Ami Parekh

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Ami Parekh
Ami at an ice show.jpg
Parekh at a 2015 Ice Show in Chicago
Personal information
Country represented  India
Born (1988-01-10) January 10, 1988 (age 29)
New Jersey
Height 1.63 m (5 ft 4 in)
Coach Jeremy Allen
Former coach Kori Ade, Karl Kurtz, Jeff Digregorio, Valentyn Nikolayev, Audrey Weisiger, Bobbe Shire, Don Laws, Gilles Vanasse
Choreographer Susie Wynne, Phillip Mills
Former choreographer Rohene Ward, Rob Peal, Irina Romanova, Vitaly Popkov, Rob McBrien
Skating club Skating Club of India
Began skating 1997
ISU personal best scores
Combined total 127.09
2014 International Challenge Cup
Short program 41.10
2014 Four Continents
Free skate 86.13
2014 International Challenge Cup

Ami Parekh (born January 10, 1988) is an Indian-American figure skater. She was the 8-time Indian Senior Ladies National Figure Skating Champion during 2004-2007 and 2011-2014.[1] In 2007, she became the first figure skater to represent India at a Senior ISU Championship.[2] After a break of five years, Parekh returned to competition in 2012.[3] She retired from competitive singles skating in 2014.[4]


Season Short program Free skating
  • Raga-Jazz Style
    by Shankar Jaikishan
  • Fantaisie Impromptu
    by Frédéric Chopin
  • Nyah
    (from Mission Impossible 2)
    by Hans Zimmer
  • Bollywood Mix
  • La Bayadere
    by Ludwig Minkus

Competitive highlights[edit]

International: Senior
Event 2006–07 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11 2011–12 2012–13 2013–14
World Championships 44th 23rd PR
Four Continents Champ. 20th 20th 18th
International Challenge Cup 20th 5th
Denkova-Staviski Cup 7th
Golden Spin of Zagreb 15th
Nebelhorn Trophy 30th
NRW Trophy 16th
U.S. Classic 15th
International: Junior
JGP Spin of Norway 17th
JGP = Junior Grand Prix, PR = Preliminary round


  1. ^ "Ami Parekh's Official Skating Website". 
  2. ^ Mittan, Barry (June 24, 2007). "Parekh Brings Bollywood to Ice". Golden Skate. 
  3. ^ Strong, Anna (August 1, 2012). "Perseverance and Pride on the Ice". The Daily Pennsylvanian. Archived from the original on August 21, 2012. 
  4. ^ Contractor, Neha (September 1, 2015). "5 South Asian Women in Sports You Need to Know". Brown Girl Magazine. 
  5. ^ "Ami PAREKH: 2013/2014". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on February 22, 2014. 
  6. ^ "Ami PAREKH: 2012/2013". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on February 8, 2013. 
  7. ^ "Ami PAREKH: 2011/2012". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on March 30, 2012. 
  8. ^ "Ami PAREKH: 2006/2007". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on August 16, 2011. 
  9. ^ "Competition Results: Ami PAREKH". International Skating Union. 

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