Sean Carlow

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Sean Carlow
Personal information
Country represented  Australia
Born (1985-03-13) 13 March 1985 (age 29)
Height 171 cm
Former partner Wafa Asmar
Coach Liz Cain, Brian Orser
Former coach Gloria Pracey, Peter Cain, Stephen Carr, Kathy Casey
Choreographer Liz Cain, David Wilson
Skating club Macquarie Ice Skating Club
ISU personal best scores
Combined total 136.68
2006 4CC
Short program 49.73
2007 Worlds
Free skate 87.98
2006 4CC

Sean Carlow (born 13 March 1985 in Sydney, Australia) is an Australian figure skater. He is the 2006-2007 Australian national champion. He also competed in pairs at the novice level, winning the 2001 novice title with Wafa Asmar.

On 28 March 2007 Carlow was injured in the Sydney Harbour Bridge Ferry Disaster where four people died. His mother Liz Cain, a former Olympian, had her shin severed in the accident. Sean saved his mother's life by diving into the water and holding on to her until rescuers arrived.[1]

Competitive highlights[edit]

Event 2000-01 2001-02 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08
World Championships 39th 32nd 28th 35th
Four Continents Championships 17th 15th 12th 13th
World Junior Championships 35th 39th
Australian Championships 3rd J. 3rd J. 1st J. 1st J. 2nd 1st 1st 1st
Karl Schafer Memorial 16th
Merano Cup 3rd
Junior Grand Prix, Japan 13th
Junior Grand Prix, Mexico 11th
Junior Grand Prix, Slovakia 18th
Junior Grand Prix, USA 13th
Junior Grand Prix, Bulgaria 15th
Junior Grand Prix, Ostrava 23rd
Grand Prize SNP 8th J.
  • J = Junior level; QR = Qualifying Round


  1. ^ Search for skating champ lost in ferry disaster - National -

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