Megan Wing

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Megan Wing
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Personal information
Country represented Canada
Born (1975-11-01) November 1, 1975 (age 38)
Residence Windsor, Ontario
Height 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)
Partner Aaron Lowe
Former coach Igor Shpilband
Marina Zueva
Bruno Yvars
Elise Hamel
Skating club Sunset FSC Vancouver
Retired April 25, 2006
ISU personal best scores
Combined total 180.42
2005 Worlds
Comp. dance 36.65
2004 Skate America
Original dance 52.54
2006 Worlds
Free dance 92.79
2005 Worlds

Megan Wing (born November 1, 1975 in Vancouver, British Columbia) is a Canadian ice dancer. With partner Aaron Lowe, she is a two-time Four Continents bronze medalist.

Career[edit]

Wing began skating at the age of five and took up ice dancing at 14.[1][2] She joined forces with Aaron Lowe in 1986. The duo captured six bronze medals and four silver medals at the Canadian National Championships and competed in the 2006 Winter Olympics, where they finished 11th overall. On April 25, 2006, Wing and Lowe announced officially their retirement from competitive skating.

Wing and Lowe coach in British Columbia. Their students include:

Personal life[edit]

Wing / Lowe's twins, a daughter and son named Keauna Auburn Wing Lowe and Tayson Pierce Wing Lowe, were born on October 6, 2011.[3]

Programs[edit]

Season Original dance Free dance
2005–2006
[4]
  • Prologue (Tango Apasioado)
    by Astor Piazzolla
  • Desde el Almy
    by Osvaldo Pugliese
  • Milonga for Three
    by Astor Piazzolla
  • Bialongo
    by Astor Piazzolla
2004–2005
[5]
2003–2004
[6]
  • Jumpin at the Green Mill
    performed by The Mighty Blue Kings
  • Grinnin' Like a Chessy Cat
    performed by The Mighty Blue Kings
  • Jumpin East of Java
    by the Brian Setzer Orchestra
2002–2003
[7]
  • Waltz: Rosen aus dem Süden, op. 388
    (Roses from the South)
    by Johann Strauss II
  • Polka: Unter Donner und Blitz, op. 324
    (Amidst Thunder and Lightning)
    by Johann Strauss II
John Lennon:
  • Starting Over
  • I'm Losing You
  • Dear Yoko
  • Imagine
2001–2002
[8]
  • Fiesta Flamenco
    performed by Monty Kelly
  • Verano Porteno
    by Raul Garello
Supreme Beings of Leisure:
  • Last Girl on Earth
  • Truth From Fiction
  • You're Always the Sun
  • Strangelove Addiction
2000–2001
[9]
Chicago (musical)
by Chita Rodriguez:
  • Overture
  • All that Jazz

Competitive highlights[edit]

(with Lowe)

1995–2006[edit]

Results[9][8][7][6][5][4][10]
International
Event 1995–96 1996–97 1997–98 1998–99 1999–00 2000–01 2001–02 2002–03 2003–04 2004–05 2005–06
Olympics 11th
Worlds 15th 12th 11th 10th 10th
Four Continents 4th 4th 4th 3rd 5th 3rd
GP Cup of China 3rd
GP Cup of Russia 10th 6th
GP Lalique 10th 9th 8th 7th
GP NHK Trophy 6th 6th 5th
GP Skate America 8th 7th 6th 3rd 4th
GP Skate Canada 10th 9th 5th 5th 6th 5th 5th
Bofrost Cup 4th
Nebelhorn 4th
St. Gervais 2nd
National
Canadian Champ. 4th 3rd 3rd 3rd 2nd 3rd 3rd 3rd 2nd 2nd 2nd
GP = Grand Prix

1989–1995[edit]

Results[10]
National
Event 1989–90 1990–91 1991–92 1992–93 1993–94 1994–95
Canadian Champ. 9th N. 4th N. 11th J. 7th J. 3rd J. 6th
Canada Winter Games 4th N.
Levels: N. = Novice; J. = Junior

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mittan, J. Barry (1997, updated 2000). "Waiting for a Chance". Archived from the original on May 12, 2012. 
  2. ^ Mittan, Barry (April 6, 2002). "Wing and Lowe: Stuck in the Middle". Golden Skate. Retrieved April 10, 2011. 
  3. ^ "Wing & Lowe welcome twins!". Skate Today. October 8, 2011. Retrieved October 10, 2011. 
  4. ^ a b "Megan WING / Aaron LOWE: 2005/2006". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on July 2, 2006. 
  5. ^ a b "Megan WING / Aaron LOWE: 2004/2005". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on April 5, 2005. 
  6. ^ a b "Megan WING / Aaron LOWE: 2003/2004". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on June 3, 2004. 
  7. ^ a b "Megan WING / Aaron LOWE: 2002/2003". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on February 17, 2003. 
  8. ^ a b "Megan WING / Aaron LOWE: 2001/2002". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on June 11, 2002. 
  9. ^ a b "Megan WING / Aaron LOWE: 2000/2001". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on April 18, 2001. 
  10. ^ a b "Megan Wing / Aaron Lowe". Skate Canada. Archived from the original on March 10, 2007. 

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