Cheng Peng & Hao Zhang

BounceAround

On the Ice
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Nov 8, 2013
Pair skaters Peng Cheng (Chinese: 彭程; pinyin: Péng Chéng) and Zhang Hao (simplified Chinese: 张昊; traditional Chinese: 張昊; pinyin: Zhāng Hào) represent China. Cheng was born on Apr 23, 1997, while Zhang was born on Jul 6, 1984. Both skaters were born in Harbin, China.

Zhang Hao married Ju Chi in May 2014. The couple has a son, born May 2015.


March 2016 Update

ISU Bio:
http://www.isuresults.com/bios/isufs00054273.htm

Icenetwork Bio:
http://web.icenetwork.com/skaters/team/peng_zhang

Wikipedia:
http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peng_Cheng
http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zhang_Hao

Tracings.net
http://tracings.net/peng-zhan.html



Personal Best Total Score206.63ISU World Championships 2015
Personal Best Score Short Program71.68ISU World Championships 2014
Personal Best Score Free Skating136.96ISU World Championships 2015

Programs

2015-16
SP Norwegian Wood by the Beatles, performed by Goran Scholars; choreography by Lori Nichol
LP Je Crois Entendre Encore" from Les Pêcheurs de Perles by Bizet; choreography by Lori Nichol

2016 Grand Prix Final SP
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tS4nLy5OI2I
2016 Grand Prix Final FS
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wf5cWtAP5s4

2015 Rostelecom Cup SP
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JwPVoiMEov4
2015 Rostelecom Cup FS
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v3yBnOpqpAQ

2015 TEB SP
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z9joiNwa0So
FS cancelled

2015 Chinese Fall Competition SP
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LpVPLcm_MIk

2015 Chinese Test Skates FS
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z5yz_Ksc1CQ

2014-15
SP Character Dances from The Nutcracker by Peter Tchaikovsky
FS Allegretto from Piano Trio No. 2 by Dmitri Shostakovich

2015 Worlds SP British Eurosport
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QEOuocOn-0I
2015 Worlds FS British Eurosport. Personal best FS. 136.96 and total 206.63
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-7VRLLF171w

2015 Four Continents SP Season best SP. 69.81
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kDjVATtxzo8
2015 Four Continents FS
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oefsy4q2G1M

2014 GPF SP
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VsfjBFLAWcI
2014 GPF FS
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aIpI6VrLsIc

2014 Cup of China.SP
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oDdmHBZJqp8
2014 Cup of China FS
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C5xWyTrlY58

2014 Skate America SP
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dXuWc5hqGOI
2014 Skate America FS

2014 National GP Sept SP
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wjjc6CwbOMA
2014 National GP Sept FS
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bNa4sXy-7Ow

2013-14
SP Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon soundtrack by Tan Dun
FS Yellow River Concerto

2014 Worlds SP. Personal best SP 71.68
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jReGKURjsik
2014 Worlds FS
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bVEY7nf5afw

2013 Chinese Nationals SP
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t-QMR43Dx2M
2013 Chinese Nationals FS
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6dKRoGcwz3w

2013 GPF SP
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lYs3TuuRjjE
2013 GPF FS British Eurosport. Season best FS. 128.50 and total score. 197.37
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_uC3bJNoCE8

2013 NHK SP
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZKnW9RTN3l0
2013 NHK FS
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dI1zZ8pLRyU

2013 Cup of China SP
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eqRUIjBi5Oo
2013 Cup of China FS
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sFYJEgw_fh8

2013 National GP Sept. SP
http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=wqiQR5HUEKQ

2012-13
SP Live and Let Die by Paul McCartney, performed by David Garrett
FS Poeta by Vincente Amigo

2013 World Team Trophy SP
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0CwiboeDoZk
2013 World Team Trophy FS. Season FS. 115.78 and best total score. 174.40
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EayAtExQtJI

2013 Worlds SP
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OBUBSKZuLCo
2013 Worlds FS
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NgVkVu_t1EQ

2013 Four Continents SP
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xhzTm-mov20
2013 Four Continents FS
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z9_j6sot26U

2012 National Winter Games SP
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TJpOcbFdthQ
2012 National.Winter Games FS
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=umoivWFqGCU

