Hershey’s Kisses Figure Skating Challenge

Pro-Am competitions regulated by the USFSA (now USFS) were initiated in 1992 with men’s and ladies competitions. The competition later became a team event in 1995.

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2002 Hershey’s Kisses Great American Figure Skating Challenge
April 16, 2002 ~ New Haven, CT

1. Team Lang
Todd Eldredge, Carmina Burana
Timothy Goebel, An American in Paris
Naomi Lang &  PeterTchernyshev, Parisienne Walkways
Michael Weiss, Selections from Puccini
Matthew Savoie, Ebb Tide
Johnny Weir, Songs from a Secret Garden

2. Team Zimmerman
Kyoko Ina & John Zimmerman, American Trilogy
Michelle Kwan, Fields of Gold
Sarah Hughes, I’ll Never Say Goodbye
Sasha Cohen, Perhaps, Perhaps, Perhaps
Jennifer Kirk, Only Hope
Angela Nikodinov, A Woman’s Worth


2001 Hershey’s Kisses Figure Skating Challenge
December 7, 2001 ~ Auburn Hills, MI

1. Team Hamill
Dorothy Hamill, Unexpressed
Michelle Kwan, Fields of Gold
Matthew Savoie, Stevie Wonder medley
Michael Weiss, Selections from Puccini

2. Team Galindo
Rudy Galindo, Let’s Hear it for the Boys
Sarah Hughes, Nessum Dorma
Sasha Cohen, To Love You More
Timothy Goebel, An American in Paris

2. Team Kerrigan
Nancy Kerrigan, Vienna
Todd Eldredge, Lord of the Rings
Angela Nikodinov, Giselle
Jennifer Kirk, Danse Macabre


2000 Hershey’s Kisses Figure Skating Challenge
December 10, 2000 ~ Detroit, MI

1. Team USA
Todd Eldredge, 1492
Michelle Kwan, Beautiful World
Kristi Yamaguchi, Desert Rose
Sasha Cohen, To Love You More
Sarah Hughes, Fosse medley
Timothy Goebel, Henry V
Michael Weiss, William Tell Overture

2. Team World
Alexei Yagudin, The Gladiator
Kurt Browning, Don’t Fence Me In
Irina Slutskaya, Schindler’s List
Maria Butyrskaya, Possession
Yuka Sato, Take My Hand
Brian Orser, Against All Odds
Surya Bonaly, Shadowland


1999 Hershey’s Kisses Figure Skating Challenge
April 13, 1999 ~ Binghamton, New York

1. Team World
Katarina Witt, I Belong to Me
Maria Butyrskaya, Forever Tango
Yuka Sato, Hat Full of Stars
Elvis Stojko, Lion
Alexei Yagudin, Lawrence of Arabia
Victor Petrenko, Michael Jackson medley
Elena Berezhnaya & Anton Sikharulidze, The Impossible Dream
Oksana Kazakova & Artur Dmitriev, Fly Me to the Moon
Maya Usova & Evgeni Platov, Moonlight Sonata

2. Team USA
Michelle Kwan, One More Time
Kristi Yamaguchi, Violin Concerto (Tchaikovsky)
Sarah Hughes, Time to Say Goodbye
Todd Eldredge, Pity the Child
Michael Weiss, K.C. and the Sunshine Band medley
Rudy Galindo, Rondo  Capriccioso
Danielle Hartsell & Steve Hartsell, Flinstones Routine
Kyoko Ina & John Zimmerman, At the Beginning
Elizabeth Punsalan & Jerod Swallow, The Beat Goes On/I Got You Babe

Special Guest
Naomi Nari Nam, Getting to Know You


1998 Hershey’s Kisses Figure Skating Challenge
April 17, 1998 ~ Springfield, Massachusetts

1. Team Two
Todd Eldredge, Les Misérables, Il Mare Calmo Della Sera
Tara Lipinski, Gliding/If You Believe
Nancy Kerrigan, Together Again
Timothy Goebel, Caravan, The Feeling Begins
Tonia Kwiatkowski, Madame Butterfly
Jenni Meno & Todd Sand, I’ll Make Love To You/End of the Road
Elizabeth Punsalan & Jerod Swallow, Love is a Many Splendored Thing/That’s Life

2. Team One
Michelle Kwan, Piano Concerto No.3, Dante’s Prayer
Nicole Bobek, Zorba the Greek, I Will Survive/Natural Woman/Respect
Rudy Galindo, In the Navy/Macho Man/YMCA
Viktor Petrenko, Girl/Dizzy Miss Lizzy
Michael Weiss, Baghdad, Doors medley
Kyoko Ina & Jason Dungjen, Madame Butterfly


1997 Hershey’s Kisses Figure Skating Challenge
April 11, 1997 ~ Greensboro, North Carolina

1. Ladies
Michelle Kwan, Dream of Desdemona, Pocahontas medley
Tara Lipinski, Little Women, Much Ado About Nothing/Sense and Sensibility
Nicole Bobek, Don Juan De Marco, Evita
Rosalynn Sumners, Luck Be A Lady, Beautiful Goodbye
Caryn Kadavy, Toccata and Fugue, It’s All Coming Back to Me Now
Elizabeth Manley, I Will Survive, Tequila

