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    Kirsten Moore-Towers & Michael Marinaro

    Pair skaters Kirsten Moore-Towers & Michael Marinaro, who teamed up in June 2014, represent Canada. Moore-Towers was born on July 1, 1992, in St. Catharines, Ontario, while Marinaro was born on January 7, 1992, in Sarnia, Ontario.

    Biographical Information



    Skate Canada national team bio page: http://www.skatecanada.ca/athlete/2433/

    ISU bio page: http://www.isuresults.com/bios/isufs00054470.htm

    IceNetwork bio page: http://web.icenetwork.com/skaters/te...owers_marinaro

    Michael's Wikipedia: https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_Marinaro

    Kirsten's Wikipedia: https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kirsten_Moore-Towers


    Social Media



    Kirsten is very active on social media :
    (Michael's tweets are protected unless he has accepted your follow request.)

    Early career of Kirsten (incl. singles) is included on the bio page of the old Kirsten/Dylan website:


    Moore-Towers and Marinaro Find New Motivation in Montreal
    Moore-Towers, Marinaro hope to grow after debut
    Posted 11/6/14
    by Vladislav Luchianov, special to icenetwork
    http://web.icenetwork.com/news/2014/...ow-after-debut


    May 2016 Update

    Personal Best Total Score 190.90 ISU World Championships 2016
    Personal Best Score Short Program 66.06 ISU World Championships 2016
    Personal Best Score Free Skating 124.84 ISU World Championships 2016





    Programs


    2015-16
    SP If I can't have you, by Etta James; choreographed by Julie Marcotte
    LP Selections from the Romeo & Juliet soundtrack; choreographed by Julie Marcotte

    2016 Worlds SP
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wXTk3LDLomA
    2016 Worlds FS
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vlz8JXQrU54

    2016 Canadians SP
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MhaBVBAymbM
    2016 Canadians FS
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z0_i1I4PNLU

    2016 Rostelecom Cup SP
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0t4e_8_F8Lk
    2016 Rostelecom Cup FS
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fe8nllaD00U

    2015 Skate Canada SP
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OtL0zFLe1Ss
    2015 Skate Canada FS
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qaM7aAkJyGY

    2015 US International Classic SP
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nAy_c2LI2BI
    KnC. https://youtu.be/WqDUnv-2DWM
    2015 US International Classic FS
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mgrrxB3sfD8
    KnC. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CElZZjilp3I

    2014-15
    SP "Cell Block Tango" from the Chicago soundtrack by John Kander
    FS Chess soundtrack by Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus



    Personal Best Total Score 160.70 ISU Four Continents Championships 2015
    Personal Best Score Short Program 59.30 ISU Four Continents Championships 2015
    Personal Best Score Free Skating 108.06 ISU GP Trophee Bompard 2014

    2015 Four Continents SP
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9CrmaKSwRbM
    2015 Four Continents FS; video by sabinfire
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7hN0YX__xJU

    2015 Canadian Nationals SP
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pY7KFbHnuzg
    2015 Canadian Nationals FS
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WwNbgJiAG2o

    2014 Canadian Challenge Skate SP
    http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x2b...m-replay_sport
    2014 Canadian Challenge Skate FS
    http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x2c...m-replay_sport

    2014 TEB SP
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gOJ7oha_pzU
    2014 TEB FS
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9wSOSFNTnbc

    2014 Skate Canada SP
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hweHAlbJ2do
    2014 Skate Canada SP
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U6UDBx89-hM


    Competitive History
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    2016 - World Championships - 8th

    Competition SP LP Final
    Season 2015-2016
    2016 World Championships 10 8 8(190.90)
    2016 Canadian Championships 4
    4
    4 (183.58 )
    2015 Rostelecom Cup 7 7 7 (158.75)
    2015 Skate Canada
    3 3
    3 (174.85 )
    2015 US International Classic
    2 3
    3 (160.08)
    Season 2014-2015
    2015 Four Continents Championships
    7
    9
    9 (160.70)
    2015 Canadian Championships
    4
    4
    4 (180.48 )
    2014 Canadian Challenge Skate
    2
    2
    2 (176.76)
    2014 Trophée Eric Bompard
    7
    6
    7 (159.13)
    2014 Skate Canada
    6
    6
    6 (158.82)

    With Previous Partners


    Kirsten & Dylan Moscovitch
    Their international debut at 2009 Skate Canada
    Short Program
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Xj4tvvOc-s
    Free Skate
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AEu5Ajb7iaA

    Kirsten & Dylan win Silver medal at Skate America 2013 (their personal best scores occurred here)
    Short Program
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zYb9pTgzO6k
    Free Skate
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=psKJLdrJZlc

    The earliest video I could find of Michael with his previous partner Margaret Purdy
    August 2009 Short Program from a summer competition
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ymNxxbU5Hzc

    Michael and Margaret Purdy won the silver medal at the 2013 World Junior Championships
    Free Skate
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z5AZFGO2W00
    Exhibition
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-1Yg8L65KLU


    Exhibitions


    2015 Skate Canada Gala
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hdhBgQhulNE

    2014 Skate Canada Gala- It's a Man's World
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XIMT2wUTYu4


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    http://www.isuresults.com/events/gp2015/gpspairs.htm

    Kirsten and Michael will be appearing on the Grand Prix at Skate Canada and Rostelecom Cup this fall.

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    Just noticed that Michael has a public Instagram account:
    https://instagram.com/marinaro_sauce1/



    SLC Classic 2015 results:
    2nd in SP: 57.22 = 32.14 + 25.08
    3rd in FS: 102.86 = 54.30 + 48.56
    3rd in Total Score: 160.08
    http://www.usfigureskating.org/leade...6/results.html

    #USIntlClassic Pairs Short Program Reaction | Kirsten Moore-Towers & Michael Marinaro (1:16)
    (The video includes comments looking ahead to their FS as well.)
    https://youtu.be/WqDUnv-2DWM

    #USIntlClassic Pairs Free Skate Reaction | Kristen Moore Towers & Michael Marinaro (1:37)
    https://youtu.be/CElZZjilp3I
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    They earned a personal best in their SP at 2015 Skate Canada!

    And their 2015-16 programs are:
    SP "If I Can't Have You" by Ella James
    FS Romeo and Juliet by Nino Rota

    Their 2015 Skate Canada SP
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_VyFIekiezk
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    Eurosport coverage of their FS
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CUEaRVMHEu8

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    Kirsten and Michael are going to Worlds! I have updated their OP.

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    I have updated Kirsten & Michael's OP for the season. Please tell me whether there are any important videos or interviews I have missed or any mistakes or dead links?

    Thanks, guys!

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