Donald Adair

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Donald Adair
Personal information
Country representedUnited States
Born1960 (age 58–59)
Former partnerRenée Roca
Retired1987

Donald Adair (born 1960)[1] is an American former ice dancer. With Renée Roca, he is the 1986 U.S. national champion.[2][3] An injury led to Adair's sudden retirement from competitive skating prior to the 1987 World Championships.[4] He married Kelley Morris, the 1977 U.S. junior champion in ice dancing.[1] They have coached at the Indiana Skating Academy in Indianapolis and the Louisville Skating Academy in Louisville, Kentucky.[1]

Results[edit]

(with Roca)

International
Event 1982–83 1983–84 1984–85 1985–86 1986–87
World Champ. 11th 6th
Skate America 1st
Skate Canada 1st
NHK Trophy 5th
National
U.S. Champ. 4th 2nd 1st 2nd

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Elfman, Lois (June 19, 2014). "Adairs nurturing next generation of U.S. ice dancers". IceNetwork.
  2. ^ "National Figure Skating Championships Adair and Roca Lead All the Way and Dance to a Title". Los Angeles Times. February 8, 1986. pp. Sports 6. Retrieved January 26, 2010.
  3. ^ "A NEW LEADING EDGE IN U.S. FIGURE SKATING". The Philadelphia Inquirer. February 10, 1986. pp. C08. Retrieved January 26, 2010.
  4. ^ "Defector Finds New Life, and New Partner". Los Angeles Times. January 19, 1993. Retrieved November 26, 2010.