Date of birth: 23.01.1992
Place of birth: Girdwood USA
Height: 165 cm
Home town: Anchorage USA
Profession: athlete
Hobbies: dirt & mountain biking, hiking and camping with his wife, fixing cars, stilt walking, being a dad
Start sk. / Club: 1995 / Ice Palace  FSC Edmonton
Internet / Social Media contact: Instagram: sk8erkeeg
Coach: Ralph Burghart
Choreographer: Lance Vipond 
Former Coach:     
Practice low season: 12 h/week Anchorage/USA
Practice high season: 13 h/week Anchorage/USA
Music Short Program as of season 2022/2023
Grace Kelly by Mika
Music Free Skating / Free Dance as of season 2022/2023
Home by Drew Pearson, Greg Holden
Lullaby for an Angel by Karl Hugo
Personal Best Total Score 275.57 11.02.2023 ISU Four Continents Championships 2023
Personal Best Score Short Program 98.75 23.03.2023 ISU World Championships 2023
Personal Best Score Free Skating 188.87 11.02.2023 ISU Four Continents Championships 2023
16/17 17/18 18/19 19/20 20/21 21/22 22/23 23/24
Olympic Games   12        11     
World Championship   8  15    6  14  7   
European Championship                
Four Continents     4  8      2   
World Juniors                
National Championship 5.S  2.S  3.S  3.S    1.S  1.S   
S=Senior; J=Junior; N=Novice
International Competition Year Place International Competition Year Place
ISU GP 2020 Guaranteed Rate Skate America, Las Vegas, NV 2020 3. ISU CS 53rd Golden Spin of Zagreb 2021, Sisak 2021 1.
ISU CS Finlandia Trophy 2021, Espoo 2021 4. ISU CS Nebelhorn Trophy 2022, Oberstdorf 2022 1.
ISU GP Skate Canada International 2021, Vancouver, BC 2021 5. ISU GP Skate Canada International 2022, Mississauga, ON 2022 4.
ISU GP Internationaux de France 2021, Grenoble 2021 6. ISU GP Grand Prix Espoo 2022, Espoo 2022 8.
Messing started skating at age 3 after watching it in the 1994 Olympic Winter Games. He felt inspired by three-time World Champion Elvis Stojko. He got married to Lane Hodson, a former figure skater, in August 2019. Their son Wyatt was born in July 2021 and their daughter Mia was born in January 2023. He also lists outdoor ice rink making as his hobbies. Messing formerly skated pairs with Ellie Gottstein. Messing represented the USA until 2014. He plans to retire after the 2022/23 season. Coach Ralph Burghart was a National Champion of Austria and competed at the World level.
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