William Beier

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William Beier
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Beier & Beier in 2005.
Personal information
Country represented  Germany
Born (1982-11-02) November 2, 1982 (age 32)
Height 174 cm
Partner Christina Beier
Coach Martin Skotnicky
Choreographer Kelly Johnson, Marc Bongarts, Kati Winkler
Skating club TSC Eintracht Dortmund
ISU personal best scores
Combined total 154.94
2006 Worlds
Comp. dance 31.48
2004 Skate Canada
Original dance 47.89
2005 Skate America
Free dance 78.45
2006 Worlds

William Beier (born November 2, 1982 in Manila, Philippines) is a German ice dancer. He competes with his sister, Christina Beier. They are four-time (2005–2006, 2008, 2010) German national champions and participants of the Olympic Wintergames in Vancouver 2010.

The Beiers moved from the Philippines to Germany in 1990.[1] William Beier began skating when he was eight. He was a singles skater for two years and then took up ice dancing with his sister, Christina Beier.[2]

In 2004 the couple moved trainers and training facilities and trained now with Martin Skotnicky in Oberstdorf.

In May 2008, the Beiers announced the end of their dance partnership. They teamed up again following the 2008-09 season and qualified for the olympic wintergames. The Beiers ended their competitive career in 2010.

Competitive highlights[edit]

(with Beier)

Post-2008[edit]

Event 2009-2010
Winter Olympic Games 18th
European Championships 15th
German Championships 1st
Ice Challenge 3rd
Finlandia Trophy 4th
Ondrej Nepela Memorial 2nd

Post-2003[edit]

Event 2003-2004 2004-2005 2005-2006 2006-2007 2007-2008
World Championships 20th 13th
European Championships 16th 15th 13th 15th
German Championships 2nd 1st 1st 1st
Skate America 7th
Skate Canada 11th 7th
Cup of China 8th
Trophée Eric Bompard 6th
Bofrost Cup 6th
Golden Spin of Zagreb 4th
Karl Schaefer Memorial 3rd
Nebelhorn Trophy 3rd 2nd

Pre-2003[edit]

Event 1999-2000 2000-2001 2001-2002 2002-2003
World Junior Championships 15th 11th 5th
German Championships 2nd J. 1st J. 1st J.
European Olympic Youth Festival 2nd J.
Junior Grand Prix Final 4th J.
Junior Grand Prix, China 1st J.
Junior Grand Prix, France 2nd J.
Junior Grand Prix, Sweden 5th J. 4th J.
Junior Grand Prix, Poland 3rd J.
Junior Grand Prix, Norway 3rd J.
Junior Grand Prix, Czech Republic 5th J.
Junior Grand Prix, Slovenia 4th J.
  • J = Junior level; WD = Withdrew

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Christina Beier & William Beier". ice-dance.com. October 2002. Archived from the original on October 11, 2007. 
  2. ^ Mittan, Barry (February 10, 2003). "Christina and William Beier: Germany's Beiers Finish Fourth at JGP Final". GoldenSkate. Retrieved April 12, 2011. 

Ice Challenge Senior Dance Results http://www.slovakskating.org/results/2009/10/28/graz/CAT004RS.HTM

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