Matěj Novák

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Matěj Novák
Cup of Russia 2010 - Myslivečková and Novák.jpg
Myslivečková / Novák in 2010
Personal information
Country represented Czech Republic
Born (1989-11-06) 6 November 1989 (age 24)
Pardubice, Czechoslovakia
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Partner Gabriela Kubová
Former partner Lucie Myslivečková
Coach Rostislav Sinicyn, Natalia Karamysheva
Former coach Eva Horklová
Choreographer Maxim Staviski, Evgeni Platov
Former choreographer Margarita Drobiazko, Povilas Vanagas, Rostislav Sinicyn
Skating club USK Praha
Former training locations Prague
Oberstdorf
Began skating 1993
ISU personal best scores
Combined total 111.17
2013 Nebelhorn Trophy
Short dance 50.43
2014 World
Free dance 71.93
2013 Nebelhorn Trophy

Matěj Novák (born 6 November 1989) is a Czech ice dancer. With former partner Lucie Myslivečková, he is the 2010 Golden Spin of Zagreb champion and the 2011 Czech national champion. He currently competes with Gabriela Kubová.

Career[edit]

Myslivečkova and Novák won a silver and bronze on the Junior Grand Prix circuit. They finished as high as 8th at Junior Worlds in 2009 and debuted at senior Worlds in the same season.[1] They were 21st at the 2009 World Championships.

Myslivečkova and Novák made their senior Grand Prix debut in the 2009–2010 season, finishing 7th at the Cup of Russia and 9th at the NHK Trophy. They moved up to 16th at Worlds. During the 2010–2011 season, they won silver at the Ondrej Nepela Memorial, finished 6th at the NHK Trophy and 5th at the Cup of Russia. They won their first international title at the 2010 Golden Spin of Zagreb. Following the 2010-11 season, Novak decided to retire from competitive skating to do ballroom dancing.[2]

In 2012, Novák decided to return to ice dancing, teaming up with Gabriela Kubová.[3]

Programs[edit]

With Kubová[edit]

Season Short dance Free dance
2013–2014
[4]
  • Vive Le Swing
    by In-Grid
  • You Are the One For Me
  • Soy lo que me das
  • Tango medley

With Myslivečková[edit]

Season Short dance Free dance
2010–2011
[5]
  • Waltz: Battagliero
  • Quickstep
    by Alexander's Rag Time Band
  • Let My People Go
  • Money
  • Jessica Rabbit
  • Venus
Original dance
2009–2010
[6]
2008–2009
[7]
  • Blues: Harlem Nocturne
  • Quickstep: Let Yourself Go
2007–2008
[8]
Finnish dance:
  • Lehty
  • Leva's Polka
    by Loituma
2006–2007
[9]
  • Tango Taemstvi
    by Daniel Landa
  • Cellblock Tango
    (from Chicago musical)
2005–2006
[10]
  • Cha Cha: Banga, Banga
    by Buena Vista Social Club
  • Rhumba: Mi Thierra
    by Edwin Bonilla
  • Samba: Vive, Vive!
    by Puerto Rican Power
  • Whenever, Whenever
    by Shakira
  • Sing for the Moment
  • Objection
    by Shakira

Competitive highlights[edit]

With Kubová[edit]

Results[11]
International
Event 2012–13 2013–14
World Championships 27th
Nebelhorn Trophy 16th
NRW Trophy 7th
Ondrej Nepela Memorial 7th
Volvo Open Cup 7th
National
Czech Championships 2nd WD
WD = Withdrew

With Myslivečková[edit]

Myslivečková and Novák at the 2011 World Championships
Results[12]
International
Event 2005–06 2006–07 2007–08 2008–09 2009–10 2010–11
Worlds 21st 16th 22nd
Europeans 10th
GP Cup of Russia 7th 5th
GP NHK Trophy 9th 6th
Golden Spin 1st
Karl Schäfer 4th
Nebelhorn 11th 6th 7th
Ondrej Nepela 2nd
Pavel Roman 5th J. 3rd
International: Junior
Junior Worlds 19th 18th 12th 8th
JGP Bulgaria 15th
JGP Czech Rep. 4th
JGP Estonia 4th
JGP France 3rd
JGP Great Britain 2nd
National
Czech Champ. 1st J. 1st J. 2nd 2nd 1st
GP = Grand Prix; JGP = Junior Grand Prix; J. = Junior level

References[edit]

  1. ^ Šidláková, Dana (2009). "Lucie Mysliveckova and Matej Novak". Absolute Skating. Retrieved 23 December 2010. 
  2. ^ Flade, Tatjana (22 July 2011). "Carolina Kostner Attends Camp In Oberstdorf, Germany". IFS Magazine. Retrieved 28 July 2011. 
  3. ^ "Three National Championships 2013". Polish Figure Skating Association. 11 December 2012. 
  4. ^ "Gabriela KUBOVA / Matej NOVAK: 2013/2014". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 7 January 2014. 
  5. ^ "Lucie MYSLIVECKOVA / Matej NOVAK: 2010/2011". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 16 August 2011. 
  6. ^ "Lucie MYSLIVECKOVA / Matej NOVAK: 2009/2010". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 29 September 2009. 
  7. ^ "Lucie MYSLIVECKOVA / Matej NOVAK: 2008/2009". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 3 May 2009. 
  8. ^ "Lucie MYSLIVECKOVA / Matej NOVAK: 2007/2008". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 26 May 2008. 
  9. ^ "Lucie MYSLIVECKOVA / Matej NOVAK: 2006/2007". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 13 August 2007. 
  10. ^ "Lucie MYSLIVECKOVA / Matej NOVAK: 2005/2006". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 29 May 2006. 
  11. ^ "Competition Results: Gabriela KUBOVA / Matej NOVAK". International Skating Union. 
  12. ^ "Competition Results: Lucie MYSLIVECKOVA / Matej NOVAK". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 3 October 2012. 

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