Angela Wang

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Angela Wang
2012-12 Final Grand Prix 3d 053 Angela Wang.JPG
Angela Wang in 2012
Personal information
Country represented United States
Born (1996-07-30) July 30, 1996 (age 20)
Salt Lake City, Utah
Height 5 ft 1 in (1.55 m)
Coach Christy Krall
Damon Allen
Janet Champion
Former coach Scott Smith
Choreographer Phillip Mills
Jeffrey Buttle
Former choreographer Rachael Flatt
Tom Dickson
Damon Allen
Scott Brown
Skating club Salt Lake City FSC
Training locations Colorado Springs, Colorado
Former training locations Salt Lake City
Began skating 2002
ISU personal best scores
Combined total 166.80
2015 U.S. Classic
Short program 61.41
2013 JGP Czech Republic
Free skate 110.89
2012 JGP Final

Angela Wang (born July 30, 1996) is an American ladies' figure skater. She is the 2017 Bavarian Open champion, a three-time medalist on the ISU Challenger Series, and a three-time medalist on the ISU Junior Grand Prix (JGP) series. Her JGP medals include gold from a 2012 competition in Croatia.

Personal life[edit]

Angela Wang, an only child, was born in Salt Lake City, Utah.[1] Her parents moved from China to the United States in 1994.[2] Her father is a pharmaceutical researcher.[2] She graduated from Cheyenne Mountain High School.[3] in 2014. She then majored in exercise science at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs.[4][5]

Career[edit]

Wang began skating in 2002 because the Winter Olympics were held that year in her hometown of Salt Lake City. She made her ISU Junior Grand Prix debut during the 2010–11 season, placing fourth at her sole assignment, the SBC Cup held in Japan.

Wang relocated to Colorado Springs in the summer of 2011 and joined Christy Krall and Damon Allen. Competing in the 2012–13 ISU Junior Grand Prix series, she won bronze in Lake Placid, New York and gold in Zagreb, Croatia. She qualified for the JGP Final, where she placed fourth. The following season, Wang took silver in Gdańsk, Poland and placed fifth in Ostrava, Czech Republic, becoming the first alternate for the JGP Final. She was called up when Karen Chen withdrew and finished sixth.

Making her senior international debut, Wang medaled at two 2014–15 ISU Challenger Series events, taking bronze at the Lombardia Trophy and silver at the Autumn Classic. She placed 15th at the 2015 U.S. Championships and 10th at the 2016 U.S. Championships.

In October 2016, Wang withdrew from the 2016 Skate America due to a right ankle injury.[6] She finished 7th at the U.S. Championships in January 2017 and won gold the following month at the Bavarian Open.

Programs[edit]

Season Short program Free skating
2016–2017
[7][4][8]
2015–2016
[9][10]
2014–2015
[1][11]
  • Paint it Black
    by Angèle Dubeau & La Pietà
    choreo. by Rachael Flatt
2013–2014
[3][12]
  • A Beautiful Storm
    by Jennifer Thomas
    choreo. by Tom Dickson
  • Nights in the Gardens of Spain
    by Manuel de Falla
    choreo. by Caterina Lindgren
2012–2013
[13]
  • Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
    by Tan Dun
  • Ladies in Lavender
    by Nigel Hess
2011–2012
[1]
  • Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
    by Tan Dun
2010–2011
2009–2010
[1]
2008–2009
[1]

Competitive highlights[edit]

GP: Grand Prix; CS: Challenger Series; JGP: Junior Grand Prix

2010–11 to present[edit]

International[14]
Event 10–11 11–12 12–13 13–14 14–15 15–16 16–17
GP Rostel. Cup 9th
GP Bompard 8th
GP Skate America WD
CS Autumn Classic 2nd
CS Golden Spin 5th
CS Lombardia 3rd
CS Nebelhorn WD
CS U.S. Classic 3rd
Autumn Classic 3rd
Bavarian Open 1st
International: Junior[14]
JGP Final 4th 6th
JGP Croatia 1st
JGP Czech Rep. 5th
JGP Japan 4th
JGP Poland 2nd
JGP USA 3rd
National[1]
U.S. Champ. 8th 9th 15th 15th 10th 7th
Pacific Coast 5th J 3rd
Central Pacific 1st J 1st
J = Junior level; TBD = Assigned; WD = Withdrew

2005–06 to 2009–10[edit]

National[1]
Event 05–06 06–07 07–08 08–09 09–10
U.S. Champ. 3rd N 7th J
U.S. Junior Champ. 7th V 9th I 4th I
Pacific Coast Sect. 2nd N 1st J
Central Pacific Reg. 1st V 1st I 1st I 2nd N 1st J
Levels: V = Juvenile; I = Intermediate; N = Novice; J = Junior

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g "Angela Wang". IceNetwork.com. Archived from the original on August 12, 2016. 
  2. ^ a b Rao, Anand (May 25, 2009). "Butterfly on Ice". Utah Stories. Archived from the original on March 23, 2012. 
  3. ^ a b Brannen, Sarah S.; Meekins, Drew (April 16, 2013). "The Inside Edge: Settlage's new art, Kerr's heart". IceNetwork. Archived from the original on January 8, 2014. 
  4. ^ a b Terry, Michael (August 1, 2016). "Aaron debuts 'Lion King' free at Collegiate champs; Wang cruises to ladies gold on strength of Buttle-choreographed free skate". IceNetwork.com. 
  5. ^ Brannen, Sarah S. (March 3, 2017). "The Inside Edge: Skaters balance training, studies". IceNetwork.com. 
  6. ^ "Team USA announces Grand Prix series event withdrawals" (Press release). U.S. Figure Skating. October 12, 2016. 
  7. ^ "Angela WANG: 2016/2017". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on February 19, 2017. 
  8. ^ Rutherford, Lynn (August 25, 2016). "Wagner, Gold hit Champs Camp in different places". IceNetwork.com. 
  9. ^ "Angela WANG: 2015/2016". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on May 28, 2016. 
  10. ^ Slater, Paula (September 4, 2015). "USA’s Wang staying healthy for 2015-16". Golden Skate. 
  11. ^ "Angela WANG: 2014/2015". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on May 22, 2015. 
  12. ^ "Angela WANG: 2013/2014". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on March 24, 2014. 
  13. ^ "Angela WANG: 2012/2013". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on January 9, 2013. 
  14. ^ a b "Competition Results: Angela WANG". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on April 21, 2014. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Angela Wang at Wikimedia Commons