2012 TEB SP British Eurosport. Season best SP. 59.92
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wYwDTUqOEd4
2012 TEB FS British Eurosport
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pNBihaSafoE

2012 Cup of China SP
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=61fiOBFvLHo
2012 Cup of China FS
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_0651YLVIZk


COMPETITIVE HISTORY

2015 Grand Prix Final 7 6. 6. (183.04)
2015 Rostelecom Cup 3 3. 3 (193.04)
2015 Trophée Eric Bompard 4 n/a. 4 (64.10)
2015 World Championships 5 4 4. (206.63)
2015 Four Continents Championships. 2 3 2 (201.45) First ISU championship medal :cheer2:
2014 Grand Prix Final 5 3 4 (191.79)
2014 Cup of China 1 1 1 (194.05  ) First GP win :points:
2014 Skate America 2 3 3 (182.43)
2014 World Championships 5 5 5 (194.83)
2014 Olympic Winter Games 7 8 8 (195.72)
2014 Olympic Winter Games -- Team Event 3 - 7 (Team)
2014 Chinese Nationals. 1. 1. 1. (195.55)
2013 Grand Prix Final 5 4 4 (197.37)
2013 NHK Trophy 3 2 2 (182.18)
2013 Cup of China 3 3 3 (187.19)
2013 World Team Trophy 4 3 5 (Team)
2013 World Championships 10 11 11 (167.18)
2013 Four Continents Championships 5 6 5 (164.82)
2012 Trophée Eric Bompard 3 6 4 (167.76)
2012 Cup of China 4 5 5 (163.87

Exhibitions


2012 TEB EX La Coronacion by Globus
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yLeFvXnfhYI

2013 NHK EX La Coronacion by Globus
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VnhT-xLQmI0

2013 Four Continents EX La Coronacion by Globus
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AQaX-jY6SpU

2013 GPF EX La Coronacion by Globus
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lj9ql3vK5Hc

2014 Worlds EX La Coronacion by Globus
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aFTcXEhKdMg

2014 Skate America EX Notre Dame de Paris
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DgF4_AIXcTs

2014 GPF Gala Notre Dame de Paris
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=21TipOCCJBk

2015 Four Continents EX Notre Dame de Paris
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XsPt3tFHdZQ

2015 Worlds EX Notre Dame de Paris
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nqKapO8mazo

2015 Rostelecom Cup EX On the Shores of Lake Baikal by Jian Li
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fVB5ug-dcE0

Other Partnerships

Jan 2011 Peng Cheng & Zhang Tianci SP
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FqrpHUs4qkc

Zhang Dan & Zhang Hao land quad throw in a National competition
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d2dUqG7xTLE

Zhang Dan and Zhang Hao won a silver medal at the 2006 Olympics
SP http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=bLITf15rddI
FS with fall and interruption: British Eurosport
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xaHbfbf138w

Zhang Dan & Zhang Hao were at 2002 Olympics
SP. http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=ORu5CIpVraw
FS. http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=XFzLJGz8Q0w

They were also at Olympics 2010. 2014 was Zhang Hao's fourth Olympics.


Golden Skate Articles and Threads

Thread May 2012: Zhang Hao has a new partner
http://www.goldenskate.com/forum/showthread.php?36949-Zhang-Hao-has-a-new-partner

Nov 2012 Cup of China. Peng & Zhang's international.debut.
SP Report. http://www.goldenskate.com/2012/11/pang-and-tong-open-strong-in-shanghai/
FS. Report. http://www.goldenskate.com/2012/11/pang-and-tong-win-cup-of-china-qualify-for-grand-prix-final/

2012 TEB
SP Report. http://www.goldenskate.com/2012/11/kavaguti-and-smirnov-lead-pairs-in-paris/
FS Report. http://www.goldenskate.com/2012/11/kavaguti-and-smirnov-claim-gold-in-paris/

2013 Four Continents Report
SP http://www.goldenskate.com/2013/02/2013-4cc-pairs-short/
FS http://www.goldenskate.com/2013/02/2013-4cc-pairs-long/

Thread: May 2014 Hao Zhang Got Married!
http://www.goldenskate.com/forum/showthread.php?50752-Hao-Zhang-Got-Married!

