Michael Marinaro

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Michael Marinaro
2011 Canadian Championships Margaret Purdy Michael Marinaro.jpg
Purdy/Marinaro at the 2011 Canadian Championships
Personal information
Country represented Canada
Born (1992-01-07) January 7, 1992 (age 22)
Sarnia, Ontario
Home town Sarnia
Height 1.82 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Partner Margaret Purdy
Former partner Lindsi Disper
Coach Scott Rachuk, Alison Purkiss
Choreographer Alison Purkiss
Skating club Competitive Skating Center of Strathroy
Training locations Komoka
Former training locations Strathroy
Began skating 1994
ISU personal best scores
Combined total 154.70
2013 Junior Worlds
Short program 53.09
2013 Junior Worlds
Free skate 101.61
2013 Junior Worlds

Michael Marinaro (born January 7, 1992) is a Canadian pair skater. With partner Margaret Purdy, he is the 2013 World Junior silver medalist and 2010 Canadian national junior champion.

Marinaro began skating at age two.[1] Early in his pairs career, he competed with Lindsi Disper.[1]

Programs[edit]

(with Purdy)

Season Short program Free skating Exhibition
2013–2014
[2]
2012–2013
[3]
2011–2012
[4][5]

  • Who Wants to Live Forever
    by Queen
  • The Show Must Go On
    by Queen
2010–2011
[6]
  • Fuente y Caudal
    by Paco de Lucía
2009–2010
[7]
  • Here, There and Everywhere
    by The Beatles
  • Something
    by The Beatles

Competitive highlights[edit]

(with Purdy)

Results[8]
International
Event 2009–10 2010–11 2011–12 2012–13 2013–14
Four Continents 6th
GP Skate America 8th
GP Skate Canada 8th
International: Junior
Junior Worlds 8th 5th 2nd
JGP Final 4th
JGP Austria 10th
JGP Croatia 1st
JGP Czech Republic 9th
JGP Germany 10th
JGP Great Britain 10th
JGP Latvia 3rd
JGP Poland 7th
JGP United States 1st
National
Canadian Champ. 1st J. 9th 6th 5th 5th
GP = Grand Prix; JGP = Junior Grand Prix; J. = Junior level

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Mittan, Barry (December 20, 2009). "Canada's Purdy Gives Up Hockey to Skate Pairs". Skate Today. 
  2. ^ "Margaret PURDY / Michael MARINARO: 2013/2014". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on January 7, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Margaret PURDY / Michael MARINARO: 2012/2013". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on August 22, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Margaret PURDY / Michael MARINARO: 2011/2012". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on April 19, 2012. 
  5. ^ "Margaret PURDY / Michael MARINARO: 2011/2012". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on December 2, 2011. 
  6. ^ "Margaret PURDY / Michael MARINARO: 2010/2011". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on February 7, 2011. 
  7. ^ "Margaret PURDY / Michael MARINARO: 2009/2010". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on May 15, 2010. 
  8. ^ "Competition Results: Margaret PURDY / Michael MARINARO". International Skating Union. 

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