Tyler Pierce (figure skater)
Pierce in 2015
|Country represented||United States|
October 12, 1998 |
|Home town||Norco, California|
|Height||1.53 m (5 ft 0 in)|
|Former coach||Kori Ade|
|Choreographer||Cindy Stuart, Rohene Ward|
|Former choreographer||Mark Pillay|
|Skating club||All Year FSC Ontario|
|Training locations||Riverside, California|
|Former training locations||Monument, Colorado|
|ISU personal best scores|
2015 CS Tallinn Trophy
2015 CS Tallinn Trophy
2016 Junior Worlds
Tyler Pierce (born October 12, 1998) is an American figure skater. She has won two medals on the ISU Challenger Series – bronze at the 2015 Ice Challenge and 2015 Tallinn Trophy. She is the 2014 U.S. national junior silver medalist.
Pierce was born on October 12, 1998 in Whittier, California. The daughter of Sharon and Larry Pierce, she trained in gymnastics until the age of nine and has expressed interest in a career as a chef.
Pierce won gold on the novice level at the 2013 U.S. Championships.
At the start of the 2013–14 season, Pierce was sent to the ISU Junior Grand Prix in Estonia and finished 6th. After winning the junior silver medal at the 2014 U.S. Championships, she was named in the U.S. team to the 2014 World Junior Championships in Sofia, Bulgaria. She finished 14th overall after placing 10th in the short program and 14th in the free skate.
Pierce placed 7th competing on the senior level at the 2015 U.S. Championships and was selected to compete at the 2015 World Junior Championships in Tallinn, Estonia. Ranked 19th in the short and 22nd in the free, she finished 19th overall.
Making her senior international debut, Pierce placed fourth at the 2015 Skate Canada Autumn Classic before winning bronze medals at a pair of ISU Challenger Series (CS) events, the 2015 Ice Challenge and 2015 Tallinn Trophy. After placing fifth in senior ladies' at the 2016 U.S. Championships, she competed at the 2016 World Junior Championships in Debrecen, Hungary; she placed 7th in the short, 6th in the free, and 6th overall.
|Season||Short program||Free skating||Exhibition|
|GP Trophée de France||WD|
|CS Ice Challenge||3rd|
|CS Tallinn Trophy||3rd|
|Bavarian Open||1st J|
|U.S. Champ.||1st N||2nd J||7th||5th|
|U.S. Jr. Champ.||3rd I|
|Pacific Coast||3rd N||2nd J|
|Southwest Pacific||7th V||1st I||1st N|
|TBD = Assigned; WD = Withdrew
Levels: V = Juvenile; I = Intermediate; N = Novice; J = Junior
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