Leif Gislason

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Leif Gislason (born July 17, 1983 in Winnipeg) is a Canadian ice dancer. He previously competed with Lauren Flynn, and the pair had some success on the junior level. He then teamed up with Lauren Senft in 2002. The two are the 2004 Canadian junior national silver medalists. Senft & Gislason split after the 2007 Four Continents Championships.

For 2008-2009, Gislason formed a partnership with American Morgan Matthews.

Gislason currently lives in Aston, Pennsylvania, where he works at the Ice Works Skating Complex as a coach.

Competitive highlights[edit]

With Matthews[edit]

Event 2008-2009
U.S. Championships 5th
Eastern Sectionals 1st

With Senft[edit]

Event 2003-2004 2004-2005 2005-2006 2006-2007
Four Continents Championships 5th 6th
World Junior Championships 8th
Canadian Championships 2nd J. 5th 6th 4th
NHK Trophy 8th
Cup of China 7th
Skate America 8th
Junior Grand Prix, Ukraine 5th
Junior Grand Prix, Japan 3rd
Junior Grand Prix, Mexico 4th
  • J = Junior level

Programs[edit]

(with Senft)

Season Original dance Free dance
2006–2007[1]
  • La Cumparsita
2005–2006[2]
  • Rhumba: Besame Mucho
    performed by Chris Isaak
  • Merengue: Tu Sonrisa
    performed by Elvis Crespo
2004–2005[3]
  • Slow Foxtrot: As Times Goes By
  • Quickstep
  • Atylantos
    by Jean-Patrick Capdevielle
2003–2004[4]
  • Swing
  • Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy
    by Andrew Sisters

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lauren SENFT / Leif GISLASON: 2006/2007". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on July 1, 2007. 
  2. ^ "Lauren SENFT / Leif GISLASON: 2005/2006". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on May 7, 2006. 
  3. ^ "Lauren SENFT / Leif GISLASON: 2004/2005". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on March 8, 2005. 
  4. ^ "Lauren SENFT / Leif GISLASON: 2003/2004". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on June 5, 2004. 

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