Date of birth: 12.03.1998
Place of birth: Tel Aviv
Height: 176 cm
Home town: San Diego USA
Profession: athlete, student
Hobbies: collecting model cars,  skateboarding, swimming, singing, surfing
Start sk. / Club: 2003 / Ice Holon Israel
Internet / Social Media contact: Instagram: danny_samohin
Coach: Igor Samohin
Choreographer: Vitali Novikov
Former Coach: Igor Pashkevich
Practice low season: 28 h/week Escondido/USA
Practice high season: 25 h/week Escondido/USA
Music Short Program as of season 2019/2020
Fastidious Horses by Vladimir Vysotski
Music Free Skating / Free Dance as of season 2019/2020
Sarajevo (from "The Peacemaker" soundtrack) by Hans Zimmer
Chase (from "The Peacemaker" soundtrack) by Hans Zimmer
Files (from "The Peacemaker" soundtrack) by Hans Zimmer
Train (from "The Peacemaker" soundtrack) by Hans Zimmer
Peacemaker (from "The Peacemaker" soundtrack) by Hans Zimmer
Personal Best Total Score 230.54 07.12.2018 ISU CS Golden Spin of Zagreb 2018
Personal Best Score Short Program 86.48 24.01.2019 ISU European Championships 2019
Personal Best Score Free Skating 145.44 07.12.2018 ISU CS Golden Spin of Zagreb 2018
12/13 13/14 14/15 15/16 16/17 17/18 18/19 19/20
Olympic Games           13     
World Championship           20  24   
European Championship     10  7      13   
Four Continents                
World Juniors   12  8  1  6       
National Championship     1.S  2.S  2.S    1.S   
S=Senior; J=Junior; N=Novice
International Competition Year Place International Competition Year Place
ISU CS 26th Ondrej Nepela Trophy 2018, Bratislava 2018 6. ISU CS Golden Spin of Zagreb 2018, Zagreb 2018 4.
ISU CS Nebelhorn Trophy 2018, Oberstdorf 2018 6. Ice Mall Cup 2019, Eilat 2019 1.
ISU GP Skate Canada International 2018, Laval, QC 2018 8. ISU CS Nebelhorn Trophy 2019, Oberstdorf 2019 5.
ISU GP Internationaux de France 2018, Grenoble 2018 10. ISU GP Internationaux de France 2019, Grenoble 2019 10.
Samokhin is the first skater from Israel to win an ISU Championship title (World Junior title in 2016) and the first Israeli single skater to qualify for the ISU Junior GP Final (2015). He is coached by his father. His brother Stanislav (seven and a half years older) competed at the international level in figure skating as well, representing Russia and then Israel. Samohin's luggage with his skates was lost on the way to the European Championships 2017 and he had to compete in his brothers' skates. He had two withdraw from the Grand Prix Skate America 2017 during the Free Skating due to injury.
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