2. Men
Todd Eldredge, Walk on the Wild Side, Close Every Door
Michael Weiss, Quest of the Dream Warrior, Abraxas
Dan Hollander, Pete’s Blues, Rossini/Bizet long program
Scott Davis, Instanbul Not Constantinople, Still Got the Blues
Paul Wylie, Mission Impossible, Bring Him Home
Rudy Galindo, Sounds of Silence, Ice Castles


1996 Hershey’s Kisses Figure Skating Challenge
March 25-26, 1996 ~ Boston, Massachusetts

1. “Celtics”
Dorothy Hamill, Pie Jesu, I Have Dreamed
Todd Eldredge, Swing Kids, First Knight
Michelle Kwan, Romanza, Salome
Dan Hollander, The Barber of Seville, Legends of the Fall

2. “Red Sox”
Caryn Kadavy, At Last, Rachmaninov’s Concerto No. 2
Mark Mitchell, Disco medley
Rudy Galindo, Canon in D, Ave Maria
Tonia Kwiatkowski, Firebird, Day One

2. “Bruins”
Paul Wylie, Apollo 13, On the Waterfront
Rosalynn Sumners, Hello Dolly, Remember Me This Way
Michael Weiss, Frankenstein, Abraxas
Nicole Bobek, The Cotton Club, Kalimando (Cirque du Soleil)


1995 Hershey’s Kisses International Challenge
March 27-29, 1995 ~ Los Angeles, California

Ladies
1. Michelle Kwan, Rondo Capriccioso
2. Surya Bonaly, Traditional Gypsy Music
3. Olga Markova, Miss Saigon
4. Nicole Bobek, Dr. Zhivago
5. Caryn Kadavy, ?

Men
1. Todd Eldredge, Gettysburg
2. Ilia Kulik, An American in Paris
3. Eric Millot, ?
4. Scott Davis, The Untouchables
5. Aleksei Urmanov, Swan Lake

Pairs
1. Radka Kovarikova & Rene Novotny, La Forza Del Destino
2. Evgenia Shishkova & Vadim Naumov, ?
3. Kyoko Ina & Jason Dungjen, ?

Dance
1. Oksana Grishuk & Evgeni Platov, Steppin’ Out
2. Sophie Moniotte & Pascal Lavancy, The Little Man Who Wasn’t There/Echoes of Harlem/Roming At the Reno
3. Anjelika Krylova & Oleg Ovsiannikov, Flamenco
4. Amy Webster & Ron Kravette, ?

There was also a gala performance by Oksana Baiul, skating to Madonna’s La Isla Bonita.


1994 Hershey’s Kisses Pro-Am Challenge
April 7-8, 1994 ~ Los Angeles, California

Ladies
1. Caryn Kadavy, ?, Somewhere Over the Rainbow
2. Michelle Kwan, ?, East of Eden
3. Rosalynn Sumners, ?, The Power of Love
4. Nicole Bobek, Spanish music, Jive Bunny

Men
1. Paul Wylie, Carmina Burana, The Untouchables
2. Todd Eldredge, ?, Gethsemane
3. Aren Nielsen, ?, Fall In Love/It’s Not Unusual/You Are My Reason to Live
4. Scott Davis, ?, West Side Story

Pairs
1. Jenni Meno & Todd Sand, Heartbreak Hotel, Nessum Dorma
2. Kyoko Ina & Jason Dungjen, ?, Robin Hood
3. Natalie Seybold & Wayne Seybold, Love Me Tender, When You Tell Me That You Love Me
4. Karen Courtland & Todd Reynolds, ?, We Will Rock You

Dance
1. Renee Roca & Gorsha Sur, waltz, The Seasons (Tchaikovsky)
2. Elizabeth Punsalan & Jerod Swallow, rhumba, Thanksgiving
3. Susie Wynne & Russ Witherby, waltz, The Cotton Club
4. Amy Webster & Ron Kravette, waltz, Spanish music


1993 Hershey’s Kisses Pro-Am Challenge
April 6-7, 1993 ~ Los Angeles, California

Ladies
1. Caryn Kadavy, ?, I Dreamed A Dream
2. Nancy Kerrigan, ?, Beauty and the Beast
3. Lisa Ervin, Mack and Mabel, Requiem
4. Jill Trenary, Gypsy King, Caravan
5. Tonia Kwiatkowski, One Thousand Summers, Fever

Men
1. Brian Boitano, Carousel Waltz, Nessun Dorma
2. Scott Hamilton, City of Angels, In the Mood
3. Paul Wylie, La Valse, JFK
4. Mark Mitchell, ?, Don Quixote
5. Michael Chack, Nessun Dorma, Violin Concerto in D Minor
6. Scott Davis, Fiddler on the Roof, West Side Story