Lisa-Marie Allen

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Lisa-Marie Allen (born September 16, 1960 in Glendale, California)[1] is an American former figure skater. In 1979, she won gold at the inaugural Skate America (then titled Norton Skate).[2] She is also the 1978 Skate Canada International champion, 1975 Nebelhorn Trophy champion, and a four-time U.S. national medalist (three silver, one bronze). She competed at the 1980 Winter Olympics, placing fifth.

After retiring from amateur competition, Allen became the World Professional champion in 1990 and American Open Professional champion in 1997. She was the assistant choreographer for the feature film Blades of Glory and assistant choreographer for the opening and closing ceremonies of the Salt Lake Olympic Games.


Event 1975–76 1976–77 1977–78 1978–79 1979–80 1980–81
Winter Olympics 5th
World Championships 7th 6th 7th
NHK Trophy 2nd
Skate America 1st
Skate Canada 2nd 1st
Nebelhorn Trophy 1st
Prague Skate 2nd
U.S. Championships 2nd 2nd 2nd 3rd


  1. ^ "Lisa-Marie Allen". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved April 22, 2015. 
  2. ^ Thomson, Candus (November 10, 2009). "Stars remember how Skate America began". Baltimore Sun. 

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