Kristine Musademba

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Kristine Musademba
Lake Placid 2009 Kristine MUSADEMBA.jpg
Musademba in 2009
Personal information
Full name Kristine Musademba
Country represented United States
Born (1992-12-03) December 3, 1992 (age 22)
Washington, D.C.
Home town Silver Spring, Maryland
Height 5 ft 5 in (1.65 m)
Coach Derrick Delmore
Former coach Traci Coleman, Nina Stark-Slapnik
Former choreographer Irina Romanova, Uschi Keszler, Simone Grigorescu
Skating club Washington FSC
Began skating 2000
ISU personal best scores
Combined total 149.39
2009 JGP USA
Short program 54.48
2009 JGP USA
Free skate 93.34
2007-08 JGPF

Kristine Musademba (born December 3, 1992) is an American figure skater. She won three gold medals on the ISU Junior Grand Prix series and qualified twice for the JGP Final. She is the 2008 U.S. junior national pewter medalist.

Personal life[edit]

Kristine Musademba's mother is from the Philippines and her father is from Zimbabwe.[1]

Career[edit]

Musademba started skating at the age of 7, after accompanying her best friend to the rink.[2][3] She won the novice silver medal at the 2007 U.S. Championships.

The following season, Musademba received her first ISU Junior Grand Prix assignments, winning silver in Austria and placing fourth in England. Her results qualified her to the JGP Final, where she finished 4th. She then placed fourth on the junior level at the 2008 U.S. Championships.

In the 2008–09 season, Musademba won gold at both of her JGP assignments, France and Spain. She qualified for her second JGP Final and came in 6th. She competed on the senior level at the 2009 U.S. Championships, finishing 11th.

In 2009–10, Musademba won gold in her JGP event in the United States but finished 10th in Croatia. She withdrew from the 2010 U.S. Championships.

Musademba received one senior Grand Prix assignment, the 2010 Cup of China, placing 8th.

Programs[edit]

Season Short program Free skating Exhibition
2010–2011
[3]
2009–2010
2008–2009
[2][4]
  • Summertime
2007–2008
[5]
2006–2007
2005–2006
  • Arabian Nights

Competitive highlights[edit]

Results[6]
International
Event 2003–04 2004–05 2005–06 2006–07 2007–08 2008–09 2009–10 2010–11
GP Cup of China 8th
International: Junior or novice
JGP Final 4th 6th
JGP Austria 2nd
JGP Croatia 10th
JGP France 1st
JGP Great Britain 4th
JGP Spain 1st
JGP USA 1st
NACS 1st N.
National
U.S. Champ. 2nd N. 4th J. 11th WD 15th
U.S. Jr. Champ. 9th Jv. 1st I.
Eastern Sect. 1st N. 4th
South Atlantic Reg. 1st Jv. 9th I. 1st I. 1st N. 2nd
GP = Grand Prix; JGP = Junior Grand Prix; WD = Withdrew
Levels: Jv. = Juvenile; I. = Intermediate; N. = Novice; J. = Junior

References[edit]

  1. ^ Clarke, Liz (January 20, 2008). "Behind Smiles, Sequins, Nothing but Hard Work". Washington Post. 
  2. ^ a b Slater, Paula (October 12, 2008). "Musademba top contender for JGP Final". Golden Skate. 
  3. ^ a b "Kristine MUSADEMBA: 2010/2011". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on August 16, 2011. 
  4. ^ "Kristine MUSADEMBA: 2008/2009". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on April 20, 2009. 
  5. ^ "Kristine MUSADEMBA: 2007/2008". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on January 18, 2008. 
  6. ^ "Competition Results: Kristine MUSADEMBA". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on December 22, 2013. 

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