David King (figure skater)

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David King
Stacey KEMP David KING NHK 2008-SP.jpg
Kemp and King in 2008
Personal information
Full name David King
Country represented Great Britain
Born (1984-05-08) 8 May 1984 (age 30)
Carlisle, Cumbria
Height 184 cm (6 ft 0 in)[1][2]
Partner Stacey Kemp
Coach Lyndon Johnston
Former coach Jeremy Barrett, Mariusz Siudek, Dorota Siudek, Dawn Spendlove
Former choreographer Julie Marcotte, Tracey Solomon, Robin Cousins
Began skating 1994
World standing 40 (As of 28 May 2013)[3]
Season's bests 35 (2012–2013)[4]
38 (2011–2012)[5]
34 (2010–2011)[6]
34 (2009–2010)[7]
30 (2008–2009)[8]
ISU personal best scores
Combined total 146.30
2013 Nebelhorn Trophy
Short program 51.33
2013 Nebelhorn Trophy
Free skate 94.97
2013 Nebelhorn Trophy

David King (born 8 May 1984) is an English pair skater who represents Great Britain. With partner Stacey Kemp, he is an eight-time British national champion.

Originally a skier, King began skating at age 10.[9][10] He teamed up with Kemp in 2003.[9] The pair became engaged in 2010.[11]

Programs[edit]

(with Kemp)

Season Short program Free skating
2013–2014
[12]
2012–2013
[13]
  • Pomp and Circumstance
    by Edward Elgar
2011–2012
[14]
2010–2011
[15]
  • Coldplay
2009–2010
[16]
  • Numb
    by Linkin Park and Jay Z
  • Fantasie for Piano and Orchestra
    by M. Kaplan
2008–2009
[17]
  • Numb
    by Linkin Park, Jay Z
2007–2008
[18]
  • Flamenco Fantasy
    by Rodriguez
  • James Bond medley
2006–2007
[19]
  • Guitar Concerto
    by Rodriguez
2005–2006
[20]
  • Kill Bill
  • Art on Ice
    by Edvin Marton

Competitive highlights[edit]

(with Kemp)

Results[21]
International
Event 2004–05 2005–06 2006–07 2007–08 2008–09 2009–10 2010–11 2011–12 2012–13 2013–14
Olympics 16th 19th
Worlds 17th 17th 15th 13th 16th 17th 19th 15th
Europeans 11th 11th 6th 11th 11th 8th 9th 10th 13th
GP Bompard 8th
GP Cup of China 9th
GP NHK Trophy 7th 4th
GP Skate America 7th 7th 8th
GP Skate Canada 8th
Cup of Nice 5th 9th
Golden Spin 1st
Ice Challenge 5th
Nebelhorn 9th 6th 8th 7th
International: Junior
Junior Worlds 11th
JGP Romania 5th
JGP Serbia 9th
National
British Champ. 1st J. 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 2nd
GP = Grand Prix; JGP = Junior Grand Prix; J. = Junior level

References[edit]

  1. ^ "David King". teamgb.com. British Olympic Association. Retrieved 21 January 2014. 
  2. ^ "biography". kempandking.com. Retrieved 16 February 2010. [dead link]
  3. ^ "ISU World Standings for Single & Pair Skating and Ice Dance : Pairs". International Skating Union. 29 May 2013. 
  4. ^ "ISU Judging System – Season Bests Total Scores 2012/2013 : Pairs". International Skating Union. 13 April 2013. 
  5. ^ "ISU Judging System – Season Bests Total Scores 2011/2012 : Pairs". International Skating Union. 21 April 2012. Retrieved 22 May 2012. 
  6. ^ "ISU Judging System – Season Bests Total Scores 2010/2011 : Pairs". International Skating Union. 6 May 2011. Retrieved 17 June 2011. 
  7. ^ "ISU Judging System – Season Bests Total Scores 2009/2010 : Pairs". International Skating Union. 24 March 2010. Retrieved 17 June 2011. 
  8. ^ "ISU Judging System – Season Bests Total Scores 2008/2009 : Pairs". International Skating Union. 18 April 2009. Retrieved 17 June 2011. 
  9. ^ a b Mittan, Barry (5 March 2006). "Kemp and King Keep Getting Crowns". SkateToday. 
  10. ^ "David King". TeamGB.com. Retrieved 16 February 2010. 
  11. ^ Tinniswood, Steve (19 January 2013). "Kemp grateful for some competition in Croatia". Lancashire Telegraph. 
  12. ^ "Stacey KEMP / David KING: 2013/2014". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 1 December 2013. 
  13. ^ "Stacey KEMP / David KING: 2012/2013". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 20 January 2013. 
  14. ^ "Stacey KEMP / David KING: 2011/2012". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 26 January 2012. 
  15. ^ "Stacey KEMP / David KING: 2010/2011". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 16 August 2011. 
  16. ^ "Stacey KEMP / David KING: 2009/2010". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 9 September 2009. 
  17. ^ "Stacey KEMP / David KING: 2008/2009". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 28 May 2009. 
  18. ^ "Stacey KEMP / David KING: 2007/2008". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 26 May 2008. 
  19. ^ "Stacey KEMP / David KING: 2006/2007". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 7 July 2007. 
  20. ^ "Stacey KEMP / David KING: 2005/2006". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 5 May 2006. 
  21. ^ "Competition Results: Stacey KEMP / David KING". International Skating Union. 

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