Sarah Feng & TJ Nyman

Mohacz

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Sarah Feng and Tommy-Jo (TJ) Nyman are pairs skaters representing the USA.The team split in August 2019.

Sarah was born on 2 September 1999 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

TJ was born on 8 April 2000 in London, Great Britain.

They teamed up in April 2017. Feng previously competed as an ice dancer. Her partner was Anthony Ponomarenko. Nyman started competing as a single skater and is the 2015 U.S. intermediate champion and 2014 U.S. juvenile champion. After switching to pair skating, his first partner was Sarah Rose. TJ was coached by his mother, Katie Nyman (2000-2016) and Tom Zakrajsek (2016-2017).

In their second season together and following good results in the 2018/19 JGP circuit (3rd in JGP Czech Republic and 6th in JGP Canada) they qualified for the JGP Final in Vancouver.

In August 2019 TJ announced the couple's split and his intention to look for a new partner and continue skating.

Sarah and TJ were coached by Dalilah Sappenfield, Larry Ibarra and Robin Szolkowy. Their choreographers were John Kerr and Ilona Melnichenko.

ISU Bio
http://www.isuresults.com/bios/isufs00103422.htm

US FS Fan Zone Bio

https://usfigureskatingfanzone.com/roster.aspx?rp_id=92

Social Media

Sarah's Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/sarahmfeng/
TJ's Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/tj_nyman/
TJ's Twitter - @NymanTJ



Personal Best Scores under +5/-5 GOE​

SP: 58.90 (ISU JGP Czech Skate 2018)
FS: 104.54 (ISU JGP Czech Skate 2018)
TS: 163.44 (ISU JGP Czech Skate 2018)

Personal Best Score under +3/-3 GOE

SP: 54.09 (ISU World Junior Championships 2018)
FS: 89.01 (ISU World Junior Championships 2018)
TS: 143.10 (ISU World Junior Championships 2018)

Programs and Videos

2019/2020
SP: "I Put a Spell on You"; choreo by Pasquale Camerlengo
FS: "Adagio in G Minor" by Albinoni; choreo by Pasquale Camerlengo

2019 Skate Detroit
2018/2019
SP: "Farrucas"
FS: Elvis Presley Medley

2019 World Junior Championships
SP: no video found
FS: no video found​
2019 US Nationals - WD
SP: WD
FS: WD​
JGP Final 2018/19 Vancouver2018 JGP Czech Republic2018 JGP Richmond (Canada)
2017/2018

SP: "Fantasy for Violin and Orchestra" by Joshua Bell
FS: "Hana's Eyes" by Maksim Mrvica

2018 World Junior Championships2018 U.S. Junior Championships2017 JGP Zagreb (Croatia)
Results


CompetitionSPFSFR (TS)
2019/2020
2019 Skate Detroit4 (61.78)3 (98.90)2 (160.68)
2018/2019
2019 World Junior Championships6 (58.43)5 (104.47)5 (162.90)
2019 U.S. National ChampionshipsWD
2018/19 JGP Final Vancouver, CanadaWD
2018 JGP Czech Republic4 (58.90)3 (104.54)3 (163.44)
2018 JGP Richmond, Canada4 (52.17)7 (81.88)6 (134.07)
2017/2018
2018 World Junior Championships7 (54.09)9 (89.01)8 (143.10)
2018 U.S. Junior National Championships3 (58.37)2 (97.20)2 (155.57)
2018 Pacific Coast Junior Sectionals1 (57.14)1 (100.78)1 (157.92)
2017 JGP Croatia11 (42.42)7 (83.56)8 (125.98)


Miscellanea
TJ was the actor in We Get Up videos for the USFS marketing campaign.
Some good Q&A with TJ was on the We Get Up site. Cached version (because the original link no longer works):
 
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Mohacz

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Responding to dorispulaski's call for Sarah and TJ's adoption, I've just created their thread :) I hope you'll like it and comment a lot.
 

Mohacz

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This week brings their first big competition. I hope they'll skate without errors in the JGP Final and leave Vancouver satisfied with their performance. Good luck!
 

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Good luck to Sarah and TJ at JGPF. :yay:


Belated thanks to Mohacz for the OP and the thread. :thank:

Social Media
Sarah's Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/sharpfeng/
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https://www.instagram.com/sarahmfeng/ is the correct link for the account of "our" Sarah Feng. :)

You linked to the account of a different person who happens to be named Sarah Feng.

… Feng previously competed as an ice dancer. Nyman previously skated with Sarah Rose ...

IMO, it also is worth mentioning Sarah's former ice-dance partner Anthony Ponomarenko.


More re TJ:

As a former competitor in the men's discipline, TJ was 2015 U.S. intermediate champion and 2014 U.S. juvenile champion.

TJ also was the actor in We Get Up videos for the USFS marketing campaign. Videos such as this one:
https://vimeo.com/187055515 (1:00, posted 2016 Oct)​
Some good Q&A with TJ was on the We Get Up site. Cached version (because the original link no longer works):
 

Mohacz

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Thanks for correcting the Instagram error. The girl whose Instagram I used not only has the same name, but is also a figure skater :eek:oo
As for the previous partners, I included TJ's previous partner's name from the USFS Fanzone (I've no idea why I didn't use Sarah's Instagram links from there :) ). They don't mention Sarah's previous partners and their ISU bio does not contain any info. So thanks a lot for all the updates. I'll include all of them in the OP.
 

Mohacz

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Thanks for correcting the Instagram error. The girl whose Instagram I used not only has the same name, but is also a figure skater :eek:oo
As for the previous partners, I included TJ's previous partner's name from the USFS Fanzone (I've no idea why I didn't use Sarah's Instagram links from there :) ). They don't mention Sarah's previous partners and their ISU bio does not contain any info. So thanks a lot for all the updates. I'll include all of them in the OP.

I've just discovered they indeed mention Sarah's previous partner, but in the Personal notes and not in the Skating notes :)
 

Mohacz

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Although they had to WD from the US Nationals, USFSA decided to send them to the Junior Worlds:

2019 World Junior Championships team - PAIRS

Sarah Feng/TJ Nyman - 6th place JGPF
Kate Finster/Balazs Nagy - 2nd at US Junior Pairs Championships
Laiken Lockley/Keenan Prochnow - US Junior Pairs Champions

Alternate 1 – Chelsea Liu/Ian Meyh - 11th at US Senior Pairs Championships
Alternate 2 – Grace Knoop/Blake Eisenach - 5th at US Junior Pairs Championships
 

Mohacz

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They are 6th with 58.43 points after the SP at the Junior Worlds. Good luck in the FS. Let's see if they manage to terminate in the top 5.
 
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