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Jennifer Kirk: Online Interview

Jennifer Kirk: Online Interview

Jennifer Anne Kirk was born August 15, 1984 in Newton, Mass. Involved in gymnastics until the age of nine, her interest turned to figure skating. At the age of 10, she began training with coaches Evy and Mary Scotvold. Kirk…

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Gymnastics Background Strengthens Kirk’s Skating

Gymnastics Background Strengthens Kirk’s Skating

Jennifer Kirk, who finished fifth at the 2002 US National Figure Skating Championships, didn’t start out to be a skater. When she was three, she began taking ballet and gymnastics classes, but she wasn’t interested in…

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2002 Four Continents Figure Skating Championships: Highlights

Held outside of Seoul, South Korea, the Four Continents Championships- the alternative to the European Championships for skaters from North America, South America, Asia, and Australia- took place from January 21-27. With the opening ceremonies of the Olympics just two weeks away, most of the top North American skaters elected to skip the event in order to focus their training on the big prize. In their places, many federations…