2013 U.S. Nationals Intermediate Ladies Bios/Program Music

Posted by unseenskaters on January 25, 2013

Here are profiles of all the Intermediate ladies listed alphabetically:

Olivia Allen
Age 13
Hometown: Elmhurst, IL
Club: DuPage FSC
Coaches: Sandi Delfs, Denise Myers
Choreographers: Scott Brown, Oleg Epstein
SP Music: “Tribute” by Yanni
FS Music: “Dark Eyes” by Stanley Black and by 101 Strings Orchestra

Jin Baseman
Age 13
Hometown: Brookline, MA
Club: SC of Boston
Coaches: Peter Johansson, Mark Mitchell
Choreographers: Jamie Isley, Catarina Lindgren
SP Music: Selections from Cirque du Soleil
FS Music: “Rondo et Capriccioso” by Camille Saint-Saëns

Anna Grace Davidson
Age 11
Hometown: Holladay, UT
Club: Salt Lake Figure Skating
Coach: Lisa Kriley
Choreographers: Olga Volozhinskaya, Igor Pashkevich, Lisa Kriley
SP Music: “Ragtime” by Stephen Flaherty
FS Music: “Whitaker’s Wonder” by Michael W. Smith

Anastasia Kortjohn
Age 12
Hometown: Colorado Springs, CO
Club: Broadmoor SC
Coaches: Tom Zakrajsek, Becky Calvin
Choreographer: Catarina Lindgren
SP Music: “Raga’s Dance” by A.R. Rahman
FS Music: “Rhapsody in Rock” by Robert Wells

Emmy Ma
Age 13
Hometown: Manhasset, NY
Club: SC of New York
Coaches: Steven Rice, Roman Serov, Anna Zadorozhniuk
Choreographers: Scott Brown, Steven Rice, Anna Zadorozhniuk
SP Music: Russian gypsy music
FS Music: Memoirs of a Geisha by John Williams

Caitlyn Nguyen
Age 11
Hometown: Riverside, CA
Club: All Year FSC
Coach: Tammy Gambill
Choreographers: Tammy Gambill, Cindy Stuart
SP Music: A Bug’s Life soundtrack by Randy Newman
FS Music: “I Got Rhythm” by George Gershwin
Note: Her older sister, Elizabeth, placed 5th in the 2013 U.S. Novice Ladies’ event.

Paige Rydberg
Age 13
Hometown: Plainfield, IL
Club: Northern Ice SC
Coaches: Mary Antensteiner, Garrett Krug
Choreographers: Mary Antensteiner, Callee Ratkovich
SP Music: “Music of the Night” by Andrew Lloyd Webber
FS Music: “Toccata and Fugue in D minor” by Bach

Samantha Scott
Age 12
Hometown: Boca Raton, FL
Club: Panthers FSC
Coaches: Ilona Melnichenko, Artem Torgashev
Choreographers: Ilona Melnichenko, Scott Brown
SP Music: “Croatian Rhapsody” by Tonci Huljic
FS Music: “Dark Eyes” by Yevhen Hrebinka

Ai Setoyama
Age 12
Hometown: Irvine, CA
Club: All Year FSC
Coaches: Sondra Holmes, Tammy Gambill
Choreographer: Alex Chang
SP Music: Black Cat White Cat by Gorgan Bregovic
FS Music: “Rockin’ Gypsies” by Willie & Lobo

Riley Shin
Age 13
Hometown: Flower Mound, TX
Club: Dallas FSC
Coaches: Olga Ganicheva, Aleksey Letov
Choreographer: Olga Ganicheva
SP Music: “Dark Eyes” by Yevhen Hrebinka
FS Music: “Within” by William Joseph
Note: Her older sister, Ashley, placed 11th in the 2013 U.S. Novice Ladies’ event.

Samantha Steeman
Age 13
Hometown: Bear, DE
Club: Univ. of Delaware FSC
Coaches: Jeffrey DiGregorio, Barbara Roles Williams
Choreographer: Alexandr Kirsanov
SP Music: “Libertango” by Astor Piazzolla
FS Music: “Die Fledermaus” by Strauss

Hina Ueno
Age 12
Hometown: Orem, UT
Club: Murray Silver Blades FSC
Coaches: Christi Sturgeon, Stewart Sturgeon
Choreographer: Stewart Sturgeon
SP Music: “The Pink Panther” by Henry Mancini
SF Music: “Fantasy for Violin and Orchestra” from the Ladies in Lavender soundtrack


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