Sand and Natasha Kuchiki
|Country represented||United States|
|Born||October 30, 1963|
|Former partner||Natasha Kuchiki
|Former coach||John Nicks|
Todd Sand (born October 30, 1963) is an American pairs skater. With partner and wife Jenni Meno, he is the 1998 World silver medalist, 1995–96 World bronze medalist, and three-time U.S. national champion (1994–96). With previous partner Natasha Kuchiki, he is the 1991 World bronze medalist.
Sand was born in Burbank, California. He has dual American and Danish citizenship, since his father is Danish. He is married to Jenni Meno, with whom he has two sons, Jack, born in 2004, and Matthew Kenneth, born on August 14, 2006.
Sand teamed up with Natasha Kuchiki in spring 1989. They won three senior pairs medals at the U.S. Championships, including gold in 1991, and competed at three World Championships, winning bronze in 1991. They also competed at the 1992 Winter Olympics, where they placed 6th. Kuchiki and Sand announced the end of their partnership in April 1992.
Meno and Sand teamed up on the ice in April 1992. They won three national titles, three medals at the World Championships, and competed in two Olympic Games. Following their retirement from competitive skating, they skated professionally in the Stars on Ice tour for six seasons.
Pairs career for the United States
With Jenni Meno
|CS NHK Trophy||5th||1st||2nd|
|CS Skate America||2nd|
|CS = Champions Series from 1995–1996 (later renamed Grand Prix)
WD = Withdrew
With Natasha Kuchiki
With Lori Blasko
Singles career for Denmark
- Meyers, Jeff (February 25, 1990). "Skater Kuchiki Overcomes Tears and Fears : Figure skating: Now comes the easy part for young Olympic hopeful, who will compete in World Championships.". Los Angeles Times.
- Harvey, Randy (April 9, 1992). "Skaters Kuchiki and Sand Go Their Own Way". Los Angeles Times.
- Hersh, Philip (January 10, 1998). "Despite Foot Injury, Meno-sand Named To Nagano Pairs Team". Chicago Tribune.
- Hersh, Philip (February 7, 1998). "Meno-sand Takes The Hard Road To Winter Games". Chicago Tribune.
- Mary Beth Marley & Rockne Brubaker at the International Skating Union
- Jessica Calalang & Zach Sidhu at the International Skating Union
- "ISU Communication No. 1409" (PDF). (381 KiB)
- ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships
- Official site
- Skatabase: 1980s Worlds Men's Results
- Skatabase: 1980s Europeans Men's Results
- The Figure Skating Corner profile
- Pairs on Ice: Blasko & Sand
- Pairs on Ice: Kuchiki & Sand
- Pairs on Ice: Meno & Sand
- Meno, Sand to coach Inoue, Baldwin
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