Trent Nelson-Bond

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Trent Nelson-Bond
Personal information
Country represented  Australia
Born (1979-12-30) 30 December 1979 (age 34)
Height 184 cm
Former partner Natalie Buck, Danielle Rigg-Smith
Former coach Natalia Dubova, Anne-Zoe Heiss,
Semyon Belits-Geiman
Skating club Sydney FSC
Retired 2006
ISU personal best scores
Combined total 121.78
2006 Four Continents
Comp. dance 23.85
2006 Four Continents
Original dance 37.58
2006 Four Continents
Free dance 60.35
2006 Four Continents

Trent Nelson-Bond (born 30 December 1979 in Sydney) is an Australian ice dancer. He competed with Natalie Buck.[1] They are the 2002–2006 Australian national champions.[2] They have competed five times at the World Figure Skating Championships[3] and six times at the Four Continents Championships. Their highest placing was 12th at the 2004 and 2006 Four Continents.[4]

She used a special physical and psychological training program that former Olympian swimmer Semyon Belits-Geiman had developed for figure skaters, to increase their coordination and flexibility.[5][6]

Before teaming up with Buck, Nelson-Bond competed with Danielle Rigg-Smith, with whom he was the 1999 National Champion.

They retired from competitive skating following the 2005–06 Olympic season.

Competitive highlights[edit]

(with Rigg-Smith)

Event 1999 2000
World Championships 32nd
Four Continents Championships 11th
Australian Championships 1st 2nd

(with Buck)

Event 2000-01 2001-02 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06
World Championships 28th 25th 26th 28th 28th
Four Continents Championships 14th 13th WD 12th 14th 12th
Australian Championships 2nd 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st
Golden Spin of Zagreb 15th 7th 7th
Karl Schäfer Memorial 15th
Nebelhorn Trophy 10th
Pavel Roman Memorial 5th

References[edit]

  1. ^ "INTERVIEWS: Natalie Buck & Trent Nelson-Bond". 7 June 2003. 
  2. ^ "Manzano takes record sixth National Ladies title". 15 September 2005. 
  3. ^ "Buck and Nelson-Bond 28th in world titles". 18 March 2005. 
  4. ^ "Carter top ten in Four Continents". 25 January 2004. 
  5. ^ Judy Wells (30 April 2000). "Famed skating coach takes to the ice with local talent". The Florida Times-Union. Retrieved 2 August 2011. 
  6. ^ "Australian Dancers Flourish Under Dubova". Golden Skate. 1 November 2003. Retrieved 2 August 2011. 

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