Joey Russell

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Joey Russell
Joey Russell 2007 Nebelhorn Trophy.jpg
Russell in 2007.
Personal information
Country represented Canada
Born (1988-06-24) June 24, 1988 (age 29)
Labrador City, Newfoundland and Labrador
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)
Former coach Lee Barkell, Doug Leigh, Paige Aistrop, David Islam, Jan Ullmark
Former choreographer Pasquale Camerlengo, Lance Vipond, David Wilson, Sébastien Britten
Skating club Polaris Labrador City
Former training locations Barrie, Ontario
Began skating 1994
Retired May 2011
ISU personal best scores
Combined total 171.44
2010 Four Continents Championships
Short program 61.82
2009 Skate Canada
Free skate 114.39
2010 Four Continents Championships

Joey Russell (born June 24, 1988 in Labrador City) is a Canadian former competitive figure skater. He competed at four ISU Championships; his best result was 11th, achieved at the 2007 World Junior Championships in Oberstdorf and at the 2010 Four Continents Championships in Jeonju. On the national level, he won the Canadian junior title in 2006 and a senior bronze medal in 2011. Russell trained at the Mariposa School of Skating.[1] On May 31, 2011, he announced his retirement from competitive figure skating.[2]

Competitive highlights[edit]

GP: Grand Prix; JGP: Junior Grand Prix

Event 2004–05 2005–06 2006–07 2007–08 2008–09 2009–10 2010–11
Worlds 24th
Four Continents 11th 14th
GP Skate Canada 10th
Nebelhorn Trophy 11th 15th 9th 6th
International: Junior[3]
Junior Worlds 11th
JGP Canada 5th
JGP Hungary 4th
JGP Japan 11th
JGP Norway 11th
Mladost Trophy 1st J.
Canadians 4th J. 1st J. 6th 9th 6th 5th 3rd
Eastern Challenge 3rd J. 3rd J.
J. = Junior level


  1. ^ Mittan, Barry (October 21, 2007). "New Found Success for Newfoundlander". Skate Today. 
  2. ^ "Joey Russell announces retirement from competitive skating". Skate Canada Newfoundland & Labrador. May 31, 2011. Retrieved June 2, 2011. 
  3. ^ a b "Competition Results: Joey RUSSELL". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 2015-02-06. 
  4. ^ Joey Russell at Skate Canada at the Wayback Machine (archive index)

External links[edit]

Media related to Joey Russell at Wikimedia Commons