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    Miriam Ziegler & Severin Kiefer

    Pair skaters Miriam Ziegler and Severin Kiefer represent Austria. Ziegler was born on Mar 19, 1994, in Oberpullendorf, Austria, while Kiefer was born in Kuchl, Austria.
    I just watched these two at the Ondrei Nepela trophy and thought it was time they had a thread to call their own While they may not be the most technically strong skaters they always have such cute programs and costumes and get really into character! I always find them VERY enjoyable to watch!

    Hopefully their long program will go well!

    Biographical and Social Media Information

    ISU Biography

    Icenetwork Biography

    Miriam's Wikipedia
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Miriam_Ziegler

    Severin's Wikipedia
    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Severin_Kiefer

    Official Team Facebook Page

    May 2016 Update



    Personal Best Total Score 153.29 ISU GP Skate Canada International 2015
    Personal Best Score Short Program 52.96 ISU European Championships 2016
    Personal Best Score Free Skating 103.34 ISU GP Skate Canada International 2015


    Programs

    2015-2016 Season

    Short Program: It's Oh So Quiet by Bjork
    Long Program: Ascension/Nature Boy and Elephant Love Medley from Moulin Rouge

    2016 Worlds SP
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tetsKiBU2Y8
    2016 Worlds FS Not Reached

    2016 Europeans SP
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VKdVHIYbTxc
    2016 Europeans LP
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bBzeCwAUYQI

    2015 Trophée Bompard SP
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mf7YcTSn7rs
    2015 TEB Free Skate was cancelled

    Skate Canada SP
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_U5GEBogB64
    Skate Canada LP
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sFDlQtopEAU

    2015 Coup de Nice SP
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5ghR72R14DM
    2015 Coup de Nice FS
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DyCoQYZ3Qhk

    2015 Ondrei Nepala Trophy FS
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RrZdaDPs1GU
    2015 Ondrei Nepala Trophy LP
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pVlGev3HfYI

    2014-2015 Season

    Short Program: C'est pas l'amour by Rupa and the April Fishes, and "Zydeko" by Benoit Jutras
    Long Program: "Phantasia" by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Richard Stilgoe and "Music of the Night" from The Phantom of the Opera by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Richard Stilgoe

    SP World Championships 2015
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FrsjTevG2rY
    LP World Championships 2015- failed to qualify

    2015 European Championships SP
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GlbVHSOGmFY
    2015 European Championships FS
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kgiD1YNXllU

    2014 Trophée Bompard SP
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EZUM25VhstQ
    2014 Trophée Bompard FS
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x5RGtcI1nFU

    2014 Cup of Nice SP
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7s-2t4TomWI
    2014 Cup of Nice FS
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qMTBmdaGjdg

    2014 Skate America SP
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KazCcGlOidA
    2014 Skate America FS
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nKEWXY9SCfo


    2013-2014 Season

    Short Program: "Thank You" and "Unsquare Dance" by Dave Brubeck
    Long Program: Beatles medley

    2014 European Championships SP
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rsaYoOnMXDo
    2014 European Championships FS
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qsfWXSsl2HU

    2013 Universiade FS
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=js5axq38svU

    2013 Ice Challenge of Graz SP
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mo-PT1Dyono
    2013 Ice Challenge of Graz FS
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nh8vAmxLwNE

    2013 Merano Cup SP
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ljHijGhUcXo
    2013 Merano Cup FS
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e7kYLDHbIvE

    2013 Nebelhorn SP
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aAHKQTUYkaY
    2013 Nebelhorn FS
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PEt1Q6IVy38


    Competitive History


    Competition SP LP Final
    Season 2015-2016
    2016 World Championships 21 FNR FNR (45.31)
    2016 European Championships 9 10 9 (149.07)
    2015-16 Austrian Championships 1 1 1 (161.86)
    2015 Trophée Bompard 8 Canc. 8 (50.56)
    2015 Skate Canada 7 5 6 (153.29)
    2015 Cup of Nice 2 2 2 (141.02)
    2015 Ondrej Nepela Trophy 6 5 5 (147.22)
    Season 2014-2015
    2015 World Championships 18 FNR FNR
    2015 European Championships 9 8 8 (136.80)
    2014 Trophée Eric Bompard 8 8 8 (138.92)
    2014 Ice Challenge 4 2 2 (142.56)
    2014 Skate America 8 8 8 (135.83)
    2014 Cup of Nice 5 5 5 (114.00)
    Season 2013-2014
    2014 World Championships 22 - 22 (FNR)
    2014 Olympic Winter Games 17 - 17 (FNR)
    2014 European Championships 15 12 12 (135.05)
    2014 Austrian National Championships 1 1 1 (142.96)
    2013 Winter Universiade 5 5 5 (126.56)
    2013 Ice Challenge 5 4 4 (138.16)
    2013 Merano Cup 4 4 4 (127.37)
    2013 Nebelhorn Trophy 10 14 12 (124.93)

    Exhibitions and Galas



    Exhibitions

    2015 Skate Canada Exhibition - Gold on the Ceiling by The Black Keys
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e-MMnkqfBAU


    Articles and Interviews

    November 2015 interview with the team - "Technically speaking, Ziegler, Kiefer among the best. Austrians declare: 'We intend to be part of that new generation of pairs" by Vladislav Luchianov
    http://web.icenetwork.com/news/2015/11/25/158152138

    June 2015 Interview with Severin
    http://skateguard1.blogspot.com/2015...in-kiefer.html

    April 2015 Interview with Miriam
    http://skateguard1.blogspot.com/2015...m-ziegler.html

    2014 Interview with Miriam, Severin, and Viktor Pfeiffer about the Olympics
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A3k_gfQTQVA
    Last edited by dorispulaski; 05-25-2016 at 07:41 AM.

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    They are indeed very charming and so funny! Both will also compete at Nice, Trophée Eric Bompard and Skate Canada.

    If wanted, I might can write a bit more - but it must join the queue now,

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    Quote Originally Posted by Alex D View Post
    They are indeed very charming and so funny! Both will also compete at Nice, Trophée Eric Bompard and Skate Canada.

    If wanted, I might can write a bit more - but it must join the queue now,
    Yes, if you don't mind, please add it to the queue!

    Very exciting they have 2 GP's!

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    Congrats to Miriam and Severin who smashed their previous personal best LP score today with a score of 99.68- over 4 points over their last personal best! They also have a new personal best total score of 147.22 They're going to finish no lower than 5th here against a pretty tough field- they should be proud!

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    via soundhound and the Nepela videos, their programs are:
    SP It's Oh So Quiet
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RrZdaDPs1GU
    LP Ascension/Nature Boy and Elephant Love Medley from Moulin Rouge
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pVlGev3HfYI

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    I just found a really nice interview that Miriam gave this past April: http://skateguard1.blogspot.com/2015...m-ziegler.html

    I did not realize these two are a couple off the ice as well

    ETA he has an interview too on the same blog- also looks very good: http://skateguard1.blogspot.com/2015...in-kiefer.html
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    Nice facebook status update from their official page: https://www.facebook.com/ziegler.kie...type=3&theater

    Good luck to them tonight at Skate Canada!!

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    I'm really delighted with their FS at SC! They've improved so much since I last saw them.

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    Icenetwork did a very nice interview with Miriam and Severin:

    http://web.icenetwork.com/news/2015/11/25/158152138

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    Congrats to these two on their SP at Euros! They are in 9th, which isn't their best ever placement here, but they did get a new Personal best by over 2 points which they should be very proud of!

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    I love this program for them. I was expecting (and hoping!) the score would be higher, but a new PB is certainly a great accomplishment!

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