Sofia Sforza

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Sofia Sforza
2012 World Junior FS Sofia Sforza Francesco Fioretti.jpg
Sforza/Fioretti at the 2012 World Junior Championships
Personal information
Country represented Italy
Born (1995-07-22) 22 July 1995 (age 22)
San Giovanni Bianco
Home town Urgnano
Height 1.64 m (5 ft 4 12 in)
Partner Leo Luca Sforza
Former partner Francesco Fioretti
Daniel Ferrari
Coach Brunhilde Bianchi
Valter Rizzo
Choreographer Jeffrey Cooley
Skating club Olympic Dream Ice School
Training locations Zanica
Began skating 2001

Sofia Sforza (born 22 July 1995) is an Italian ice dancer. With former partner Francesco Fioretti, she placed as high as 10th at the World Junior Championships.

Career[edit]

Sofia Sforza competed with Daniel Ferrari early in her career. She teamed up with Francesco Fioretti in December 2008.[1] They were coached by Valter Rizzo mainly in Zanica.[2] On 1 October 2013, it was reported that Sforza/Fioretti had parted ways and she had teamed up with her brother, Leo Luca Sforza, who was until then a pair skater.[3][4]

Programs[edit]

(with Fioretti)

Season Short dance Free dance
2013–2014
[1]
  • That Man
    by Caro Emerald
  • You Are the One
    by Tracy Chapman
Notre-Dame de Paris
by Riccardo Cocciante:
  • Le Temps de Cathedrales
  • Danse Mon Esmeralda
2012–2013
[5]
  • Separation Blues
    by Maria Muldaur, Bonnie Raitt
  • Swing, Brother, Swing
    by Casey McGill
  • Schindler's List
    by John Williams
  • Eli Eli
    by Elizabet Fumero Muren
  • 160 BPM
    by Hans Zimmer
2011–2012
[6]
  • Sway
  • Swing Da Cor
2010–2011
[7]
  • Once Upon a December
    (from "Anastasia" soundtrack)
  • Street Tango
    by Olguin
  • Oblivion
    by Astor Piazzolla
  • Libertango
    by Astor Piazzolla

Competitive highlights[edit]

With Leo Luca Sforza[edit]

National
Event 2013–2014
Italian Championships 2nd J.
J. = Junior level

With Francesco Fioretti[edit]

Results[8]
International
Event 2009–10 2010–11 2011–12 2012–13 2013–14
Junior Worlds 31st 20th 10th 13th
JGP Germany 8th
JGP Italy 7th
JGP Mexico 4th
JGP Romania 6th 5th
JGP Turkey 6th
Bavarian Open 3rd J. 1st J.
Mont Blanc Trophy 4th J.
NRW Trophy 9th J. 6th J. 3rd J.
Pavel Roman 4th J.
Santa Claus Cup 2nd J.
National
Italian Champ. 2nd J. 1st J. 1st J.
J. = Junior level; JGP = Junior Grand Prix

With Daniel Ferarri[edit]

Results[1]
National
Event 2008–2009
Italian Championships 4th J.
J. = Junior level

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Sofia SFORZA / Francesco FIORETTI: 2013/2014". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 7 January 2014. 
  2. ^ "Sofia Sforza e Francesco Fioretti: avanti con entusiasmo, passione e duro lavoro" [Sofia Sforza and Francesco Fioretti: Moving forward with enthusiasm, passion, and hard work]. ArtOnIce.it (in Italian). 11 October 2012. 
  3. ^ Ambesi, Massimiliano (1 October 2013). "Aria di "rinnovamento" nel movimento juniores italiano" [New beginnings in the Italian junior ranks]. Neve Italia (in Italian). 
  4. ^ Colafigli, Manuela (1 January 2014). "Sofia e Leo Luca Sforza: "Abbiamo seguito il nostro cuore e realizzato il nostro sogno"" [Sofia and Leo Luca Sforza: "We followed our heart and realized our dream"]. Neve Italia (in Italian). 
  5. ^ "Sofia SFORZA / Francesco FIORETTI: 2012/2013". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 16 August 2013. 
  6. ^ "Sofia SFORZA / Francesco FIORETTI: 2011/2012". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 31 August 2012. 
  7. ^ "Sofia SFORZA / Francesco FIORETTI: 2010/2011". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 19 May 2011. 
  8. ^ "Competition Results: Sofia SFORZA / Francesco FIORETTI". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 10 January 2014. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Sofia Sforza at Wikimedia Commons