Matt Evers

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Matt Evers
Denise Welch and Matt Evers.jpg
Evers and Denise Welch on the Dancing on Ice tour in 2011
Born Matt Evers
(1976-03-16) March 16, 1976 (age 38)
Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States
Website
http://www.mattevers.com/

Matt Evers (born March 16, 1976) is an American pair skater, model and TV personality. He is the 1998 U.S. Junior champion.

Career[edit]

With his partner Heather Allebach, Evers won the Junior pairs title at the 1998 U.S. Championships. The following season, they competed at three senior international events, 1998 Skate Canada International, 1998 Cup of Russia and 1998 Nebelhorn Trophy. He quit competing and moved to Los Angeles where he worked for a number of years before receiving an invitation to join Dancing on Ice.[1] Evers is currently training as a professional actor, model and spokesperson for U.S. and European manufacturers at trade shows, in commercials and print media.[2]

Results[edit]

Pair skating with Allebach:

Results[3]
International
Event 1995–1996 1996–1997 1997–1998 1998–1999
GP Skate Canada 7th
GP Cup of Russia 8th
Nebelhorn Trophy 5th
National
U.S. Championships 13th J. 9th J. 1st J.
GP = Grand Prix; J. = Junior level

Dancing On Ice[edit]

Evers has also appeared in all nine series of Dancing on Ice partnering Bonnie Langford (where they were placed 3rd place), Lisa Scott-Lee, Suzanne Shaw where they won the competition in 2008 beating Chris Fountain and Frankie Poultney in the final 2. In the final, both of their performances scored the perfect 30 out of 30 which was a Dancing on Ice first and judge Nicky Slater said 'they were his champions and they deserved to win on the night'. During previous weeks the couple had received controversial comments from Slater himself. In 2009 he partnered Zöe Salmon and they were popular with the public and judges but they were eliminated in the Skate-off against Jessica Taylor and Pavel Aubrecht. In the 5th series of Dancing on Ice, Evers' partner was Heather Mills. They were eliminated in the 5th week, losing out to Kieron Richardson.

For the 6th series of the show, Evers was partnered with Denise Welch and finished in 6th place. In series 7 he skated with Jorgie Porter. Evers was cut on the forehead by Porter's blade in training in February 2012 but was not expected to miss a show.[4] The pair finished in second place on the show. In series 8 in 2013, Evers and his partner, US Baywatch actress Pamela Anderson, were the first couple to be eliminated, the earliest Evers has left the show to date. His partner in series 9 is Suzanne Shaw.

Up4aMeet?[edit]

In September 2012, Evers made his London stage acting debut performing in Up4aMeet at The Waterloo East Theatre.

Pantomines[edit]

In Christmas 2014, Evers performed in the Telford Oakengates Panto 'Beauty and the Beast' as Gerad (a.k.a Gaston in the Disney version)

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2007 Blades of Glory Skate Tree #1

References[edit]

Preceded by
Kyran Bracken and Melanie Lambert
Dancing on Ice Champion
(with partner Suzanne Shaw)

Series 3 (2008)
Succeeded by
Ray Quinn and Maria Filippov