PAIRS
Date of birth: 27.09.1987 Vanessa JAMES
FRA
Place of birth: Scarborough CAN
Height: 161 cm
Home town: Wesley Chapel USA
Profession: athlete
Hobbies: tennis, dancing, reading
Start sk. / Club: 1998 / Francais Volants Paris & Champions' Edge SC
Former Partners Yannick Bonheur, Hamish Gaman
Date of birth: 24.04.1991 Morgan CIPRES
FRA
Place of birth: Melun
Height: 181 cm
Home town: Dammarie-les-Lys
Profession: athlete
Hobbies: moto cross, tennis, music, being with friends
Start sk. / Club: 1994 / CSG Dammarie Les Lys & Champions' Edge SC
Former Partners
Coach: John Zimmerman, Jeremy Barrett
Choreographer: John Kerr, Silvia Fontana
Former Coach: Claude Thevenard, Mariusz Siudek, Stanislav Morozov, Jean-Rolland Racle
Practice low season: 25 h / week Coral Springs/USA
Practice high season: 25 h / week Coral Springs/USA
Music Short Program / Short Dance as of season 2017/2018
Make It Rain by Foy Vance performed by Ed Sheeran arranged by Maxime Rodriguez
Music Free Skating / Free Dance as of season 2017/2018
Say Something performed by A Great Big World feat. Christina Aguilera
Sense of Freedom by Maxime Rodriguez
Personal Best Total Score222.5920.04.2017 ISU World Team Trophy 2017
Personal Best Score Short Program75.7220.04.2017 ISU World Team Trophy 2017
Personal Best Score Free Skating146.8720.04.2017 ISU World Team Trophy 2017
 
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Olympic Games
World Champ.
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Four Continents
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S=Senior; J=Junior; N=Novice
International CompetitionYearPlace
ISU GP NHK Trophy 2015 Nagano 2015 6.
Cup of Tyrol 2016 Innsbruck 2016 2.
ISU CS Autumn Classic International 2016 Montreal 2016 2.
ISU GP 2016 Progressive Skate America Chicago, Il. 2016 4.
Internation CompetitionYearPlace
ISU GP Trophee de France 2016 Paris 2016 3.
ISU CS Autumn Classic International 2017 Montreal 2017 1.
ISU GP Skate Canada International 2017 Regina, SK 2017 3.
ISU GP Internationaux de France 2017 Grenoble 2017 2.
James/Cipres teamed up in September 2010. He was a single skater until then and competed at the ISU World Junior Championships 2010, placing 13th. James also competed in singles (for Great Britain) at the international level before switching to Pair Skating. Her twin sister Melyssa competed in Ice Dance for Great Britain. James/Cipres switched coaches and relocated to the USA for training following the 2015/16 season. Coaches John Zimmerman and Jeremy Barrett competed in pair skating at the World level, representing the USA. Zimmerman is the 2002 World bronze medalist (with Kyoko Ina). The couple missed the 2018 National Championships due to injury.
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