Messing at the 2012 Nebelhorn Trophy
|Former country(ies) represented||United States|
January 23, 1992 |
Anne Durham (1995-99)
|Skating club||Alaska Association of Figure Skaters|
|ISU personal best scores|
2010 Junior Worlds
2011 Junior Worlds
2010 Junior Worlds
Keegan Messing (born January 23, 1992) is an American figure skater. He is a two-time (2011, 2012) International Cup of Nice champion and the 2012 Nebelhorn Trophy bronze medalist. He placed 4th at the 2010 World Junior Championships.
Messing started skating at age 3 after watching the 1994 Olympics. Naming Elvis Stojko as his biggest influence, Messing said, "Watching him skate made me want to skate". Messing also formerly skated pairs with Ellie Gottstein.
Messing won the junior silver medal at the 2009 U.S. Championships. The following season, he made his senior national debut, finishing 9th. He finished 8th at the 2011 U.S. Nationals. He trains in Alaska.
Messing decided to skate for Canada in the 2014–15 season. He placed fifth at the 2015 Canadian Championships.
|Season||Short program||Free skating||Exhibition|
JGP: Junior Grand Prix
|Cup of Nice||1st||1st|
|JGP Czech Rep.||4th||4th|
|U.S. Champ.||3rd N.||5th J.||2nd J.||9th||8th||7th||16th||12th|
|Pacific Coast||1st N.||2nd J.||1st J.||2nd|
|Northwest Pacific||1st N.|
|Levels: N. = Novice, J. = Junior; WD = Withdrew|
|U.S. Junior Championships||5th Jv.||6th I.||9th I.|
|Northwest Pacific Regionals||1st Jv.||1st Jv.||1st I.||1st I.|
|Levels: Jv. = Juvenile, I. = Intermediate|
- "Keegan Messing". IceNetwork.; Earlier versions:
- Rutherford, Lynn (July 17, 2011). "Messing's 'Pirates of the Caribbean' takes home gold". Ice Network. Retrieved July 18, 2011.
- Brannen, Sarah S.; Meekins, Drew (November 9, 2011). "The Inside Edge: Gilles and Poirier skate, play; Snow in Alaska". Ice Network. Retrieved November 10, 2011.
- Flade, Tatjana (September 30, 2012). "2012 Nebelhorn Trophy". Golden Skate.
- "Programs". Official website of Keegan Messing. Archived from the original on November 26, 2014.
- "Keegan MESSING: 2012/2013". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on October 1, 2012.
- "Keegan MESSING: 2010/2011". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on August 16, 2011.
- "Competition Results: Keegan MESSING". International Skating Union.
Media related to Keegan Messing at Wikimedia Commons