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JEREMY ABBOTT
Sport Discipline: Figure Skating
2014 Olympic Events: Singles
Height: 5-9
Weight: 155
DOB: 6/5/85
Birthplace: Aspen, Colo.
Hometown: Aspen, Colo.
Current Residence: Colorado Springs, Colo.
High School: Cheyenne Mountain High School (Colorado Springs, Colo.) '04
Coach(es): Yuka Sato, Jason Dungjen
ROAD TO SOCHI
As the first American man to win a Grand Prix Final title, Abbott has had a commanding prescence on the singles skating scene since 2008. He took home the bronze medal at the 2013-14 NHK Trophy Grand Prix, and capped his season with a fourth national title to earn a spot on the 2014 U.S. Olympic Team. The eight-time grand prix medalist will look to improve on his top-10 finish from the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games.
PERFORMANCE HIGHLIGHTS
  • 2010 Olympic Winter Games, 9th
  • 2014 national champion
  • 2013 National Championships, 3rd
  • 2012 World Championships, 8th
  • 2011 Grand Prix Final, 5th
  • 2010 World Championships, 5th
  • 2008 Grand Prix Final, gold
  • Two-time World Team Trophy champion (2009, 2013)
  • Eight-time grand prix medalist (3 golds, 2 silvers, 3 bronzes)
  • Four-time Four Continents Championships top-five finisher (2007-09, 2011)
  • Four-time national champion (2009-10, 2012, 2014)
PERSONAL
Son of Allison Scott and Danny Abbott…Has one brother, Aaron, and one sister, Gwen…Sister competed in skicross at the X Games…Established a fund with the Aspen Skating Club to support local male figure skaters…Hobbies include reading, cooking and snowboarding.
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