro
Samba: Sambando by Los Ritmos Calientas

Free dance as of 2017/18 season
Across the Sky - Instrumental by Rag'n'Bone Man
Caught Out in the Rain by Beth Hart (isuresults.com, 17 Jan 2018)

General
PARTNER
She has been partnered with Zachary Donohue since May 2011. The pair dated for over two years but decided after failing to qualify for the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi to end their romantic relationship but keep their professional relationship. "To work harder and do all of these things right, we just realised that to date and be with each other 24-7 with our particular personalities was just explosive. We weren't able to keep our focus where it needed to be. We had to ask ourselves what was more important, our on-ice partnership or our off-ice relationship? And we both very clearly said the on-ice partnership is No.1." (Facebook team page, 18 Jan 2018; teamusa.org, 08 Nov 2017)

SEAMSTRESS MOTHER
Her mother Susan Hubbell is a seamstress and makes the costumes for her and partner Zachary Donohue. "It is very special, I definitely feel a big connection to her support when I'm able to wear something she's made. It's nice to take a piece of her out there on the ice with me." Together with her mother they have also created a lifestyle brand named Splash Madison. (cosmopolitan.com, 03 Jan 2018; Splash Madison Facebook page, 18 Nov 2017)

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Legend

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: Gold
: Silver
: Bronze
: Gold Medal Event
: Bronze Medal Event
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