Jackie Wong (born 1982) is a figure skating analyst who has become the most authoritative figure in skating among its fans. He blogs, tweets, and sells merchandise as Rocker Skating, and hosts the Ice Talk podcast at Ice Network. He is based in New York.
Wong has worked for architectural firm Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, and is currently an associate consultant at McKinsey & Company. A former novice skater who has passed the U.S. Figure Skating juvenile tests and worked as a coach and a judge, he began covering figure skating for Examiner.com in 2009.
He created Rocker Skating as a graduate business school project at the University of Pennsylvania in 2015 and began attracting sponsorships. His commentary ranges from offering technical play-by-plays to sharing his opinions on a skater's choice of costumes and music.
Wong has a bachelor's degree in economics and urban studies from Stanford University, a Master of Architecture degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Design and an MBA from Penn's Wharton School. He contributed to University of Pennsylvania biomedical research by analyzing the movement and positions of the arms, legs and head of ice skaters and presenting them as 3D models.
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