Haven Denney

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Haven Denney
2012 World Junior FS Haven Denney Brandon Frazier.jpg
Denney/Frazier in 2012
Personal information
Country represented United States
Born (1995-10-28) October 28, 1995 (age 18)
Ocala, Florida
Height 1.52 m (5 ft 0 in)
Partner Brandon Frazier
Former partner Daniel Raad
Coach John Zimmerman
Silvia Fontana
Former coach Dalilah Sappenfield
Jim Peterson
Lyndon Johnston
Choreographer Julie Marcotte
Former choreographer Dalilah Sappenfield
Skating club Broadmoor SC
Training locations Coral Springs, Florida
Former training locations Colorado Springs, Colorado
Began skating 2004
ISU personal best scores
Combined total 167.85
2013 NHK Trophy
Short program 58.67
2013 NHK Trophy
Free skate 109.18
2013 NHK Trophy

Haven Denney (born October 28, 1995) is an American pair skater. With partner Brandon Frazier, she is the 2013 World Junior champion and the 2012 U.S. national junior champion.

Career[edit]

Haven Denney and Brandon Frazier first teamed up in 2002 as roller skaters before switching to the ice.[1][2] As figure skaters, they competed together from 2005–2008, coached by Jim Peterson and Lyndon Johnston.[3] They won the 2008 U.S. intermediate bronze medal but then split.[2] Denney then competed with Daniel Raad for three seasons.[4]

Denney / Frazier teamed up again in spring 2011.[1][2] They competed on the 2011–2012 ISU Junior Grand Prix series, placing 8th and 7th in Latvia and Austria. They won the junior title at the 2012 U.S. Championships and were assigned to the 2012 World Junior Championships where they placed 4th. The pair was coached by Dalilah Sappenfield in Colorado Springs, Colorado until the fall of 2012 when they moved to Coral Springs, Florida to train with John Zimmerman and Silvia Fontana at Coral Gables.[5]

In the 2012–13 season, Denney / Frazier finished 4th at the 2012 JGP USA held in Lake Placid, New York. They won gold at the 2013 World Junior Championships, the first American pair to win the title since 2007.

Personal life[edit]

Haven Denney was a roller skater until 2004 and won the 2003 U.S. pairs roller skating silver medal.[6] Her sister, Caydee Denney, is also a competitive pair skater.[6]

Programs[edit]

(with Frazier)

Season Short program Free skating Exhibition
2013–2014
[5]
2012–2013
[7]
2011–2012
[6]

Competitive highlights[edit]

With Frazier[edit]

Results[8]
International
Event 2007–08 2011–12 2012–13 2013–14
Four Continents 4th
GP NHK Trophy 5th
GP Skate Canada 5th
Ondrej Nepela 4th
International: Junior
Junior Worlds 4th 1st
JGP Austria 7th
JGP Latvia 8th
JGP USA 4th
National
U.S. Championships 3rd I. 1st J. 5th 5th
GP = Grand Prix; JGP = Junior Grand Prix
Levels: I. = Intermediate; J. = Junior

With Raad[edit]

Event 2008–09 2009–10 2010–11
U.S. Championships 2nd N. 7th J. 6th J.
Levels: N. = Novice; J. = Junior

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Walker, Elvin (May 27, 2012). "Second time a charm for Denney and Frazier". Golden Skate. 
  2. ^ a b c Rutherford, Lynn (January 24, 2012). "Colorado junior pairs face California challenge". IceNetwork. Retrieved March 3, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Haven Denney / Brandon Frazier". Ice Network. 
  4. ^ "Haven Denney / Daniel Raad". Ice Network. Archived from the original on March 1, 2012. 
  5. ^ a b Rutherford, Lynn (May 17, 2013). "Change of scenery serves Denney, Frazier well". IceNetwork. 
  6. ^ a b c "Haven DENNEY / Brandon FRAZIER: 2011/2012". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on January 3, 2012. 
  7. ^ "Haven DENNEY / Brandon FRAZIER: 2012/2013". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on October 18, 2012. 
  8. ^ "Competition Results: Haven DENNEY / Brandon FRAZIER". International Skating Union. 

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