Brent Bommentre

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Brent Bommentre
Kimberly Navarro & Brent Bommentre Podium 2008 4CC.jpg
Navarro and Bommentre in 2008.
Personal information
Full name Brent Bommentre
Country represented United States
Born (1984-05-10) May 10, 1984 (age 30)
Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Partner Kimberly Navarro
Former partner Kendra Goodwin
Kirsten Frisch
Allison Sietech
Coach Robbie Kaine
Cheryl Demkowski-Snyder
Choreographer Renee Roca
Jeannine Osayande
Natalia Linichuk
Skating club Philadelphia Skating Club
Training locations Ardmore, Pennsylvania
Began skating 1990
Retired May 2010
ISU personal best scores
Combined total 180.65
2008 Four Continents
Comp. dance 34.36
2008 Four Continents
Original dance 56.67
2008 Four Continents
Free dance 89.62
2008 Four Continents

Brent Bommentre (born May 10, 1984) is an American ice dancer. With partner Kimberly Navarro, he is the 2008 and 2009 U.S. bronze medalist and 2008 Four Continents bronze medalist.[1]

Career[edit]

Early in his career, Bommentre competed with Allison Sietech and Kirsten Frisch.[1][2] He teamed up with Kendra Goodwin in the spring of 2003.[3] They won the pewter medal at the 2004 U.S. Championships and competed at the 2004 Skate America and the 2004 Cup of Russia. Goodwin and Bommentre announced the end of their partnership in March 2005.[4]

Bommentre teamed up with Kimberly Navarro after a tryout in April 2005.[5] They won the bronze medal at the 2008 U.S. Championships, and were chosen to represent the United States at the 2008 Four Continents, where they finished in 3rd, and the 2008 World Championships in Gothenburg, Sweden, where they were 12th.[6] At the 2009 Nationals, Navarro and Bommentre again finished 3rd, but were left off the Worlds team in favor of Tanith Belbin and Benjamin Agosto, who had missed U.S. Nationals due to injury.[7] They did compete at the 2009 Four Continents, where they finished in sixth place.

In the Olympic season, Navarro and Bommentre finished 4th at U.S. Nationals, and were not named to the Olympic team. When Belbin and Agosto ended their competitive career following the Olympics, they were selected to compete at the 2010 World Championships. They were 14th in their second Worlds appearance.[8] Navarro and Bommentre announced their retirement from competition on May 11, 2010.[9] They perform with the Ice Theatre of New York and, in November 2012, they taped an appearance in an episode of Glee.[10]

Personal life[edit]

Bommentre attends Drexel University. He has two younger sisters, Ashley and Brianne.

Programs[edit]

With Navarro[edit]

Season Original dance Free dance
2009–2010
[1][11]
  • Quero Voltar Pra Angola
    by Alex Shaw
2008–2009
[11][12]
  • Hey Pachuco!
    by Royal Crown Review
  • Why Don't You Do Right?
    by Sinéad O'Connor
  • Weapon of Choice
  • The Rockafeller Skank
  • Soul Surfing
    by Fatboy Slim
2007–2008
[11][13]
  • Ijuba 2: First Movement
  • Ijuba 2: Second Movement
  • Ijuba
    by Soweto Percussion Ensemble
  • Since I've Been Loving You
    by Corinne Bailey Rae
2006–2007
[11][14]
The Beatles medley:
  • Golden Slumbers
  • Carry that Weight
  • The End
2005–2006
[5][11]
  • Dance With Me
    by Debelah Morgan
  • Represent, Cuba
    (from "Havana Nights" soundtrack)
    by Heather Hedley

With Goodwin[edit]

Season Original dance Free dance
2004–2005
[15]
  • One Bad Habit
    by Frank Wildhorn, Jack Murphy
  • Call Me Irresponsible
    by S. Cahn, J. van Hensen
  • One Bad Habit
    by Frank Wildhorn, Jack Murphy

With Frisch[edit]

Season Original dance Free dance
2002–2003
[16]
  • Radetzky March
    by Johann Strauss
  • Blue Danube
    by Johann Strauss
  • Radetzky March
    by Johann Strauss
  • Sous le Soleil
    by The Major Boys
  • Epoca
    by Gotan Project
  • Club le Narcisse
    by M. McLaren

Results[edit]

With Navarro[edit]

Results[17]
International
Event 2005–06 2006–07 2007–08 2008–09 2009–10
Worlds 12th 14th
Four Continents 5th 3rd 6th
GP Bompard 6th
GP NHK Trophy 6th 6th
GP Skate America 6th 6th 5th
GP Skate Canada 6th 5th
Karl Schäfer 5th 3rd
National
U.S. Championships 5th 4th 3rd 3rd 4th
GP = Grand Prix

With Goodwin[edit]

Results[15]
International
Event 2003–2004 2004–2005
GP Cup of Russia 11th
GP Skate America 8th
Golden Spin of Zagreb 4th
National
U.S. Championships 4th 6th
GP = Grand Prix

With Frisch[edit]

Results[16]
International
Event 1999–00 2000–01 2001–02 2002–03
Junior Worlds 12th
JGP China 5th 5th
JGP France 8th
JGP USA 6th
National
U.S. Championships 3rd N. 6th J. 4th J. 2nd J.
JGP = Junior Grand Prix
Levels: N. = Novice; J. = Junior

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Kimberly NAVARRO / Brent BOMMENTRE: 2009/2010". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 2010-06-17. 
  2. ^ Mittan, Barry (January 24, 2002). "Frisch and Bommentre Show Promise". Golden Skate. 
  3. ^ "Kendra Goodwin & Brent Bommentre". ice-dance.com. July 2004. Archived from the original on 2007-10-11. 
  4. ^ "Two U.S. ice dancing teams announce end of partnerships". U.S. Figure Skating. 2005-03-01. 
  5. ^ a b Mittan, Barry (2005-09-04). "Navarro and Bommentre In It for the Long Haul". Skate Today. 
  6. ^ Branch, Eric (2008-03-16). "Kim Navarro continues to surprise, even herself". The Press Democrat. Archived from the original on 2012-05-01. 
  7. ^ Mittan, Barry (2009-03-01). "Navarro and Bommentre Maintain Their Individuality". Golden Skate. 
  8. ^ "Navarro, Bommentre call it a career". Associated Press. ESPN. 2010-05-11. Retrieved 2011-03-22. 
  9. ^ "Navarro and Bommentre Announce Retirement from Competitive Figure Skating". U.S. Figure Skating. 2010-05-11. Retrieved 2011-06-08. 
  10. ^ Brannen, Sarah S.; Meekins, Drew (November 21, 2012). "The Inside Edge: ITNY skaters filled with 'Glee'". IceNetwork. 
  11. ^ a b c d e "Kimberly Navarro / Brent Bommentre". Ice Network. Archived from the original on 2011-07-13. 
  12. ^ "Kimberly NAVARRO / Brent BOMMENTRE: 2008/2009". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 2009-05-19. 
  13. ^ "Kimberly NAVARRO / Brent BOMMENTRE: 2007/2008". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 2008-05-14. 
  14. ^ "Kimberly NAVARRO / Brent BOMMENTRE: 2006/2007". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 2007-08-11. 
  15. ^ a b "Kendra GOODWIN / Brent BOMMENTRE: 2004/2005". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 2005-10-16. 
  16. ^ a b "Kirsten FRISCH / Brent BOMMENTRE: 2002/2003". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 2003-06-08. 
  17. ^ "Competition Results: Kimberly NAVARRO / Brent BOMMENTRE". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 2012-10-13. 

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