PAIRS
Date of birth: 10.06.1991 Alexa SCIMECA KNIERIM
USA
Place of birth: Addison, IL
Height: 157 cm
Home town: Chicago, IL
Profession: associates degree
Hobbies: baking, fishing, poetry, everything sparkling, make up, cats
Start sk. / Club: 1998 / DuPage FSC Illinois
Internet / Social Media contact: Twitter: Lexxapaige; Instagram: alexa_knierim
Internet / Social Media contact (couple): Twitter: @Scimeca_Knierim; http://figureskatersonline.com/scimeca-knierim
Former Partners Ivan Dimitrov
Date of birth: 05.11.1987 Chris KNIERIM
USA
Place of birth: Tucson AZ
Height: 187 cm
Home town: Chicago, IL
Profession: athlete
Hobbies: fishing, working on cars, racing, camping
Start sk. / Club: 1999 / Broadmoor SC
Internet / Social Media contact: Twitter: @chrisknierim; Facebook & Instagram: Chris Knierim
Internet / Social Media contact (couple): Twitter: @Scimeca_Knierim; http://figureskatersonline.com/scimeca-knierim
Former Partners Andrea Poapst, Carolyn Ann-Alba, Brynn Carman, Shawnee Smith
Coach: Todd Sand, Jenni Meno
Choreographer: Benoit Richaud
Former Coach: Aljona Savchenko, Dalilah Sappenfield
Practice low season: 15 h / week Chicago, Oberstdorf/GER
Practice high season: 15 h / week Oberstdorf/GER
Music Short Program / Short Dance as of season 2018/2019
Castle by Halsy
Music Free Skating / Free Dance as of season 2018/2019
Wicked Game by Chris Isaak, covered by James Vincent McMorrow
Personal Best Total Score190.4910.11.2018 ISU GP NHK Trophy 2018
Personal Best Score Short Program64.7509.11.2018 ISU GP NHK Trophy 2018
Personal Best Score Free Skating125.7410.11.2018 ISU GP NHK Trophy 2018
 
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Olympic Games
World Champ.
European Champ.
Four Continents
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S=Senior; J=Junior; N=Novice
International CompetitionYearPlace
ISU GP NHK Trophy 2015 Nagano 2015 3.
ISU Grand Prix Final 2015/16 Barcelona 2015 7.
ISU CS US Internat. FS Classic 2017 Salt Lake City, UT 2017 2.
ISU GP NHK Trophy 2017 Osaka 2017 5.
Internation CompetitionYearPlace
ISU GP Skate America 2017 Lake Placid, NY 2017 5.
ISU CS Nebelhorn Trophy 2018 Oberstdorf 2018 2.
ISU GP Skate America 2018 Everett 2018 4.
ISU GP NHK Trophy 2018 Hiroshima 2018 3.
(1): Andrea POAPST / Chris KNIERIM (USA), (2): Alexa SCIMECA / Ivan DIMITROV (USA)
Scimeca/Knierim are bronze medalists in the Team Event at the 2018 Olympic Games. They teamed up in 2012. Scimeca competed in singles until 2009 before switching to pair skating. Scimeca/Knierim have performed the quad twist in competition (since 2015 National Championships). They got married to each other in June 2016. The couple missed the first half of the 2016/17 season as she underwent surgery. Coaches Jenni Meno and Todd Sand are three-time World Pairs medalists (bronze in 1995 and 1996, silver in 1998).
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