Greg Zuerlein (figure skater)
Chock and Zuerlein in 2011.
|Country represented||United States|
October 26, 1988 |
|Height||1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)|
|Former partner||Madison Chock, Anastasia Olson|
|Former coach||Igor Shpilband, Marina Zueva, Tatiana Gladkova|
|Former choreographer||Igor Shpilband, Marina Zueva|
|Skating club||Arctic FSC|
|Former training locations||Canton, Michigan|
|ISU personal best scores|
Greg Zuerlein (born October 26, 1988) is an American former ice dancer. With Madison Chock, he is the 2009 World Junior champion, 2008 JGP Final champion, and 2011 U.S. national bronze medalist. They competed together from 2006 to 2011.
Zuerlein was born in Cincinnati, Ohio. He enrolled in Schoolcraft College. His older sister competed in synchronized skating at Junior Synchro Worlds. In March 2014, Zuerlein married Philippe Maitrot, who is originally from France.
He teamed up with Madison Chock in June 2006. After placing 5th in the novice division at the 2007 U.S. Championships, they were assigned to the 2007–2008 ISU Junior Grand Prix event in Tallinn, Estonia, which they won. They won the bronze medal at their second event, qualifying them for the 2007-2008 Junior Grand Prix Final, where they placed 5th.
Chock and Zuerlein won their first senior Grand Prix medal, bronze, at 2010 Skate Canada International. They won a second bronze medal at 2010 Trophée Eric Bompard. They won their first senior national medal, bronze, at the 2011 U.S. Championships. They made the team to the Four Continents where they finished 5th. They finished 9th in their first and only appearance at the World Championships, setting personal best scores in both segments of the competition.
|Season||Short dance||Free dance||Exhibition|
|GP Cup of China||8th|
|GP Skate America||6th|
|GP Skate Canada||3rd|
|U.S. Champ.||5th N.||3rd J.||1st J.||5th||3rd|
|Pacific Coast||1st N.|
|GP = Grand Prix; JGP = Junior Grand Prix
Levels: N. = Novice; J. = Junior
|U.S. Championships||12th N.|
|Pacific Coast Sectionals||4th N.|
|N. = Novice level|
- Mittan, J. Barry (March 8, 2009). "Chock Full of Gold". GoldenSkate.com. Retrieved March 28, 2011.
- Brannen, Sarah S.; Meekins, Drew (April 1, 2014). "The Inside Edge: Yankowskas gets back in the game". IceNetwork.
- "Madison Chock and Greg Zuerlein Announce End of Partnership". U.S. Figure Skating. June 7, 2011. Retrieved June 7, 2011.
- Golinsky, Reut (October 12, 2011). "Catching up with Greg Zuerlein". Absolute Skating. Retrieved October 13, 2011.
- "Madison CHOCK / Greg ZUERLEIN: 2010/2011". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on July 19, 2011.
- "Madison Chock / Greg Zuerlein". IceNetwork. Archived from the original on July 13, 2011.
- "Madison CHOCK / Greg ZUERLEIN: 2009/2010". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on June 15, 2010.
- "Madison CHOCK / Greg ZUERLEIN: 2008/2009". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on June 1, 2009.
- "Madison CHOCK / Greg ZUERLEIN: 2007/2008". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on January 7, 2008.
- "Competition Results: Madison CHOCK / Greg ZUERLEIN". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on January 26, 2012.
Media related to Greg Zuerlein at Wikimedia Commons
- Madison Chock / Greg Zuerlein at the International Skating Union
- Anastasia Olsen / Greg Zuerlein at Tracings.net