Sylvain Longchambon

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Sylvain Longchambon
Personal information
Country represented France
Born (1980-07-30) 30 July 1980 (age 34)
Saint-Priest, France
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Partner Samia Ghadie
Former partner Caroline Truong, Christelle Pangeux, Cecile Guillard, Jennifer Metcalfe
Former coach Muriel Boucher-Zazoui, Romain Haguenauer, Pasquale Camerlengo, Roger Kennerson, Lydie Bontemps
Former skating club ANGE
Former training locations Lyon, France
Began skating 1988

Sylvain Longchambon (born 30 July 1980 in Saint-Priest, France) is a French ice dancer. With Caroline Truong, he won two silver medals on the 1999–2000 ISU Junior Grand Prix series, bronze at the 2001 Ondrej Nepela Memorial, and bronze at the 2002 French Championships.[1]

In 2011, Longchambon appeared in series 6 of ITV's Dancing on Ice, partnered with Jennifer Metcalfe.[2] He withdrew from series 7 after tearing a tendon in his right biceps while training with partner Heidi Range,[3] In 2013, he returned to Dancing On Ice partnered with Samia Ghadie. In March 2015, Ghadie announced that she and Longchambon are expecting their first child together.[4]

Competitive highlights[edit]

(with Truong for France)

GP: Grand Prix; JGP: Junior Grand Prix (Junior Series)

Event 1997–98 1998–99 1999–00 2000–01 2001–02 2002–03
GP Cup of Russia 11th
Schäfer Memorial 8th
Nepela Memorial 3rd
Universiade 13th
International: Junior[1]
JGP Croatia 2nd
JGP France 13th
JGP Hungary WD
JGP Slovakia 5th
JGP Slovenia 2nd
Basler Cup 2nd J.[5]
French Champ. 8th 3rd 4th
J. = Junior level; WD = Withdrew


(with Truong)

Season Original dance Free dance
  • La Vie Est Belle
  • L'enclume


  1. ^ a b c d e "Caroline TRUONG / Sylvain LONGCHAMBON: 2002/2003". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 25 June 2003. 
  2. ^ Sperling, Daniel (February 6, 2011). "Metcalfe makes shock 'Dancing On Ice' exit". Digital Spy. 
  3. ^ Sheridan, Emily (January 15, 2012). "'Just starting to move my arm again': Dancing On Ice star Sylvain Longchambon is recovering well after arm injury". Daily Mail. 
  4. ^ "Corrie's Samia Ghadie 'very happy' to announce she's pregnant". ITV News. March 27, 2015. 
  5. ^ "1998 Basler Cup". Eiskunstlauf Ecke.