Danielle Kahle, pictured in 2007
|Full name||Danielle Kahle|
|Country represented||United States|
April 9, 1989 |
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
|Home town||Simi Valley, California|
|Residence||Simi Valley, California|
|Height||5 ft 4 in (1.63 m)|
|Coach||Frank Carroll, Cindy Bortz-Gould|
|Former coach||Ken Congemi, Aimee Kravette|
|Choreographer||Frank Carroll, H. McLaughliun, Henrik Walentin|
|Former choreographer||Alex Chang, Cindy Stuart|
|Skating club||All Year FSC|
|ISU personal best scores|
2005 JGP Estonia
2005 JGP Estonia
2004 JGP USA
Danielle "Dani" Kahle (born April 9, 1989) is an American figure skater. She won four medals on the ISU Junior Grand Prix series, including gold in Croatia in 2003, and finished 11th at the 2004 World Junior Championships. She won one senior international medal, silver, at the 2006 Karl Schäfer Memorial.
Kahle first stepped onto the ice at age three but was removed from the class for not listening to the instructor. She returned to skating two years later.
After winning the novice national title in 2002, Kahle won bronze on the junior level at the 2003 U.S. Championships. She won senior gold titles twice at the Pacific Coast Sectionals (2006, 2007) and twice at the Southwest Pacific Regionals (2006, 2011). Kahle qualified to compete on the senior level at the U.S. Championships six times, from 2004 to 2011. Her highest finish was sixth in 2007.
Kahle competed for four seasons on the ISU Junior Grand Prix, winning four medals—gold at the 2003 Croatia Cup, two silver, and one bronze. She qualified twice for the JGP Final, finishing 6th and 9th. She made her senior international debut at the 2006 Karl Schäfer Memorial and won the silver medal.
Kahle made skating sequences for the Disney feature film, Ice Princess in 2004, and was one of four skaters featured on the 2006 TLC show, Ice Diaries. She coaches at Iceoplex Arena in Simi Valley and once assisted and coached an annual ice showkji, the Lion King.
|Season||Short program||Free skating||Exhibition|
|U.S. Champ.||1st N.||3rd J.||10th||11th||12th||6th||12th||18th|
|Pacific Coast||1st N.||2nd J.||1st||1st||3rd||7th||6th||2nd||5th|
|SW Pacific Reg.||1st N.||2nd J.||1st||1st||3rd|
|JGP = Junior Grand Prix; Levels: N. = Novice; J. = Junior|
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- Potkey, Rhiannon (January 23, 2011). "Kahle brings a new fire to the ice since injury". Ventura County Star. Archived from the original on December 22, 2013.
- "Danielle KAHLE: 2004/2005". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on March 8, 2005.
- "Danielle KAHLE: 2003/2004". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on June 5, 2004.
- "Competition Results: Danielle KAHLE". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on October 18, 2012.
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