Goolsbee/Schamberger at the 1992 German Championships in Berlin
11 May 1968 |
Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, West Germany
|Height||1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)|
|Former partner||Jennifer Goolsbee, Andrea Weppelmann|
|Former coach||Martin Skotnicky|
|Skating club||RSC Essen|
|Former training locations||Oberstdorf|
Hendryk Schamberger was born to the German former ice dancers Martha and Hans-Jürgen Schamberger. He studied medicine at university during and after the end of his figure skating career. His main profession is orthopedic physician.
Hendryk Schamberger started skating in 1978 and represented the RSC Essen club. He skated with Andrea Weppelmann from 1985 until 1990, winning the German national title in 1989. They placed as high as tenth at the European Championships (1989) and 14th at the World Championships (1989). Weppelmann/Schamberger parted ways after placing third at the 1990 German Championships. The duo had also competed in artistic roller skating — they were bronze medalists in the dance event at the 1989 World Games.
In 1990, Schamberger teamed up with American ice dancer Jennifer Goolsbee. They were coached by Martin Skotnicky in Oberstdorf. They won the German national title four times and competed at the 1994 Winter Olympics, placing ninth. Goolsbee/Schamberger finished as high as seventh at the World Championships (1994) and eighth at the European Championships (1995). They parted ways in 1995 but teamed up again in 1997 to skate in shows.
Schamberger has a German A-coach-licence and coaches ice dancing at the Berliner TSC club. His former students include Tanja Kolbe / Sascha Rabe. He also works as a TV commentator for figure skating for Eurosport. In October 2006, Schamberger participated in RTL's German version of Dancing on Ice, partnered with Liz Baffoe.
- Program Figure Skating World Championships Munich 1991 page 30
- Eurosport: Figur Skating events
- Deutsche Eislauf Union and German Figure Skating Championships
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