Timothy Dolensky

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Timothy Dolensky
2012 World Junior FS Timothy Dolensky.jpg
Dolensky in 2012
Personal information
Country representedUnited States
Born (1992-07-18) July 18, 1992 (age 26)
Birmingham, Alabama
Home townKennesaw, Georgia
Height1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
CoachPeter Cain, Darlene Cain[1]
Former coachDebbie Prachar, Brittney Bottoms, Linda Struck
ChoreographerCatarina Lindgren
Skating clubAtlanta FSC
Training locationsEuless, Texas[1]
Former training locationsKennesaw, Georgia
Began skating1999
ISU personal best scores
Combined total226.53
2016 Skate America
Short program78.75
2017 U.S. Classic
Free skate156.60
2015 Skate Canada

Timothy "Tim" Dolensky (born July 18, 1992) is an American figure skater. He is the 2012 U.S. junior silver medalist and placed 12th at the 2012 World Junior Championships.

Early life and education[edit]

Timothy Dolensky was born July 18, 1992, in Birmingham, Alabama.[2] He studied at Kennesaw State University, majoring in exercise and health science.[3]

Career[edit]

Early years[edit]

Dolensky began skating at age six after a school trip to an ice rink.[4] He competed nationally on the juvenile level in the 2004–05 season and on the intermediate level the following season. He moved up to the novice level in the 2007–08 season and won the bronze medal at the 2010 U.S. Championships.[4]

Junior career[edit]

In the 2010−11 season, Dolensky was assigned to his first ISU Junior Grand Prix (JGP) competition, in Sheffield, England, and finished 4th at the event.

Dolensky composed his own music, Windfall, for his 2011−12 short program.[5] He competed at two JGP events, winning bronze in Riga, Latvia and placing 4th in Innsbruck, Austria. He was awarded the silver medal in the junior event at the 2012 U.S. Championships and was sent to the 2012 World Junior Championships.[6] Dolensky finished 12th overall at the event in Minsk, Belarus, having ranked 9th in the short program and 13th in the free skate.

Senior career[edit]

Dolensky placed fourth in his senior international debut at the 2012 U.S. Classic.

He composed his 2014–15 short program music, Bella Luce.[7] In October, he finished fourth at the 2014 Skate Canada Autumn Classic, his first ISU Challenger Series event. He sustained a concussion on November 12, 2014, as a result of a collision with another skater in Kennesaw, Georgia.[8]

Competing in the 2015–16 ISU Challenger Series, Dolensky placed fourth at both the 2015 U.S. International Classic and at the 2015 Finlandia Trophy. He appeared at the 2015 Skate Canada International as a replacement for the injured Joshua Farris. Making his Grand Prix debut, he placed 11th in the short program, 6th in the free skate, and 7th overall. He also finished 7th at the 2016 U.S. Championships.

Dolensky placed 8th at the 2016 Skate America and 7th at the 2017 U.S. Championships.

2017–18 season , Dolensky placed 6th at the 2017 CS U.S. International Classic. and 7th at the 2018 U.S. Championships.

Personal life[edit]

Dolensky plays the violin and piano.

Programs[edit]

Season Short program Free skating
2018–2019
[2][9]
  • Faux
    by Novo Amor, Ed Tullett
  • Faux (remix)
    by Said the Sky
2017–2018
[4]
  • Faux
    by Novo Amor, Ed Tullett
  • Faux (remix)
    by Said the Sky
2016–2017
[10]
  • Awake My Soul
    by Mumford and Sons
    choreo. by Ryan Jahnke
2015–2016
[11]
  • Orchestral Variations on Themes of Chopin
    by Anže Rozman
2014–2015
[7]
  • Bella Luce
    by Timothy Dolensky
  • Orchestral Variations on Themes of Chopin
    by Anže Rozman
2012–2013
[4]
2011–2012
[5]
  • Windfall
    by Timothy Dolensky
2010–2011
[4]
2009–2010
[4]
  • Flamenko
    by Didulya
  • Warsaw Concerto
    performed by Frank Chacksfield
    and his orchestra

Competitive highlights[edit]

GP: Grand Prix; CS: Challenger Series; JGP: Junior Grand Prix

International[12]
Event 09–10 10–11 11–12 12–13 13–14 14–15 15–16 16–17 17–18 18–19
GP Skate America 8th
GP Skate Canada 7th
CS Lombardia 6th
CS Autumn Classic 4th
CS Finlandia 4th
CS Golden Spin 6th
CS Nebelhorn 7th 4th
CS U.S. Classic 4th 6th
Philadelphia 1st 3rd
U.S. Classic 4th
International: Junior[12]
Junior Worlds 12th
JGP Austria 4th
JGP Latvia 3rd
JGP U.K. 4th
National[4]
U.S. Champ. 3rd N 2nd J 13th 14th 7th 7th 7th 6th
Eastern Sect. 1st N 5th J 2nd J 6th 1st 2nd 1st 1st
Levels: N = Novice; J = Junior

Detailed results[edit]

Small medals for short and free programs awarded only at ISU Championships.

