Chrissy Hughes

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Chrissy Hughes
Chrissy Houghes USA FP NH2008.jpg
Hughes in 2008.
Personal information
Full name Christina Hughes
Country represented United States
Born (1990-07-21) July 21, 1990 (age 26)
Bellevue, Washington
Residence Issaquah, Washington
Height 1.60 m (5 ft 3 in)
Former partner John Kern
Former coach Darin Hosier, Heather Reed-Lomax
Former choreographer Corrie Martin
Skating club Highland SC
Training locations Shoreline, Washington
Began skating 1995
ISU personal best scores
Combined total 130.78
2007 JGP Bulgaria
Short program 44.04
2007 JGP Bulgaria
Free skate 86.74
2007 JGP Bulgaria

Christina "Chrissy" Hughes (born July 21, 1990) is an American former competitive figure skater. She is the 2007 JGP Harghita Cup and the 2007 JGP Sofia Cup gold medalist.

Personal life[edit]

Chrissy Hughes was raised in Issaquah, Washington and attended Liberty Senior High School. She was selected for the 2008 U.S. Figure Skating Scholastics Honors Team.[1] She later studied at Seattle Pacific University in Seattle, Washington.[2]

Career[edit]

Hughes competed in pair skating in 2003 with John "Mac" Kern.

As a single skater, she made her junior international debut at the 2007 Challenge Cup in The Hague, Netherlands and won the bronze medal. The following season, she was assigned to compete in the 2007–08 ISU Junior Grand Prix series. Hughes won two gold medals and qualified for the JGP Final where she finished eighth. She made her senior international debut at the 2008 Nebelhorn Trophy, where she finished 13th. She trained at the Highland Ice Arena in Shoreline, Washington.

In August 2012, Hughes won the U.S. Collegiate title.[2]

Programs[edit]

Season Short program Free skating
2006–2008
[3][4]
  • "Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in D major"
    by E.W. Korngold

Competitive highlights[edit]

Results[4][5]
International
Event 2004–05 2005–06 2006–07 2007–08 2008–09 2012–13
Nebelhorn Trophy 13th
International: Junior
JGP Final 8th
JGP Bulgaria 1st
JGP Romania 1st
Challenge Cup 3rd J.
NACS Vancouver 4th N.
National
U.S. Championships 8th N. 6th J. 14th 16th
Pacific Coast Sect. 7th N. 3rd N. 3rd J. 4th
Northwest Pacific Reg. 2nd N. 1st N. 2nd J. 1st 1st
U.S. Collegiate 1st
JGP = Junior Grand Prix; Levels: N. = Novice; J. = Junior

References[edit]

  1. ^ "U.S. Figure Skating to Honor 10 Exceptional Scholar Athletes at 2008 U.S. Figure Skating Championships". U.S. Figure Skating. January 26, 2008. 
  2. ^ a b Glidewell, Brenda (August 20, 2012). "Hughes, Coppola snag senior titles at Collegiates". IceNetwork. 
  3. ^ "Chrissy HUGHES: 2007/2008". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on January 9, 2008. 
  4. ^ a b "Chrissy Hughes". IceNetwork. ; "Earlier versions". Archived from the original on May 24, 2008. 
  5. ^ "Competition Results: Chrissy HUGHES". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on October 11, 2012. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Chrissy Hughes at Wikimedia Commons