Athlete Profile - Andrew POJE

Andrew POJE
Birth Date:  25 Feb 1987
Age:  31
Gender:   Men



Andrew POJE - 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
7 Ice Dance 2014 Sochi, RUS


World Championships  

RankEventYearLocation
2 Ice Dance 2014 Saitama, JPN
3 Ice Dance 2015 Shanghai, CHN
4 Ice Dance 2017 Helsinki, FIN
4 Ice Dance 2012 Nice, FRA
5 Ice Dance 2016 Boston, MA, USA
5 Ice Dance 2013 London, ON, CAN
5 Ice Dance 2011 Moscow, RUS
17 Ice Dance 2008 Gothenburg, SWE
20 Ice Dance 2007 Tokyo, JPN


World Team Trophy

RankEventYearLocation
2 Team Event 2013 Tokyo, JPN
4 Team Event 2017 Tokyo, JPN
4 Team Event 2015 Tokyo, JPN


Four Continents Championships

RankEventYearLocation
1 Ice Dance 2015 Seoul, KOR
1 Ice Dance 2010 Jeonju, KOR
3 Ice Dance 2016 Taipei, TPE
3 Ice Dance 2012 Colorado Springs, CO, USA
5 Ice Dance 2017 Gangneung, KOR


Grand Prix Final

RankEventYearLocation
1 Ice Dance 2015/2016 Barcelona, ESP
1 Ice Dance 2014/2015 Barcelona, ESP


Grand Prix overview - Best rank per season and event since 2014/2015

YearIce Dance
2017/2018 1 x 2nd
2016/2017 1 x 2nd
2015/2016 2 x 1st
2014/2015 2 x 1st


Grand Prix - Ten best performances since 2014/2015

RankYearEventCompetitionLocation
1 2015/2016 Ice Dance Rostelecom Cup Moscow, RUS
1 2015/2016 Ice Dance Skate Canada Lethbridge, AB, CAN
1 2014/2015 Ice Dance NHK Trophy Osaka, JPN
1 2014/2015 Ice Dance Skate Canada Kelowna, BC, CAN
2 2017/2018 Ice Dance Skate Canada Regina, SK, CAN
2 2016/2017 Ice Dance Cup of China Beijing, CHN
3 2016/2017 Ice Dance Rostelecom Cup Moscow, RUS
4 2017/2018 Ice Dance Internationaux de France Grenoble, FRA
Nickname Mongoose (ze.nl, 10 Feb 2014)
Hobbies Going to restaurants. (olympic.ca, 02 Apr 2017)
Occupation Athlete, Student
Education Biomedical Science - University of Waterloo, Canada
Languages spoken English
Club name Kitchener Waterloo Skating Club [Canada]
Coach Nikolai Morozov (isuresults.com, 17 Jan 2018)
Sporting/Famous relatives His great-aunt Agnesa Burilova represented Czechoslovakia in pairs skating. (weaverpoje.com, 28 Apr 2013)
Choreographer Pasquale Camerlengo; Shae-Lynn Bourne; Alberto Cortes; Jessa Mae Briones (isuresults.com, 17 Jan 2018)
Start He began skating in 1993 at age six. (Skate Canada, 27 Jan 2009)
Reason He would go to the rink while his sister was taking figure skating lessons, and he eventually began, too. "Ever since the beginning I enjoyed dancing, so I stuck to something I enjoyed and loved." (NOC Media Guide, 2014; absoluteskating.com, 19 Oct 2012)
Training He trains 50 hours a week during the low season and 35 hours a week during the high season. In both seasons he trains in Hackensack, NJ, United States of America. (isuresults.com, 17 Jan 2018)
Memorable Achievement Competing at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi. (weaverpoje.com, 19 Nov 2017)
Hero Russian figure skaters Maya Usova and Alexander Zhulin. (olympic.ca, 02 Apr 2017
Philosophy "Live your dream and share your passion." (Facebook profile, 29 Apr 2013)
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)

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Legend

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