Other Articles and Media

March 2016 - With Peng at side, Zhang takes aim at fifth Olympics; Elder statesman of pairs skating to compete in 13th world championship by Jean-Christophe Berlot
http://web.icenetwork.com/news/2016...eng-at-side-zhang-takes-aim-at-fifth-olympics


2014 Cup of China Peng & Zhang win SP
http://www.isu.org/en/single-and-pa...a-isu-grand-prix-of-figure-skating-2014-day-1

2012 TEB. Zhang Hao interviewed about new partnership
http://www.sportskeeda.com/figure-skating/figure-skater-zhang-rekindles-the-flame

"Zhangs Part Ways"
http://web.icenetwork.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20120508&content_id=30720498&vkey=ice_news


BounceAround's Original Post from November 2014​


I love their choreography. I love their death spiral.
 
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Sandpiper

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:yes: Their throw landings are soft, and their lifts are just incredible (many people can do the difficult positions, but Hao Zhang makes it look effortless and secure).

Their SP was great at CoC. I managed to catch the last half of their LP just now. Yes, I found out they had errors through replay, but I never would've known about them from the way they skated that other half.
 

BounceAround

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I hope they have clean free programs later in the season. I really want to see them do well! Their short program is also my favorite program of the season. It's one of Lori Nichol's best works from the past few years.
 

Kuan

Final Flight
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Jun 27, 2012
I did not notice they had no fan thread! Of course the need one. :yes:

Peng is a person I immadiataly felt sympathy for, cause she is as myopic as me. :biggrin: ... I do worry a bit about her axels, but I am sure ther coaches will fix that soon.
 

Kuan

Final Flight
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Jun 27, 2012
^Oh... I didn't know that. Does she wear contacts for competitions?

Yes, I think she has to. Based on the decrease of her eyes through her glasses she has something betwenn -3 und -4,5 dpt I guess. With that it would be hard for her to see Hao´s face, even if he stands beside her... :laugh:
 

Sandpiper

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Yes, I think she has to. Based on the decrease of her eyes through her glasses she has something betwenn -3 und -4,5 dpt I guess. With that it would be hard for her to see Hao´s face, even if he stands beside her... :laugh:
Ah, thanks for the info! I guess going in without contacts would be a challenge.
 

dorispulaski

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Jason Brown can't see either, and he doesn't wear contacts, so I guess it can be done.
 

Sandpiper

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Their free skate at the Grand Prix Final: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j27127qNREI

They actually beat Sui/Han (and Kavaguti/Smirnov) in the free. They ultimately placed fourth. Had they skated in the second group, I think their PCS would've been even higher (it's not so bad right now--they're less than a point short of Kavaguti/Smirnov and actually beat K/S in two PCS categories).

Cheng Peng singled her axel, but she nailed the 3T-2T. :yes: This more than anything is a hopeful sign to me.
 

BounceAround

On the Ice
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LP at 4CC: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gLQZl6phVpI Not perfect, but enough for silver.

I don't know if I should be frustrated about Peng's jumps, or impressed that she nails everything else in the program, regardless of what the jumps look like.

I think their programs are terrific and really want them to skate cleanly at Worlds! Every time she jumps I'm like, "come on gurrrllll!!!!!!" TBH though, I'm devoting all my prayers to Pang and Tong since I feel like they need it the most...
 

Sandpiper

Record Breaker
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I think their programs are terrific and really want them to skate cleanly at Worlds! Every time she jumps I'm like, "come on gurrrllll!!!!!!" TBH though, I'm devoting all my prayers to Pang and Tong since I feel like they need it the most...
I tell myself this: Peng/Zhang are actually a very, very consistent team. You know she's gonna mess up 2/3 SBS jumps, but you also know they'll nail everything else. :laugh:

I don't know how to split my prayers. I adore S/H. I think P/Z have masterpiece programs and seeing them clean would be a dream (they never did go clean on the incredible Yellow River Piano Concerto last year, did they...? Such a shame). P/T are breath-taking, and I want a good result for them at their first and final home Worlds.
 
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