2018–19 season
Date Event SP FS Total
Jan. 19 - 27, 2019 2019 U.S. Championships 6
81.10
7
147.84
6
228.94
26–29 September 2018 2018 CS Nebelhorn Trophy 5
67.80
4
141.22
4
209.02
12–16 September 2018 2018 CS Lombardia Trophy 6
71.06
6
126.31
6
197.37
August 3–5, 2018 2018 Philadelphia Summer International 1
68.26
5
129.94
3
198.20
2017–18 season
Date Event SP FS Total
Dec. 29 – Jan. 8, 2018 2018 U.S. Championships 7
85.06
9
151.27
7
236.33
September 13–17, 2017 2017 CS U.S. International Classic 4
78.75
6
136.19
6
214.94
August 3–5, 2017 2017 Philadelphia Summer International 1
75.38
1
153.84
1
229.22
2016–17 season
Date Event SP FS Total
January 14–22, 2017 2017 U.S. Championships 6
78.86
9
149.90
7
228.76
December 7–10, 2016 2016 CS Golden Spin of Zagreb 5
75.36
6
144.06
6
219.42
October 21–23, 2016 2016 Skate America 6
77.59
8
148.90
8
226.53
September 22–24, 2016 2016 CS Nebelhorn Trophy 7
67.76
4
139.73
7
207.49
2015–16 season
Date Event SP FS Total
January 16–24, 2016 2016 U.S. Championships 5
80.01
7
156.12
7
236.13
October 30 – November 1, 2015 2015 GP Skate Canada 11
62.46
6
156.60
7
219.06
October 9–11, 2015 2015 CS Finlandia Trophy 6
66.52
3
144.03
4
210.55
September 16–20, 2015 2015 CS U.S. Classic 4
69.18
4
139.86
4
209.04
2014–15 season
Date Event SP FS Total
January 18–25, 2015 2015 U.S. Championships 13
68.41
14
124.97
14
193.38
October 15–16, 2014 2014 Autumn Classic 8
63.69
4
133.24
4
196.53
2013–14 season
Date Event SP FS Total
January 5–12, 2014 2014 U.S. Championships 13
61.76
13
123.08
13
184.84
2012–13 season
Date Event SP FS Total
September 13–16, 2012 2012 U.S. Classic 5
63.68
4
139.91
4
203.59
2011–12 season
Date Event Level SP FS Total
February 27 – March 4, 2012 2012 World Junior Championships Junior 9
57.73
13
112.21
12
169.94
January 22–29, 2012 2012 U.S. Championships Junior 1
63.20
3
124.64
2
187.84
Sept. 28 – October 1, 2011 2011 Junior Grand Prix, Austria Junior 8
54.35
5
113.79
4
168.14
August 31 – September 3, 2011 2011 Junior Grand Prix Latvia Junior 4
56.52
3
120.25
3
176.77
2010–11 season
Date Event Level SP FS Total
September 29 – October 3, 2010 2010 Junior Grand Prix U.K. Junior 5
51.94
5
105.13
4
157.07
2009–10 season
Date Event Level SP FS Total
January 14–24, 2010 2010 U.S. Championships Novice 9
39.67
1
93.50
3
133.17

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Campbell, Elizabeth (December 27, 2017). "Really, figure skaters in Euless? Olympic hopefuls are making themselves at home there". Fort Worth Star-Telegram. Retrieved January 12, 2018.
  2. ^ a b "Timothy DOLENSKY: 2018/2019". International Skating Union.
  3. ^ Godlewski, Robert S. (2012). "Kennesaw State University freshman sets sights on Junior World Championships in Minsk". Kennesaw State University. Archived from the original on February 27, 2012.
  4. ^ a b c d e f g "Timothy Dolensky". U.S. Figure Skating.
    "Earlier versions: 2014–2018". IceNetwork.com. Archived from the original on July 1, 2018.CS1 maint: Unfit url (link)
    "Earlier versions: 2012–2013". Archived from the original on February 3, 2012.CS1 maint: Unfit url (link)
  5. ^ a b "Timothy DOLENSKY: 2011/2012". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on April 19, 2012.CS1 maint: Unfit url (link)
  6. ^ Walker, Elvin (May 13, 2012). "Dolensky working hard to continue windfall". Golden Skate.
  7. ^ a b "Timothy DOLENSKY: 2014/2015". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on May 23, 2015.CS1 maint: Unfit url (link)
  8. ^ Rutherford, Lynn (February 2, 2016). "Concussions in figure skating: How they happen". IceNetwork.com.
  9. ^ Capellazzi, Gina (June 21, 2018). "Tim Dolensky on his 2018-19 season: "My ultimate goal is to podium at Nationals"". figureskatersonline.com.
  10. ^ "Timothy DOLENSKY: 2016/2017". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on May 30, 2017.CS1 maint: Unfit url (link)
  11. ^ "Timothy DOLENSKY: 2015/2016". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on May 28, 2016.CS1 maint: Unfit url (link)
  12. ^ a b "Competition Results: Timothy DOLENSKY". International Skating Union.

External links[edit]

Media related to Timothy Dolensky at Wikimedia Commons