Shelby Lyons

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Shelby Lyons
Personal information
Country represented United States
Born (1981-05-24) May 24, 1981 (age 35)
Former partner Brian Wells
Former coach Kathy Casey, Irina Vorobieva

Shelby Lyons (born May 24, 1981 in Oswego, New York) is an American retired competitive figure skater who competed in both singles and pairs. She originally competed as a single skater on the novice level[1] before teaming up with Brian Wells. They won four medals at the United States Figure Skating Championships between 1995 and 1998, and competed with twice at the World Figure Skating Championships, placing 10th in 1996 and in 1998. Their partnership ended in 1998. During this time, Lyons had been competing in singles. She was the 1996 U.S. Junior national champion in singles and had competed on the Junior Grand Prix. Following the end of the partnership, Lyons went back to focusing on skating singles. She has since retired and has skated professionally on Disney on Ice. She now teaches singles, pairs, and dance in Colorado. [2]


Ladies' Singles

Event 1996 1997 1998
U.S. Championships 1st J. 8th 10th

(Pairs with Brian Wells)

Event 1994-95 1995-96 1996-97 1997-98
World Championships 10th 10th
U.S. Championships 4th 3rd 4th 2nd
Skate America 2nd
Skate Canada International 4th 7th
Cup of Russia 4th
Nebelhorn Trophy 1st