Athlete Profile - Kaitlyn WEAVER

Kaitlyn WEAVER
Birth Date:  12 Apr 1989
Age:  28
Gender:   Female



Kaitlyn WEAVER - 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 Olympic Winter Games
RankEventYearLocation
7Ice Dance2014Sochi, RUS

World Championships
RankEventYearLocation
2Ice Dance2014Saitama, JPN
3Ice Dance2015Shanghai, CHN
4Ice Dance2017Helsinki, FIN
4Ice Dance2012Nice, FRA
5Ice Dance2016Boston, MA, USA
5Ice Dance2013London, ON, CAN
5Ice Dance2011Moscow, RUS
17Ice Dance2008Gothenburg, SWE
20Ice Dance2007Tokyo, JPN

World Team Trophy
RankEventYearLocation
2Team Event2013Tokyo, JPN
4Team Event2017Tokyo, JPN
4Team Event2015Tokyo, JPN

Four Continents Championships
RankEventYearLocation
1Ice Dance2015Seoul, KOR
1Ice Dance2010Jeonju, KOR
3Ice Dance2016Taipei, TPE
3Ice Dance2012Colorado Springs, CO, USA
5Ice Dance2017Gangneung, KOR

Grand Prix Final
RankEventYearLocation
1Ice Dance2015/2016Barcelona, ESP
1Ice Dance2014/2015Barcelona, ESP

Grand Prix overview - Best rank per season and event since 2014/2015
YearIce Dance
2017/20181 x 2nd
2016/20171 x 2nd
2015/20162 x 1st
2014/20152 x 1st

Grand Prix - Ten best performances since 2014/2015
RankYearEventCompetitionLocation
12015/2016Ice DanceRostelecom CupMoscow, RUS
12015/2016Ice DanceSkate CanadaLethbridge, AB, CAN
12014/2015Ice DanceNHK TrophyOsaka, JPN
12014/2015Ice DanceSkate CanadaKelowna, BC, CAN
22017/2018Ice DanceSkate CanadaRegina, SK, CAN
22016/2017Ice DanceCup of ChinaBeijing, CHN
32016/2017Ice DanceRostelecom CupMoscow, RUS
42017/2018Ice DanceInternationaux de FranceGrenoble, FRA
Nickname Kait, Special-K, Weave, Katush (olympic.ca, 02 Apr 2017; weaverandpoje.ice-dance.com, 17 Nov 2008; weaverpoje.com, 2010)
Hobbies Writing, learning foreign languages, ballet, yoga. (olympic.ca, 02 Apr 2017)
Occupation Athlete
Education University of Waterloo, Canada
Languages spoken English, Russian
Club name Sault Figure Skating Club [Canada]
Coach Nikolai Morozov (isuresults.com, 17 Jan 2018)
Injuries She broke her left ankle in December 2012. The injury forced her and skating partner Andew Poje to miss the national championships and the Four Continents competition in 2013. She returned to competition at the 2013 World Championships in London, ON, Canada. (weaverpoje.com, 19 Nov 2017; olympic.ca, 02 Apr 2017)

In 2007 she had surgery after dislocating her shoulder. (icenetwork.com, 05 Nov 2008)
Choreographer Pasquale Camerlengo; Shae-Lynn Bourne; Alberto Cortes; Jessa Mae Briones (isuresults.com, 17 Jan 2018)
Start She had her first skating lesson at age six in Houston, TX, United States of America. She began to focus on ice dance at age 11. (skatetoday.com, 01 May 2007; fskating.com, 22 Mar 2012)
Reason "My cousin had skates and my aunt got me figure skates for Christmas." (skatetoday.com, 01 May 2007)
Training She trains 50 hours a week during the low season and 35 hours a week during the high season. In both seasons she trains in Hackensack, NJ, United States of America. (isuresults.com, 17 Jan 2018)
Hero US figure skater Tara Lipinski. (olympic.ca, 02 Apr 2017)
Philosophy "Just when the caterpillar thought the world was over, it became a butterfly." (olympic.ca, 02 Apr 2017)
Additional information Music
Short dance as of 2017/18 season
Bolero: Tango by Dianne Reeves feat. Raul Midon
Mambo: Do You Only Wanna Dance by Lester Mendez, Sy Smith, Arturo O'Farrill performed by Julio Daviel Big Band

Free dance as of 2017/18 season
Je suis malade by Alice Dona, Serge Lama performed by Lara Fabian (isuresults.com, 17 Jan 2018)

Previous NOCs competed for
United States of America (isuresults.com, 17 Jan 2018)

General
REPRESENTING CANADA
Born in the United States of America, she represented the country of her birth at international junior level with Charles Clavey until 2006. She relocated to Canada after teaming up with Andrew Poje in August 2006 and obtained Canadian citizenship in 2009. (olympic.ca, 02 Apr 2017; cbc.ca, 28 Mar 2017)

CHARITY
She co-founded the charity Skate to Great in March 2012, to try give all Canadian children the opportunity to skate. She is also an ambassador for Right to Play, an organisation that aims to help disadvantaged children. (olympic.ca, 02 Apr 2017; skatetogreat.org, 07 Aug 2013)

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Legend

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